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

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

References on this page: LIDDELL: 15/5/482-533

Liddell Hart: 15/5/482-494 South East Asia and Central Asia, 1945-1969, notably French Indo-China War, 1950-1954

Liddell Hart: 15/5/482


Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to South East Asia, 1945-1967, including US Office of War Information typescript leaflet entitled 'General Stillwell's press conference', 30 Jan 1945; two US Information Service leaflets entitled 'US Consulate in Tientsin damaged by communist shells', 17 Jan 1948 and 'Soviet espionage methods in Japan exposed by army', 10 Feb 1949; Indonesian war of independence, Dutch East Indies, 1945-1948; article by Olive Renier entitled 'Timetables in Indonesia' from Tribune, 7 Jan 1949; article by Bridget Mellor entitled 'Political killings in Indonesia' from New Statesman, 5 Aug 1966. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/483


Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to Australia and New Zealand, 1946-1969, including introduction of national service in Australia, 21 Nov 1950; printed leaflet entitled Australian Regular Army. Some facts about pay and conditions in the ARA [1950]; two articles from the Australian Army Journal entitled 'What kind of an army do we want?' by 'EGK' and 'Australia and South East Asia' by Lt Col Reginald (William Colin) Swartz, Nov 1960; article by Lt Col A Argent entitled 'The army, its men and its flying machines' from Australian Army Journal, May 1968; article by Arthur Koestler entitled 'The faceless continent' from The Sunday Times Magazine, 26 May 1969. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/484


Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to Malaya and the 'Emergency' against the Malayan Races Liberation Army, 1948-1960, and Indonesia, Borneo and Brunei, 1949-1966, including appointment of Lt Gen Sir Harold (Rawdon) Briggs as Director of Operations, Federation of Malaya, Apr 1950; article by Woodrow Lyle Wyatt, MP, entitled 'Zero hour in Malaya' from Illustrated, 24 Jun 1950; appointment of Gen Sir Gerald (Walter Robert) Templer as High Commissioner for the Federation of Malaya, 16 Jan 1952; article from The New Statesman and Nation, author unknown, entitled 'Malaya: Britain's problem colony', 22 May 1954; appointment of Adm Sir (John) David Luce as Commander-in-Chief, British forces in the Far East, 1 May 1962; article by Andrew Wilson entitled 'Our stake in the jungle' on the confrontation with Indonesia in Borneo, from Observer Magazine, 11 Oct 1964; withdrawal of Indonesia from the UN, 3 Jan 1965; secession of Singapore from the Federation of Malaysia, 9 Aug 1965. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/485


Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to Indo-China and the French war against the Viet Minh, 1950-1952, including article from The Economist, author unknown, entitled 'Third front in Asia', 21 Oct 1950; withdrawal of French forces from Lao Cai, northern Vietnam, 3 Nov 1950; appointment of French Gen Jean-Marie Joseph de Lattre de Tassigny as High Commissioner and Commander-in-Chief, French forces in Indo-China, 6 Dec 1950; three articles by Harry Geoffrey Hopkins on the French Indo-China war entitled 'I join an outpost in no-man's land', 'I meet a gangster boss and an army of girl soldiers' and 'Uncle Ho versus the playboy king' from John Bull, 1-8 Sep 1951; article by Alexander Werth entitled 'Hard thinking on Indo-China' from The New Statesman and Nation, 12 Jan 1952. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/486


Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to Tibet, 1950-1962, including invasion of eastern Tibet by Chinese forces, 7 Oct 1950; evacuation of Tenzin Gyatso, the fourteenth Dalai Lama from Lhasa, Tibet, to India, 19 Dec 1950; quashing of Tibetan rebellion by Chinese troops, Lhasa, Tibet, Mar-Apr 1959; article by (Basil) Kingsley Martin entitled 'Reflections on Tibet' from New Statesman, 11 Apr 1959. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/487


Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to Indo-China and the French war against the Viet Minh, 1953-1968, including article by Thomas Cadett entitled 'France's problem in Indo-China' from The Listener, 4 Jun 1953; defeat of the French forces by the Viet Minh at the battle of Dien Bien Phu, 7 May 1954; illustrated article in French by Daniel Camus entitled 'Dix ans après Dien Bien Phu notre photographe Daniel Camus y était il se souvient...' from Univers Match, 12 Oct 1963; article by US Col J F McQuillen entitled 'Indochina' from Marine Corps Gazette, Jan 1955; article by Corelli Barnett entitled 'The long road from Dien Bien Phu' from The Daily Telegraph Magazine, 10 May 1968. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/488


Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to the battle of Dien Bien Phu and the peace treaty, of 20 July 1954, agreed in Geneva, Switzerland, between France and the Viet Minh, 1954-1956, including article by Richard Goold-Adams entitled 'Mr Dulles and the crisis over Indo-China' from The Listener, 15 Apr 1954. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/489


Newspaper cuttings, book reviews, publications and articles relating to the South East Asia Treaty Organisation (SEATO), 1954-1960, including signing of the South East Asia Treaty by representatives from Australia, France, New Zealand, Pakistan, the Philippines, Thailand, the UK and the USA, Manila, the Philippines, 8 Sep 1954; booklet entitled Story of SEATO (SEATO, Bangkok, Thailand, [1960]); booklet entitled SEATO (SEATO, Bangkok, Thailand, [1960]). 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/490


Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, and Vietnam, 1954-1966, including speculation on a North Vietnamese invasion of Laos, Jul-Aug 1959; deployment of US Marines to Thailand, May 1962; article by Dick Wilson entitled 'Thailand-the next domino?' from Spectator, 17 Jun 1966. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/491


Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to Japan, 1950-1969, including speculation on Japanese rearmament, Sep 1950; signing of the Treaty of San Francisco, formally ending the war between Japan and the USA, France and the UK and the establishing a defence pact between Japan and the USA, 9 Sep 1951; article in French by Raymond Cartier entitled 'Les Américains bombarderont-ils Moukden? from Paris Match, 22 Sep 1951; article from An Cosantóir, the Irish Defence Journal, author unknown, entitled 'Japan's rearmament', Aug 1956. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/492


Typescript article by French Gen Lionel Max Chassin entitled 'Strategy reflections on the Indo-China war', with a foreword by ACM Hon Sir Ralph (Alexander) Cochrane [1955]. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/493


Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to Burma, 1958-1964, including overthrow of Burmese Prime Minister U Nu in coup d'état led by Gen U Ne Win, Rangoon, Burma, 2 Mar 1962. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/494


Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to Afghanistan, 1959-1961, including speculation on Afghan demands for Pakistani territory to create Pakhtunistan, Sep 1961. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/495-512 Middle East, 1945-1969

Liddell Hart: 15/5/495


Newspaper cuttings relating to oil production and supply in the Middle East, 1943-1951, including announcement of US plans for pipeline from Persian Gulf refineries to the Mediterranean Sea, Feb-Apr 1944; Iranian refusal to grant Soviet request for oil, Nov 1944; Anglo-American oil negotiations, 1946-1947. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/496


Newspaper cuttings and journal articles relating to the Middle East, 1943-1969, including reorganisation of Middle East Land Forces, Jul 1948; establishment of government of Libya, Dec 1950; establishment of Middle East Command by Britain, France, Turkey and USA, Nov 1951; announcement of 'Eisenhower Doctrine' of Gen Dwight David Eisenhower on defence of the Middle East against Communist aggression, Jan 1957; creation of Arab Federation of Jordan and Iraq, and United Arab Republic of Syria and Egypt, Feb 1958; riots in the Lebanon, to oust President Camille Chamoun, US intervention and later withdrawal, 1958; arrival of British troops in Jordan, 1958; execution of King Feisel II of Iraq following coup, Jul 1958; British recognition of republican government of Iraq, Aug 1958; appointment of Gen Fuad Chehab as President of the Lebanon, Sep 1958. With Defence of the Middle East by William Edward Hart (Gale and Polden, London, 1944); 'The Middle East as a laboratory for disarmament and development' by James Paul Warburg, text of an address to the second New York Conference on world disarmament and development (Current Affairs Press, New York, 1957). 7 files

