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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: 15/4/460-475 Rt Hon Sir Winston Churchill, 1874-1965. Papers dated 1927-1973


Liddell Hart: 15/4/460

1927-1966

Newspaper cuttings and papers relating to Rt Hon Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill, 1927-1966, including typescript extract entitled 'Debate on the war situation, House of Commons' 20 Aug 1940; typescript article, probably by Liddell Hart, entitled 'Points supplementary to an estimate of Winston Churchill', 12 Apr 1942; typescript notes, probably by Liddell Hart, entitled 'Eight pitfalls of unwisdom' on the perceived failings of Churchill's leadership, Apr 1944; typescript article by Liddell Hart entitled 'Mr Churchill's story. A dauntless spirit but a dazzled mind', 22 Sep 1948; typescript article, probably by Liddell Hart, entitled 'Tribute to Churchill', May 1958; typescript article by Liddell Hart entitled 'The military competence and performance of Churchill, Hitler, Stalin and Mussolini in World War II', 1959. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/461

1939-1950

Newspaper cuttings relating to Parliamentary announcements and speeches made by Rt Hon Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill on British war policies and postwar foreign affairs, 1939-1950. 4 files


Liddell Hart: 15/4/462

1940-1973

Publications relating to the career of Rt Hon Sir Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill, 1940-1973, including booklet by 'Watchman' (pseudonym of Samuel Vyvyan Trerice Adams) entitled Churchill: Architect of Victory (Hamish Hamilton, London, 1940); article by Norman Phillips entitled 'Inside Churchill's flying palace' from John Bull (28 Apr 1951); booklet by William B Hamilton entitled Churchill: Actor as historian (Reprinted from The South Atlantic Quarterly, Jul 1951); article by Capt Cyril Bentham Falls entitled 'A window on the world. Churchill versus Tirpitz' from The Illustrated London News, 17 May 1952; article by Philip Faulconbridge entitled 'Sir Winston Churchill' from Candour, the British Views-Letter, 20 Nov 1953; three galley or page proof articles from Encounter entitled 'Churchill's novel' by Bryan Magee, 'Churchill considered historically' by Alfred Leslie Rowse and 'After the ball was over' by Geronwy Rees [1965]; edition of The Atlantic, Mar 1965 with articles on Churchill's life and political career; four articles by Robert Rhodes James entitled 'Churchill the outsider' serialised in the Observer Supplement, 4-28 Sep 1966. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/463

1941-1949

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to Rt Hon Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill's career, political popularity and personal life, 1941-1949, including article by Desmond MacCarthy entitled 'The eloquence of Winston Churchill' from The Listener, 9 Mar 1944; article by Reginald Thomas Herbert Fletcher Winster, 1st Baron Winster of Witherslack, entitled 'The private Mr Churchill' from Leader, 21 Oct 1944. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/464

1943-1965

Papers relating to Rt Hon Sir Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill, 1943-1965, including three typescript television scripts by Sir Arthur Bryant and Victor Wolfson for the Winston Churchill series, episodes 1, 2 and 9, 15 Dec 1960-14 Feb 1961; typescript notes on Churchill's wartime career by Maj Gen James Louis Moulton, Royal Marines, 14 Jul 1965. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/465

1943-1966

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews, articles and obituaries relating to Rt Hon Sir Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill, including retirement from Parliament, Jul 1964; ninetieth birthday celebrations, 30 Nov 1964; death, 24 Jan 1965. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/466

1948-1950

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to Rt Hon Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill's memoirs, 1948-1950, including typescript extracts from The Boer fight for Freedom (Funk and Wagnalls, New York and London, 1902) by Michael Davitt [1948]; article by Michael Foot entitled 'Churchill's Mein Kampf' from Tribune, 8 Oct 1948. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/467

1948-1953

Newspaper cuttings relating to the Daily Telegraph serialisation of The Second World War (Cassell, London, 1948-1954) by Rt Hon Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill, 1948-1953. 5 files


Liddell Hart: 15/4/468

1951

Newspaper cuttings relating to Rt Hon Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill as Prime Minister, 1951, including meeting with French ministers in Paris, 16 Dec 1951; party political broadcast, 22 Dec 1951. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/469

