Scope and Content

Letter from Auchinleck to Gen. Sir Alan Brooke, Chief of the Imperial General Staff, asking for consideration to be given to the release of the Indian formations now in the Middle East, with a view to their return to India, and for shipping to be provided to enable regular leave to be given to the Indian troops in the Middle East and the Iran-Iraq Commands. Typescript.

With a second copy of Auchinleck's paper (AUC/1034 above) on the size and composition of the Indian Army.