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Ministry of Defence, Private Office files of Permanent Under-Secretary of State

Falklands: MOD briefing for Cooper ("Background briefing for US correspondents") [line to take on US assistance to UK - "US Government still very nervous about making any details public"] [declassified Oct 2019]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: DEFE23/231 f226
Editorial comments:

Supporting documents follow. Sir Frank Cooper was the Permanent Under Secretary of State at the MOD, the head of its civil service component. Neville Taylor was the Chief of Public Relations, who had only just taken up his post. Read other documents selected from this file.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 4pp
Themes: Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (Americas excluding USA), Media, Defence (Falklands), Executive, British relations with the US