1954

Newspaper cuttings relating to speech by Sir Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill at Woodford, Essex, 23 Nov 1954, and the subsequent controversy due to a referral to Churchill's telegram of May 1945 to Gen Bernard Law Montgomery, ordering the retention of captured German arms for distribution to German POWs in the event of a Soviet attack on the Western Allies, May 1945. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/470

1954

Newspaper cuttings and book reviews relating to the publication of Rt Hon Sir Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill's The Second World War, Volume 6: Triumph and tragedy (Cassell, London, 1954). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/471

1954-1955

Newspaper cuttings relating to tributes for Rt Hon Sir Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill's eightieth birthday celebrations, 30 Nov 1954, including serialisation in The Sunday Times of Alan McCrae Moorehead's biography Winston Churchill; Man of Crisis (The Sunday Times, London, 1954). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/472

1956-1967

Publications relating to the career of Rt Hon Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill, 1956-1967, including article by Liddell Hart entitled 'Churchill in war. A study of his capacity and performance in the military sphere' from Encounter, Apr 1966; article in German by Liddell Hart entitled 'Als taktiker Erfolgreich, für die Strategie verloren' from Der Spiegel, 1 May 1967. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/473

1962-1970

Newspaper cuttings, articles, book reviews and obituaries relating to the life of Rt Hon Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, 1962-1970, including article by Alistair Cooke entitled 'Recollections of Churchill in wartime-General Eisenhower talks to Alistair Cooke' from The Listener, 18 Jul 1968. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/474

1966

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to extracts from Churchill. The struggle for survival, 1940-1965 (Constable, London, 1966) by Charles McMoran Wilson, 1st Baron Moran of Manton, serialised in The Sunday Times, 1966, including article by John (Harold) Plumb entitled 'Postscript on Moran. Churchill the historian' from Spectator, 24 Jun 1966; article in French by Danielle Hunebelle entitled 'Lord Moran: Oui, j'ai traité Churchill comme un homme, et après?' from Réalités, Aug 1966. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/475

1967-1969

Newspaper cuttings, articles and theatre reviews relating to the play The Soldiers by Rolf Hochhuth, a drama implicating Rt Hon Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill in the death, on 4 Jul 1943, of Polish Prime Minister, Gen Wladyslaw Sikorski, 1967-1969. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/476-482 FM Bernard L Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, 1887-1976. Papers dated 1943-1970


Liddell Hart: 15/4/476

1943-1958

Newspaper cuttings relating to the career of FM Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, 1943-1958, including promotion to Field Marshal, 1 Sep 1944; appointed Chief of the Imperial General Staff, Jul 1946; granted freedom of the City of London, 18 Jul 1946; series of articles by Alan McCrae Moorehead entitled 'The authentic life story of Montgomery' from The Sunday Express, Sep-Nov 1946; appointed NATO Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe, Apr 1951; retirement from the Army, 20 Sep 1958. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/477

1947-1970

Publications relating to FM Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, 1947-1970, including article by Soviet Maj Gen Galaktionov entitled 'Montgomery of Alamein' from Soviet News (Press Department, Soviet Embassy, London, 11 Jan 1947); article by Claud Morris entitled 'Is Monty the man for the job?' from John Bull, 16 Oct 1948; article in French by Pierre Gosset entitled 'Bernard Law Montgomery' from Réalités, Dec 1948; booklet by FM Viscount Montgomery entitled A look through a window at World War III (Reprinted from the Journal of the Royal United Services Institute, Nov 1954); article by Martin Blumenson entitled 'The most overrated General of World War II' from Irish defence journal, An Cosantóir, Sep 1963; article by Lt Col T M Hunter entitled 'In defence of Montgomery' from An Cosantóir, Dec 1963. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/478

1958

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to the publication of The memoirs of Field Marshal the Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, KG (Collins, London, 1958), including article by Rt Hon Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee, entitled 'Lord Montgomery and his memoirs' from The Listener, 6 Nov 1958. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/479

