Official: Prime Minister: Personal Telegrams.

Reference code: CHAR 20/105

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Date: 1943

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CHAR 20/105/1 Folder marked "Prime Minister's Personal Telegram's Serial Nos 1/3-100/3" Annotated. Jan 1943-Feb 1943
CHAR 20/105/2 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Commander in Chief Middle East] and General Sir Bernard Montgomery [General Officer Commanding the Eighth Army] sending extracts from various recent telegrams regarding Tunisia to give them the full picture and explaining: that General Dwight Eisenhower's [Commander in Chief of North African Theatre of Operations, United States Army] northern flank is much more likely to be more successfully attacked than the southern flank; that the enemy is not mobile; that it might be a great victory for the Desert Army if they were to strike a decisive blow in Tunisia and stating that an Anglo American Staff Conference is to be held in the third week of January in Casablanca [Morocco] and that he will be due to arrive on the 14th January and asking him to meet him there T1/3. 31 Dec 1942
CHAR 20/105/3 Telegram from WSC to Harry Hopkins [Special Adviser and Assistant to the President of the United States] marked "Private and Personal" informing him that Harry Crookshank (Financial Secretary to the Treasury) will shortly arrive in Washington to review some of the Staff Missions and asking him to make his aquaintance, adding that he served in the last war in the Grenadier Guards and was severly wounded (T2/3). 01 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/4 Telegram from Colonel Oliver Stanley (Secretary of State for the Colonies) to WSC informing him that the only way of contacting General Dakar is via the United States Consul in Achimota [Ghana] or through the United States Army and asking him if he has any objection to the message being sent by the first measure and stating that the essential thing is to establish good relations and that meeting should take place on British soil and asking him if he can substitute his words to read that Lord Swinton [earlier Philip Lloyd Greame and Philip Cunliffe Lister, Minister Resident in West Africa] is ready to fly up to Bathurst at any time T3/3. 01 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/5-11 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis] and General Sir Bernard Montgomery [General Officer Commanding the Eighth Army] enclosing extracts from previous telegrams regarding Tunisia containing telegrams: from General Dwight Eisenhower [Commander in Chief of North African Theatre of Operations United States Army] which states that due to bad weather the plans have had to be changed and that arrangements are being made for an attack in the east in the Tebessa region and from the Chiefs of Staff to J S M Washington regarding Eisenhowers plans which states that more intensive measures are necessary if the Germans are to be driven out of Tunisia and that he should plan for an earlier attack which should be in the north. T4/3. 31 Dec 1942
CHAR 20/105/12 Telegram from WSC to General Dwight Eisenhower [Commander in Chief of North African Theatre of Operations, United States Army] marked "Personal and Secret" informing him that all internees in Nigeria are being released on the understanding that all Allied internees are being freed and stating that there has been no breach in the ruling that propoganda against Boisson or his authority is not permitted in British West African territories (T5/3). 01 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/13 Telegram from WSC to the Resident Minister in Achimota [Ghana] stating that he should send the message by the first method proposed and that he should stick to the original wording [see CHAR 20/105/4] (T6/3). 01 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/14-15 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" informing him: that the British Government has recently given its assurance that the blockades on enemy territory should be maintained, with the exception of Greece who has suffered wholesale starvation conditions and that Belgium and Norway are unhappy about this situation; that they have already agreed a secret scheme to help Norway and that they are anxious to proceed with the evacuation of children from Norway and Belgium to Sweden and Switzerland and is asking him his opinion on this scheme (T7/3). 01 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/16 Telegram from General Dwight Eisenhower [Commander in Chief of North African Theatre of Operations, United States Army] to WSC stating that he has counted on him as being one of his strongest supporters and apologising if his radio message had led him to think otherwise and informing him that the troops have been pushed as far east as quickly as possible but that it has been rendered imobile due to a shortage of transport Copy (T8/3). 01 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/17 Telegram from Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] to WSC stating that he has been informed that General Dwight Eisenhower [Commander in Chief of North African Theatre of Operations, United States Army] was hoping that a message would be sent from him welcoming General Henri Giraud at his succession to Darlan and is asking him to send a message to this effect (T9/3). 01 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/18 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC informing him that just before his departure the censor is planning to release a message to the media that he is going on another trip and that no comments are to be made on his whereabouts and is asking him if a similar statement could be made to the British press Copy (T10/3). 01 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/19 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC stating that he feels very strongly that as there is a military occupation in North Africa the Commanding General should be in charge of all matters civil and military and that no group or committee should be seen to be representing the French Government and that if the local French officials do not cooperate then they will have to be replaced and agreeing that General Dwight Eisenhower [Commander in Chief of North African Theatre of Operations] has spent too much time considering political matters (T11/3). 