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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: 15/5/319-365 The USSR, 1940-1971


Liddell Hart: 15/5/319

1940-1949

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to British and US relations with the USSR, 1940-1949, including article by Clinton Hartley Grattan entitled 'The struggle for peace' from Harper's Magazine, Feb 1940; article by Charles Augustus Lindbergh entitled 'What substitute for war?' from Atlantic Monthly, Mar 1940; article by Quincy Howe entitled 'Did we fight in vain? Challenge to US policy in Europe, Asia, Latin America' from Worldover Press, 8 May 1946; edition of Soviet News with article by Ilya Ehrenberg entitled 'This "American way of life"' (Press Department of the Soviet Embassy, London, 27 Jul 1946); article by (Alfred) Alistair Cooke entitled 'Testing Americans' taste and thoughts' from The Listener, 15 Aug 1946; statements from Soviet News entitled 'Soviet-American relations. Exchange of statements between V M Molotov and General Bedell Smith' (Press Department of the Soviet Embassy, London, 11 May 1948); edition of Soviet News (Press Department of the Soviet Embassy, London, 24 May 1948); article by Walter Lippmann entitled 'The Russian-American war' from Atlantic Monthly, Jul 1949. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/320

1942-1948

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to the Soviet high command, 1942-1948, including death of Soviet Gen Nikolai Fedorovich Vatutin, Ukraine, USSR, Apr 1944; dismissal of Marshal Kliment Yefremovich Voroshilov from the State Committee of Defence, Nov 1944; edition of Soviet News with article by Jacov Makarenko entitled 'Marshal Zhukov's life' (Press Department of the Soviet Embassy, London, 27 Feb 1946); article by Arnold Purre entitled 'The legend of the invincible Red Army' from The Reserve Officer, Dec 1947; dismissal of Soviet Marshal Alexander Mikhailovich Vasilevsky as Chief of the Soviet General Staff, Nov 1948. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/321

1942-1952

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to Stalin, 1942-1952, including appointment of Stalin as a Marshal of the Soviet Union, Mar 1943; appointment of Stalin to the newly created rank of Generalissimo, Jun 1945; article by Soviet Capt N Ponomaryov entitled 'I worked with Stalin as telegraphist at GHQ' from Soviet News (Press Department of the Soviet Embassy, London, 11 Jul 1946); article by Edward Crankshaw entitled 'Stalin-key to peace or war' from John Bull, 6 Nov 1948; edition of Soviet News with article on Stalin by Lavrenti Pavlovich Beria entitled 'The great inspirer and organiser of the victories of Communism' (Press Department of the Soviet Embassy, London, 28 Dec 1949). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/322

1943-1954

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to Soviet and Warsaw Pact armed forces, 1943-1954, including edition of Soviet News with text of speech to the Moscow Soviet by Marshal Nikolai Alexandrovich Bulganin entitled 'Thirty years of the Soviet Army' (Press Department of the Soviet Embassy, London, 25 Feb 1948); article by Garrett Underhill entitled 'Report on the Red Army' from The New York Times Magazine [1949]; article by T Norwid entitled 'Soviet armed forces' from An Cosantóir, the Irish Defence Journal [1949]; article by Capt D N P Brunicardi entitled 'Soviet air strength' from An Cosantóir, Apr 1951; appointment of Marshal Vasili D Sokolovsky as the Chief of Staff of the Red Army, Feb 1953; article entitled 'The Bulgarian Army', author unknown, from An Cosantóir, Mar 1953; article by Raymond Leonard Garthoff entitled 'The organization of the armed forces of the USSR' from Combat Forces Journal, Apr 1953; article by Dr Wilhelm Kretschmer entitled 'The Russian soldier' from An Cosantóir, Apr 1953; article by Cdr Anthony Tosswill Courtney, RN, entitled 'Ships of the Soviet' from The Listener, 15 Oct 1953. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/323