1958-1970

Papers relating to FM Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, 1958-1970, including typescript note by 'one of the foremost divisional commanders who took part in the campaign' entitled 'Questions about Montgomery's operations in North Africa and Italy that need to be cleared up in the interests of history', Oct 1958; typescript interview script, for Colombia Broadcasting System (CBS) Television, entitled 'Montgomery speaks his mind: an interview with Field Marshal the Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, interviewed by Edward R Murrow and Charles Collingwood', 28 Apr 1959; typescript radio script entitled 'Monty-portrait of a soldier' by Fred Majdalany, 1 Sep 1964. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/480

1959-1966

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to the later career of FM Bernard L Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, 1959-1966, including meeting with Soviet Premier, Nikita Kruschev, 29 Apr 1959; visit to South Africa and meeting with Prime Minister Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd, Dec 1959; meeting with Chairman Mao Tse Tung, Peking, China, 24 May 1960. 2 files


Liddell Hart: 15/4/481

1959-1970

Newspaper cuttings relating to the later career of FM Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, 1959-1970, including visit to El Alamein, Egypt, May 1967; meeting with President Gamel Abdel Nasser of Egypt, 12 May 1967; official opening of the Airborne Forces Museum, Aldershot, Hampshire, 23 Mar 1969. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/482

1967-1968

Series of articles from The Sunday Times Magazine on the Western Desert campaign, second Battle of El Alamein and FM Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein's 1967 visit to El Alamein, 1967-1968, including article by Barrie (William Edward) Pitt entitled 'The great Benghazi handicap', 10 Sep 1967; 'The Battle of Alamein' by FM Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery, 24 Sep 1967. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/483-494 Allied military leaders, 1940-1945. Papers dated 1940-1969


Liddell Hart: 15/4/483

1940-1950

Newspaper cuttings relating to British High Command, 1940-1950, including retirement of Lt Gen Sir Charles (Noel Frank) Broad from the Army, Dec 1942; announcement of the appointment of Brig Robert Edward Laycock as Chief of Combined Operations, Oct 1943; announcement of the escape of Lt Gen Sir Richard (Nugent) O'Connor, Lt Gen Philip Neame and AVM Owen Tudor Boyd from POW camp in Italy, Jan 1944; announcement of the death of Maj Gen Tom Gordon Rennie, commander 51 Highland Div, Apr 1945; replacement of Gen Sir Richard (Nugent) O'Connor as Adjutant General to the Forces by Lt Gen Sir James Stuart Steele, Sep 1947; appointment of Maj Gen Gerald Walter Robert Templer as Vice Chief of the Imperial General Staff, 27 Oct 1947. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/484

1940-1952

Newspaper cuttings relating to British and Canadian wartime commanders, 1940-1952, including FM Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke of Brookeborough; FM Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Viscount Alexander of Tunis; FM Sir Claude (John Eyre) Auchinleck; FM Sir John (Greer) Dill; Gen Sir Miles (Christopher) Dempsey; Gen Hastings Lionel Ismay, 1st Baron Ismay of Wormington; Gen Sir Bernard (Charles Tolver) Paget; Gen Sir William (Joseph) Slim; Gen Henry Duncan Graham Crerar; Lt Gen Guy Granville Simonds; Maj Gen Sir Francis Wilfred de Guingand. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/485

1942-1962

Newspaper cuttings, articles and book reviews relating to ACM Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding, 1st Baron Dowding of Bentley Priory, 1942-1962, including series of articles by Basil Collier entitled 'Leader of the few' from The Sunday Times, 28 Jul-25 Aug 1957; article by ACM Dowding for the Sunday Chronicle on the creation of an international police force, Mar 1943. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/486

1943-1969

Newspaper cuttings, articles and book reviews relating to the career of Maj Gen Orde Charles Wingate, 1943-1969, including death in air crash, 24 Mar 1944; article by Lt Gen Sir Brian Gwynne Horrocks entitled 'Wingate: a controversial figure' from The Listener, 4 Jun 1959; article by Sidney Sugarman entitled 'In memory of Orde Wingate, 1903-1944, Israel's debt to a great British soldier' from the Jewish Observer and Middle East Review, 17 Oct 1969. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/487

