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

Reference material: postwar, 1945-1970, Papers, 1927-1972

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Liddell Hart: 15/5/62-79 Arms control and disarmament, 1931-1969


Liddell Hart: 15/5/62

1931-1964

Publications relating to arms control and disarmament, 1931-1964, including booklet by G A Innes entitled The question of the day, Disarmament (League of Nations Union, London, 1931); volume by Grenville Clark and Louis Bruno Sohn entitled Peace through disarmament and charter revision Detailed proposals for revision of the United Nations Charter (Dublin, New Hampshire, Feb 1956); printed text of US radio and television address, of 22 Jul 1957, by John Foster Dulles, US Secretary of State, entitled Disarmament...the United States proposals (US Information Service, London, 1957); printed report entitled '1970 without arms control' by the National Planning Association Special Project Committee on security through arms control, May 1958; booklet entitled The search for disarmament (HMSO, London, 1960); booklet by Rt Hon Philip John Noel-Baker MP entitled The way to world disarmament-now! (Union of Democratic Control, London, 1963); booklet entitled The key to disarmament (HMSO, London, 1964). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/63

1946-1947

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to arms control and disarmament, 1946-1947, including six editions of Soviet News (Press Department of the Soviet Embassy, London, Nov 1946-Jul 1947), with articles on Soviet policy on arms control and statements made by Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov at the UN General Assembly, 1946-1947. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/64

1954

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to arms control and disarmament, 1954, including printed extract from Business of the House on debate in the House of Commons on disarmament (HMSO, London, 30 Jul 1954); edition of Soviet News (Press Department of the Soviet Embassy, London, 11 Oct 1954) with text of speech by Andrey Yanuaryevich Vyshinsky, Soviet delegate to the UN, at plenary meeting of the UN General Assembly, entitled 'Conclusion of an international convention (treaty) on the reduction of armaments and the prohibition of atomic, hydrogen and other weapons of mass destruction', 30 Sep 1954. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/65

1954-1955

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to arms control and disarmament, 1954-1955, including conference between the USSR, USA, UK and France on disarmament, Geneva, Switzerland, Jul 1955. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/66

1955-1961

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to neutral nations and the benefits of neutrality, 1955-1961, including article entitled 'How to be a neutral', author unknown, from The Economist, 21 May 1955; article by Richard John Moreton Goold-Adams entitled 'The outlook for neutralism' from The Listener, 10 Aug 1961. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/67

1955-1964

Publications and papers relating to arms control and disarmament, 1955-1964, including two typescript article by US Col Richard S Leghorn entitled 'Western weakness and opportunity in the four power disarmament talks', 30 Jun 1955 and 'A comprehensive US position on disarmament', 12 Oct 1955; article by Richard S Leghorn entitled 'US can photograph Russia from the air now' from US News and World Report, 5 Aug 1955; facsimile of article by MRAF Sir John Cotesworth Slessor entitled 'Disarmament and security after Geneva' from The Reporter, 8 Sep 1955; typescript article by US R Adm Henry Effingham Eccles entitled 'The illusion of disarmament', 15 Sep 1960; article by Henry (Alfred) Kissinger entitled 'Arms control, inspection and surprise attack' from NATO Letter, Dec 1960; typescript article by R Adm Sir Anthony Wass Buzzard, 2nd Bt, entitled 'Christian approach to defence and disarmament', 11 Mar 1964. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/68

1956-1957

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to arms control and disarmament, 1956-1957, including article entitled 'Approaches to disarmament', author unknown, from The Economist, 24 Mar 1956; article by Barrow Cadbury and Kathleen Lonsdale entitled 'Two Quakers' plan for progressive reduction of armaments' from The Friend, 20 Jul 1956; edition of Soviet News (Press Department of the Soviet Embassy, London, 25 Jul 1957) with article entitled 'N A Bulganin's message to Mr Macmillan', 20 Jul 1957. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/69

