• Reference
      GB 133 GDN/145/41/301-400
  • Dates of Creation
      29 Jun-11 Aug 1941
  • Physical Description
      100 pieces

Scope and Content

The file contains foreign correspondence, primarily from Sir Lewis Bernstein Namier and Charles Lambert. Contents include air raid reports and reports on diplomatic relations in Russia, Iraq, Japan, Poland, France, Syria, Palestine, and Turkey. A large portion of the materials deals with the German invasion of Russia and anti-Jewish riots and pogroms in Baghdad. Other topics include petrol rationing in Britain, the United States's take over of military operations in Iceland, air raids in Hull, the situation of Jews in Yugoslavia, the proceedings of the Home Security Conference, and the Jewish Agency for Palestine's efforts in the United States. There are also reports about demographic statistics in Palestine and Transjordan and interviews with Walter Guinness, 1st Baron Moyne, David Lloyd George, and Peter Fraser, the Prime Minister of New Zealand.