Official: Prime Minister: Personal Telegrams.

Reference code: CHAR 20/121

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Date: 1943

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CHAR 20/121/1 Folder marked "Prime Minister's Personal Telegrams Serial No's T1601/3 -1700/3. [Oct] 1943 - [Oct] 1943
CHAR 20/121/2-3 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt and Marshal Stalin marked "Personal and Most Secret" submitting a draft statement to be issued in the names of their three governments stating that on the signing of an Armistice by Germany, any German or member of the Nazi Party who has committed atrocities will be sent back to the country in which these crimes were committed to be charged by those whom they have wronged and adding that this has been endorsed by the British Cabinet. 12 Oct 1943 - 12 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/4 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that they have heard wonderful reports regarding the activities of General Alexander Von Falkenhausen [Commander of the German forces in Belgium and Northern France] and asking him to send him anything he has concerning him. 12 Oct 1943 - 12 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/5 Telegram from Mackenzie King (Prime Minister of Canada) to WSC marked "Most Secret and Personal" stating that the Canadian Cabinet War Committee accept the proposal to form a Canadian corps in the Mediterranean. 12 Oct 1943 - 12 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/6-8 Telegram from Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] to WSC marked "Most Secret and Personal" reporting on a meeting he had regarding the Aegean situation informing him of their reasons why they have decided not attack Kos [Greek Island] and to hold onto Leros [Greek Island]. 12 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/9 Telegram from Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] to WSC marked "Personal" informing him that York can make Teheran and asking him if it would be a good idea to take it so far. 12 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/10 Telegram from Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon] to WSC marked "Most Secret and Personal" stating that he believes that it would be better for Lieutenant General Noel Mason Macfarlane [Governor and Commander in Chief Gibraltar] to return to his post in Gibraltar and suggesting that Admiral Power should take over his place on the mission and adding that General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army] wishes the mission to remain military and that the time is not yet right to appoint a civilian to lead it Copy. 12 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/11 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt "Personal and Most Secret" stating that they have received the same reports and that they are from the Polish Secret Service and adding that they agree with them that it is unfounded and that the German Secret Service is aware of them. 13 Oct 1943 - 13 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/12 Telegram from WSC to Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] informing him that he has heard that the Italians are to declare war on Germany on 13th October and listing the documents which are being forwarded to him. 12 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/13 Telegram from WSC to Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] marked "Personal and Secret" asking him to consider whether Habbaniya [a British air training base on the Euphrates in Iraq] would be better for Eureka [Teheran Conference] and commenting on the benefits of this proposal. 12 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/14 Telegram from WSC to Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon] marked "Personal" informing him that York has been offered to the First Sea Lord [Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham] to return to Britain and suggesting that he should proceed in Liberators Initialled in typescript. 13 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/15 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Most Secret and Personal" informing him of the results of the investigation into the leakage of information regarding his message from Marshal Stalin. 13 Oct 1943 - 13 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/16 Telegram from Admiral Sir Percy Noble [Head of British Naval Delegation in Washington, United States] to WSC reporting on the progress of Habbakuk [Floating seadrome made of ice] stating that he does not believe that this project will be successful. 13 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/17 Telegram from Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] to WSC informing him that he has visited numerous units and that all ranks send their greetings and stating that he is struggling with the problems in Greece and Yugoslavia. 14 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/18-20 Telegram from WSC to Harry Hopkins [Special Advisor and Assistant to the President of the United States] marked "Personal and Most Secret" regarding the allegations made by the five Senators and stating that he intends to publish a statement from Downing Street answering these and other allegations made and containing this statement for President Roosevelt's comments Copy. Oct 1943 - Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/21 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Claude Auchinleck [Commander in Chief India] marked "Personal and Most Secret" asking him to keep him informed about General Orde Wingate's [Commander of Special Force, India Command] recovery. 14 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/22 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Henry Wilson [Commander in Chief Middle East] marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he is very concerned about keeping Leros and explaining why Initials in typescript. 14 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/23 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Secret" informing him that he has a new idea about Eureka [Teheran] and suggesting another location for it and calling it Cyprus but adding that the real name for this location is given in his next telegram. 