"Churchill in Cairo, Aug 1942"

Scope and Content

Folder containing letters and papers of O'Gowan relating to the 'Cairo Purge', Churchill's role as Supreme Commander, especially regarding the Middle East theatre, and his personality; including extracts from relevant published studies and memoirs, and correspondence with Reginald Dorman-Smith and Barrie Pitt (editor of the History of the Second World War, Purnell and Sons Ltd), John Connell Robertson and Basil Liddell Hart; notes on the military situation in the Middle East, 1941-1942.

Typed; newspaper cutting.