War Office: Earl Alexander of Tunis, Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre: Papers

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Reference:WO 214
Title:
War Office: Earl Alexander of Tunis, Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre: Papers
Description:

Official and semi-official correspondence of Earl Alexander of Tunis, Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, 1944 to 1945. The records cover planning of, and operations during, the campaigns in North Africa, Sicily and Italy and several pieces contain maps.

The letters were catalogued in 1947 when Lord Alexander was Governor-General of Canada, and the original index, included in the series as piece 70, gives a concise description of the contents of each file.

Date: 1941-1946
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record
Language: English
Creator: Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl of Tunis, 1891-1969
Physical description: 71 file(s)
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Custodial history: This collection of papers was presented to the Army Department of the War Office by Lady Alexander in 1971.

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