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LIDDELL HART, Capt Sir Basil Henry (1895-1970)

Reference material, World War Two, 1939-1945

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LIDDELL HART: 15/4/80-81 Dieppe raid, 19 Aug 1942. Papers dated 1942-1967


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/80

1942-1947

Publications and papers relating to the Dieppe raid, 19 Aug 1942, including typescript poem by Robert Ranke Graves, 'The Persian version', inspired by the Dieppe raid, [1942]; German air-dropped propaganda leaflet, entitled 'Dieppe', showing 29 photographs of Canadian POWs, casualties, abandoned Churchill tanks and discarded equipment [Aug 1942]; French language booklet by Georges Guibon entitled A Dieppe, le 19 Août 1942 (Imprimerie Dieppoise, Dieppe, 1945); Supplement to the London Gazette, 14 Aug 1947 with despatch on the Dieppe raid, by Capt John Hughes-Hallett, RN, Naval Force commander. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/81

1942-1967

Newspaper cuttings relating to Operation JUBILEE, the Anglo-Canadian raid on Dieppe, 19 Aug 1942, including post-war book reviews and analysis of V Adm Louis (Francis Albert Victor Nicholas) Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten as Chief of Combined Operations. 3 files


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/82-83 Planning for Second Front, 1942-1944. Papers dated 1941-1959


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/82

1941-1946

Newspaper cuttings relating to speculation on the second front, 1941-1944, including strength of US forces in UK, 1942-1944; training and use of Commandos, 1941-1944, assessment of German FM Erwin Rommel, Commander-in-Chief, Army Group B, France, 1943-1944. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/83

1942-1959

Papers relating to planning for the second front, 1941-1944, including typescript account, by LIDDELL HART, on Allied pre-invasion strategy, 15 Jun 1942; typescript copies of correspondence, related papers, maps and plans of Gen Sir Bernard (Charles Tolver) Paget, Gen Hastings Lionel Ismay, 1st Baron Ismay of Wormington, Gen Sir Kenneth Noel Crawford, Gen Sir Charles (Falkland) Loewen, Lt Gen Sir Frederick Edgworth Morgan, Lt Gen Sir William (Pasfield) Oliver and Maj Gen Sir John (Alexander) Sinclair, on Operation SKYSCRAPER, the Mar 1943 plan to invade northern France, and PINWE, problems of an invasion of north-west Europe. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/84-101 Normandy and North West Europe campaigns, 1944-1945. Papers dated 1943-1969


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/84

1943-1945

Newspaper cuttings relating to Allied political and diplomatic relations with France, 1944-1945, including appointment of Lt Gen Marie Koenig to command FFI, 25 Jun 1944; Allied recognition of Brig Gen Charles (André Joseph Marie) de Gaulle's administration as Provisional Government of France, 23 Oct 1944; Brig Gen Charles de Gaulle's conditions for peace with Germany, 5 Feb 1945. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/85

1943-1968

Papers relating to Normandy campaign, Jun-Aug 1944, including typescript copy of letter, dated 3 Sep 1943, probably from Maj Gen Aubrey Ellis Williams, commander 160 Infantry Bde, to Maj Gen John Fullerton Evetts, on Army organisation and Operation SPARTAN, invasion exercise of Mar 1943; typescript account of 22 Armoured Bde operations in Normandy, 6-15 Jun 1944; typescript notes, dated 5 Sep 1944, by Lt Gen Sir Richard (Nugent) O'Connor, commander 8 Corps, on Operation EPSOM, to cross Odon and Orne rivers, 26-30 Jun 1944; typescript copy of notes, dated 28 Mar 1952, by Gen Sir Miles (Christopher) Dempsey on Operation GOODWOOD, attack south-east of Caen, Jul 1944; typescript briefing notes, dated 5 Aug 1944, by Lt Gen Henry Duncan Graham Crerar, commander 1 Canadian Army, to senior officers on Operation TOTALIZE, attack towards Falaise, 8-11 Aug 1944; operational orders for units of 1 Canadian Army, 12-14 Aug 1944, relating to Operation TRACTABLE, attack on Falaise, 14 Aug 1944; typescript 30 Corps operation instructions 18 and 20, dated 14 and 28 Aug 1944, on Operation KITTEN, closing of the Falaise gap and Operation SUPERCHARGE 2, advance into Belgium. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/86