1958

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to arms control and disarmament, 1958, including article by John Foster Dulles entitled 'Mr Dulles replies to Russell and Khrushchev' from New Statesman (8 Feb 1958); resignation of Professor Edward Teller from the General Advisory Committee of the US Atomic Energy Commission, 16 Aug 1958. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/70

1958-1964

Publications relating to speculation on US and UK disengagement from European defence commitments, 1958-1964, including booklet by Denis Winston Healey MP entitled A neutral belt in Europe? (The Fabian Society, London, 1958); edition of The Bulletin. A weekly survey of German affairs, with article by Professor Wilhelm Grewe, German Ambassador to the USA, entitled 'Implications of disengagement' (Press and Information Office, German Federal Government, Bonn, 2 Sep 1958); article by George Frost Kennan entitled 'Disengagement revisited' from Foreign Affairs, Jan 1959; printed statement by Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev, first Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party, entitled 'Zone of peace would greatly reduce the danger of armed conflict', from Soviet News (Press Department of the Soviet Embassy, London, 21 Jul 1959); printed lecture text by James Paul Warburg entitled Disengagement and the economics of disarmament, given at the University of Illinois, 24 Mar 1961 (Current Affairs Press, New York, 1961); article by Michael Eliot Howard entitled 'Limited armament zones in Europe' from Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Feb 1962; edition of The Correspondent with article by Eugene C Hinterhoff entitled 'The case for disengagement', Nov-Dec 1963. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/71

1958-1964

Papers relating to speculation on US and UK disengagement from European defence commitments, 1958-1964, including typescript essay by Michael Eliot Howard entitled 'The problem of disengagement', Apr 1958; typescript article by Brian James Bond entitled 'Disengagement', Feb 1962; typescript article by H Paul Simon entitled 'The Warsaw Pact and East Germany-provocation or resonse?', 19 Mar 1964. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/72

1958-1965

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to speculation on US and UK disengagement from European defence commitments, 1958-1965, including Polish proposal, known as the 'Rapacki plan', from Polish Foreign Minister Adam Rapacki, for the USSR, the USA, France and the UK to agree not to base nuclear weapons in central Europe, Feb 1958; announcement by US Gen Lauris Norstad, Supreme Allied Commander, Europe [SACEUR], against any NATO disengagement from Europe, Mar 1959. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/73

1959

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to arms control and disarmament, 1959, including article entitled 'Who leads the West?', author unknown, from The Economist, 14 Mar 1959; article entitled 'Europe and the British', author unknown, from The Economist, 18 Apr 1959; article by Desmond Louis Donnelly MP entitled 'Are we in 1938?' from The Spectator, 8 May 1959; conference of the Foreign Ministers of the USSR, USA, UK and France, Geneva, Switzerland, May-Jun 1959; article by Nikolai Galay entitled 'Khrushchev's disarmament proposal' from Bulletin. Institute for the study of the USSR, Oct 1959. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/74

1959-1963

Correspondence between Liddell Hart and Wayland Hilton Young, 2nd Baron Kennet of the Dene, 1959-1963, on appointment of Liddell Hart to the editorial board of Disarmament and Arms Control. An international quarterly journal, 1963. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/75

1960

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to arms control and disarmament, 1960, including article by Barbara Anne Castle MP entitled 'The truth about disarmament' from New Statesman, 11 Jun 1960; Soviet delegation walk out of disarmament talks, Geneva, Switzerland, 27 Jun 1960. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/76

1961-1962

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to arms control and disarmament, 1961-1962, including Soviet nuclear test series, Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan, and Novaya Zemlya Island, USSR, Sep-Oct 1961; article by Karl Ernest Meyer entitled 'Testing time' from the New Statesman, 16 Feb 1962; article by Professor Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett entitled 'The real road to disarmament, the military background to the Geneva talks' from the New Statesman, 2 Mar 1962; article by Harvey Arthur De Weerd entitled 'Arms control and the legacy of the past' from Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Jun 1962; article by Michael Eliot Howard entitled 'How to ban it' from the New Statesman, 29 Jun 1962. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/77

