Government Departments: War Office- Cabinet Office (Historical Section)
Correspondence with the Historical Section of the Cabinet Office (formerly War Cabinet) regarding the possible acquisition of exhibits for the Museum, mostly from the Cabinet War Rooms. Includes donation of negative, possibility of recreation of map room from Cabinet War Rooms at the Museum, donation of book, movement of Churchill's table and armchair to the Museum, arrangements to take photographs of war rooms, list of maps from Cabinet War Rooms to be donated to the Museum, loan of artworks for war cabinet offices.
In May 1940 Britain was confronted with two of the most important questions in its history. Who should lead Britain in the war against Nazi Germany? Should Britain make a negotiated peace with Hitler? At stake was the very survival of Britain itself.
The Remington ‘noiseless’ Typewriter at Churchill War Rooms helps tell the story of what it was like for a typist to help Britain and its most iconic Prime Minister triumph during the Second World War.