1944 Jun

Newspaper cuttings relating to Operations OVERLORD and NEPTUNE, Allied invasion of France, 6 Jun 1944, and subsequent Normandy campaign, 6-30 Jun 1944, including landing of Allied airborne troops in Normandy, 5-6 Jun 1944; assault forces of Allied 21 Army Group begin landings in Normandy, 6 Jun 1944; Bayeux captured by British forces, 7 Jun 1944; US troops capture Ste Mère Eglise, 9 Jun 1944; Allied beach-heads link up, 12 Jun 1944; Cherbourg captured by US forces, 26 Jun 1944; Operation EPSOM launched by 2 Army to cross river Odon and capture Caen, 30 Jun 1944. 2 files


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/87

1944 Jul

Newspaper cuttings relating to Normandy campaign, Jul 1944, including British and Canadian troops capture most of Caen, 9 Jul 1944; St Lô captured by US forces, 18 Jul 1944; launch of Operation GOODWOOD, 2 Army offensive towards Falaise, 18 Jul 1944; Operation COBRA, US 1 Army break through German defences west of St Lô, 27 Jul 1944; launch of Operation BLUECOAT, 2 Army offensive to break out of Normandy beach-head, 30 Jul 1944. 2 files


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/88

1944 Aug

Newspaper cuttings relating to Normandy campaign, Aug 1944, including Operation DRAGOON, Allied landings in south of France, 15 Aug 1944; Canadian forces capture Falaise, 17 Aug 1944; Falaise gap closed by link up of 21 Army Group and US 12 Army Group, 19 Aug 1944; US 3 Army cross river Seine, 20 Aug 1944; Paris liberated by FFI units and 2 French Armoured Div, 25 Aug 1944. 2 files


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/89

1944 Sep

Newspaper cuttings relating to north-west Europe campaign, Sep 1944, including Allied forces cross Belgian border, 2 Sep 1944; Brussels entered by British troops, 3 Sep 1944; Antwerp captured by 21 Army Group, 4 Sep 1944; German border crossed by US 1 Army, 11 Sep 1944; Siegfried Line breached by US 1 Army, 15 Sep 1944; Operation MARKET GARDEN launched by Allies to force a bridgehead across river Lower Rhine at Arnhem in the Netherlands, 17 Sep 1944; British 30 Corps reach US 101 Airborne Div at Eindhoven, 18 Sep 1944; 30 Corps link up with US 82 Airborne Div at Nijmegen, 20 Sep 1944; survivors of 1 Airborne Div withdraw from Arnhem, 25-26 Sep 1944. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/90

1944 Oct-Dec

Newspaper cuttings relating to north-west Europe campaign, Oct-Dec 1944, including US 1 Army breach Siegfried Line between Aachen and Geilenkirchen, 2 Oct 1944; US 1 Army capture Aachen, Germany, 21 Oct 1944; Battle for the Scheldt Estuary, Oct-Nov 1944; Operation VITALITY, Canadian attack on South Beveland, 27 Oct 1944; Operation INFATUATE, British Commandos land on Walcheren island, 1 Nov 1944; German forces surrender on Walcheren island, 8 Nov 1944; Antwerp re-opened for shipping, 26 Nov 1944; US 3 Army cross river Saar, 6 Dec 1944. 2 files


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/91

1944

Newspaper cuttings relating to defence of Germany, German homefront and cultural and ideological aspects of continuing the war, 1944. 2 files


