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

Reference material, World War Two, 1939-1945

References on this page: LIDDELL HART: 15/4/185-217


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/185-200 Allied relations, 1941-1945. Papers dated 1941-1968


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/185

1941-1944

Newspaper cuttings relating to Placentia Bay conference, attended by Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Rt Hon Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill, aboard USS AUGUSTA and HMS PRINCE OF WALES, 9-12 Aug 1941, including agreement on Atlantic Charter, 12 Aug 1941. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/186

1941-1944

Newspaper cuttings relating to Allied governments-in-exile, 1941-1944, including formation of governments-in-exile, in London, by countries invaded and occupied by Germany, 1941; United Nations Declaration signed by representatives of Poland, Belgium, Greece, Luxembourg, Norway, the Netherlands, Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia and France, Jan 1942. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/187

1941

Newspaper cuttings relating to ARCADIA, the first Washington Conference, attended by Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Rt Hon Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill, 22 Dec 1941-14 Jan 1942, including Churchill's address to both houses of the US Congress, 26 Dec 1941; agreement on future Allied strategy, Dec 1941. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/188

1942 Aug

Newspaper cuttings relating to Rt Hon Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill's visit to Cairo, 3-11 Aug 1942, and Moscow Conference, attended by Churchill, Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin and (William) Averell Harriman, US special envoy to the UK, 12-15 Aug 1942, including Churchill's meeting with FM Rt Hon Jan Christian Smuts, Prime Minister of South Africa, Lt Gen Sir (Henry) Maitland Wilson, General Officer Commanding 9 Army, Maj Gen Bernard Cyril Freyberg, General Officer Commanding New Zealand Div, and Brig Gen Charles (André Joseph Marie) de Gaulle, President French National Committee, Aug 1942; Churchill's discussions with Stalin on future Allied invasion of north-west Europe, Aug 1942. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/189

1943 Jan-Feb

Newspaper cuttings relating to SYMBOL, the Casablanca Conference, attended by Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Rt Hon Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill and the Combined Chiefs of Staff, 14-24 Jan 1943, including discussions on future Allied strategy, Jan 1943. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/190

1943 May-Sep

Newspaper cuttings relating to TRIDENT, the second Washington Conference, attended by Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Rt Hon Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill, 11-25 May 1943 and QUADRANT, the first Quebec Conference, attended by Roosevelt and Churchill, 17-24 Aug 1943; including agreement between Churchill and Roosevelt for a conference with Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin, Aug 1943. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/191

1943 Aug-1944 Feb

Newspaper cuttings relating to the Moscow Conference, attended by Rt Hon (Robert) Anthony Eden, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Cordell Hull, US Secretary of State and Vyacheslav Mikailovich Molotov, Soviet People's Commissar for Foreign Affairs, 19-29 Oct 1943, including preparatory discussions for EUREKA, the Teheran Conference, 28 Nov-1 Dec 1943. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/192

1943 Nov-Dec

Newspaper cuttings relating to EUREKA, the Teheran Conference, attended by Roosevelt, Stalin and Churchill, 28 Nov-1 Dec 1943, and SEXTANT, the Cairo Conference, attended by Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Rt Hon Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill and Chiang Kai-shek, President of China, 23-26 Nov and 3-7 Dec 1943, including Churchill's presentation of the Sword of Stalingrad to Stalin, Teheran, 29 Nov 1943; agreement with Stalin on future Allied strategy, Dec 1943; discussions between Roosevelt, Churchill and President Ismet Inönü of Turkey, 5-7 Dec 1943; agreement with Chiang Kai-shek on future Allied strategy in the Far East, Dec 1943. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/193

1943-1968

Newspaper cuttings, publications and papers relating to Allied relations and conferences, 1941-1945, including typescript article by Thomas Lodge entitled 'Bretton Woods' [1944]; article by Leonard Miall entitled 'When Roosevelt and Stalin quarrelled' on Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Rt Hon Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill from The Listener, 6 Nov 1949; two articles by Hanson Weightman Baldwin entitled 'Our worst blunders in the war-Europe and the Russians and Japan and the Russians' from Atlantic Monthly, Jan and Feb 1950; article by Herbert Feis entitled 'The three who led' from Foreign Affairs, Jan 1959; article by Alan Bullock entitled 'Unconditional surrender' from The Spectator, 14 May 1965; two articles by Louis Allen and Martin Blumenson entitled 'Political direction of the war' from Purnell's History of the Second World War, 26 Dec 1968. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/194