14 Oct 1943 - 14 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/24 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked Personal and Most Secret" informing him that the word is Habbaniya [Persia, later Iran] Initials in typescript. 14 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/25 Telegram from WSC to General George Marshall [Chief of Staff, United States Army] marked "Personal and Secret" thanking him for the letter regarding the code names. 14 Oct 1943 - 14 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/26 Telegram from Harry Hopkins [Special Advisor and Assistant to the President of the United States] to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" advising him not to mention the five Senators in his speech stating that there are many people who share the same opinion as them and that he should therefore wait a while and address his statement to the various reports he has heard from around the world Copy. 14 Oct 1943 - 14 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/27 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" suggesting that they approve the protocol proposed by General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army] and containing a text of the protocol regarding the positioning of the word "unconditional" in the Italian statement of surrender. 14 Oct 1943 - 14 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/28 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" suggesting that the United States Government should make a direct approach to the Portuguese Government to obtain their permission to allow them to provide aviation facilities in the Azores and asking him if he agrees with this approach. 14 Oct 1943 - 14 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/29 Telegram from WSC to Harry Hopkins [Special Advisor and Assistant to the President of the United States] marked "Personal and Secret" stating him that he will follow his advise and informing him of his plans for its publication. 15 Oct 1943 - 15 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/30 Telegram from Harold Macmillan (Minister Resident in Algiers) to WSC marked "Most Secret" informing him that General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army ] has not received a request from Washington [United States] to submit his scheme for the association of the Italian Control Committee and the Soviet Government and suggesting what should be done to solve this matter. 15 Oct 1943 - 15 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/31-33 Telegram from Marshal Stalin to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" regarding his statement about the convoys and stating that: this is a service which Britain is obliged to provide for the Soviet Union, due to their enormous struggle against the enemy; that there has been a decrease in the delivery of military goods this year and that this contradicts the Anglo-Soviet Protocol; that he does not agree with his allegations regarding Vyacheslav Molotov's [Soviet Union Foreign Minister] statement; that he does not see the need to employ more British soldiers in the Soviet Union and explaining why. 13 Oct 1943 - 13 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/34 Telegram from WSC to Lord Louis Mountbatten [Supreme Allied Commander South East Asia] marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he should not worry about Lieutenant General Joseph Stillwell [Deputy Commander of the South East Asia Command] as it is a United States affair and informing him that he has met Charles Eade who is now on his way to him and adding that he believes that he will be a great assistance to him. 16 Oct 1943 - 16 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/35-36 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" containing a message from him to Marshal Stalin informing him that he cannot meet him in the place suggested and explaining why and suggesting other locations for him to consider. 15 Oct 1943 - 15 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/37 Telegram from WSC to Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] marked "Personal and Secret" informing him that he has had an offensive reply [from Marshal Stalin] to his telegram regarding the convoys and stating that he will leave this matter in his hands adding that he does not believe that they should give way over the Naval reliefs and signalmen and that it would be great relief not to have the burden of these convoys and that if they really want them to remove their men from the Soviet Union then they should oblige them. 15 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/38 Telegram requesting that CHAR 20/121/31-33 be repeated to Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon]. [Oct] 1943
CHAR 20/121/39 Telegram from WSC to Anthony Eden [Later Earl of Avon] (Teheran [Persia, later Iran]) marked "Personal and Most Secret" containing a reply to Marshal Stalin informing him of the burdens and risks involved in sending the convoys to the Soviet Union and stating that their refusal to permit the request of the British Government to increase the British Forces in the North of the Soviet Union has increased their burden and adding that they will gladly remove all their men if the Soviet Government no longer wishes to receive supplies from them. 15 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/40 Telegram from General Sir Claude Auchinleck [Commander in Chief India] to WSC marked "Personal" informing him that General Orde Wingate [Commander of Special Force, India Command] has been placed on the seriously ill list and stating that he will notify him of his progress. 15 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/41 Telegram from Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] to WSC marked "Most Secret" informing him that he has decided to delay his departure to Teheran [Persia, later Iran] until tomorrow due to the arrival of Cordell Hull [Secretary of State, United States] and Averell Harriman [United States Ambassador to the Soviet Union] that evening. 15 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/42 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he should proceed with his request to the Portuguese Government but suggesting that he should wait a few days to allow them to see the German reaction. 