1946-1949

Publications relating to the USSR, 1946-1949, including two articles by Harold (George) Nicolson entitled 'Russia and the peace conference' and 'Why Russia distrusts us' from The Listener, Aug-Sep 1946; edition of Civil Liberty, Journal of the National Council for Civil Liberties with article by Neil Lawson entitled 'The Canadian spy scare', Oct 1946; article by Henry Holm entitled 'The Russian soldier in Germany' from Worldover Press, 7 Mar 1947; US Government booklet entitled The Berlin Crisis. A Report on the Moscow Discussions 1948 (US Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1948); article by Edward Crankshaw entitled 'Two giants in the ring' from John Bull, 1 Jan 1949; article by Barbera Ward entitled 'How to fight back at Stalin' from John Bull, 8 Jan 1949; two articles by Douglas Arnold Hyde entitled 'Reds in the Trade Unions' and 'Communist who pulls the strings' from John Bull, Apr-May 1949; article by Lucjan Blit entitled 'The silent purge' from Tribune, 12 Aug 1949; article by Edward Crankshaw entitled 'Russia's slaves: the truth' from John Bull, 27 Aug 1949; article by Douglas Arnold Hyde entitled 'Where our Communists learn the answers' from John Bull, 12 Nov 1949. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/324

1946-1950

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to the USSR, 1946-1950, including appointment of Georgi Nikolavich Zaroubin as Soviet Ambassador to the Court of St James, London, Oct 1946; appointment of Soviet Marshal Ivan Stepanovich Konev as Commander-in-Chief, Soviet ground forces, Nov 1946; appointment of Andrei Andreevich Gromyko as Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister, Mar 1949; article by Alexander Werth entitled 'The mood of Soviet Russia' from The New Statesman and Nation, 23 Apr 1949; restoration of capital punishment in the USSR, for treason, espionage and sabotage, Jan 1950. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/325

1946-1968

Papers relating to the USSR and Soviet armed forces, 1946-1970, including typescript article in French by Soviet Lt Col Serge Andolenko entitled 'Influences hereditaires. L'Armee Imperiale' [1950]; typescript War Office memorandum entitled 'Some nots on the Soviet Army', Mar 1951; typescript report by T Denny entitled 'Stalin, a report' [1955]; typescript article, probably by Liddell Hart, entitled 'The battle for Stalingrad' [1955]; typescript article by Soviet Capt N Galai entitled 'Soviet armoured forces' [1955]; typescript volume entitled 'The Soviet Twenty-First Party Congress (Moscow, 27 Jan to 5 Feb 1959). A compilation of analytical and critical materials' (Institute for the Study of the USSR, Munich, West Germany, 1959); typescript text of lecture in French by Ferdinand Otto Miksche entitled 'La strategie mondiale Sovietique', given at the College de Defense de l'Otan, 29 Oct 1959; typescript research paper by Walter F Hahn entitled 'Internal motives for Soviet secrecy', Jun 1963; typescript article by V Adm Brian Betham Schofield entitled 'The contradiction of Soviet maritime policy' [1968]; typescript article by Maj William T Wilson, USAF, entitled 'A new vitality in Soviet defense posture', May 1968. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/326

1947-1953

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to Soviet strategic objectives and the development of nuclear weapons, 1947-1953, including resignation of Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin as Minister of the Soviet Armed Forces, Mar 1947; negotiations between the USSR and Norway on the sovereignty of Spitsbergen, Mar 1947; article by Maurice Edelman, MP, entitled 'Can Russia fight on two fronts?' from Picture Post, 29 Jul 1950; article by Richard Wilson entitled 'Is Siberia Russia's secret base for world conquest?' from Look, 5 Dec 1950; article by Edward Crankshaw on Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov entitled 'Man who may push Stalin into war' from John Bull, 31 Mar 1951; defection of Soviet Col Boris Shaposhnikov, West Germany, May 1951; article by Alexander Boray entitled 'Should we stir up resistance behind the iron curtain now?' from The Reporter, 14 Oct 1952. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/327

1948-1950

Twenty seven editions of Soviet News (Press Department of the Soviet Embassy, London, 1948-1950) including article by Faina Shestakova entitled 'The Soviet educational system', 21 May 1948; statement by Andrey Yanuaryevich Vyshinsky, Soviet delegate to the UN, entitled 'Soviet proposals on arms reduction and prohibition of the atomic weapon', 11 Nov 1948; statement by the Information Bureau of the Soviet military administration in Germany entitled 'German prisoner of war repatriation plan', 11 Jan 1949; article by Raisa Malakhovna Savitskaya entitled 'Vladimir Ilyich Lenin and Soviet democracy', 21 Jan 1950. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/328

