French Freedom Papers

Desmond Morton

Desmond Morton (1891-1971) was an officer in the British army and Winston Churchill’s personal assistant beginning in 1940.   He was a key figure in intelligence-gathering during the Second World War, and one of Churchill’s closest personal advisors. Morton acted as a liaison between the Free French in London and Churchill (Bennet, 2006).
Letters Sent to Desmond Morton:
Billotte to Morton; 4/14/1942


Bennett, Gill (2006). Churchill's Man of Mystery: Desmond Morton and the World of Intelligence. Routledge.

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