02 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/20 Telegram from General Dwight Eisenhower [Commander in Chief of North African Theatre of Operations, United States Army] to WSC stating that the measures represent everything that he promised Boisson at the time of negotiations and adding that he deeply appreciates his decisive action in this matter (T12/3). 02 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/21 Telegram from WSC to Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] stating that he does not have a message for General Henri Giraud as he does not know enough about the situation (T13/3). 02 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/22-23 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt informing him that they will conform to his wishes but suggesting that when their absence becomes noticed they announe that they are having talks in the United States and stating that his alias is Air Commodore and suggetsing that he should also have one and asking him if he has any objections to their official photographers joining them on the journey Initialled (T14/3). 02 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/24 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Secret and Personal" referring to his immediately preceding telegram and quoting Frankland Initialled (T15/3). 02 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/25 Telegram from WSC to General Dwight Eisenhower [Commander in Chief of North African theatre of Operations, United States Army] marked "Most Secret" informing him that Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] will relieve him of his duties in local political matters and that he will accept his authority and informing him that they felt that the most damaging thrust by Nehring would be in the North but that he doubted whether he had sufficient transport (T16/3). 02 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/26 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre] stating that the enemy will certainly get away with his now immobile troops before the afore mentioned dated and asking him if this is inevitable T17/3. 02 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/27 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" stating that the aliases at his end [himself and Hopkins] will be Don Quixote and Sancho Panza and stating that he believes that General De Gaulle should postpone his visit until after Symbol [Casablanca Conference 1943] (T18/3). 03 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/28 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" informing him of a change in the route of the convoy of tankers allowing for extra supplies to be transported to the Allies (T19/3). 03 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/29 Telegram from the Viceroy of India, Lord Linlithgow [earlier Victor Hope and Lord Hopetown] to WSC regarding his telegram to Dominion Prime Ministers concerning future colonial policy, stating that he is concerned that in future years the President of the United States may not be so cooperative and that the dominions may become vunerable and urging him to consider he points he has made in his telegram to Leo Amery [Secretary of State for India] T20/3. 02 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/30 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt suggesting that his alliases be reduced to Admiral Q and Mr P and that if Willkie should come then his should be Windmill and that it would be better for General De Gaulle to postpone his visit until after Symbol [Casablanca Conference January 1943] Initialled (T21/3). 03 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/31 Telegram from Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] to WSC informing him that he has spoken to General Dwight Eisenhower [Commander in Chief of North African Theatre of Operations, United States Army] and informing him that he was concerned by his lack of knowledge as to his appointment but that he was pleased to be relieved of his political duties (T22/3). 03 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/32 Telegram from Lord Halifax [British Ambassador in the United States] to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" informing him: that John Llewellin [British Minister in Residence in Washington, United States] Casey [Minister of State Middle East] and Crookshank [Financial Secretary to the Treasury] have arrived; that the United States military personnel are also worried by General Dwight Eisenhower's [Commander in Chief of North African Theatre of Operations, United States Army] plans; and that President Roosevelt's speech to Congress on 7th January would be divided between war and peace (T23/3). 03 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/33 Telegram from Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood, later Lord Irwin] British Ambassador in the United States] to WSC informing him that he was unwell yesterday and that Sir R Campbell saw President Roosevelt in his place and that the President was happy and would send him a message himself (T24/3). 03 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/34 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC stating that he hopes that he will bring Averill Harriman [United States Diplomat] with him adding that he can be very helpful (T25/3). 04 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/35 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt informing him that he would be delighted to bring Averell Harriman [United States Diplomat] Initialled (T26/3). 05 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/36 Same as CHAR 20/102/6 (T27/3). 05 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/37 Same as CHAR 20/102/8 (T28/3). 05 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/38 Telegram from WSC to Air Chief Marshal Tedder of condolence (T29/3). 