1948-1950

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to speculation on the outbreak of war between the USSR and the western nations, 1948-1950, including article by Hanson Weightman Baldwin entitled 'The price of war' from Harper's Magazine, Jul 1948; article entitled 'Armed truce, no peace, but no early war', author unknown, from Worldover Press, 29 Oct 1948; article by (Basil) Kingsley Martin entitled 'What a world truce would mean' from John Bull, 30 Oct 1948; article by Maj Gen John Frederick Charles Fuller entitled 'The defence of Europe' from English Review, Mar 1950; article by George Frost Kennan entitled 'Is war with Russia inevitable?' from An Cosantóir, the Irish Defence Journal, Jul 1950. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/329

1950

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to the USSR, 1950, including shooting down of US Navy bomber by Soviet warplanes for an alleged violation of Soviet airspace, Baltic Sea, Apr 1950; article by J Viktorov entitled 'Some lessons of history' from Soviet News (Press Department of the Soviet Embassy, London, 9 May 1950); article by Hanson Weightman Baldwin entitled 'USA and USSR-an assay of strength' from The New York Times Magazine, 24 Sep 1950; article by Maj Christopher Paget Mayhew, MP, entitled 'Must there be war with Russia?' from Picture Post, 30 Sep 1950; article by Arthur Goodfriend entitled 'If you were born in Russia' from Illustrated, 7 Oct 1950; supplement to Soviet Weekly entitled For Peace and Security of the Peoples against the Threat of a new War. United Nations General Assembly, A Y Vyshinsky, Speech to Political Committee on October 10, 19 Oct 1950. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/330

1951

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to the USSR, 1951, including article by Alexander Werth entitled 'Is Russia expecting war?' from The New Statesman and Nation, 6 Jan 1951; statement from Soviet News entitled 'Statement of the State Planning Committee of the USSR and the Central Statistical Board of the USSR on the results of the fulfilment of the fourth (first post-war) Five-Year Plan of the USSR for 1946-1950' (Press Department of the Soviet Embassy, London, 20 Apr 1951); article by Gerald Bailey, Secretary of the East-West Relations Committee, British Society of Friends, entitled 'Seven Quakers talk peace in Moscow' from Picture Post, 25 Aug 1951; article by William Norman Ewer entitled 'Is a settlement with Russia possible?' from The Listener, 20 Sep 1951; article by Edward Crankshaw entitled 'The price we are paying for peace' from The Listener, 27 Sep 1951. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/331

1951-1954

Publications relating to the USSR, 1951-1954, including booklet by Maj Gen John Frederick Charles Fuller entitled Russia is not invincible (Eyre and Spottiswoode, London, 1951); booklet by Oleh R Martovych entitled National Problems in the USSR (Scottish League for European Freedom, Edinburgh, 1953); article by US Col Louis Bainerd Ely entitled 'The Red Army in atomic war' from Armor, Mar-Apr 1953; article by 'DNB' entitled 'Red air power' from An Cosantóir, the Irish Defence Journal, Mar 1954; three articles by Nikolai Galay entitled 'Influence of the Bolshevik Revolution and the social doctrine of the USSR on modern warfare', 'Soviet naval forces' and 'Tank forces in the Soviet Army' from Bulletin. Institute for the study of the USSR, Mar-Oct 1954; article by Eric Ashby entitled 'Soviet science is a challenge to us' from the New York Times Magazine, 18 Apr 1954; article by Aleksandr Ivanovich Polezhaev entitled 'The USSR's automobile and tractor industry' from Bulletin. Institute for the study of the USSR, May 1954; article by Garrett Underhill entitled 'Red armor' from the Marine Corps Gazette, Sep 1954; article by French R Adm Adolphe Auguste Marie Lepotier entitled 'The strategic importance of the Arctic sector' from Military Review, Sep 1954. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/332

1952

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to the USSR, 1952, including article by Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, entitled 'The next world war' from Illustrated, 12 Jan 1952; speculation on possible reasons for Soviet failure to repatriate German POWs remaining in USSR, Jun 1952. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/333