1945-1965

Newspaper cuttings relating to US wartime commanders, 1945-1965, including Gen of the Army Dwight David Eisenhower; Gen of the Army George C Marshall; Gen Omar Nelson Bradley; Gen Douglas MacArthur; Gen George S Patton; Gen Joseph Warren Stilwell; Lt Gen Walter Bedell Smith; Maj Gen Claire Lee Chennault; Maj Gen Robert Grow. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/488

1949-1968

Publications relating to Allied wartime commanders, 1949-1968, including booklet entitled The engineering of victory in ETO, an address given by US Brig Gen Samuel L Marshall at the twenty-first Hoover Medal award presentation to Dwight David Eisenhower, 10 Jan 1961; booklet by Forrest C Pogue entitled George C Marshall: Global Commander (United States Airforce Academy, Colorado, 1968); three articles by US Lt Gen Walter Bedell Smith entitled 'My three years in Moscow' from The Saturday Evening Post, 26 Nov-24 Dec 1949; article by Demaree Bess entitled 'The truth about General Grow's Moscow diary' from The Saturday Evening Post, 27 Sep 1952; series of articles by US Gen Matthew B Ridgway entitled 'My battles in war and peace' from The Saturday Evening Post, 21 Jan-25 Feb 1956; two articles by AF Louis(Francis Albert Victor Nicholas) Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, entitled 'Mountbatten speaks on World War II' from The Observer Magazine, 6-13 Sep 1964. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/489

1952

Newspaper cuttings, articles and book reviews relating to the publication of The Struggle for Europe (Collins, London, 1952) by (Reginald William Winchester) Chester Wilmot. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/490

1957-1961

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to the career of Lt Gen Sir Brian Gwynne Horrocks, 1957-1961, including two series of articles by Lt Gen Sir Brian Gwynne Horrocks entitled 'A study in leadership' and 'Turning point battles' from The Sunday Times, 1957-1958. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/491

1957-1963

Newspaper cuttings, articles, book reviews and obituaries relating to FM Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke of Brookeborough, 1957-1963, including publication of The Turn of the Tide (Collins, London, 1957) and Triumph in the West (Collins, London, 1959) by Sir Arthur Bryant; article by Rt Hon Sir Samuel John Gurney Hoare, Bt, 1st Viscount Templewood of Chelsea, entitled 'Alanbrooke and Churchill. A study in contrast' from The Spectator, 22 Feb 1957; article by Hon Christopher Montague Woodhouse entitled 'How vital was Churchill?' from The National and English Review, Mar 1957. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/492

1957-1965

Newspaper cuttings, articles and book reviews relating to the publication of The Business of War by Maj Gen Sir John (Noble) Kennedy (Hutchinson, London, 1957); Auchinleck: a critical biography by John Connell (Cassell, London, 1959); General Lord Freyberg, VC by Peter Singleton-Gates (Michael Joseph, London, 1963). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/493

1959

Newspaper cuttings relating to articles by James Leasor and R Adm Sir William Scarlett Jameson, 1959, including series of articles by R Adm Sir William Scarlett Jameson entitled 'Great Naval leaders' on AF Sir John (Cronyn) Tovey, AF Sir Andrew (Browne) Cunningham and Adm Sir Max (Kennedy) Horton, from The Sunday Times, 15-29 Mar 1959; series of articles by James Leasor, based on the wartime experiences of Lt Gen Sir Leslie Chasemore Hollis, Senior Assistant Secretary to the War Cabinet, 1939-1946, Mar 1959. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/494

1960

Newspaper cuttings, articles and book reviews relating to the publication of The memoirs of General the Lord Ismay (Heinemann, London, 1960). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/495-507 Periodicals and journals, 1939-1969. Papers dated 1939-1969


Liddell Hart: 15/4/495

[1939]

Query (Query Publications Limited, London, Book Nos. 1, 3). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/496

1939 Oct 23-1940 Jan 1

The Second Great War. A Standard History, edited by Maj Gen Sir Charles Gwynn and Sir John Hammerton (The Amalgamated Press, London, Nos. 1-6). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/497

1939 Nov 10-1941 Jul 18

The War (George Newnes Limited, London, Nos. 3-5, 25-26, 37, 83). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/498

1939 Sep 16,1940 Jul 20,1943 Jan 9

Three editions of periodical entitled Illustrated (Odhams Press, London, 16 Sep 1939, 20 Jul 1940, 9 Jan 1943). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/499