Liddell Hart: 15/5/497


Newspaper cuttings relating to Iran and Iranian oilfields, 1945-1961, including planned withdrawal of British, US and Soviet troops, Oct 1945; Soviet withdrawal from Azerbaijan in May 1946; Anglo-Iranian negotiations for a nationalised oil industry, 1953; signing by Iran of Baghdad Pact with UK, Iraq, Turkey and Pakistan, Nov 1955; breakdown of negotiations between USSR and Iran for 50 year non-aggression treaty, Feb 1959. 5 files

Liddell Hart: 15/5/498


Newspaper cuttings relating to the political situation in Egypt and the Suez Canal Zone, 1945-1955 and 1957-1964, including announcement of British intention to withdraw from Egypt, May 1946; annulment by Egypt of the Anglo-Egyptian Treaty of Alliance of 1936, and rejection by Egypt of the Four-Power Defence Plan, for Egyptian membership in a new Allied Middle East Command with Britain, USA, France and Turkey, Oct 1951; seizure of parts of Suez Canal by British troops, Oct 1951; negotiations on the future of British occupation of Suez, Apr 1953; negotiations over the Suez Canal Zone, 1954; evacuation of British military base in the Canal Zone, Feb 1955. With text of lecture by Liddell Hart entitled 'Defence of the Middle East' on 8 Oct 1952 at Armed Forces Staff College, Virginia, USA. 4 files

Liddell Hart: 15/5/499


Newspaper cuttings relating to Turkey, 1946-1962, including Soviet proposals for revision of the Montreux Straits Convention, governing passage through the Dardanelles and Bosphorus, and British rejection of proposals, Aug 1946; inclusion of Turkey in NATO, Mar 1952; seizure of power by National Unity Committee, May 1959 and its replacement by new committee, Nov 1960; execution of ex-Prime Minister Adnan Menderes, Sep 1961; unsuccessful challenge to Inönü Government by Turkish army dissidents, Feb 1962. With copies of 'News from Turkey' issued by the press attaché at the Turkish Embassy, London, 1952-1955. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/500


Newspaper cuttings relating to the Persian Gulf, 1946-1964, in particular rebellion by tribal leaders in Oman, Jul 1957, including British military support of Sultan Said bin Taimur of Muscat and Oman, Jul-Aug 1957. With article by Lt Col Anthony John Deane-Drummond 'Operations in the Oman' in the British Military Review, Sep 1959 and 'Muscat and Oman' issued by the Central Office of Information (F Mildner and Sons, London, Nov 1962). 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/501


Newspaper cuttings relating to North Africa, 1952-1969, including blockade by Tunisia of the French naval base at Bizerta and ceasefire between France and Tunisia, Jul 1961; reports of Moroccan invasion of Algeria, Oct 1963; announcement of UK abandonment of garrisons in Libya, Aug 1964. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/502


Newspaper cuttings relating to political situation in Jordan and relations between Jordan, Syria and Egypt, 1954-1960, including dismissal of Lt Gen Sir John (Bagot) Glubb, known as Glubb Pasha, leader of the Arab Legion, Mar 1956; assassination of Prime Minister of Jordan, Hazza Majali, Aug 1960; threat of Jordanian invasion of Syria, Sep 1960. 3 files

Liddell Hart: 15/5/503

1956 Mar-1957 Apr

Newspapers cuttings relating to the Suez Crisis, 1956-1957, including nationalisation of the Suez Canal by Col Gamel Abdul Nasser, President of Egypt, Jul 1956; international conference staged in London by UK, France and USA to establish international agency to control the Canal, and proposals by the majority of conference members for establishment of Suez Canal Board to administer operations and use of the Canal, Aug 1956; rejection of the conference proposals by Nasser, Sep 1956; establishment of Suez Canal Users' Association' by UK, USA and France, and second conference in London, Sep 1956; Anglo-French ultimatum to Egypt to withdraw its forces ten miles from the canal and allow UK and French troops to occupy three points on the Canal, Oct 1956; British bombing of military and other targets in Egypt and Anglo-French ceasefire ordered on 7 Nov 1956; arrival of UN peacekeeping force, 15 Nov 1956; withdrawal of Anglo-French troops from the Canal Zone and commencement of salvage operations by the UN, Dec 1956; Egyptian proposal for future administration of the Canal, including introduction of tolls, Apr 1957. 8 files