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/92

1944 Dec-1945 Jan

Newspaper cuttings relating to German Ardennes offensive, the Battle of the Bulge, 16 Dec 1944-25 Jan 1945, including launch of Operation AUTUMN MIST, German counter-offensive against US 1 Army in the Ardennes, 16 Dec 1944; German advance encircles US forces in Bastogne, Belgium, 23 Dec 1944; Allies launch counter-offensive in the Ardennes, 25 Dec 1944; US 3 Army link up with British 30 Corps at St Hubert and at river Ourthe, Belgium, 11-13 Jan 1945; US 1 Army cross German border, 31 Jan 1945. 2 files


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/93

1944-1945

Newspaper cuttings relating to new military tactics and equipment used in Normandy and north-west Europe campaigns, 1944-1945, including tanks, airborne and amphibious warfare, logistics, Mulberry harbours, combined operations and Bailey bridges. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/94

1944-1945

Papers, mainly maps, relating to 30 Corps operations in north-west Europe, 1944-1945, including file, by Directorate of Tactical Investigation, War Office, on the advance of 30 Corps across river Seine to Brussels and Antwerp, 24 Aug-4 Sep 1944; five maps of the Netherlands, covering Arnhem, Nijmegen, Venlo and the Reichswald, scale 1:50,000, (Dutch Ministry of Defence, 1933-1939); map entitled, North-West Europe, (GSGS 4042, sheets 1-8, 1943), scale 1:250,000; maps entitled France-Louviers, Gisors, Evereux, Mantes-Gassicourt, (GSGS 4250, sheets 9F/1-4, 1943), scale 1:50,000; map annotated with Allied unit dispositions for Operation MARKET GARDEN, Allied attempt to secure Rhine bridgehead, Sep 1944, (GSGS 4042, part of sheets 2A, 3A, 3, Oct 1945), scale 1:250,000; map annotated with Allied unit dispositions for Operations VERITABLE and GRENADE, Rhineland attacks by 1 Canadian Army and 9 US Army, Feb-Mar 1945, (GSGS 4042, part of sheets 2A, 3A, 3, Sep 1945), scale 1:250,000; air reconnaissance photograph, dated 26 Aug 1944, of unknown French river, showing submerged sand bank and bridges. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/95

1944-1963

Publications relating to Normandy and north-west Europe campaigns, 1944-1945, including Report by the Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean to the Combined Chiefs of Staff on the operations in southern France, Aug 1944 (HMSO, London, 1946), by FM Sir (Henry) Maitland Wilson; Supplement to the London Gazette, 3 Sep 1946, with despatch on operations in north-west Europe, Jun 1944-May 1945, by FM Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein; six articles by US Lt Gen Walter Bedell Smith entitled 'Eisenhower's six great decisions', from The Saturday Evening Post, Jun-Jul 1946; article by Hanson Weightman Baldwin entitled 'The Battle of the Bulge as a case history; battlefield intelligence', from Combat Forces Journal, Feb 1953; booklet by Sqn Ldr D R Morgan entitled No 83 Group, 1943-1945 (Rheinland-Druck, Cologne, 1957); booklet by Maurice Matloff entitled The Anvil decision: Crossroads of strategy (US Army Department, Washington DC, 1960). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/96

1944-1968

Papers relating to north-west Europe campaign, Sep 1944-May 1945, including undated typescript copy of notes by German Col Gen Kurt Student on Operation MARKET GARDEN, Allied attempt to secure Rhine bridgehead, Sep 1944; typescript copy of report, by Maj John North, on visit to British and Canadian armies in the Low Countries, 31 Oct 1944; typescript note, probably by LIDDELL HART, on US forces engaged in Ardennes, Dec 1944; typescript 30 Corps operation instructions 21 and 22, dated 2 and 5 Sep 1944, on Operation SABOT, advance to Brussels and Antwerp and Operation METEOR, crossing of Albert canal, Belgium; printed map entitled 'The advance on Hamburg' showing surounding villages and woods, scale 1;250,000 (Sep 1945); printed map entitled 'The invasion of Germany' showing major towns, rivers and canals encountered by British and Canadian forces in Mar-May 1945, scale 1:1,000,000 (Oct 1945). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/97