1939-1943

British periodicals and journals, including Hutchinson's Pictorial History of the War (Hutchinson, London, Vol 1, No. 1 [1939]); War Pictorial (Bernard Jones Publications, London, 15 Sep 1939); The War Illustrated (Amalgamated Press, London, 16 Sep 1939); The National Review (Vol 114, No. 684, Feb 1940); two editions of The Nineteenth Century and After (Constable, London, Nos. 756, 763, Feb-Sep 1940); The Aeroplane (Temple Press, London, 20 Sep 1940); The Battle of Egypt. The Official Record in pictures and map (HMSO, London, 1943). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/500

1939-1944

Defence (Lewes Press, London, Vol 1, Nos. 2-3, 5, 1 Oct-15 Nov 1939; Vol 2, Nos. 2, 6, 15 Jan-15 Mar 1940; Vol 10, No. 77, Apr 1942; Vol 12, No. 99, Feb 1944). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/501

1939-1944

US periodicals and journals, including Foreign Affairs. An American Quarterly Review (Vol 18, No. 2, Jan 1940); Survey Graphic (Survey Associates, New York, Feb 1939); US Army Review (Army Review Publishing, Marietta, Georgia, Jul-Aug 1943); Army and Navy Journal (Washington DC, 25 Dec 1943); Army Talks (US Army, Vol II, No. 4, 26 Jan 1944). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/502

1940

Two editions of journal entitled The Author, Playwright and Composer (Harrison, London, Vol 50, Nos. 3-4, Spring-Summer 1940). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/503

1940 Apr 18,1945 May 10-17

The Listener (BBC, London, No. 588, 18 Apr 1940; Nos. 852-853, 10-17 May 1945). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/504

1940-1969

Publications relating to journals, periodicals and articles on World War Two, including article by Professor Henry Steele Commager, Columbia University, entitled 'Great mysteries of World War II' from The New York Times Magazine, 25 Nov 1945; edition of Belgian journal in French entitled Bulletin de l'Aviation Militaire Belge, Jan 1948; article by Hans-Adolf Jacobsen entitled 'The Second World War as a problem in historical research' from World Politics, Jul 1964; edition of The Listener on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the outbreak of war, 3 Sep 1964; article by (Anthony) Noble Frankland entitled 'How did D Day become V Day?' from The Observer Magazine, 1 Jun 1969; edition of The Observer Magazine on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the D Day landings, 8 Jun 1969. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/505

1941-1942

Regimental publications, including two editions of Glen. The Regimental Journal of the Calgary Highlanders of Canada (Vol 3, Nos. 14, 18, Dec 1941-Apr 1942); six leaflets entitled 'KOYLI (King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry) Officers news letter', 20 Dec 1941-Oct 1942. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/506

1944 Feb

Yank. The Army Weekly (British edition, Vol 2, Nos. 34-35, 6-13 Feb 1944). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/507

1951-1963

Publications relating to the development of body armour, including article by Don Everitt entitled 'His fashions are meant to be shot at' from John Bull, 10 Feb 1951; photocopy of article by Meyer I Landsberg and Anthony L Alesi entitled 'QM research seeks improved personnel armor materials' from Army Research and Development News Magazine, Feb 1962. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/508-509 Casualty figures and war statistics, 1940-1945. Papers dated 1940-1962


Liddell Hart: 15/4/508

1940-1957

Publications and papers relating to the statistics of World War Two, including typescript note, probably by Liddell Hart, comparing casualty rates of 1918 and 1944 [1945]; booklet entitled Statistics relating to the war effort of the United Kingdom (HMSO, London, Nov 1944); typescript Adjutant General's Department note on Allied casualties for North West Europe, Italy and North African campaigns, 25 Jan 1946; article by Oron J Hale entitled 'Adolf Hitler and the post-war German birthrate, an unpublished memorandum' reprinted from Journal of Central European Affairs, Jul 1957. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/4/509

1942-1962

Newspaper cuttings relating to statistics of World War Two, 1942-1962, including Allied and Axis casualties, 1944-1951; numbers of men in services, Sep 1945; expenditure, Dec 1945. 1 file

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