05 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/39 Telegram from Field Marshal Sir John Dill [Representative of the British Chiefs of Staff] to WSC informing him that General George Marshall [Chief of Staff United States Army] was anxious that he should see Lieutenant General Jacob Devers [Chief of Armoured Forces at Fort Knox] describing him as one of the United States most capable commanders and stating that he believes that he will be given a corps in England T30/3. 04 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/40 Telegram from Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] to WSC informing him that he has spoken with Genral Giraud who expressed that his main concern was to win the war as soon as possible and that to do this he needed a strong army in front and order in the rear, and that he had stated that he was shocked by Darlan's [Commander of the French Forces] assasination (T31/3). 04 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/41 Telegram from Marshal Stalin to WSC asking him to inform him of the outcome of his impending talks with President Roosevelt (T32/3). 05 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/42 Telegram from General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre] to WSC informing him that the Eighth Army are not able to move forward until the 14/15th January due to the administrative situation, but that operations will continue until Tripoli is reached and that a recent storm has damaged the ships and unloading facilities in Benghasi [Libya] and that this will cause delay (T33/3). 05 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/43 Telegram from Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood later Lord Irwin] British Ambassador in the United States] to WSC informing him that General Sikorski [Polish Prime Minister in exile in London] is proposing to leave for Britain and is asking if his personal plane, which is due to leave tomorrow, can be delayed until the 9th January (T34/3). 05 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/44 Telegram from General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, to WSC informing him that there is no change to General Bernard Montgomery's [General Officer Commanding the Eighth Army] dates T35/3. 06 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/45 Telegram from Air Chif Marshal Tedder to WSC thanking him for his thought (T36/3). 05 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/46 Telegram from WSC to Washington informing him that he has not promised to place a plane at General Sikorski's [Polish Prime Minister in exile in London] and that it is a matter for the Air Ministry (T37/3). 06 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/47 Telegram from Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] to Colonel Oliver Stanley (Secretary of State for the Colonies) informing him that he has recieved a message from the United States Consul at Dakar which states that it will be several days before a reply can be obtained to the message sent to them and notifying him that he will proceed to Sierra Leone as planned (T38/3). 06 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/48 Telegram from General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre] to WSC stating that he will be delighted to meet him at Casablanca [Morrocco] on any date that he wishes T39/3. 06 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/49 Telegram from Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] to WSC informing him that a circular instruction is being issued establishing a Political and Economic Council and informing him of the functions of the council (T40/3). 06 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/50 Telegram from Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in ALgiers] to WSC informing him that the Commander in Chief has decided to establish a Political and Economic Council which will act to advise him and detailing who the representatives will be and the times of the meeting Annotated (T41/3). 06 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/51-52 Telegram from WSC to General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] stating that the news from the Soviet Union passes all hopes, but that he is not able to discuss Round up [Plan for the liberation of France, later known as Overlord] and Sledgehammer [Plan for attack on Brest or Cherbourg in 1942] with Marshal Stalin until he has spoken to others and informing him that a meeting is proposed in Casablanca [Morroco] on the 15th January to discuss all outstanding problems and that General Sir Harold Alexander [Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre] and General Sir Bernard Montgomery [Officer Commanding the Eighth Army] hope to be in Tripoli in February and that they will be pushing northwards T42/3. c 1943
CHAR 20/105/53 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt regarding Symbol [Casablanca Conference January 1943] suggesting that they should have an alternative base at Marakesh [Morocco] in case the conferenca at Casablanca [Morocco] becomes too public and informing him that he is organising the arrangements for this (T43/3). 07 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/54 Telegram from WSC to Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] informing him that his proposals have been approved Initialled (T44/3). 07 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/55 Telegram from Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] to WSC informing him that Randolph had just left ALgiers when he arrived and that he will send news of him as soon as possible (T45/3). 07 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/56 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt congratulating him on his speech (T46/3). 08 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/57 Telegram from General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] to WSC informing him that his comments will be delayed as they are in the process of moving but adding that President Roosevelt's speech was skilful and hopeful (T47/3). 08 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/58-59 Telegram President Roosevelt to WSC informing him of a message which he has recieved from Generalissimo Chiang Kai Shek [President of China] which states that the British have not provided the full naval force promised in the bay of Bengal to recapture Burma and asks if he can urge the British to provide the necessary force and stating that he feels that they must do something to ensure that the Chinese are using maximum effort and that he would like to give him an assurance of their help to prevent the Chinese attack from stalling (T48/3). 