First World War
Cabinet memoranda are the papers circulated to Cabinet members for discussion. As you would expect, the memoranda for the First World War include many reports concerning military operations, but there are also diplomatic reports, with a strong sense of immediacy, extracted from Foreign Office diplomatic telegrams from around the world.
Image: “It’s Your Fight, build tanks” poster, Artist Ickes (catalogue reference: MUN 5/21). View in the image library