15 Oct 1943 - 15 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/43 Telegram from Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon], (Cairo, [Egypt]) to WSC marked "Most Secret" reporting on his meeting with King Petar of Yugoslavia and Slobodan Jovanovic (Prime Minister of Yugoslavia) urging them to unite the differences between Marshal Tito [Leader of the resistance movement the Partisans] and Draza Mihailovic [Leader of the Chetniks, a Serbian nationalist movement] and combine their efforts against the Germans. 15 Oct 1943 - 15 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/44 Telegram from Harry Hopkins [Special Advisor and Assistant to the President of the United States] to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" informing him that the news story regarding the five Senators is dying down and asking him whether anything needs to be said now about this incident and suggesting that if he still feels that something should be said that he delay in publishing his statement Copy. 15 Oct 1943 - 15 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/45 Telegram from WSC to Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] marked "Personal and Secret" stating that they cannot agree to Vyacheslav Molotov's [Soviet Union Foreign Minister] proposal to amend the definition of the scope of the Political Military Commission Initials in typescript. 15 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/46-47 Telegram from WSC to Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] marked "Personal and Most Secret" containing CHAR 20/121/35-36. 15 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/48 Telegram from Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon], (Cairo [Egypt]) to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" informing him that Cordell Hull [Secretary of State, United States] and Averell Harriman [United States Ambassador to the Soviet Union] have not yet arrived but that he is planning to keep to his plan to leave for Teheran [Persia, later Iran] tomorrow. 15 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/49 Telegram from John Curtin (Prime Minister of Australia) to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" thanking him for his telegram informing him of the appointment of Lieutenant General Herbert Lumsden as his Liaison Officer at General Douglas MacArthur's [Commander in Chief Phillipines, Supreme Commander South West Pacific] headquarters. 15 Oct 1943 - 15 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/50 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" regarding Marshal Stalin's message to him concerning the convoys and stating that he hopes that this telegram came from the Soviet machine rather than from Stalin himself and adding that the Soviet machine always believes that it can get its own way by employing bullying tactics and that they should show them that this is not always the case Annotated. 16 Oct 1943 - 16 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/51 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" informing him that his following telegram contains Marshal Stalin's message. 16 Oct 1943 - 16 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/52 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" informing him that his following telegram contains his suggested answer which has been sent on to Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] for him to deal with Copy. 16 Oct 1943 - 16 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/53-54 Telegram from Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] (Cairo, [Egypt]) to WSC marked "Most Secret" reporting on his meeting with King Petar of Yugoslavia in which the King detailed his many grievances. 16 Oct 1943 - 16 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/55 Telegram from WSC to General Orde Wingate [Commander of Special Force, India Command] marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he is very sorry to hear of his illness. 16 Oct 1943 - 16 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/56 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he agrees to General Dwight Eisenhower's [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre of Operations, United States Army] provided that the Cunningham Agreement is amended and informing him that the Soviet Government have asked that the article regarding war criminals is re-worded and that the preamble to the armistice makes it clear that this document was signed on their behalf and proposing that these alterations are made. 16 Oct 1943 - 16 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/57 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he is concerned by the build up of United States air facilities in Assam [India] adding that the British have control over which supplies are transported via the railroad and asking him to take a personal interest in this issue. 16 Oct 1943 - 16 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/58 Telegram from General Sir Henry Wilson [Commander in Chief Middle East] to WSC marked "Personal" reporting on their position regarding the protection of Leros [Greek Island] informing him of their weaknesses and stating that Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder [Air Commander in Chief Mediterranean] and General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre] have stressed their need for the full use of all their air forces and asking him to place a personal request with them. 16 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/59 Telegram from WSC to Admiral Ernest King [Commander in Chief United States Fleet and Chief of Naval Operations] marked "Private, Personal and Secret" informing him that he has appointed Admiral Bertram Ramsey as Allied Naval Commander in Chief for Overlord [Liberation of France]. 16 Oct 1943 - 16 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/60 Telegram from WSC to Sir Ronald Campbell [British Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Portugal] congratulating him on his advice to negotiate with the Portuguese Government regarding the Azores. 16 Oct 1943 - 16 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/61 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he will not agree to Vyacheslav Molotov's [Soviet Union Foreign Minister] proposed amendment regarding the Mediterranean Commission. 16 Oct 1943 - 16 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/62 Telegram from WSC to Peter Fraser (Prime Minister of New Zealand) marked "Personal" wishing him a speedy recovery. 