1953

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to the death of Stalin, 5 Mar 1953, including article by Thomas Barman and Arthur Herbert Birse entitled 'The death of Mr Stalin' from The Listener, 12 Mar 1953; four editions of Soviet News (Press Department of the Soviet Embassy, London, 7-13 Mar 1953) on the death and funeral of Stalin, with statement entitled 'Medical report on the illness and death of Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin', 7 Mar 1953. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/334

1953-1954

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to the USSR, 1953-1954, including appointment of Georgiy Maksimilianovich Malenkov as Chairman of the Soviet Council of Ministers, 6 Mar 1953; shooting down of RAF Avro Lincoln bomber by Soviet warplanes for an alleged violation of Soviet controlled airspace, East Germany, Mar 1953; article by (George) Hugh (Nicholas) Seton-Watson entitled 'The mantle of Stalin' from The Listener, 19 Mar 1953; announcement of the expulsion from the Communist Party of the USSR of Lavrenti Pavlovich Beria, former Soviet Minister of Internal Affairs, 10 Jul 1953; article by David Tutaev entitled 'Malenkov' from Illustrated, 14 Nov 1953. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/335

1954-1955

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to Soviet foreign policy, 1954-1955, including article by Alexei Danilov entitled 'A landmark in British-Soviet relations' from Soviet News (Press Department of the Soviet Embassy, London, 26 May 1954); article by Soviet Lt Gen N Gritchin entitled 'Something the American atomaniacs should not forget' from Soviet News (Press Department of the Soviet Embassy, London, 14 Jan 1955); replacement of Georgiy Maksimilianovich Malenkov as Soviet Prime Minister by Nikolay Alexandrovich Bulganin, 8 Feb 1955; three editions of Soviet News (Press Department of the Soviet Embassy, London, 21-22, 27 Sep 1955) with statement by Bulganin entitled 'Negotiations between government delegations of USSR and German Democratic Republic, 19 Sep 1955; official visit to Rangoon, Burma, by Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev, First Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party, Dec 1955. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/336

1954-1955

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to Soviet armed forces and strategic aims, 1954-1955, including announcement by Nikolay Alexandrovich Bulganin on the imminent return of the Porkkala naval base to Finland, Sep 1955; article by Soviet Guards Maj M F Vassilieff entitled 'Soviet armoured principles' from An Cosantóir, the Irish Defence Journal, Oct 1955. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/337

1955

Publications relating to the USSR, 1955, including article by Garrett Underhill entitled 'Red armor...Turretless tanks' from the Marine Corps Gazette, Jan 1955; article by US Col J D Hittle entitled 'Russia's drive to the Pacific' from the Marine Corps Gazette, Jan 1955; four articles by Nikolai Galay entitled 'Contemporary Soviet militaty literature', 'Problems of atomic warfare and the Soviet armed forces', 'Principles of command in the Soviet armed forces' and 'Air Force day' from Bulletin. Institute for the study of the USSR, Jan-Jul 1955; article by Victor S Frank entitled 'New changes in the Soviet leadership' from Bulletin. Institute for the study of the USSR, Mar 1955; article by V Pozdnyakov entitled 'Atomic defense in the Soviet Army' from Bulletin. Institute for the study of the USSR, Aug 1955; article by Irina Saburova entitled 'Mobilization and demobilization' from Bulletin. Institute for the study of the USSR, Sep 1955. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/338

1955

Typescript War Office papers on the Soviet armed forces entitled 'Notes on the Soviet Army 1955', including printed details of Soviet small arms, artillery, tanks, armoured fighting vehicles, naval vessels and aircraft. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/339

1955-1957

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to Soviet armed forces and strategic aims, 1956-1957, including article by Gen Nathan Farragut Twining, Chief of Staff, USAF, entitled 'The realities of Soviet air power' from European-Atlantic Review, Winter 1955-1956; dismissal of Soviet AF Nicolai Kuznetsov as Commander-in-Chief of the Soviet Navy, Apr 1956; article from Soviet News entitled 'Marshal Zhukov's letter to New York Times military correspondent' (Press Department of the Soviet Embassy, London, 8 Aug 1956); article by (George) Hugh (Nicholas) Seton-Watson entitled 'Europe and Russia' from Spectator, 30 Nov 1956; article by Andrei I Lebed entitled 'The development of Soviet highway transportation' from Bulletin of the Institute for the Study of the USSR, Dec 1956; article in French by J Perret-Gentil entitled 'L'état des forces armées du bloc soviétique' from L'Armee-La Nation, Jan 1957; appointment of Marshal of Aviation Konstantin Vershinin as Commander-in-Chief of the Soviet Air Force, Feb 1957; official visit of Marshal Georgi Konstantinovich Zhukov, Soviet Minister of Defence, to India, Feb 1957. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/340

