Catalogue description Record Type: Conclusion Former Reference: WM (40) 131 Attendees: W...

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Details of CAB 65/7/26
Reference: CAB 65/7/26
Description:
Record Type: Conclusion
Former Reference: WM (40) 131
Attendees: W Churchill; N Chamberlain; Halifax; C Attlee; A Greenwood; A Alexander; A Sinclair; Caldecote; M MacDonald; R Cross; A Cadogan; D Pound; A Eden; J Anderson; A Duff Cooper; Hankey; J Reith; C Newall; A Percival.
Agenda: 1. The Western Front - Progress of operations - British armoured division - Blocking of Ostend and Zeebrugge - Air operations; 2. The Western Front - Proposed appreciation for commanders-in-chief overseas; 3. Invasion of Great Britain - Possible use of Eire; 4. Norway - Narvik operations - Air operations; 5. Spain - Sir Samuel Hoare's mission - The situation in the Balearic Islands - Internal situation in Spain - German activities in Spain; 6. Italy - Contraband control; 7. Italy - Probable intentions; 8. Germany - Effects of R.A.F. bombing attacks; 9. United States of America - Prospects of obtaining supplies of aircraft, &c.; 10. Air Defence of Great Britain - Despatch of fighter aircraft to France; 11. Diversion of Shipping; 12. The Netherlands and Belgium - Reception of Dutch and Belgian war refugees; 13. The Western Front - Position of the B.E.F.
Date: 20 May 1940
Separated material:

For Air Defence of Great Britain WM (40) 131 (10) and The Western Front WM (40) 131 (13) see the Confidential Annexes (formerly Secretary's Standard File)

CAB 65/13

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: WM (40) 131
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description
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