Scope and Content

Letter from Lt.-Gen. Arthur Smith to Auchinleck, asking the whereabouts of the 'I' tanks; and reporting on the movement of units of the 1st Armoured Division, on the possibility of using Egyptian troops on the line of communication, on the employment of the 2nd Armoured Brigade, on Lt.-Gen. Cunningham's imminent departure, on the content of communiqués. Typescript, signed, with a holograph postscript.