1956

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to the USSR, 1956, including denunciation of Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin by Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev, first Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party, Feb 1956; article by Alexander Werth entitled 'The Stalin cult' from The New Statesman and Nation, 28 Jan 1956; booklet entitled Britain's Guests, Nikolai Bulganin and Nikita Khrushchov. Their lives and work (Soviet News, London, Apr 1956); resignation of Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov as Soviet Foreign Minister, 1 Jun 1956; article by Manya Harari entitled 'What ordinary Russians think about the West' from The Listener, 9 Aug 1956; quashing of Hungarian National Rising by the deployment of Soviet tanks, Budapest, Hungary, 4 Nov 1956. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/341

1956-1957

Publications relating to the USSR, 1956-1957, including article by Soviet Guards Maj M F Vassilieff entitled 'Ready for work and war' from An Cosantóir, the Irish Defence Journal, Jan 1956; article by M Martens entitled 'Providing for the Soviet officer' from Bulletin. Institute for the study of the USSR, Feb 1956; article by Nikolai Galay entitled 'New trends in Soviet military doctrine' from Bulletin. Institute for the study of the USSR, Jun 1956; article by Raymond Leonard Garthoff entitled 'The role of the military in recent Soviet politics', reprinted from The Russian Review, Apr 1957; article by Hans Speier entitled 'Soviet atomic blackmail and the North Atlantic Alliance' from World Politics, Apr 1957; article by John Erickson entitled 'The Soviet military purge, 1937-1957' from The Twentieth Century, Jul 1957; article by Joseph J Baritz entitled 'The organization and administration of the Soviet armament industry' from Bulletin. Institute for the study of the USSR, Nov 1957; edition of Bulletin. Institute for the study of the USSR, Dec 1957. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/342

1957-1958

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to Soviet missile and rocket development and the launch of satellites into space, 1957-1958, including announcement of the successful test of a Soviet inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM); Sep 1957; statement from Soviet News entitled 'First artificial Earth satellite launched in Soviet Union' (Press Department of the Soviet Embassy, London, 7 Oct 1957); statement from Soviet News entitled 'Soviet Sputnik No 2' (Press Department of the Soviet Embassy, London, 14 Nov 1957); speculation on the launch of a Soviet cosmonaut into space, Jan 1958. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/343

1957-1958

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to the USSR, 1957-1958, including article by Y P Mironenko entitled 'Recent Soviet population changes' from Bulletin of the Institute for the Study of the USSR, May 1957; booklet by Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev entitled Improvement of Industrial Management in the USSR. Report at Seventh Session of the Supreme Soviet, May 1957 (Soviet News, London, 1957); article by Soviet Capt P Ruslanov entitled 'Marshal Zhukov, some features of his career' from An Cosantóir, the Irish Defence Journal, Jul 1957; replacement of Marshal Georgi Konstantinovich Zhukov as Soviet Minister of Defence by Marshal Rodion Yakovlevich Malinovsky, Oct 1957; article by Nikolai Galay entitled 'Guided missiles and Soviet military doctrine' from Bulletin of the Institute for the Study of the USSR, Oct 1957; article from New Statesman entitled 'Nikita Krushchev replies to Bertrand Russell', 21 Dec 1957; article by Soviet Marshal Ivan Khristoforovich Bagramyan entitled '40th anniversary of the Soviet armed forces' from Soviet News (Press Department of the Soviet Embassy, London, 21 Feb 1958); article by Nikolai Galay entitled 'Military representation on the 1958 Supreme Soviet of the USSR' from Bulletin of the Institute for the Study of the USSR, Apr 1958; article by Irish Capt Martin D Bates entitled 'Marshals of the Soviet Army...Koniev' from An Cosantóir, Sep 1958; award of the Nobel Prize for Literature to Boris Leonidovich Pasternak for Dr Zhivago (Collins and Harvill, London, 1958), Oct 1958. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/344