Liddell Hart: 15/5/504

1956 Dec 20

Mobilisation report of Royal Armoured Corps units of 3 Infantry Div for Operation MUSKETEER, for attack on Egypt at Port Said, Nov 1956. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/505


Newspaper cuttings relating to invasion of Egypt by Israeli troops, and Sinai campaign, 1956-1957, including announcement of unified military command between Egypt, Jordan and Syria and attack by Israeli forces in the Suez area, Oct 1956; fall of Gaza and Sinai to Israeli troops, Nov 1956; withdrawal of Israeli troops, Mar 1957. With typescript text of statement by Egyptian President Gamel Abdul Nasser on operations in Sinai, published in Akhir Sa'a [1957]. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/506


Newspaper cuttings relating to the Yemen, 1957-1965, including allegations of attacks by RAF in the Yemen, and reports of Yemeni attacks in the Aden Protectorate, Jan 1957; Yemeni bombing of Beihan state in the Federation of South Arabia, Oct 1962; reports of use of poison gas by Egypt in the northern Yemen, Jul 1963; attacks on Yemeni fortress by RAF, Mar 1964; British military presence in Aden, Jul 1964; Egyptian military presence in the Yemen and fighting against Yemen loyalists, Mar-Apr 1965. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/507


Papers including book reviews and retrospective accounts on the Suez Crisis, 1957-1969, including appraisal of Prime Minister Rt Hon Sir (Robert) Anthony Eden; 'Operation MUSKETEER' by Lt Col Gordon West in the Marine Corps Gazette, Jul 1957; 'The two sides of the Sinai campaign' by Bernard B Fall in the Military Review, Jul 1958; 'Suez 1956, some military lessons' by US Rear Adm Henry Effingham Eccles in the Naval War College Review, Mar 1969. 2 files

Liddell Hart: 15/5/508


Newspaper cuttings relating to Ethiopia, Somalia and the Sudan, 1959-1962, including independence of Somalia, 1960; profile of Ethiopia, Jun 1959; and political instability of the Sudan, Jul 1959. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/509


Newspaper cuttings relating to Central Treaty Organisation (CENTO), comprising UK, Persia, Pakistan USA and Turkey, 1959-1969, with booklet, CENTO, security and development with British aid, prepared for the Ministry of Overseas Development by the Central Office of Information (HMSO, London, 1965). 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/510


Newspaper cuttings relating to Syrian Revolt, following Syria's break from the United Arab Republic, Sep 1961, including capture of Aleppo by Syrian officers and cancellation of Egyptian plans to halt revolt. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/511


Newspapers cuttings relating to Kuwait, 1961-1962, including claims by Maj Gen Kassim, Prime Minister of Iraq, on Kuwaiti territory, Jun 1961 and massing of Iraqi troops on borders, Jul 1961; transfer of British troops to Kuwait and withdrawal and replacement by troops of the Arab League, Aug 1961. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/512


Newspaper cuttings relating to Iraq, 1963, including coup d'etat led by Col Aref and execution of ex-Prime Minister Maj Gen Kassim,, Feb 1963; proposals by Iraq for closer ties with Algeria, Syria, United Arab Republic and Yemen, Mar 1963. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/513-525 France, 1945-1971, including Algerian War, 1954-1962

Liddell Hart: 15/5/513


Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to the French armed forces, 1945-1964, including article by Robert Guillain entitled 'France faces rearmament' from The Listener, 28 Sep 1950; article from An Cosantóir, the Irish Defence Journal, author unknown, entitled 'Armed strength of France', Dec 1951. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/514


Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to France, 1946-1959, including resignation of seven French Socialist Cabinet ministers indispute on defence expenditure, Jul 1948; article by John George Weightman entitled 'Portrait of de Gaulle' from Tribune, 29 Oct 1948; article from World Review, author unknown, entitled 'The two faces of Charles de Gaulle. A double interpretation of a moment in history', Dec 1948; article by William Armstrong entitled 'Budding dictator of 1949' on French Gen Charles (André Joseph Marie) de Gaulle, from John Bull, 1 Jan 1949; article by A Garrick Fullerton entitled 'French hostility challenges Washington' from Worldover Press, 13 Mar 1953; article by (Margaret) Storm Jameson entitled 'A note on France' from Cornhill, Autumn 1954; official visits to Pakistan, India and Egypt by Christian Pineau, French Foreign Minister, Mar 1956; article by David Thomson entitled 'The French Army and France' from The Listener, 29 May 1958; offer of appointment as French Prime Minister to Gen de Gaulle by President René Coty, 29 May 1958; article by Thomas Cadett entitled 'Portrait of General de Gaulle' from The Listener, 5 Jun 1958; election of de Gaulle as French President, Dec 1958. 3 files

Liddell Hart: 15/5/515


Publications relating to France, 1946-1969, including printed text of lecture in French by French Col André Beaufre, Inspector General of the Army, entitled 'Étude sur les conditions futures de la guerre', given at the Centre de Formation des Officiers d'Etat-Major, 12 Jul 1946; edition in French of Science et vie, subtitled 'Aviation 1949' [1949]; article by 'a group of distinguished French officers', translated into English by Liddell Hart, entitled 'The structure of a modern army' from Revue Militaire d'Information, 25 Jul 1951; article by Brig Alexander Cosby Fishburn Jackson, Military Attaché, Paris, France, entitled 'Integrated units in the French Army' from The British Army Review, Sep 1956; article from An Cosantóir, the Irish Defence Journal, author unknown, entitled 'French A-T [anti-tank] missiles', Jun 1959; article from L'Armée, author unknown, entitled 'Les principaux systemes d'armes sol-air', Nov 1969. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/516


Papers relating to France, 1946-1971, including typescript article in French by French Gen André Beaufre entitled 'Conclusions sur les problems d'organisation', May 1952; file of typescript notes, Staff Officer course, Staff College, Camberley, Surrey, entitled 'French Army precis. DS [Directing Staff] notes', Sep 1956; typescript article in French by Commandant Suire entitled 'Les traces de Byzance', published in Revue de Defense Nationale [1957]; three typescript articles in French by the Bureau de Documentation et d'Étude des Méthodes et Activitiés Internationales entitled 'Guerre et gouvernement', Le chef et le commandement' and 'Victoire ou défaite', Feb-Sep 1962; typescript article in French, author unknown, entitled 'Le nouveau char moyen français, AMX 30', published in Bulletin Cavalerie Belge, Jun 1963; typescript article, probably by Liddell Hart, entitled 'Some lessons drawn by the French Army from the operations in Algeria' [1963]; typescript text for radio transmission entitled Constable of France, Charles de Gaulle 1890-1970. A portrait of the General seen through British eyes, transmitted on BBC Radio 4, 29 Apr 1971. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/517


Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to the French North African colonies of Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia, 1949-1958, including Moroccan war of independence, 1953-1956; article by Paul Johnson entitled 'Crisis of France in North Africa' from The New Statesman and Nation, 16 Apr 1955; redeployment of two French divisions from Germany to Algeria, Mar 1956. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/518


Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to the French Foreign Legion and the Spanish Foreign Legion, 1949-1969, including article by Rex MacGall entitled 'A mi la Legíon' from An Cosantóir, the Irish Defence Journal, Dec 1949; transfer of the French Foreign Legion headquarters and training centre from Sidi Bel Abbes, Algeria, to Aubagne, France, and Bonifacia, Corsica, Oct 1963; article by Harold Sieve entitled 'The Foreign Legion fights on' from The Sunday Telegraph Magazine, 27 Mar 1965; article by David O'Sullivan entitled 'Les kepis blancs. The story of the French Foreign Legion' from An Cosantóir, Oct 1969. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/519


Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to French defence policy and armed forces, 1952-1961, including article from An Cosantóir, the Irish Defence Journal, author unknown, entitled 'France and defence', Jan 1956; appointment of French Gen Paul Ely as Chief of Staff to the Armed Forces, Aug 1953; article from An Cosantóir, author unknown, entitled 'French re-organisation', Oct 1960. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/520


Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to French foreign policy and defence policy, 1958-1965, including development of French nuclear weapons, 1958-1963; speech by French President Charles (André Joseph Marie) de Gaulle opposing entry by the UK to the European Economic Community (EEC), 14 Jan 1963; article by James D Garst entitled 'Controlling France's bombs' from New Statesman, 1 Feb 1963. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/521


Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to France and the Algerian war of independence, 1959-1963, including dismissal of French Gen Jacques Massu as Commander-in-Chief, Algiers district, 22 Jan 1960; insurrection in Algiers by loyalist Algerians, 'the week of barricades', Jan 1960; detonation of first French atomic bomb, Reggane, Algeria, 13 Feb 1960; article by K S Karol entitled 'The Algiers massacre' from New Statesman, 17 Dec 1960; torture of captured Front de Libération Nationale (FLN) rebels by French troops, 1960-1962; article by K S Karol entitled 'A view of de Gaulle's France. The paradox of French prosperity' from New Statesman, 17 Feb 1961; rebellion by French army officers, led by Gen Maurice Challe, Algiers, Apr 1961; article by Darsie Gillie entitled 'The General and the Generals' from The Spectator, 28 Apr 1961; article by K S Karol entitled 'De Gaulle and the OAS (Organisation Armée Secrète) from New Statesman, 23 Mar 1962; declaration of Algerian independence, 3 Jul 1962. 5 files

Liddell Hart: 15/5/522


Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to Gen Charles (André Joseph Marie) de Gaulle, 1963-1970, including official visits to Canada and Poland, Jul and Sep 1967; article by Susan Raven entitled 'Our guest and sometime friend' from The Sunday Times Magazine, 5 May 1968; death of Gen de Gaulle, 9 Nov 1970; funeral of Gen de Gaulle, Colombey-les-deux-Eglises, France, 12 Nov 1970; article by Francis Hope entitled 'The man who was France' from New Statesman, 13 Nov 1970. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/523


Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to France, 1964-1969, including article by Henry (Alfred) Kissinger entitled 'The illusionist: why we misread de Gaulle' from Harper's Magazine, Mar 1965; article by Hubert Miles Gladwyn Jebb, 1st Baron Gladwyn entitled 'The man who is France' from Spectator, 29 Oct 1965; student riots in Paris, Jul 1968; article by Mervyn Jones entitled 'De Gaulle's police state in action' from New Statesman, 5 Jul 1968; article by Jacques (Emile) Soustelle entitled 'De Gaulle never forgets...seldom forgives' from The Daily Telegraph Magazine, 31 Jan 1969; resignation of Gen Charles (André Joseph Marie) de Gaulle as French President, 28 Apr 1969. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/524


Book reviews relating to France, 1965-1969, including Resistance: the Political Autobiography of Georges Bidault translated by Marianne Sinclair (Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1967); The Resistance versus Vichy: The Purge of Collaborators in Liberated France by Peter Novick (Chatto and Windus, London, 1968); Pierre Laval and the Eclipse of France by Geoffrey Warner (Eyre and Spottiswoode, London, 1968); De Gaulle's Europe, or Why the General says No by Hubert Miles Gladwyn Jebb, 1st Baron Gladwyn (Secker and Warburg, London, 1969). 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/525


Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to French defence policy and armed forces, 1966-1969, including development of French hydrogen bomb, Jul 1966; article by Rolf F Christ entitled 'Reorganization of the French armed forces' from Military Review, May 1967; appointment of Gen of the Air Force Michel Fourquet as Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, Mar 1968; speculation on French collaboration with the USA for the development of a swing-wing fighter aircraft, Sep 1968. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/526-533 Eastern Europe, 1946-1969

Liddell Hart: 15/5/526


Newspaper cuttings on Albania, 1946-1951, including mining of British destroyers HMS SAUMAREZ and HMS VOLAGE in the Corfu Straits, Oct 1946, with loss of 44 lives; denial by Albania of mining of Corfu Straits, Feb 1947; judgment by the International Court of Justice of Albania's responsibility in mining the straits, Apr 1949; issues of 'Albanian Newsletter' (Albanian Agrarian Democratic Party, 8 and 18 Oct 1951) on the National Committee 'Free Albania', in opposition to the Communist regime. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/527


Newspaper cuttings on Poland, 1946-1964, including cession to Poland of 61,000 square miles of land on its western border, Dec 1946; disbandment of the Polish Resettlement Corps, Aug 1949; rioting in Poznan, following failure of negotiations by workers for wage increase, Jul 1956; appointment of Wladyslaw Gomulka as First Secretary of the Polish Communist Party, Oct 1956, and dropping of Russian Marshal and Commander-in-Chief Constantin Rokossovsky from the party leadership. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/528


Newspaper cuttings on Yugoslavia, 1946-1968, including expulsion of Yugoslavia from the Cominform for crimes against communism, Jun 1948. With Soviet news on the Danube Conference, Aug 1948; threat of Russian invasion of Yugoslavia, Jul-Oct 1949; Balkan alliance between Greece, Turkey and Yugoslavia, Aug 1954; Trieste agreement between UK, Italy, Yugoslavia and USA, Oct 1954, including cession of Zone A to Italy. With profile 'Josip Broz Tito' in [The Observer, 1968]; 'Tito's Army' and 'Tito's Navy' by Capt Robert B Asprey in the Marine Corps Gazette, Jul 1957 and Feb 1959. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/529


Newspaper cuttings on Czechoslovakia, 1946-1968, including formation of government dominated by Communists, Feb 1948; Soviet invasion, Aug 1968, and arrest of Alexander Dubcek, Czechoslovak Communist Party leader; replacement of Dubcek by Dr Gustav Husak, Apr 1969. With 'Danubian federation' by Czech Lt Col Ferdinand Otto Miksche (published by the author, printed by Kenion Press, Slough, 1953). 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/530


Newspaper cuttings on Hungary, 1948-1966, including imprisonment of Cardinal Josef Mindszenty, for treason, espionage and currency infringements, Feb 1949; Hungarian revolution, demanding withdrawal of Soviet troops, Oct 1956; order from USSR to Imre Nagy, Hungarian Prime Minister, to surrender, and deport rebels to USSR, Nov 1956; execution of Nagy and colleagues while in Soviet custody, Jun 1958. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/531


Newspaper cuttings on Turkey, 1948-1969, including admission of Turkey to the Council of Europe, Sep 1949; 'NATO and Turkey' in The Economist, 7 Jul 1951. 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/532


Newspaper cuttings and journal articles on Eastern Europe, 1949-1964, including reforms of the Polish army by Marshal and Commander-in-Chief Constantin Rokossovsky. With 'The European significance of the Oder-Neisse-Territories' issued by the Charter of the German Expellees (Martin Sass and Co, Goettingen, Germany [1954]) and 'Civil War in the making, the combat groups of the working class in East Germany' by Werner Bader (Independent Information Centre, London, 1964). 1 file

Liddell Hart: 15/5/533


Newspaper cuttings on Rumania, 1949-1964, including Rumanian declaration of economic independence from Russia, Apr 1964. With La Roumaine 1952 by Prince Nicholas of Rumania (Corazón de Jesús, Madrid, Spain, Sep 1953), inscribed by the author to Liddell Hart. 1 file


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