08 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/60 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC stating that his decision to refer the matter to Eisenhower seems to be a good idea Copy (T49/3). 08 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/61 Telegram from WSC to Lord Swinton [earlier Philip Lloyd Greame and Philip Cunliffe Lister, Minister Resident in West Africa] stating that he hopes that he will meet Pierre Boisson [Vichy French Leader] at Dahoney on the 17th January and try to reach an understanding adding that he should try to achieve a close cooperation between Boisson and the fighting French T50/3. 10 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/62 Telegram from General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis] to WSC informing him of the details of the plan of action which will start on the 15th January and describing the divisions that will be involved and the arrangements made for supplies T51/3. 09 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/63-65 Telegram from Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] to WSC reporting his opinion on the situation and describing the personalities of the leading United States figures there and informing him that he has avoided meetings with individual Frenchmen and stating that his position as representative of King George VI contradicts his partnership with General Dwight Eisenhower [Commander in Chief North African theatre of operations, United States Army] (T52/3). 09 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/66 Telegram from Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] to WSC informing him that he has seen Randolph Churchill, that he is well and full of stimulating ideas (T53/3). 09 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/67 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt stating that he is pleased that he agrees with his proposal regarding the ten day cycle and the establishment of direct tanker convoys, but that despite these arrangements the imports will barely meet consumption and agreeing that the details regarding the tanker convoys to the Torch [Allied invasion of French North Africa] area should be worked out by the departments involved (T54/3). 10 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/68 Telegram from WSC to Bernard Baruch thanking him for his gift to the British War Relief Society of 100,000 dollars (T55/3). Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/69 Telegram from Canada to WSC agreeing to his request to temporarily transfer four Canadian groups from the Mid Ocean Escort Force to protect the British-Gibraltar convoys and stipulating the conditions (T56/3). 09 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/70 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt in reply to CHAR 20/105/58-59 informing him that he made no such promise to the Generalissimo and stating: that he had promised to form an Eastern fleet but that now most of the vessels are employed in other activities; that Field Marshal Sir Archibald Wavell [Commander in Chief India] has experienced difficulties in his present operations due to a shortage of supplies which have been reduced due to Torch [Allied Invasion of French North Africa] that he hopes that any assurances to Chiang Kai Shek [President of China] will be postponed until after Symbol [Casablanca Conference January 1943] (T57/3). 10 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/71 Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin informing him: that the December convoy has fought through; that the size of the escorts of future convoy's will need to be increased due to enemy action (T58/3). 10 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/72 Telegram from Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] to His Majesty's Consul General informing him that in the absence of the Commander in Chief, Robert Murphy [United States Representative in Algiers] will preside over the meetings of the Council (T59/3). 10 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/73 Telegram from Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] to WSC stating: that he will accept Boisson's invitation; that it has been reported that Accra broadcasting is a dead issue and that he will do his best to cooperate with the French (T60/3). 11 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/74 Telegram from General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] to WSC stating that he is pleased by the Soviet Union's performance but is anxious that their divisions have become far flung and are therefore vunerable and suggesting that the next line of attack should be in the East as the enemy's defences are weaker there and that this may help to bring Turkey into the war on their side and stating that the military position is very favourable and that this should be highlighted at home as it appears that the concern there seems to be with the post war questions T61/3. 11 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/75 Telegram from General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] to WSC stating that he expects that he will soon have to fight a general election and that he could not possible leave his country at the moment (T62/3). 11 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/76 Telegram from Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] to WSC informing him that due to the illness of Robert Murphy [United States Political Representative in Algiers] the meeting of the Political and Economic Council has been postponed (T63/3). 11 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/77 Telegram from Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] to WSC informing him that they are discussing the political situation regarding the arrest of Henri d'Astier that afternoon (T64/3). 