1958-1959

Publications relating to the USSR, 1958-1959, including booklet by Hugh Cudlipp entitled Stop Press on Russia (Daily Mirror, London, Oct-Nov 1958); three articles by Nikolai Galay entitled 'Revisionism, dogmatism, and the Soviet armed forces', 'The reductions in the Soviet armed forces' and 'The influence of military factors on Soviet foreign policy' from Bulletin. Institute for the study of the USSR, Nov 1958-Sep 1959; article in French by Friedrich Carl Pöpsel entitled 'Les Russes' from Bulletin des Blindes, Jan 1959; article by Franz-Josef Strauss entitled 'Soviet aims and German unity' from Foreign Affairs, Apr 1959; article by George S Raskin entitled 'Railroads in the USSR' from An Cosantóir, the Irish Defence Journal, May 1959; article by Warren W Eason entitled 'The Soviet population today. An analysis of the first results of the 1959 census' from Foreign Affairs, Jul 1959; article by 'l'Heritique' entitled 'The pattern of Soviet Army tactics' from British Army Review, Sep 1959; article by US Maj P S Grant entitled 'The Soviet Officer Corps. Just how good are the officers who command the Red Army?' from the Marine Corps Gazette, Dec 1959. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/345

1958-1960

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to Soviet armed forces and the development and deployment of missiles, 1958-1959, including announcement by Swedish research establishments of an increase in radioactivity in the atmosphere due to Soviet nuclear tests, Nov 1958; announcement by US Senator Hubert Horatio Humphrey on the Soviet development of inter-continental ballistic missiles (ICBM), Dec 1958; deployment of Soviet missiles to Bulgaria, Jan 1959; speculation on the deployment of Soviet missiles in East Germany, Jan 1960. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/346

1959

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to the USSR, 1959, including official visit to the USA by Anastas Ivanovich Mikoyan, Soviet Deputy Prime Minister, Jan 1959; statement from Soviet News entitled 'Nikita Khrushchov gives press conference in the Kremlin. Statement on German question', 20 Mar 1959; article by G A Vedensky entitled 'Industry and the seven-year plan' from Bulletin of the Institute for the Study of the USSR, Jul 1959; official visit to China by Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev, first Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party, Sep 1959. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/347

1959-1960

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to the Soviet space programme, 1959-1960, including lunar landing by unmanned Soviet Lunik II space craft, 13 Sep 1959; launch of Lunik III space rocket, 4 Oct 1959. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/348

1960

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to the USSR, 1960, including shooting down of US Lockheed U2 reconnaisance aircraft by Soviet forces near Sverdlovsk, USSR, 1 May 1960; capture of the pilot of the U2 aircraft, US Capt Francis Gary Powers, 1 May 1960; replacement of Soviet Marshal Kliment Yefremovich Voroshilov as President of the USSR by Leonid Ilich Brezhnev, 8 May 1960; refusal by US President Dwight David Eisenhower to apologise to the USSR for the U2 incident, 16 May 1960; statement by Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev, first Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party, entitled 'Summit conference wrecked by United States government' from Soviet News (Press Department of the Soviet Embassy, London, 18 May 1960). 2 files


Liddell Hart: 15/5/349

1960

Publications relating to the USSR, 1960, including two articles by Nikolai Galay entitled 'Why the USSR is trimming its armed forces' and 'Social problems in the reorganization of the Soviet armed forces' from Bulletin. Institute for the study of the USSR, Feb-Apr 1960; article in French by André Pierre entitled 'La réduction de l'armée Soviétique et le reclassement des démobilisés' from Revue de Défense Nationale, Apr 1960; article in French by German FM Dr Fridolin Rudolf T von Senger und Etterlin entitled 'Le char de combat Soviétique T10' from Bulletin des Blindes, Apr 1960; article by James D McGuire entitled 'Sino-Soviet Bloc anti-tank weapons' from Armor, May-Jun 1960; article byY Tanin entitled 'Soviet anti-aircraft defense' from Bulletin. Institute for the study of the USSR, Jun 1960. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/350

