|Description||Correspondence from Viscount Alanbrooke, signed 'Alanbrooke' [Field Marshal the Rt. Hon. Sir Alan Francis Brooke, born 1883 and died 1963, British soldier].|
/1 Transcript of a letter from Viscount Alanbrooke of Ferney Close, Hartley Wintney, Hampshire to Noël Coward, dated February 26, 1960. Expressing compassion for Noël Coward being 'stuck in bed for four weeks' and joy that Noël Coward had enjoyed 'Triumph in the West' [written by Lord Alanbrooke and edited by Arthur Bryant] and praises his kind words. Also expresses thanks to Noël Coward for sending a copy of his autobiography 'Future Indefinite' Briefly mentions 'Winston.'
/2 Transcript of a letter from Noël Coward of Les Avants, sur Montreux to Lord Alanbrooke, dated February 22, 1960. Expressing thanks for Lord Alanbrooke's War Diaries and admiration for his writing style. Mentions 'Dickie Mountbatten', 'Philip Vian', 'Dick and May Casey' and 'Winston'. Discusses Noël Coward's phlebitis and his own war years autobiography, mentioning the 'Siege of Imphal' [March-July 1944]. This letter seemingly predates COW/4/I/2/7/1.
/3 Transcript of a letter from Lord Alanbrooke of Ferney Close, Hartley Wintney, Hampshire to Noël Coward, dated March 25, 1960. Expressing thanks after receiving a copy of Noël Coward's war years autobiography 'Future Indefinite.'