War Cabinet and Cabinet Office: Historical Section: War Histories (Second World War), Military

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War Cabinet and Cabinet Office: Historical Section: War Histories (Second World War), Military

This series consists of records relating to the production of the United Kingdom military histories of the Second World War.

The series includes the 'confidential print' versions of the histories, which include source references, keyed to the text and indexed, which were usually omitted from the published volumes. It also contains authors' typescripts, drafts and revisions; critical commentaries, unpublished narratives and correspondence on progress and publication of the volumes.


Most pieces are arranged by former file reference

Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Cabinet Office, Historical Section, 1939-
Physical description:
348 files and volumes
Access conditions:
Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:
Cabinet Office from 1978
Series is accruing

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