File Title Financing of secret weapons: Project Habakkuk; Geoffrey Pyke
Reference CAB 301/63
Date 8 December 1942 - 13 February 1945
Government Department Cabinet Office
File Accession Date 23 May 2013


A file of correspondence concerning the upkeep of Geoffrey Pyke while working on the 'Habakkuk' project and the development of 'Weasel' vehicles in the United States of America and Canada. Subjects covered in the file include the administration of Pyke's salary under various secret and military departments during his time in America and on his return; expenses for the projects that he worked on; plans for financial and technological collaboration with Canada and the USA on these projects; outstanding salary payments still owed to Pyke in 1944 by Combined Operations Headquarters (COHQ); and a newspaper cutting on the development of the 'Weasel' from February 1945.

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