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1983 Mar 29 - 1983 Oct 27
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/1048
Grenada (US-led invasion) (Part 1)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2013 Aug 1
Classification: Top Secret
Page count: 0
Any docs withheld? 13

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83 Oct 24 Mon Grenada: Reagan message to MT (situation in Grenada: US intervention) ["I have decided to respond positively" to OECS request for US intervention in Grenada] [declassified 2013]
83 Oct 24 Mon Grenada: Howe draft statement to House of Commons (situation in Grenada) [MT annotation: "No reason to think that military intervention is likely to take place"] [declassified 2013]
83 Oct 24 Mon Grenada: UK High Commission Bridgetown to FCO ("Grenada: Governor General") [Deputy High Commissioner General Montgomery calls on Grenada Governor General] [declassified 2013]
83 Oct 24 Mon Grenada: UK High Commission Bridgetown to FCO ("Grenada") [Bullard speaks with Prime Minister Adams of Barbados: "He had particularly in mind an SAS operation to ensure the Governor General's safety"] [declassified 2013]
83 Oct 24 Mon Grenada: UK High Commission Bridgetown to FCO ("Grenada: General Impressions") [further details of Deputy High Commissioner General Montgomery's visit to Grenada] [declassified 2013]
83 Oct 24 Mon Grenada: UK High Commission Bridgetown to FCO ("Grenada - Revolutionary Council") [personality sketches of members of the Revolutionary Military Council] [declassified 2013]
83 Oct 24 Mon Grenada: FCO Sitrep ("ODEM: 1000, 24 October, 1983") [situation in Grenada and international response] [declassified 2013]
83 Oct 24 Mon Grenada: Reagan message to MT (OECS request US participation in "collective security effort" in Grenada) ["I am giving serious consideration to the OECS request"] [declassified 2013]
83 Oct 24 Mon Grenada: UK High Commission Bridgetown to MODUK ("Grenada: From Col Beaumont in Bridgetown for Cossec") [details of US intervention plan] [declassified 2013]
83 Oct 24 Mon Grenada: FCO letter to No.10 ("Grenada") [MT draft message to Reagan: "In short, I have serious doubts about mounting a military operation"] [declassified 2013]
83 Oct 25 Tue Grenada: MT message to Reagan (US intervention in Grenada) ["I must tell you at once that the decision which you describe causes us the gravest concern"] [declassified 2013]
83 Oct 25 Tue Grenada: FCO telegram 1768 to UKE Washington (0224Z) ("Grenada") [tell "the Americans that we look to them to protect British lives and property"] [declassified 2013]
83 Oct 25 Tue Grenada: FCO to UK High Commission Bridgetown ("Grenada") ["we should not (not) wish [British personnel] to be involved in offensive operations against Grenada"] [declassified 2013]
83 Oct 25 Tue Grenada: Reagan message to MT (US intervention in Grenada) ["I well appreciate the dangers inherent in a military operation...but, on balance, I see this as the lesser of two risks"] [declassified 2013]
83 Oct 25 Tue Grenada: FCO telegram 1774 to UKE Washington (1620Z) ("Grenada: Conversation with Shultz") [update on situation in Grenada; Howe outlines his concerns about US intervention to Shultz] [declassified 2013]
83 Oct 25 Tue Grenada: No.10 record of telephone conversation (MT-Reagan) [US intervention in Grenada; Reagan to MT: "We are already at zero"] [declassified 2013]
83 Oct 25 Tue Grenada: UKE Washington telegram 3115 to FCO (1657Z) ("Grenada") [US and Caribbean forces secure airport; Governor General missing] [declassified 2013]
83 Oct 25 Tue Grenada: FCO telegram 305 to UKHC Bridgetown (1720Z) ("Grenada") ["The PUS has telephoned to the Embassy in Washington instructing them to make it clear to the Americans...that the constitutional position of the Governor General...must (repeat must) be respected"] [declassified 2013]
83 Oct 25 Tue Grenada: UKE Washington telegram 3104 to FCO (0315Z) ("Grenada") [Wright passes message to Eagleburger regarding need for US to protect British lives and property] [declassified 2013]
83 Oct 25 Tue Grenada: UKE Washington telegram 3111 to FCO (1415Z) ("Grenada: President Reagan's Press Conference") [declassified 2013]