1963

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to arms control and disarmament, 1963, including nuclear atmospheric, underwater and outer space test ban treaty signed by the USSR, USA and the UK, Moscow, USSR, 25 Jul 1963;article by Hedley Norman Bull entitled 'Bombs and balances' from The Spectator, 25 Oct 1963. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/78

1963-1969

Newspaper cuttings, publications and articles relating to arms control, disarmament and Rt Hon Col (Alun) Arthur Gwynne Jones, Baron Chalfont, Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 'Minister of Disarmament', 1963-1969, including booklet by Col (Alun) Arthur Gwynne Jones entitled The sword and the spirit. An analysis of American military power (The Times, London, 1963); article by Eugene C Hinterhoff entitled 'A strong man armed, contrasts in American foreign and military policy' from The Tablet, 3 Aug 1963; edition of Soviet News (Press Department of the Soviet Embassy, London, 15 Dec 1964) with article entitled 'Soviet government's memorandum on measures for further easing international tension and restricting the arms race', 7 Dec 1964; edition of Parliamentary debates (Hansard), House of Lords Official Report, vol 262, number 24, with motion entitled 'Disarmament and the economy' (HMSO, London, 17 Dec 1964); three articles by Baron Chalfont from The Listener entitled 'Dimensions of violence', 20 Jan 1966, 'Prospects of peace', 27 Jan 1966 and 'Arms control or nuclear anarchy?', 30 Mar 1967; printed article by Baron Chalfont entitled 'The politics of disarmament', published in Encounter, 21 Sep 196); article by Alastair Francis Buchan entitled 'The politics of non-proliferation' from The Listener, 11 May 1967; Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, Geneva, Switzerland, Jul 1968. 3 files


Liddell Hart: 15/5/79

1969

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to SALT, the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks, Helsinki, Finland, Nov 1969, including article by Gabriel Lorince entitled 'A setback for Soviet Marshals?' from New Statesman, 21 Nov 1969; article by Laurence Martin entitled 'The trouble with SALT' from the Spectator, 29 Nov 1969. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/80-83 Social and economic impact of World War Two, 1933-1969


Liddell Hart: 15/5/80

[1933]-1965

Papers relating to the role of health care, psychology and psychiatry in wartime, 1933-1965, including typescript extract from article by E Bircher entitled 'Insight into medical, particularly surgical relationship to military leadership' [1933]; typescript extract from article by John W Appel and Gilbert W Beebe entitled 'Preventive psychiatry. An epidemiologic approach', published in The Journal of the American Medical Association, 31 Aug 1946; typescript essay by Dr Seymour Morgan Farber entitled 'Quality of living-stress and creativity', 1965. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/81

1939-1953

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to the social and economic effects of World War Two, 1939-1953, including personal manners and etiquette, 1939-1953; article by Jan de Hartog entitled 'Is God an Englishman?' from The New Statesman and Nation, 23 Feb 1946; article by Lewis Mumford entitled 'The British character as I see it' from The Listener, 8 Aug 1946; article by Professor John Jewkes entitled 'Is this poverty really necessary?' from Time and Tide, 5 Oct 1946; article by (Arthur William) Douglas Cooper entitled 'Europe's lost art treasures' from The Listener, 14 Aug 1947; article by Salvador de Madariaga entitled 'Leisure and the Englishman' from The Listener, 7 Apr 1949. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/82

1955-1961

Five articles by Hugh Joseph Charles L'Etang entitled 'Five psychiatric fallacies' [1955]; 'Category men', reprinted from The Practitioner, Sep 1956; 'The health of statesmen and affairs of nations', reprinted from The Practitioner, Jan 1958; 'Not in practice', reprinted from The Practitioner, Aug 1960; 'Ill health in senior officers', reprinted from The Practitioner, Apr 1961. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/83