1944 Sep-Nov

Newspaper cuttings relating to OCTAGON, the second Quebec Conference, attended by Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Rt Hon Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill, 12-16 Sep 1944, and TOLSTOY, the Moscow Conference, attended by Churchill, Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin and (William) Averell Harriman, US Ambassador to the USSR, 9-19 Oct 1944, and Churchill's talks with Brig Gen Charles (André Joseph Marie) de Gaulle, leader of French Provisional Government, in Paris, 11-13 Nov 1944, including discussions on deployment of British forces to join US forces in the Pacific, Sep 1944; agreement on post-war Allied occupation of Germany, Sep 1944; discussions with Stalin on post-war plans for the Balkans, Oct 1944. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/195

1944 Apr-1945 Nov

Newspaper cuttings relating to Dumbarton Oaks Conference, Washington DC, attended by delegates from thirty-nine nations to discuss the creation of the United Nations, 21 Aug-7 Oct 1944. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/196

1945 Mar-Jun

Newspaper cuttings relating to the United Nations Conference on International Organisation, San Francisco, attended by delegates from fifty Allied nations, 25 Apr-26 Jun 1945, including agreement on the United Nations Security Charter, 26 Jun 1945. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/197

1945 Jun-Sep

Newspaper cuttings relating to TERMINAL, the Potsdam Conference, attended by Rt Hon Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill (until 26 Jul 1945), Prime Minister Rt Hon Clement Richard Attlee (from 28 Jul 1945), US President Harry S Truman and Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin, 17 Jul-2 Aug 1945, including creation of Council of Foreign Ministers to administer European peace terms and boundaries, Jul 1945; Potsdam Declaration issued on the surrender terms for Japan, 26 Jul 1945. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/198

1945 Sep-1946 Jan

Newspaper cuttings relating to the London Conference of the Council of Foreign Ministers, 10 Sep-2 Oct 1945, and the Moscow Conference, 24-27 Dec 1945, attended by Rt Hon Ernest Bevin, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, James Francis Byrnes, US Secretary of State and Vyacheslav Mikailovich Molotov, Soviet People's Commissar for Foreign Affairs, including disagreement on the interpretation of the Potsdam Declaration, 3 Oct 1945; agreement on UN control of atomic weapons, Dec 1945. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/199

1945-1955

Newspaper cuttings and publications relating to ARGONAUT, the Yalta Conference, attended by Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin and Rt Hon Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill, 4-11 Feb 1945, including agreement on demarcation of Allied occupation zones in Germany and Austria, Feb 1945; discussions on the future frontiers of Poland, Feb 1945; article entitled 'Mystery No 1: PS to the Yalta controversy' from World interpreter (8 Apr 1955). 2 files


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/200

1948-1962

Newspaper cuttings and book reviews relating to British foreign policy, 1919-1945, including Treaty of Versailles, 1919; policy of appeasement, 1936-1939. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/201-203 Allied war aims and terms for peace, 1939-1945. Papers dated 1939-1959


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/201

1939-1951

Newspaper cuttings relating to Allied war aims and terms for peace, 1939-1945, including peace initiatives and speculation on an imminent peace settlement, 1939-1945; series of articles from the Daily Herald on the rights of man, Feb-Apr 1940; Hitler's deputy, Rudolf Hess' unauthorised flight to the UK to negotiate a peace settlement, May 1941; Allied policy of insisting on unconditional surrender from the Axis powers, 1943-1949. 4 files


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/202

1939-1955

Papers relating to Allied war aims and terms for peace, 1939-1945, including typescript copy of note by Rt Hon Edgar Algernon Robert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood, entitled 'Note on world settlement after the war', 7 Sep 1939; typescript copy of letter by Dr (James Clerk) Maxwell Garnett, Secretary of the League of Nations Union, to Lionel George Curtis discussing a speech made by Curtis on terms for peace, 25 Sep 1939; note and covering letter to LIDDELL HART from Victor Harold Finney, General Secretary of the Council of Action for Peace and Reconstruction, on the terms of a future peace settlement, 14 Oct 1939; memoranda by David Davies, 1st Baron Davies of Llandinam, entitled 'Notes on Anglo-French relations' and 'Memorandum on visit to Paris and Switzerland' Oct-Nov 1939; typescript memorandum, author unknown, entitled 'Restatement of war aims' 19 Aug 1940; US Information Service leaflets entitled 'Fleet Admiral Nimitz' address at joint session of US Congress', 7 Oct 1945 and 'Mr Pauley's report on reparations in Asia and Europe', 24 Jul 1947; typescript press release, dated 1 Apr 1955, from Dorothy Thompson, on Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin's toast, at the Teheran conference, Nov 1943, to the post war execution of captured German officers. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/203

