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ALANBROOKE, FM Alan Francis, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke of Brookeborough (1883-1963)

Annotated transcripts of diaries, [1951-1956]

References on this page: ALANBROOKE: 5

ALANBROOKE: 5/2/1-12 'Notes for my memoirs',[1951-1956]

[NOTE: 'Notes for my memoirs' is the original manuscript of Brooke's draft autobiography. It is largely a transcript of his diaries, annotated with additional comments on the events and personalities mentioned therein. Volumes 12-19 of 'Notes for my memoirs' have not survived, but 'Notes on my life', a typescript copy of vols 1-19 of 'Notes for my memoirs', can be found at ALANBROOKE 5/2/13-31. The original diaries are in ALANBROOKE 5/1.]


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/1

[1951-1954]

'Notes for my memoirs', vol 1, covering his life and career, 1883-1918, notably his service in India, 1907-1914, and in World War One, 1914-1918. Includes list of contents.

1 vol


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/2

[1951-1954]

'Notes for my memoirs', vol 2, covering his life and career, 1919-1940, notably his command of 2 Corps, Sep 1939-May 1940. Includes list of contents.

1 vol


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/3

[1951-1954]

'Notes for my memoirs', vol 3, based on his diaries as Commander, 2 Corps, May 1940, and General Officer Commanding, British Troops in France, Jun 1940. Includes list of contents.

1 vol


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/4

[1951-1954]

'Notes for my memoirs', vol 4, based on his diaries as General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Command, Jun-Jul 1940, and as Commander-in-Chief, Home Forces, Jul 1940-Oct 1941. Includes list of contents.

1 vol


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/5

[1951-1954]

'Notes for my memoirs', vol 5, consisting of annotated transcripts of his diary entries as Commander-in-Chief, Home Forces, Oct-Nov 1941, and as Chief of the Imperial General Staff, Dec 1941-Mar 1942. Includes list of contents.

1 vol


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/6

[1951-1954]

'Notes for my memoirs', vol 6, consisting of annotated transcripts of his diary entries as Chief of the Imperial General Staff, 28 Mar-30 Jul 1942. Includes list of contents.

1 vol


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/7

[1951-1954]

'Notes for my memoirs', vol 7, consisting of annotated transcripts of his diary entries as Chief of the Imperial General Staff, 31 Jul-14 Sep 1942. Includes list of contents.

1 vol


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/8

[1951-1954]

'Notes for my memoirs', vol 8, consisting of annotated transcripts of his diary entries as Chief of the Imperial General Staff, 15 Sep 1942-18 Jan 1943. Includes list of contents.

1 vol


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/9

[1951-1954]

'Notes for my memoirs', vol 9, consisting of annotated transcripts of his diary entries as Chief of the Imperial General Staff, 19 Jan-May 11 1943. Includes list of contents.

1 vol


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/10

[1951-1954]

'Notes for my memoirs', vol 10, consisting of annotated transcripts of his diary entries as Chief of the Imperial General Staff, 12 May-17 Aug 1943. Includes list of contents.

1 vol


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/11

[1951-1954]

'Notes for my memoirs', vol 11, consisting of annotated transcripts of his diary entries as Chief of the Imperial General Staff, 18 Aug-Nov 28 1943. Includes list of contents.

1 vol


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/12

[1956]

'Notes for my memoirs', vol 20, covering his post-war life and career, 1946-1956. Mainly consists of list of engagements from his diary, 30 Jul 1946-30 Dec 1955, and list of business and other appointments held by him, 1946-1956.

1 vol

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