1960-1961

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to the Soviet armed forces, 1960-1961, including printed report by Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev to the Fourth Session of the USSR Supreme Soviet entitled 'Disarmement-way to strengthen peace and ensure friendship among nations', 14 Jan 1960; article by Malcolm Mackintosh entitled 'Russia's reorganization of defence' from The Listener, 21 Jan 1960; article by Joseph J Baritz entitled 'The military value of the Soviet Sputniks' from Bulletin of the Institute for the Study of the USSR, Dec 1960; article by Nikolai Galay entitled 'The burden of Soviet military expenditure' from Bulletin of the Institute for the Study of the USSR, Mar 1961; article by Joseph J Baritz entitled 'The space factor in Soviet military strategy' from Bulletin of the Institute for the Study of the USSR, Jun 1961. 2 files


Liddell Hart: 15/5/351

1961

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to the USSR, 1961, including article by Raymond Fletcher entitled 'Why comrades fall out' from Tribune, 14 Jul 1961; article by Ewan Butler entitled 'Does Britain need to quarrel with the Russians?' from Today, 2 Sep 1961; removal of Stalin's body from Lenin's mausoleum in Red Square, Moscow, USSR, Nov 1961; severance of diplomatic relations between the USSR and Albania, Dec 1961. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/352

1961

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to the first Soviet and US manned space flights, 1961, including launch of Soviet spacecraft Vostok I, with cosmonaut Maj Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin on board, 12 Apr 1961; launch of US spacecraft Freedom 7, carrying astronaut Cdr Alan Bartlett Shepard, 5 May 1961; return to Earth of US astronaut Capt Virgil Grissom, 21 Jul 1961; article by Robert Conquest entitled 'Gagarin, si! Khrushchev, no!' from The Spectator, 4 Aug 1961; launch of Soviet spacecraft Vostok II, with cosmonaut Maj Gherman Stepanovich Titov on board, 6 Aug 1961. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/353

1961

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to the publication of Russia and the West under Lenin and Stalin by George Frost Kennan (Hutchinson, London, 1961). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/354

1962

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to the USSR, 1962, including meeting of U Thant, Secretary-General of the UN, and Vassili Kuznetsov, Soviet deputy Foreign Minister, to discuss the withdrawal of Soviet missiles from Cuba, 31 Oct 1962; printed report of 12 Dec 1962, by Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev, to the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, entitled 'The present international situation and the foreign policy of the Soviet Union', from the Daily Express, 19 Dec 1962. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/355

1962-1964

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to Soviet forces and defence policy, 1962-1964, including interview with Soviet Marshal Rodion Yakovlevich Malinovsky, Soviet Minister of Defence, entitled 'Statesmen must have a sense of reality' from Soviet News (Press Department of the Soviet Embassy, London, 24 Jan 1962); announcement by Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev of the imminent resumption of Soviet nuclear tests, Varna, Bulgaria, 16 May 1962; article by Jac Weller entitled 'Russian small arms and tactics' from An Cosantóir, the Irish Defence Journal, Feb 1963; appointment of Soviet Marshal Sergei Biryuzov as Chief of the General Staff of the Soviet armed forces, Mar 1963; article by US Maj Paul H Westenberger entitled 'Beware the Russian ruse' from An Cosantóir, May 1964; article by Anthony Verrier entitled 'The Red Army's new strategy' from New Statesman, 21 Aug 1964. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/356

1962-1965

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to the Soviet space programme, 1962-1963, including launch of two Soviet Vostok spacecraft carrying cosmonauts Lt Col Pavel Romanovich Popovich and Maj Andrian Grigoryevich Nikolayev into Earth orbit, Aug 1962; article by Leonard Beaton entitled 'Masters of space?' from The Spectator, 24 Aug 1962; launch of Vostok VI with first female cosmonaut Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova, 16 Jun 1963; launch of the Voskhod three-man spacecraft, 12 Oct 1964; completion of first 'space walk' by Soviet cosmonaut Lt Col Aleksei Arkhipovich Leonov from spacecraft Voskhod II, 18 Mar 1965. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/357

1963

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to relations between the USSR and the People's Republic of China, 1963, including deterioration in relations between the USSR and China, 1963; article by Malcolm Mackintosh entitled 'The Soviet Generals look at China' from New Statesman, 4 Oct 1963. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/358