1956-1968

Publications relating to the role of health care, psychology and psychiatry in wartime, 1964-1968, including article by Samuel Lyman Atwood Marshall entitled 'Communication under stress', reprinted from International Psychiatry Clinics, Jan 1964; edition of 'Royal Army Medical Corps Historical Museum, Catalogue of the contents of the Muniment Room at the Royal Army Medical College, Millbank, London SW1', Sep 1965; volume by Howard C Walters, Jr, entitled Military Psychology, its use in modern war and indirect conflict (William C Brown, Dubuque, Iowa, 1968). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/84-87 Morale, courage and leadership,1935-1966


Liddell Hart: 15/5/84

1935-1948

Newspaper cuttings and publications relating to military morale, leadership and personal courage, 1937-1945, including booklet entitled Right or wrong? Elements of training and leadership illustrated (HMSO, London, 1937); article by US Capt Charles T Lanham entitled 'Panic' from US Infantry Journal, Jul-Aug 1937; galley proof article by Capt Edward Hamilton Grant, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, entitled 'Youth or age' published in Fighting Forces [1938]; booklet entitled Lecture on military leadership given at the University of St Andrews by Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery on 15 November 1945 (Printing and Stationary Service, British Army of the Rhine, Germany, 1945). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/85

1937-1960

Newspaper cuttings and papers relating to leadership, 1937-1960, including typescript memorandum by Capt Lancelot Dykes Spicer entitled 'Memorandum on the age of Commanding Officers in the field' [1938]; typescript memorandum by Maj Gen Eric Edward Dorman-Smith entitled 'Reflections on the indirect approach', 30 May 1943; correspondence, dated 29-30 Dec 1947, between Liddell Hart and John Gordon on a Sunday Express article by Gordon entitled 'Even great men grow too old', 28 Dec 1947; typescript article by Professor Richard Arthur Preston, Royal Military College of Canada, entitled 'The study of the character, personality and qualities of great military leaders', Feb 1955; typescript script for CBS [Columbia Broadcasting System] television programme entitled CBS Reports: Walter Lippmann on leadership, broadcast 7 Jul 1960. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/86

1949-1951

Papers relating to psychological warfare, 1949-1951, including two typescript articles by Dennis Routh entitled 'The role of psychological warfare in British defence', Dec 1949, and 'Psychological warfare in British strategy: some proposals for action', Jan 1950; typescript memorandum by Lt Gen Sir Giffard (Le Quesne) Martel entitled 'Cold or psychological warfare' 22 May [1951]. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/87

1951-1966

Newspaper cuttings and publications relating to military morale, leadership and personal courage, 1951-1966, includingarticle by German Gen Günther Blumentritt entitled 'Is higher command more complex today?' from An Cosantóir, the Irish Defence Journal, Apr 1951; article by US Col Frank W Norris entitled 'Divisional command in 1960-70' from Military Review, Mar 1957; article by FM Sir William (Joseph) Slim entitled 'Courage!' (No publication details, 1957); article by Dr George Kilpatrick Tanham entitled 'Something to fight for' from An Cosantóir, Sep 1962; article by US Gen Bruce C Clarke entitled 'Leadership, commandership, generalship, followership' from An Cosantóir, Apr 1964; article by US Gen of the Army Omar Nelson Bradley entitled 'Leadership' from Military Review, Sep 1966. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/88-104 United Nations Organisation,International Law and peace keeping, 1935-1970


Liddell Hart: 15/5/88

1935-1945

Publications and papers relating to the United Nations Organisation, peace-keeping duties and International Law, 1935-1945, including article by Hamilton Fish Armstrong entitled 'Power politics and the peace machinery', reprinted from Foreign Affairs, Oct 1935; article by Lewis Bernstein Namier entitled 'Diplomacy, secret and open', reprinted from The Nineteenth Century and After, Jan 1938; booklet by Norman Bentwich entitled International Law (Royal Institute of International Affairs, London, 1945). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/89

1944-1951

Newspaper cuttings relating to speculation on the creation of a world peace-keeping force, 1944-1951, including report by the UN Military Staff Committee to the Security Council on the impracticalities of establishing a UN armed force, Aug 1948; UN General Assembly approval to place an international armed force at the disposal of the UN, Nov 1950. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/90

