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Alexander, Harold Rupert Leofric George, (1891-1969), 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, Field Marshal

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Surname: Alexander
Forenames: Harold Rupert Leofric George
Gender: Male
Date: 1891-1969
Title: 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis
History: Field Marshal. Service in 1st World War followed by overseas & staff appts. Supervised evacuation of Dunkirk 1940. Fought in Burma Campaign & North Africa. Led campaigns in Tunisia, Sicily, Italy. C-in-C to Eisenhower. Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean.
Biography: ODNB link for Alexander, Harold Rupert Leofric George (1891-1969) 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, Field Marshal
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275586 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P145339 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1941-1946: War Office: Earl Alexander of Tunis, Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre: Papers
The National Archives, Kew
1942-48: accounts of campaigns, corresp and papers rel to Brazil
Library and Archives Canada
See General inventory manuscripts
1941-45: corresp and papers
The National Archives
See Hazlehurst, Whitehead & Woodland, Guide to the papers of British cabinet ministers 1900-1964, 1996
1942-45: corresp with Lord Alanbrooke
King's College London: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives
NRA 23116
1944-54: corresp with Lord Cherwell
Oxford University: Nuffield College Library
NRA 16447
1944-49: corresp with Sir Stafford Cripps
The National Archives
1933-67: corresp with Sir BH Liddell Hart
King's College London: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives
NRA 19291
1941-1957: corresp with Edward Seago
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre