• Reference
      GB 133 GDN/145/42/1-100
  • Dates of Creation
      [1 Jan]-12 Feb 1942
  • Physical Description
      100 pieces

Scope and Content

The file contains correspondence and reports concerning Turkey, Russia, Egypt, Syria, Yugoslavia, Malaya, Spain, Switzerland, Lebanon, Abyssinia/Ethiopia, Persia, German military operations, German activities in the Middle East, changing relations with the Vichy government and Charles de Gaulle, Jews in France and the Netherlands, and demographic data about the Jewish population in France, Algeria, Morocco, and Tunis. The file also contains correspondence from interned Jewish refugees in Mauritius and appeals to admit children and relatives turned away or detained in Palestine. The file contains accounts of a meeting between Chaim Weizmann and Anthony Eden and interviews with the president of Lebanon, the Soviet ambassador to Turkey, and the consuls of Turkey, Greece, Egypt, Iran, and Iraq.