1945-1947

Newspaper cuttings relating to the UN Organisation and Security Council debates, 1945-1947, including first session of the Assembly of the UN Organisation, Central Hall, Westminster, 10 Jan 1946; election of Paul-Henri Spaak, Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs, as President of the UN Organisation, Jan 1946; British mandated territories of Tanganyika, the Cameroons and Togoland to be placed under the trusteeship of the UN, Jan 1946; UN Security Council debates on Persia, Greece and Indonesia, Jan-Feb 1946; rejection of UN membership for Albania, Mongolia, Transjordan, Eire and Portugal, Aug 1946. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/91

1946

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to the peace conference between the wartime Allies and Italy, Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary and Finland, Paris, France, 1946, including article by Harold George Nicolson entitled 'We must burn no boats' from The Listener, 26 Sep 1946; disagreement between Italy and Yugoslavia over Yugoslav claims on Trieste, Oct 1946. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/92

1946-1959

Publications relating to speculation on the creation of a world peace-keeping force, 1946-1959, including printed book preface, in French, by Henri Bouché entitled 'L'arme aérienne et l'organisation politique du monde. Préface pour le livre du Général Hébrard Vingt-cinq années d'aviation militaire (Éditions Albin Michel, Paris, 1946); edition of Soviet News (Press Department of the Soviet Embassy, London, 10 Jun 1947) with speech by Andrei Andreevich Gromyko, Soviet delegate to the UN Security Council, entitled 'Armed forces at disposal of Security Council', given at the UN Security Council, New York, Jun 1947; edition of The New Commonwealth on the role of UN peace-keeping forces, Jun 1947; article by Lt Col G A Rowan-Robinson entitled 'An international General Staff' from The New Commonwealth, Sep 1948; article by 'EA' entitled 'Plan for a world security force' from The New Commonwealth, Apr 1949; booklet by Reginald Edgar Gilbert Fulljames entitled Balance of Power or International Force? (Arthur H Stockwell, Ilfracombe, Devon, 1959). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/93

1947-1948

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to the Council of Foreign Ministers' Conferences, Moscow, USSR, Mar 1947, and London, Dec 1947, including agreement on policy of de-Nazification in Germany and Austria, Mar 1947; indefinite adjournment of Council of Foreign Ministers' Conference, London, Dec 1947. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/94

1948-1951

Publications and papers relating to the United Nations Organisation, peace-keeping duties and International Law, 1948-1951, including booklet by Edward Mead Earle entitled National power and world order (The University of Denver Press, Colorado, 1948); booklet by George Norman Clark entitled The cycle of War and Peace in Modern History (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1949), the text of the Creighton Memorial Lecture on History, University of London, 15 Nov 1948; UN booklet entitled Delegations to the United Nations. Fourth Regular Session of the General Assembly (UN Publications, New York, Sep 1949); article by Herbert Butterfield entitled 'The tragic element in modern international conflict', reprinted from The Review of Politics, Apr 1950; article by Herbert Butterfield entitled 'The scientific versus the moralistic approach in international affairs', reprinted from International Affairs, Oct 1951. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/95

1948-1957

Newspaper cuttings and book reviews relating to the International Red Cross and treatment of POWs, 1948-1957, including seventeenth International Red Cross Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, Aug 1948; conference on four International Red Cross conventions for the protection of combatant and civilian victims of war, including revision of the Geneva Convention of 1929, the Hague Maritime Convention and the International Convention on the Treatment of Prisoners of War, Geneva, Switzerland, Apr 1949; publication of Ministry of Defence evidence on the maltreatment and torture of British POWs captured by North Korean and Chinese forces during the Korean War, Feb 1955. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/96

