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Message no. MS/57640 from Auchinleck to Gen. Sir Alan Brooke, Chief of the Imperial General Staff, announcing that [Maj.-Gen. Reade] Godwin-Austen has asked to be relieved of command of 13th Corps and has been replaced by [Maj.-Gen. William ('Strafer')] Gott, and that J.C. Campbell has been placed in command of 7th Armoured Division, now re-forming in the Delta. Typescript.