MC:P2/4/2P SOE and SFC-related photographs after 1945
MC:P2/4/2P/1 29 Oct 1954
Photograph of the diners at 138/161 Squadron’s Reunion dinner, which Dodds-Parker attended.
MC:P2/4/2P/2 15 Jun 1957
Copy of the Special Forces News Letter reporting the unveiling of a plaque by the Queen Mother on the house in Dorset Square which was used by the Free French during the war. See MC:P2/4/2C/69 and MC:P2/4/2MS/1 for other papers relating to the event. A set of photographs of the ceremony, similar to that in MC:P2/4/2C/69, which was originally with this letter, was given, at the request of Lady Dodds-Parker, to the Alliance Francaise (the current occupants of the property) in April 2010.
MC:P2/4/2P/3 20 May 1976
Photograph of Dodds-Parker and Prince George of Denmark at the Memorial Service for Sir Colin Gubbins at St. Martin-in-the-Fields.
MC:P2/4/2P/4–6 May 1976
3 photographs of Dodds-Parker standing outside the Club de Pins, used as an SOE base in 1942–1944 (2P/4–5 have been pasted onto a piece of paper).
MC:P2/4/2P/7–12 Nov 1977
One black and white, and five photographs of Dodds-Parker at the lunch in honour of Mme Giscard d’Estaing at the Special Forces Club. Other papers on the event may be found at MC:P2/4/2C/16 above.
MC:P2/4/2P/13–14 8 Oct 1984
2 photographs of the unveiling of a statue “Homage to Leonardo” by Enzo Plazzotta in Belgrave Square, one of which shows Dodds-Parker.
MC:P2/4/2P/15 30 May 1986
Photograph of the Presentation of the Donovan Award to President Reagan at the Hilton Hotel, Washington, attended by Dodds-Parker for the Special Forces Club. Dodds-Parker has identified everyone in the photograph on the back. See MC:P2/4/2C/35 for related papers on the event.
Photograph of Dodds-Parker and the Queen Mother at a reception at the Imperial War Museum.
Photograph of Dodds-Parker with Gunnar Svendal (a leader of the Norwegian Resistance).
MC:P2/4/2P/18–20 Apr 1987
Three photographs taken at the Bologna Conference held to commemorate the activities of No. 1 Special Force and the Italian Resistance. One shows Dodds-Parker giving a speech there (these pictures were found withMC:P2/4/2C/36 above).
MC:P2/4/2P/21–27 Dec 1996
Seven photographs taken during the visit of King Harald of Norway to the Special Forces Club.
MC:P2/4/2P/28–46 Jun 1997
19 photographs relating to Dodds-Parker and ADP’s visit to Caen. They were sent to Dodds-Parker from three friends, grouped as 2P/28–31, 2P/32-33 and 2P/34–46. See too MC:P2/4/2MS/8.
Return here to the introduction to this section of the catalogue.