1948-1963

Newspaper cuttings and publications relating to the UN Organisation and the Council of Europe, 1948-1963, including UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Dec 1948; two editions of Soviet News (Press Department of the Soviet Embassy, London, 31 May and 1 Jun 1947) with speeches by Andrey Yanuaryevich Vyshinsky, Soviet delegate to the UN, to the Council of Foreign Ministers, 30 and 31 May 1949; first meeting of the Consultative Assembly of the Council of Europe, Strasbourg, France, 10 Aug 1949; resignation of Paul-Henri Spaak as President of the Council of Europe, 11 Dec 1951. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/97

1949-1956

Publications relating to the International Red Cross and treatment of POWs, 1949-1956, including edition of Soviet News, with article entitled 'International conventions for protection of war victims. Punishment of war criminals and protection of civilians' (Press Department of the Soviet Embassy, London, 5 Aug 1949); Ministry of Defence booklet entitled Treatment of British Prisoners of War in Korea (HMSO, London, 1955); article by Irish Capt P Coakley, Military Police Corps, entitled 'The Geneva Convention of 1949 sets out the current international law on prisoners of war' from An Cosantóir, the Irish Defence Journal, Nov 1956. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/98

1950-1957

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to the UN Organisation, 1950-1957, including article by Geoffrey Bocca entitled 'Turning point for the man of peace', on UN Secretary-General Trygve Halvdan Lie, from John Bull, 3 Feb 1951; Soviet rejection of disarmament proposals, Nov 1951. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/99

1954-1964

Papers relating to International Law and the preservation of world peace, 1954-1964, including typescript text of lecture by William Harvey Moore, QC, Honorary Secretary General of the International Law Association, entitled 'The present state of International Law', given at the 46th conference, Edinburgh, 9 Aug 1954; typescript report by the Permanent United Nations Force Committee, World Association of World Federalists, to the Vienna Congress of Jul 1961, entitled 'The creation of a world security authority based on the lessons of the Congo', Mar 1961; typescript report from Norwegian Lt Col Björn Egge, Chairman, Strategic Studies Group, and Per Frydenberg, Deputy Director, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, to the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, on a study of international peace-keeping forces, USA and Canada, Aug-Oct 1964. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/100

1957-1962

Publications and papers relating to the United Nations Organisation, peace-keeping duties and International Law, 1957-1962, including Federal Union booklet entitled Proposals for a permanent United Nations Force (Federal Union, London, Aug 1957); pamphlet by Grenville Clark and Louis Bruno Sohn entitled World Peace through World Law (Harvard University Press, Massachusetts, Apr 1958); booklet by 'Ten Conservative MPs', including V Adm John Hughes-Hallett, entitled A World Security Authority? (Conservative Political Centre, London, Sep 1958); booklet by Grenville Clark and Louis Bruno Sohn entitled Reprint of the introduction to World Peace through World Law (Harvard University Press, Massachusetts, 1960); printed text of The David Davies Memorial Institute of International Studies Annual Memorial Lecture by Hon Sir Harold (George) Nicolson entitled 'The old diplomacy and the new', Mar 1961; article by Theodore Ropp, Professor of History, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA, entitled 'War' from The Encyclopedia Americana (Americana Corporation, New York, 1962). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/101

1957-1965

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and publications relating to UN peace-keeping forces, 1957-1965, including booklet by David Hedley Ennals entitled A United Nations Police force? (Fabian International Bureau, London, 1959); article entitled 'The world's forgotten army. How great a deterrent is UNEF [United Nations Emergency Force]?', author unknown, Jewish Observer and Middle East Review, 12 May 1961; article by Rt Hon Lester Bowles Pearson, Prime Minister of Canada, entitled 'A new kind of peace force' from An Cosantóir, the Irish Defence Journal, Oct 1964. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/102

1959-1969

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to the UN Organisation and the work of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), 1959-1969, including death of UN Secretary-General Dag (Hjalmar Agne Carl) Hammarskjöld, in air crash near Ndola, Northern Rhodesia, 17 Sep 1961; rejection of Communist China as a member of the UN, Dec 1961; election of Burmese diplomat U Thant as Secretary-General of the UN Organisation, 1962. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/103