1963

Typescript manuscript of US Center for Strategic Studies publication entitled Nuclear war and Soviet strategy. A critique of recent Soviet doctrine (Center for Strategic Studies, Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA, 1963). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/359

1963-1965

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to the USSR, 1963-1965, including article by Pamela Hansford Johnson entitled 'The new Russian woman' from The Sunday Times Magazine, 3 Feb 1963; article entitled 'Fidel Castro welcomed in Volgograd' from Soviet News (Press Department of the Soviet Embassy, London, 7 May 1963); shooting down of US aircraft by Soviet warplanes over East Germany, 29 Jan 1964; article by William Dean entitled 'The politician in the Kremlin' from The Spectator, 17 Apr 1964; article by Isaac Deutscher entitled 'Krushchev at seventy' from New Statesman, 17 Apr 1964; replacement of Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev as First Secretary of the Communist Party of the USSR by Leonid Ilich Brezhnev, 15 Oct 1964; appointment of Alexei Nikolayevich Kosygin as Soviet Chairman of the Council of Ministers, 15 Oct 1964; article by K S Karol entitled 'Krushchev's heirs' from New Statesman, 23 Oct 1964; article by Jon Kimche entitled 'Russia's East of Suez interests. Middle East presence in preparation for clash with Europe' from Jewish Observer and Middle East Review, 29 Oct 1965. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/360

1963-1969

Book reviews relating to the USSR, 1963-1969, including The Red Army by Edgar O'Ballance (Faber and Faber, London, 1964); Soviet Partisans in World War II, edited by John Alexander Armstrong (Wisconsin University Press, USA, 1964); The Great Terror. Stalin's Purge of the Thirties by Robert Conquest (Macmillan, London, 1968); Allied Intervention in Russia, 1917-1920 by John Bradley (Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1968); The Siege of Leningrad by Harrison Evans Salisbury (Secker, London, 1969). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/361

1965-1971

Publications relating to the USSR, 1965-1971, including article by Ivan Matteo Lombardo entitled 'Maritime routes, petrol and Soviet strategy' from An Cosantóir, the Irish Defence Journal, Feb 1965; article in French by 'XXX' entitled 'L'adaptation des forces terrestres Soviétiques a une guerre nucléaire' from Revue de Défense Nationale, Feb 1966; article by Joseph J Baritz entitled 'Soviet military theory. Politics and war' from Military Review, Sep 1966; article byUS Lt Col Frederick C Turner entitled 'Professional reading for the Soviet armour leader' from An Cosantóir, Oct 1969; two editions of Studies on the Soviet Union (Institute for the Study of the USSR, Munich, West Germany, volume XI, numbers 2 and 3, 1971). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/362

1966-1970

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to the USSR, 1966-1970, including appointment of Soviet Marshal Andrei Grechko as Minister of Defence, Apr 1967; article by Susan Blackburn entitled 'The Kremlin in Kensington' on Soviet diplomats in London, from The Sunday Telegraph Magazine, 21 Jul 1967; article by Nigel David Ritchie Calder entitled 'How bad is Soviet science?' from New Statesman, 28 Mar 1969; outbreak of Sino-Soviet war, Kazakhstan, USSR, 13 Aug 1969; article by Auberon Herbert entitled 'Entertaining Mr Kuznetsov' from Spectator, 30 Aug 1969. 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/363

1967

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to the publication of Twenty Letters to a Friend by Stalin's daughter, Svetlana Alliluyeva, (Hutchinson, London, 1967). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/364

1967-1968

Three editions of Soviet Military Review (Krasnaya Zvezda, Moscow, USSR, Nov 1967-Jan 1968). 1 file


Liddell Hart: 15/5/365

1967-1969

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to Soviet forces and defence policy, 1967-1969, including two articles by Laurence Martin entitled 'Russia's navy: a new challenge?' and 'Russia's navy-the developing threat' from Spectator, 10 May and 4 Oct 1968; article by Gabriel Lorince entitled 'Kremlin fears Red Army's power' from New Statesman, 2 May 1969; death of Soviet Lt Gen Boleslav Kenevich, May 1969. 1 file

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