12 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/78 Telegram from John Curtin [Australian Prime Minister] to the Dominions Office asking him to consider Mr Essington Lewis to be put forward for membership of the Companions of Honour (T65/3). 12 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/79 Telegram from Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] to WSC informing him of the repercussions of the arrest of Henri d'Astier stating that on the one hand it had brought to a head the problems of the Giraud administration but on the other that General de Gaulle may take the arrest badly and that this would affect the resistance movement and suggesting that it should be pointed out to de Gaulle that the Allies could not stand in the way of justice (T66/3). 14 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/80 Telegram from Marshal Stalin to WSC informing him that the Soviet Union is completing the obliteration of the German troops around Stalingrad T67/3. 15 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/81 Telegram from WSC to John Curtin [Prime Minister of Australia] thanking him for accepting his request for four Canadian groups from the mid ocean escort force to the British-Gibralta convoys Annotated (T68/3). 18 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/82 Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin informing him that 142 tons of high explosives and 218 tons of incendiaries were dropped on Berlin last night (T69/3). 17 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/83 Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin informing him that 117 tons of high explosives and 211 tons of incendiary bombs were dropped on Berlin yesterday (T70/3). 18 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/84-85 Telegram from John Curtin [Prime Minister of Australia] to WSC and President Roosevelt informing them of the military lesson learnt from the New Guinea campaign of the benefit of a union between the air force and the ground troops, stating that the air force carried supplies and blasted its way through the jungles and is asking if it would be possible to increase the numbers of the ground and air force in the South West Pacific in order to drive the Japanese back (T70A/3). 19 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/86 Telegram from Marshal Stalin to WSC wishing the British success in the bombing of Berlin Copy (T71/3). 19 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/87 Telegram from WSC to MacKenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] asking him to congratulate the Commanding Officers of HMCS Ville De Quebec and HMCS Port Arthur on their success against the U boats in North Africa (T72/3). 24 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/88 Telegram from WSC to Ishmet Inonu [President of Turkey] informing him that he will be visiting Cairo for a meeting after his conference in North Africa and is asking him to meet him to discuss the future plans for Turkey's defensive security and suggesting that this meeting should take place in Cyprus Annotated (T72A/3). 25 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/89 Telegram from General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] to WSC informing him that he has sent General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Deputy Commander in Chief North African Theatre of Operations] and General Sir Bernard Montgomery [General Officer Commanding the Eighth Army] his congratulations on their occupation of Tripoli and congratulating him for this brilliant campaign T773/3. 26 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/90-91 Telegram from President Roosevelt and WSC to Marshal Stalin informing him that they have decided which operations are to be carried out by the United states and British forces in 1943 and stating: that their main aim has been to give the Soviet Union as much assistance as possible; that their immediate intention is to clear the axis powers out of North Africa; that they are planning an amphibious operation in the Mediterranean; that a strong Anglo American force will be established in Britain ready to re- enter Europe; that the Allied Bomb offensive against Germany will be increased and that the forces in Burma will also be increased T74/3. 26 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/92 Telegram from President Roosevelt and WSC to General Chiang Kai Shek [President of China] stating that General Arnold [Chief of the Army Air Force, United States Army] in on his way to inform him of the decisions that have been made regarding United States and British strategy (T75/3). 26 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/105/93 Telegram from WSC to General Henri Giraud informing him that Britain will provide him with Spitfires for training and reaffirming that he will assist him in getting General Alphonse Georges out of France Annotated (T76/3). 26 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/94 Telegram from Ishmet Inonu [President of Turkey] to WSC informing him that he would be pleased to meet with him for a meeting in Turkey to discuss Turkey's future defensive security plans but stating that he would not be allowed due to constitutional law to leave the country without appointing a replacement which would jeopardise security and is therefore suggesting that if the meeting takes place outside Turkey that his Prime Minister should attend (T77/3). 26 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/95 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt informing him that he will shortly be arriving in Turkey for a meeting (T78/3). 27 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/96 Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin informing him that a meeting will shortly take place between him and Ishmet Inonu (Turkish President) (T79/3). 27 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/97 Telegram from WSC to Ishmet Inonu [Turkish President] asking him to meet him at Adaiq and informing him that he will be bringing with him Genreal Sir Alan F Brooke [Chief of Imperial General Staff] (T80/3). 