1963-1969

Publications and papers relating to the United Nations Organisation, peace-keeping duties and International Law, 1963-1969, including booklet by a 'Research Group on the role of the UN' entitled Keeping the peace (Bow Publications, London, Sep 1963); Central Office of Information booklet entitled Britain and the United Nations (HMSO, London, Sep 1964); facsimile of article by Maj Henry E Harris entitled 'The Irish Army-UNO's soldiers for peace' from Brassey's Annual. The Armed Forces Yearbook, 1965); edition of Forward in Europe (Council of Europe, Strasbourg, France, Apr 1965); printed article by Percy Ellwood Corbett, Department of International Relations, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA, entitled 'From international law to world law', Oct 1969. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/104

1966-1970

Three published speeches, 1966-1970, entitled Speech by the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs [Rt Hon George Alfred Brown] in the General Assembly of the United Nations, New York, 11 October 1966 (HMSO, London, 1966); Speech by the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs [Rt Hon Robert Michael Maitland Stewart] in the General Assembly of the United Nations, New York, 14 October 1968 (HMSO, London, 1968); Speech by the Prime Minister, The Rt Hon Edward Heath, MBE, MP, at the Commemorative Session for the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of the United Nations, New York, 23 October 1970 (HMSO, London, 1970). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/105-113 Army education, welfareand training, 1936-1970


Liddell Hart: 15/5/105

[1936]-1968

Papers relating to military education and the training of officers, [1936]-1968, including typescript memorandum, probably by Liddell Hart, entitled 'Military training' [1936]; typescript pamphlet entitled 'The education of the officer', a synopsis of a lecture to The Royal United Services Institution by Maj Gen John Winthrop Hackett, Commandant, Royal Military College of Science, Shrivenham, Oxfordshire, 23 Nov 1960; typescript review, by US R Adm Henry Effingham Eccles, on book by Maj William E Simons, USAF, entitled Liberal Education in the Service Academies (Institute of Higher Education, Columbia University, New York, 1965); typescript correspondence between Liddell Hart and Maj Gen Henry Lowther Ewart Clark Leask, Director of Army Training, on the training and military education of Army officers, 21 Dec 1967-3 Jan 1968. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/106

1939-1945

Newspaper cuttings relating to Army education and the training of officers, 1939-1945, including development of Officer Cadet Training Units [OCTU], Dec 1940; dismissal of Lt Col Ralph Charles Bingham from command of 168 Officer Cadet Training Unit for publicly criticising the selection process for potential Army officers, Jan 1941. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/107

1940-1964

Newspaper cuttings relating to Army education, welfare and training, 1940-1960, including appointment of John Burgon Bickersteth as Director of Army Education, May 1942; development of the Army Bureau of Current Affairs to encourage topical debate amongst troops, Sep 1942; appointment of Philip Robert Morris as Director-General of Army Education, Dec 1943; announcement of the merger of the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, and the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, to form the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, to train Army officers, Apr 1946; appointment of V Adm Hon Cyril Eustace Douglas-Pennant as Commandant of the Joint Services Staff College, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, Nov 1946; appointment of Sir Robert (Heatlie) Scott as Commandant of the Imperial Defence College, London, Aug 1959; introduction of compulsory three month science course for potential Staff Officers at the Royal Military College of Science, Shrivenham, Oxfordshire, Nov 1960. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/108

