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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file


Name of creator(s)

Daily Telegraph and Morning Post

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre in 1998 by Mr David Proctor via Dr Andrew Lambert, Department of War Studies, King's College London

Content & structure

Scope and content

Cuttings from the Daily Telegraph and Morning Post, 1946-1947, including serialised extracts from The Last Days of Hitler (Macmillan, London, 1947), by Hugh Redwald Trevor-Roper, 26 Nov-11 Dec 1946; three serialised extracts from Calculated Risk: the story of the war in the Mediterranean (Harper and Bros, 1950), about the Allied landings in North Africa, 1942, by Gen Mark Wayne Clark, 27-29 Jan 1947; article by former US Secretary of State for War, Henry L Stimson, entitled 'The decision to use the atomic bomb', 14 Feb 1947; three articles by former Prime Minister Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill relating to the development of the Truman Doctrine and aid to Greece and Turkey, 12-15 Apr 1947.

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be provided for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archive Services.

Language/scripts of material


Finding aids

Summary guide entry online and available in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives



Compiled Nov 1999

Description control

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

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  • Communications media
  • Desert warfare
  • Dictatorship
  • East West relations
  • Fascism
  • Information sciences
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • Military engineering
  • Nazism
  • Newspapers
  • Periodicals
  • Political doctrines
  • Political systems
  • Publications
  • Totalitarianism
  • War
  • Warfare
  • Wars (events)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • Churchill, Sir, Winston Leonard Spencer, 1874-1965, Knight, statesman
  • Clark, Mark Wayne, 1896-1984, US General
  • Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, Chancellor of Germany
  • Roper, Hugh Redwald, Trevor-, 1914-2003, 1st Baron Dacre of Glanton, historian and controversialist
  • Stimson, Henry Lewis, 1867-1950, US lawyer and public official


  • Greece
  • North Africa
  • Turkey, Middle East

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