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Cipher message no. I/28754 from Auchinleck to Winston Churchill, in reply to AUC/439 above, expressing strong objection to the editing of his communiqués in London because the procedure would be dangerous and unworkable; and asking that today's communiqué, which he may well have to issue immediately in Cairo to allay local fears, should not be altered. Typescript.