File Title Expenditure on Propaganda Work
Reference CAB 301/85
Date 3 July 1940 - 2 August 1940
Government Department Cabinet Office
File Accession Date 23 May 2013


A file of correspondence concerning expenditure on propaganda in North America. Subjects covered in the file include the payment by the British government of transportation and start-up costs for two Frenchmen to travel to the United States of America and Canada to counter enemy propaganda that the French military collapse in 1940 had been caused by a British betrayal; the employment and funding of one Richmond Temple to publicise General De Gaulle in the UK, America and elsewhere, sponsored by the Vansittart Committee for encouraging French resistance movements; the refunding of expenses incurred by British citizens in promoting the British cause abroad; and the departmental responsibility for funding campaigns to counter pro-German and pro-Italian propaganda in the USA.

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