1944-1969

Newspaper cuttings and book reviews relating to Normandy and north-west Europe campaigns, 1944-1945, including liberation of Paris, Aug 1944, French Resistance movement, 1940-1944, treatment of collaborators following liberation, 1944. 2 files


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/98

1945 Feb-Mar

Newspaper cuttings relating to north-west Europe campaign, Feb-Mar 1945, including crossing of river Maas by 2 Army, 2 Feb 1945; Operation VERITABLE launched by 2 Army to clear the Reichswald and advance to the Rhine, 8 Feb 1945; Cologne captured by 1 US Army, 7 Mar 1945; Remagen bridge over river Rhine captured by US 1 Army, 7 Mar 1945; Operation PLUNDER launched by 21 Army Group to cross river Rhine, 23 Mar 1945; Operation VARSITY, Allied airborne forces dropped near Wesel to assist Rhine crossing, 24 Mar 1945; US 3 Army capture Wiesbaden and Frankfurt, 29 Mar 1945. 2 files


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/99

1945 Apr-May

Newspaper cuttings relating to north-west Europe campaign, Apr-May 1945, including link up of US 1 Army and US 9 Army at Lippstadt to surround the Ruhr basin, 1 Apr 1945; British troops cross river Weser, 5 Apr 1945; US 9 Army capture Hanover, 10 Apr 1945; US 9 Army cross river Elbe, 12 Apr 1945; Arnhem captured by 1 Canadian Army, 15 Apr 1945; British 2 Army advance to river Elbe, 19 Apr 1945; US and Soviet forces meet at Torgau on river Elbe, 25 Apr 1945; Munich captured by US 7 Army, 30 Apr 1945; German forces in the Netherlands, north-west Germany and Denmark surrender unconditionally to FM Bernard Law Montgomery at Lüneburg Heath, 4 May 1945. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/100

1945 Apr-May

Newspaper cuttings relating to surrender of Germany, May 1945, including capture of Vienna, Austria, by Red Army, 13 Apr 1945; Soviet advance to suburbs of Berlin, 21 Apr 1945; appointment of Grand Adm Karl Dönitz as Hitler's successor, 28 Apr 1945; suicide of Hitler in the bunker at the Reich Chancellery, Berlin, 30 Apr 1945; capture of the Reichstag by the Red Army, Berlin, 30 Apr 1945; surrender of Berlin to Red Army, 2 May 1945; unconditional surrender of German forces in the Netherlands, north-west Germany and Denmark, taken by FM Bernard Law Montgomery at Lüneburg Heath, 4 May 1945; unconditional surrender of Germany to the Western Allies and USSR, instrument of surrender signed at US Gen Dwight David Eisenhower's HQ at Rheims by Gen Alfred Jodl, 7 May 1945; Allied VE (Victory in Europe) Day, 8 May 1945. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/101

1947

'British Army of the Rhine Battlefield Tours' of Jun 1947 on Operation GOODWOOD, 8 Corps attack east of Caen, 18-21 Jul 1944; Operation TOTALIZE, 2 Canadian Corps attack on Caen-Falaise road, 7-8 Aug 1944; Operation BLUECOAT, 8 Corps attack south of Caumont, 30-31 Jul 1944; Operation NEPTUNE, 43 (Wessex) Infantry Div assault crossing of river Seine, 25-28 Aug 1944; 'British Army of the Rhine Battlefield Tour, directing staff edition' of Dec 1947 on Operation PLUNDER, 12 Corps crossing of river Rhine, 23-25 Mar 1945. 5 vols

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