27 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/98-99 Telegram from WSC to General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] informing him that he is sending him a synopsis of the Combined Staffs and stating: that they have planned for a heavy attack across the Channel in autumn; that he is about to meet with Ishmet Inonu [Turkish President] and that General Sir Bernard Montgomery [General Officer Commanding the Eighth Army] is closely behind Rommel T81/3. 27 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/100-102 Telegram from WSC to Clement Attlee [Secretary of State for the Dominions] stating that he believes that copies of the report should be sent to the dominions and that suggesting that a message be sent to all Dominion Prime Minister's informing them briefly of the decisions made by the United States and Britain regarding future operations (T82/3). 27 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/103 Telegram to WSC informing him of the arrangements for his meeting with Ishmet Inonu (President of Turkey) (T83/3). 29 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/104 Telegram to WSC informing him of the other individuals who will make up th Turkish party (T84/3). 29 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/105 Telegram from Mackenzie King (Prime Minister of Canada) to WSC thanking him for his message of congratulations [see CHAR 20/105/87] (T85/3). 28 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/106 Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin asking him not to contradict the rumours that he is visiting Moscow as he does not want his real whereabouts to be known (T86/3). 29 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/107 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt sending him birthday greetings (T87/3). 30 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/108-109 Telegram from Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] to WSC stating that he has seen General Henry Giraud and is informing him of the General's proposals to help conciliation with General De Gaulle (T88/3). 29 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/110 Telegram from Marshal Stalin to President Roosevelt and WSC asking them to inform him of the details of their planned operation for a second front in Europe and stating that the Soviet Union plan to end their winter campaign in the first half of February T89/3. 30 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/111 Telegram from Marshal Stalin to WSC asking him to inform him of the results of his meeting with Ishmet Inonu [President of Turkey] (T89A/3). 31 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/112 Telegram from General Chiang Kai Shek [President of China] to WSC and President Roosevelt informing them of his gratitude at considering the question of aid China at Casablanca [Morocco] Annotated (T90/3). 31 Jan 1943
CHAR 20/105/113-114 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt stating that his visit to Turkey was a great success, that the President was warm and cordial and that he had made it clear to them that he only wanted Turkey to enter the war when the time was right Annotated (T91/3). 02 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/105/115-116 Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin informing him of the success of his meeting with Ishmet Inonu [President of Turkey] and stating: that he has promised to equip them with modern weapons; that he has not pressed them to enter the war; that they were worried about their position after the war in relation to a powerful Soviet Union and notifying him of the position in North Africa T92/3. 02 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/105/117-121 Telegram from WSC to Clement Attlee regarding post war security stating that in order to prevent this from happening again total disarmament should be enforced on the guilty nations, that the Chiefs of the United Nations intend to create a world organisation destined to keep world peace and discussing the conditions in which Turkey might join the war and the effect of this (T93/3). 01 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/105/122 Telegram from WSC to Premier Stalin informing him that enquiries are being made as to whether he was aware of the Anglo-Turkish meeting and suggesting that he should say that he was (T94/3). 02 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/105/123 Telegram from WSC to Ishmet Inonu (President of Turkey) thanking him for his hospitality during his recent visit (T95/3). 02 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/105/124-125 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt informing him that Marshal Stalin would like more information and suggesting that they should disclose: that they intend to expel all Germans and Italians that are in Eastern Tunisia; that they intend to attack across the Central Mediterranean. 02 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/105/126 Telegram from WSC to Field Marshal Sir Archibald Wavell [Commander in Chief of India] stating that he hopes that he has succeded in sorting out the problems at Anakim adding that it would be a disaster if the great forces gathered in India had to stand idle whilst the rest of the Empire was in close contact with the enemy (T97/3). 02 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/105/127 Telegram from Air Commodore Frankland to General Dwight Eisenhower [Commander in Chief of North African Theatre of Operations] informing him that he will shortly arriving and asking him to make arrangements for his visit (T98/3). 02 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/105/128 Telegram from Air Commodore Frankland to General Dwight Eisenhower [Commander in Chief of North African Theatre of Operations] informing him that he will be arriving at Gibraltar on Friday 5th (T99/3). 02 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/105/129 Telegram from Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] to WSC protesting at the unhelpful attitude he has encountered in London and Algiers whilst trying to gain the adherence of Admiral Rene Godefroy [Commander of the French Fleet in the Eastern Mediterranean] and his squadron to the United States adding that he was opposed to the decision that General Henri Giraud [Civil and Military Head of all French North Africa] should give Godefroy a direct order and detailing the reasons why (T100/3). 04 Feb 1943