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Details of CAB 106
Reference:CAB 106
War Cabinet and Cabinet Office: Historical Section: Archivist and Librarian Files: (AL Series)

This series consists of a heterogeneous collection of papers acquired or created by the narrators and historians of the Historical Section for the preparation of the United Kingdom histories of the Second World War. It includes operational reports, military despatches, statistics, maps, official memoranda, personal descriptions of particular events, extracts from personal and official war diaries and narrators' notes and papers, as well as correspondence and comments by the principal commanders associated with the narratives produced by the British and Commonwealth Historical Sections.

Date: 1939-1967

Chronological within original subject classification

Separated Material: The rest of these files are now held by the Imperial War Museum's Foreign Documents Section.
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department AL Series
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator: Cabinet Office, Historical Section, 1939-
Physical description: 1225 files and volumes
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition: Cabinet Office from 1976
from 1976
Accruals: Series is accruing

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