16 Oct 1943 - 16 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/63-65 Telegram from Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] to WSC marked "Secret" reporting on a meeting he has had with Emmanuel Tsouderos [Prime Minister of Greece] and detailing his grievances regarding the lack of consideration shown to Greece since the occupation of Samos and the continuing support of British secret organisations to the EAM [Ethniko Apeleftherotiko Metopo, The National Liberation Front] in Greece Annotated. 16 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/66-67 Telegram from Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] (Cairo, [Egypt]) to WSC marked "Secret" containing the recommendations of the M E D C regarding the position in Greece Annotated. 16 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/68 Telegram from General Sir Claude Auchinleck [Commander in Chief India] to WSC marked "Personal" informing him that General Orde Wingate's [Commander of Special Force, India Command] condition is good but that his fever has not yet gone. 17 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/69 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" containing a message sent to Marshal Stalin explaining his intentions for the representation of the French Committee of National Liberation. 17 Oct 1943 - 17 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/70 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he feels that it is important to arrive at a decision regarding the High Commands and adding that the campaigns in 1944 will be the most dangerous they have undertaken and that he was anxious that they should succeed. 17 Oct 1943 - 17 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/71 Telegram from Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] (Teheran [Persia, later Iran]) WSC marked "Personal and Secret" informing him of a meeting he had with Cordell Hull [Secretary of State, United States] that afternoon and stating that they discussed tactics and reviewed the chief items on the agenda. 17 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/72 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Claude Auchinleck [Commander in Chief India] asking him for a short medical summary of General Orde Wingate's [Commander of Special Force, India Command] condition. 18 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/73 Telegram from WSC to Colonel Franklin Knox [Secretary of the Navy, United States] thanking him for his letter and informing him that the business sections of his letter are being carefully studied. 17 Oct 1943 - 17 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/74-75 Telegram from WSC to Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] (Moscow [Soviet Union]) marked "Personal and Most Secret" commenting on the message by Marshal Stalin regarding the convoys and suggesting what action should be taken and stating that: they cannot give way to the proposal to make the Mediterranean Commission an executive body and that it is impossible to accelerate the date of Overlord [Liberation of France] and wishing him luck at the conference. [Oct] 1943
CHAR 20/121/76 Telegram from WSC to Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that in the talks regarding the convoys and the treatment of the British forces in the Soviet Union he should use the argument that the British midget submarines disabled the Tirpitz [German Battleship]. 18 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/77 Note from WSC reporting on a meeting with the Soviet Ambassador in London Feodor Gousev discussing: the possibility of a Second Front; Anglo -Soviet relations and the British Convoys to the Soviet Union Initials in typescript. 18 Oct 1943 - 18 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/78 Telegram from General Orde Wingate [Commander of Special Force, India Command] to WSC marked "Personal" thanking him for his message. 18 Oct 1943 - 18 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/79 Telegram from WSC to Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] (Moscow [Soviet Union]) marked "Most Secret and Personal" informing him that the War Cabinet has endorsed his refusal to accept Marshal Stalin's letter. 18 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/80 Telegram from WSC to General Douglas MacArthur [Commander in Chief Phillipines, Supreme Commander South West Pacific] informing him that General Herbert Lumsden [Liaison Officer at General MacArthur's Headquarters] has left today and congratulating him on his success at Rabaul [New Britain]. 18 Oct 1943 - 18 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/81 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he agrees that their air force should be built up in China but that this has been hampered by priority being given to Upper Burma and informing him that the Joint Chiefs of Staff have asked General Joseph Stillwell [Deputy Commander of the Allied South East Asia Command] and General Sir Claude Auchinleck [Commander in Chief India] to put forward their recommendations regarding the minimum air lift needed to maintain the 14th Air Force in China and stating that they should await their recommendations before making any decisions. 19 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/82-83 Telegram from General Sir Claude Auchinleck [Commander in Chief India] to WSC marked "Personal" containing a brief medical summary of General Orde Wingate's [Commander of Special Force, India Command] condition. 17 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/84 Telegram from Sir Ronald Campbell [British Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in Portugal] to WSC marked "Personal" thanking him for his message. 18 Oct 1943 - 18 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/85 Telegram from Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] (Moscow [Soviet Union]) marked "Most Secret" reporting on a meeting he had with Vyacheslav Molotov [Soviet Union Foreign Minister] regarding the convoys and informing him that he requested an interview with Marshal Stalin to discuss this matter. 19 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/86 Telegram from WSC to Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] (Moscow [Soviet Union]) marked "Personal and Secret" asking if it would be possible for the messages from the Soviet Union to Britain to be delivered in Russian and be translated here and reminding him that the use of the word "divisions" is very misleading as they vary in size depending on the country Annotated. 