1939-1959

Publications relating to Allied war aims and terms for peace, 1939-1945, including printed text of Prime Minister Rt Hon (Arthur) Neville Chamberlain's radio broadcast, 26 Nov 1939, from International Conciliation (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, New York, Feb 1940); booklet by Harold Nicolson entitled Causes and Purposes (Whitefriars Press, Tonbridge, Kent, 1939); article by Katharine Stewart-Murray, Duchess of Atholl, entitled 'In search of peace', reprinted from The fortnightly review, [1939]; pamphlet by Dick (Richard) Stokes MP entitled What is happening in Europe? (C M Proctor, London, 1940); printed article by Edward (George Warris) Hulton entitled What price peace aims? [1941]; article by the Rt Reverend George Kennedy Allen Bell, Bishop of Chichester, entitled 'The background of the Hitler plot' reprinted from The Contemporary Review, Oct 1945; article by Raymond Swing entitled 'Unconditional surrender' from The Atlantic Monthly, Sep 1947; article by US Adm Ellis Zacharias entitled 'The A-bomb was not needed' from United Nations World, Aug 1949; article by Harry Elmer Barnes entitled 'Hiroshima: Assault on a beaten foe' reprinted from National Review, 10 May 1958. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/204-208 Allied planning for post-war world, 1940-1946. Papers dated 1940-1946


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/204

1940-1944

Newspaper cuttings relating to post war planning, 1940-1944, including plans to feed Europe's population after the war, 1941-1943; appointment of Rt Hon Frederick James Marquis, 1st Baron Woolton of Liverpool, as Minister of Reconstruction, 11 Nov 1943; plans for the rebuilding of London after the 'Blitz', 1943-1944. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/205

1942-1944

Newspaper cuttings relating to world trade, 1942-1944, including speculation on post war trade, 1942-1944; UK export statistics compared with US figures, 1943-1944; UK industrial capacity, labour supply and financial markets, 1942-1944. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/206

1942-1944

Newspaper cuttings relating to Sir William Henry Beveridge and the Beveridge report on Social Insurance and Allied Services (Pariliamentary Papers, vol 6, Nov 1942), including future plans for the creation of the welfare state and National Health Service, 1943-1944. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/207

1944-1945

Newspaper cuttings and papers relating to world monetary policies and the United Nations Monetary and Financial conference, Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, 1-22 Jul 1944, including agreement for the formation of the International Monetary Fund, Jul 1944; US Office of War Information leaflet entitled 'Mr Roosevelt's message on Bretton Woods proposals', 13 Feb 1945. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/208

1944-1946

Newspaper cuttings relating to post war employment, 1944-1946, including announcement on demobilisation programme by Rt Hon Ernest Bevin, Minister of Labour, 16 May 1945; release of workers from war production factories to civilian industry, Aug 1945. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/209-217 Newspapers on end of European war, 30 Apr-12 May 1945


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/209

1945 Apr-May

Ten editions of The Times, 30 Apr-3 May, 5 May, 7-9 May, 11-12 May 1945, on the end of the war in Europe. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/210

1945 Apr-May

Eleven editions of The Manchester Guardian, 30 Apr-5 May, 7-9 May, 11-12 May 1945, on the end of the war in Europe. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/211

1945 Apr-May

Nine editions of The Daily Telegraph, 30 Apr-3 May, 5 May, 7-8 May, 11-12 May 1945, on the end of the war in Europe. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/212

1945 Apr-May

Nine editions of the News Chronicle, 30 Apr-3 May, 5 May, 7-8 May, 11-12 May 1945, on the end of the war in Europe. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/213

1945 Apr-May

Nine editions of the Daily Express, 30 Apr-3 May, 5 May, 7-8 May, 11-12 May 1945, on the end of the war in Europe. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/214

1945 Apr-May

Ten editions of the Daily Mail, 30 Apr-5 May, 7-8 May, 11-12 May 1945, on the end of the war in Europe. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/215

1945 Apr-May

Nine editions of the Daily Herald, 30 Apr-3 May, 5 May, 7-8 May, 11-12 May 1945, on the end of the war in Europe. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/216

1945 May

Editions of The Sunday Times, The Observer, the Sunday Chronicle, Sunday Express, Sunday Dispatch, Sunday Graphic and News of the World, 6 May 1945, on the end of the war in Europe. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/4/217

1945 May

Two editions of the Evening Standard, 7-8 May 1945 and one edition of the Lancashire Daily Post, 7 May 1945, on the end of the war in Europe. 1 file

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