Catalogue description War Office: British Forces, Various Smaller Theatres: War Diaries, Second World War

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Reference: WO 176
Title: War Office: British Forces, Various Smaller Theatres: War Diaries, Second World War
Description:

These diaries contain the daily record of events, reports on operations, intelligence summaries, etc, of commanders of headquarters, garrisons and units of the British Army overseas in commands other than the main theatres.

Public access to this series was previously restricted in that readers were required to sign an undertaking note not to disclose information of a personal nature.

Date: 1938-1947
Arrangement:

Arrangement is by countries alphabetically as follows: Azores, pieces 1-7; Barbados, 8; Bermuda, 9-11; British Honduras, 12; Caribbean, 13-59; Falkland Islands, 60-72; Faroe Islands, 73-102; Fiji, 103-154; Gibraltar, 155-285; St Helena, 286; Iceland, 287-375; Leeward Islands, 376-377; Malta, 395-396; Manila, 378; Mauritius, 379-390; Russia, 391-394.

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 396 file(s)
Access conditions: Open

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