19 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/87 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that there has been some misunderstanding regarding his requests to the Portuguese Government adding that he believed that he was merely asking for the Ferry Service and noting that his requests formulated by the United States Chiefs of Staff are too demanding. 19 Oct 1943 - 19 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/88 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that they need to arrange for a meeting of the Combined Chiefs of Staff to discuss the plans for 1944 and suggesting when and where this could be Copy. 20 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/89 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating what he believes the role of the Mediterranean Commission should be and suggesting that France should be allowed to become a full member. 20 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/90 Telegram from Anthony Eden [Later Earl of Avon] (Moscow [Soviet Union]) to WSC informing him that two British Seamen are being held captive in the Soviet Union for an assault on a local Communist leader and stating that he is reluctant to promise a resumption of the convoys until these men have been released and detailing the manner in which he proposes to handle this situation. 20 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/91 Telegram from Anthony Eden [Later Earl of Avon] (Moscow [Soviet Union]) to WSC marked "Most Secret" reporting on the first official meeting of the conference and informing him that the subjects on the agenda were: ways of shortening the length of the war; Four Power declaration and politico military Commission. 19 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/92 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre] marked "Personal" regarding his recent letter containing the flag and thanking him for this souvenir. 20 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/93 Telegram from WSC to Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon] (Moscow [Soviet Union]) marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that on the basis of four convoys comprising 130 to 140 cargoes, they should ship approximately 860,000 tons. 20 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/94 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Claude Auchinleck [Commander in Chief India] marked "Personal" informing him that he has sent General Orde Wingate's [Commander Special Force, India Command] to Lord Moran [earlier Sir Charles Wilson, President of the Royal College of Physicians] and asking him to explain why the General has been placed on the danger list. 20 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/95 Telegram from Lord Louis Mountbatten [Supreme Allied Commander South East Asia] to WSC marked "Personal" informing him that he has had a meeting with Chiang Kai Shek [President of China] and reporting that it went well and that all his proposals have been accepted. 20 Oct 1943 - 20 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/96-97 Telegram from WSC to Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] (Moscow [Soviet Union]) marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that they appear to have some grave defects in their plans for 1944 claiming that the forces designated to the Italian Front and to the Channel theatre are not adequate and adding that he does not believe that they should not embark on the cross Channel operation with anything less than 40 divisions and asking him to discover what the Soviets really feel about the Balkans and re-enforcing his view that the capture of Rhodes will give them a great foothold in the Agean. 20 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/98 Telegram from WSC to Peter Fraser (Prime Minister of New Zealand) marked "Secret and Personal" suggesting that the meeting of the Prime Minister's should take place in December. 21 Oct 1943 - 21 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/99 Telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King (Prime Minister of Canada) marked "Secret and Personal" suggesting that the meeting of the Prime Minister's should take place in December. 21 Oct 1943 - 21 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/100 Telegram from WSC to John Curtin (Prime Minister of Australia) marked "Secret and Personal" suggesting that the meeting of the Prime Minister's should take place in December. 21 Oct 1943 - 21 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/101 Telegram from Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] (Moscow [Soviet Union]) marked "Most Secret" informing him that he has a meeting today discussing Soviet proposals and noting that the outcome was good and that for the moment they are in "smooth waters". 20 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/102 Telegram from WSC to Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] (Moscow [Soviet Union]) marked "Personal and Secret" asking him for the reaction in the Soviet Union to the declaration to be signed by him, President Roosevelt and Marshal Stalin and reporting that the Germans are shooting hostages on a large scale and that he attaches a great importance to the principle that criminals will be taken back the place of their crimes to be judged Annotated. 21 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/103 Telegram from WSC to Madrid [Spain] marked "Personal and Secret" thanking them for their message of the 14th. 21 Oct 1943 - 21 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/104 Telegram from WSC to General Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre] marked "Personal and Secret" stating that he agrees with his letter to Brendan Bracken [Minister of Information] and informing him that in the House of Commons he used the phrase 15th Group of Armies which he believed sounded much more impressive than the 15th Army Group and recommending that he changes this as soon as possible Initials in typescript. 21 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/105 Telegram from Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] (Moscow [Soviet Union]) informing that he is seeing Marshal Stalin tonight and suggesting that the destroyers which are due to sail today should be delayed for a couple of days Copy. 21 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/106 Telegram from General Sir Claude Auchinleck [Commander in Chief India] to WSC marked "Personal" informing him that General Orde Wingate [Commander Special Force, India Command] was placed on the critical list as his temperature was very high. 21 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/107 Telegram from WSC to Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] (Moscow [Soviet Union]) informing him that the sailing of the destroyers has been delayed by twenty four hours. 21 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/108 Telegram from Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] (Moscow [Soviet Union]) to WSC informing him that he has held preliminary talks with Vyacheslav Molotov [Soviet Union Foreign Minister] regarding the convoys, which went well and that they are to reach an agreement on this matter tomorrow and suggesting that the departure of the destroyers is delayed for another twenty four hours. 21 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/109-12 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" containing a message from Marshal Stalin stating that none of the proposed locations for the meeting of the three governments, with the exception of Teheran [Persia, later Iran] is suitable and Roosevelts reply explaining the difficulties which Teheran poses and stating that he cannot go to Teheran and suggesting that they should meet in Basra [Persia]. 21 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/113 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" informing him that his message regarding German atrocities in occupied countries was sent to Cordell Hull [Secretary of State, United States] to be considered at the conference. 22 Oct 1943 - 22 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/114-15 Telegram from Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] (Moscow [Soviet Union]) to WSC marked "Most Secret" reporting on his meeting with the Soviets and the United States detailing their discussions on the Soviet proposals regarding the establishment of the Second Front and the pressing of Turkey and Sweden to join the war. 22 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/116 Telegram from General Sir Claude Auchinleck [Commander in Chief India] to WSC marked "Personal" informing him that there has been an improvement in General Orde Wingate's [Commander Special Force, India Command] condition. 22 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/117 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he is instructing Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon] to support him on the question of the location of the meeting of the three governments but adding that he does not feel that the Ankara [Turkey] is appropriate and stating that Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham [Commander in Chief Mediterranean] believes that the changes in command in the Mediterranean are beginning to become known and that they should settle the question of command for operation Overlord [Liberation of France] Copy. 22 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/118-19 Telegram from Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] (Moscow [Soviet Union]) to WSC marked "Personal" reporting on a meeting he had with Marshal Stalin regarding the convoys and informing him that he explained the British position and that Stalin had claimed that he was more concerned with the reason why these convoys were sent, as a gift or as an obligation and that he refused to allow an increase in the number of British troops in the North of the Soviet Union and giving reasons why. 22 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/120 Telegram from Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] (Moscow [Soviet Union]) to WSC marked "Personal" reporting on Marshal Stalin's attitude towards the proposals for the location of the meeting of the three governments and stating that he implied that if the meeting could not take place in Teheran [Persia, later Iran] that it would have to be postponed. 22 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/121-22 Telegram from Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] (Moscow [Soviet Union]) to WSC marked "Personal" reporting on the conference and the attitude of the Soviet Union and stating that talks regarding pressing Turkey to enter the war had been postponed until the British and United States Governments had given their comments and adding that he did not believe that any proposals would placate the Soviet Union if Overlord [Liberation of France] had to be postponed or cancelled and stating that he did not make any commitments regarding specific dates. 22 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/123 Telegram from Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon] (Moscow [Soviet Union]) to WSC reporting on a conversation with Marshal Stalin concerning the question of Bulgaria and stating that Marshal Stalin agreed to threaten Bulgaria into choosing between the Allies and the Axis powers and noting that Stalin felt that Turkey should be given this alternative. 22 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/124 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" stating that he believes that a meeting of the Combined Chiefs of Staff should take place after the meeting of the three governments and not in November and explaining why. 22 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/125 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he is worried that the guerilla forces in Yugoslavia and Greece are battling against themselves rather than with the German and suggesting that General William Donovan [Head of the Office of Strategic Services] should be sent there to rectify this situation and that all their agencies in the Balkans should come under his direction. 22 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/121/126 Telegram from WSC to Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] (Moscow [Soviet Union]) marked "Personal and Most Secret" informing him that he would rather Turkey and Sweden entered the war on her own accord and detailing the benefits of this and suggesting that he should find out how the Soviets feel about this. 23 Oct 1943