• Reference
      GB 133 GDN/145/40/294-341
  • Dates of Creation
      Nov 1940-11 Dec 1940
  • Physical Description
      48 pieces

Scope and Content

The file contains correspondence and reports concerning the aftermath of the Patria disaster, including accounts of meetings between Moshe Shertok [Sharrett] and High Commissioner for Palestine Harold MacMichael. There are also reports on the state of the Near and Far East and Yugoslavia. Domestically, the file contains air raid reports. There is also correspondence concerning censorship of the British press and the operations of the Manchester Guardian during the war, including wartime bonuses for some staff members and mention of an office air raid shelter.