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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Freedman J
FREEDMAN, Lt Cdr Julian (1917-1987)
Created [1917-1919], 1939-1945, 1974
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file


Administrative / Biographical history

Born in 1917; served in Fleet Air Arm, 1938-1946; died in 1987.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Placed in the Centre by the family in 1983 and 1991.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Papers relating to his service in the Fleet Air Arm, 1939-1945 and 1974, principally comprising aerial propaganda leaflets collected by Freedman. 'Annals of minds at war', an article on aerial propaganda by John Moorehead, from The Daily Telegraph, 8 Mar 1974. Three scripture pamphlets issued by the United States Army, namely Roman Catholic and Protestant editions of 'The Gospel according to St Matthew' and 'Psalms from the Jewish Holy Scriptures', 1943-1944. Notebook of Trooper T W Thorn, Surrey Yeomanry, containing a diary covering his service in Salonika, Jun 1917-Jan 1919. Notes on the history and use of grenades, and descriptions and drawings of different types of grenades, [1917-1919].

System of arrangement

1 file

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 supplied 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

Aerial propaganda leaflets are in German, French, Italian and Swedish, other papers are in English.

Finding aids

This Summary Guide, and published in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

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.

This catalogue is made available under the Open Data Commons Attribution License. This catalogue may be updated from time to time in order to reflect additional material and/or new understandings of the material.

Date(s) of descriptions

Feb 1997

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  • Ancient religions
  • Armed forces
  • Catholicism
  • Christianity
  • Communication process
  • Diaries
  • Documents
  • Information sources
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • Judaism
  • Literary forms and genres
  • Literature
  • Military equipment
  • Military organizations
  • Nonfiction
  • Organizations
  • Persuasion
  • Primary documents
  • Propaganda
  • Prose
  • Protestantism
  • Religions
  • State security
  • War
  • War propaganda
  • Wars (events)
  • Weapons
  • World War One (1914-1918)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • Moorehead, John, fl 1974, journalist
  • Thorn, T W, fl 1917-1919, trooper

Corporate names

  • Fleet Air Arm
  • RN, Royal Navy
  • US Army


  • Salonika, Greece

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