1941-1967

Publications relating to Army education and the training of officers, 1941-1967, including article by G M Jadhav entitled 'Military education' reprinted from the Calcutta Review, Sep 1941; article by James Frank Dobie entitled 'Samples of the Army mind' from Harper's Magazine, Dec 1946; article by Bertram Alfred Young entitled 'How to be famous as a soldier' from Punch, 28 Aug 1957; guidebook entitled The Royal Military College of Science, Mar 1960; article by Maj Harry Brian Claude Watkins, Royal Tank Regiment, entitled 'Discipline' from Journal of the Royal United Services Institute, Aug 1960; article by Australian Maj C W Wright, Royal Australian Signals, entitled 'Leaders are thinkers' from the Australian Army Journal, Nov 1960; published text of lecture, given on 23 Nov 1960, by Maj Gen John Winthrop Hackett entitled 'The education of the officer', from Journal of the Royal United Services Institute, Feb 1961; article by US Col Russel V Ritchey, SHAPE, entitled 'Military education and the NATO mission' from NATO's Fifteen Nations, Dec 1961; article by Friedrick Forstmeier entitled 'University education for officers. (A requirement of the present)' from An Cosantóir, the Irish Defence Journal, Mar 1965; booklet in French entitled Saint-Cyr, La carrière d'officier (Paris, 1965); volume entitled Final Report, Joint Services Headmasters' Conference 5-6 Apr 1967 held at The Royal Military College of Science, Shrivenham (HMSO, London, 1967). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/109

1947-1950

Publications relating to US military education and the US Military Academy, West Point, New York, 1947-1950, including three booklets by US Maj Gen Maxwell Davenport Taylor, Superintendent, US Military Academy, entitled West Point. Its Objectives and Methods, Aptitude for the Military Service and West Point Honor System (US Military Academy, West Point, New York, 1947); booklet entitled United States Military Academy, West Point, New York. Catalog of Information, 1949-1950 (US Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1949); booklet entitled Building Leaders. The story of West Point (US Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1949); volume entitled Bulletin of the United States Military Academy, 1949-1950 (US Military Academy, West Point, New York, 1950). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/110

[1956]-1970

Publications and papers relating to the recruitment of officers, [1956]-1970, including typescript booklet entitled 'Notes on the Belgian Staff College' [1956]; article in French by Guy Weber entitled 'Pourquoi les jeunes gens ne veulent plus devenir officiers' from Bulletin des Blindes (May 1960); booklet in French entitled Bulletin trimestriel de l'association des amis de l'école supérieure de guerre (Paris, Jul 1965); volume entitled The Profession of Arms. The 1962 Lees Knowles lectures given at Trinity College, Cambridge, by Lt Gen Sir John (Winthrop) Hackett (US Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1966); printed programme for the 'Second annual Military History Symposium, USAF Academy, Colorado' on 'Command and commanders in modern military history', 2-3 May 1968; edition of the US Naval War College Review with article by US R Adm Henry Effingham Eccles entitled 'Military theory and education: the need for and nature of', Feb 1969; article by Corelli Barnett entitled 'The British officer: how much has he changed since 1870?' from The Sunday Times Magazine, 13 Dec 1970. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/111

1961-1962

Publications and papers relating to the recruitment of officers, 1961-1962, including Army League published report entitled A challenge to leadership. An examination of the problem of Officer recruitment for the British Army (The Army League, London, 1962); typescript introduction to above report by Gen Sir Richard (Nelson) Gale [1961]; three typescript articles by Brian James Bond entitled 'The recruitment of officers for the Regular Army', 'Attractions and deterrents to an officer's career in the British Army' and 'Career structure and the civil employment of ex-officers' [1961]; correspondence between Liddell Hart and Brian James Bond discussing the publication of the Army League report, Oct-Dec 1961. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/112

1961-1962

Papers relating to the NATO Military Education Conference, SHAPE, Paris, France, 22-27 Jan 1962, including typescript memorandum, from USAF Col Russell V Ritchey, entitled 'Tentative program for the NATO Military Education Conference', 15 Oct 1961; typescript volume entitled 'Report on the NATO Military Education Conference and basic planning data', 1962; typescript volume entitled 'Conference handbook, NATO Military Education Conference', 1962; typescript volume entitled 'NATO military education systems', 1962. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/113

1966-1967

Papers in French relating to the Ècole Spéciale Militaire et Ècole Militaire Interarmes, Saint-Cyr-Coëtquidan, Morbihan, France, 1966-1967, including typescript notes on military courses, facsimiles of maps and diagrams of the campus facilities and typescript introductory notes entitled 'Ècole Militaire Interarmes' [1967]. 1 file

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