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

Papers relating to The other side of the hill (Cassell; Morow, 1948)

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LIDDELL HART: 9/24/1-18 Papers relating to The other side of the hill by LIDDELL HART (Cassell; Morow, 1948)


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/1

[1948]

Manuscript of The other side of the hill by LIDDELL HART, partially in typescript including draft of subject index and some corrected galley proof. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/2

[1948]

Typescript of The other side of the hill by LIDDELL HART with title 'German generals' corrected to 'Hitler's generals,' annotated 'printer's copy of typescript'. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/3

[1948]

Galley proof of The other side of the hill by LIDDELL HART


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/4

1948

Preface for The other side of the hill by LIDDELL HART in manuscript and typescript with list of acknowledgements, draft of dedication; file includes correspondence between LIDDELL HART and Wing Cdr Norman Roffey; Air Cdre Percy Robert Clifford Groves, RAF Volunteer Reserve and Barry Sullivan.


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/5

[1948]

Notes and queries by LIDDELL HART relating to his book The other side of the hill, with correspondence including Reginald William (Chester) Wilmot and G R Atkinson. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/6

[1950-1951]

Notes by LIDDELL HART and additional research files for revised and enlarged 1951 edition of The other side of the hill including notes entitled, 'Differences between the original edition and the revised and enlarged edition of 1951'; 'Fresh evidence since publication'; galley proofs of 'Was the German army prepared for war in 1939' by German Gen Siegfried Westphal for journal The English Review Magazine sent 21 Oct 1949; file including extracts from correspondence with German generals including Col-Gen Heinz Wilhelm Guderian, Chief of the German General Staff; Col-Gen Franz Halder, Chief of Army General Staff, 1938-1942; Gen Hasso E von Manteuffel, Commander-in-Chief 5 Panzer Army; Gen Frido von Senger und Etterlin; file also includes two manuscript maps annotated by German Gen Günther Blumentritt, 31 Jan 1948, with additional manuscript notes showing (1) Northeastern France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Western Germany, annotated 'Deutsche Lage am 14.9.1944 (German position on 14 Sep 1944)' and (2) 'Deutsche Lage um Metz am 14.9.44 (German position around Metz on 14 Sep 1944)'. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/7

[1950-1951]

Revisions and additions for revised and enlarged 1951 edition of The other side of the hill by LIDDELL HART, manuscript and typescript of additional chapters. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/8

[1950-1951]

Galley proof for revised and enlarged 1951 edition The other side of the hill by LIDDELL HART. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/9

1946-1954

Cassell and Co, publishers, correspondence with LIDDELL HART relating his book The other side of the hill by LIDDELL HART, correspondents including Sir (Walter) Newman Flower; Desmond Flower; H Aubrey Gentry, business manager; Arthur S Hayward; E A Boyce; H Ryder; John N Daniels, Publishing Manager; Clarence A Paget and E S Harper; also Capt James S Edgar, Business manager, Military Review, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas USA; file includes additions and corrections to book in manuscript and typescript, 'addenda to maps', and 'table of the German high command'. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/10

1947-1963

Correspondence with Dr Walter Amstutz of Verlag Amstutz, Herdeg and Co, Zürich Switzerland, publishers of German edition of The other side of the hill by LIDDELL HART, published as Jetzt dürfen sie reden (literally, Now they may speak); file includes LIDDELL HART's 'Note on the publication, by Amstutz, of the German edition'; other correspondence including Patricia Mudd, of Amstutz Verlag; Desmond Flower, Cassell and Co; German Lt Gen Kurt Dittmar; Peter J Tischler-Terry and Sheila M Watson of David Higham Associates Limited; also letter to Desmond Flower from H P Schmoller; file also including notes correcting German translation of the book and information on earnings received from the book. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/11

1948-1957

Correspondence relating to foreign editions (excluding German) of The other side of the hill by LIDDELL HART; correspondents including Bryen Gentry, Arthur S Hayward and John Sundell, Cassell and Co; M Aguilar, editor of Librero (Madrid, Spain); Éditions Payot (Paris, France); Bokförlaget Natur och Kultur (Stockholm, Sweden); Dr A De Jonghe (Bruges, Belgium); Innes Rose of John Farquharson; Dr Rudolf Oldenbourg, Leibniz Verlag (Munich, Germany); Thelma M Harris; Hans D Von Arnim (Hannover, Germany); Dr L Schulte Strathaus, of Der Spiegel (Hannover, Germany); Gordon F Muirhead; Vice Adm Robert Witthoeft-Emden (Hamburg, German); and Paul Wollenhagen (Essen, Germany); file includes' Special preface to the Danish edition' and 'The mistake of a single man gave victory to Hitler in 1940' by HelgeKnudsen, annotated 'translation from the Berlingske Aftenavis [Copenhagen, Denmark]', 29 Jul 1948. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/12

1955-1957

Correspondence relating to Panther paperback edition of The other side of the hill by LIDDELL HART (1956), correspondents including Clarence A Paget, Cassell and Co; M E Barber, Society of Authors; Gordon Landesborough and A H Earney Managing editors, Panther books; file includes some corrections and additions for text of Panther edition. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/13

[1950]

Copy of 1948 edition of The other side of the hill by LIDDELL HART with additions for 1951 edition included in typescript, with manuscript corrections. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/14

[1956]

Copy of The other side of the hill by LIDDELL HART (Panther book, London, 1956), annotated to indicate additions and revisions made for 1948 and 1951 editions. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/15

1945-1949

Notes containing comments by German generals on The other side of the hill by LIDDELL HART, including Gen Hasso E von Manteufel, Col-Gen Heinz Guderian, Walther Warlimont and Col von Lindeiner gennant von Walau, name annotated 'a regular officer, Silesian aristocrat, age 65' (1945). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/16

1948-1949

Correspondence relating to the first edition of The other side of the hill by LIDDELL HART (1948), correspondents including Th. Rumpel, with cutting 'The German generals oblige' letter to the editor of Manchester Guardian by Rumpel, 21 May 1948; file including cutting of letter to the editor of Manchester Guardian by LIDDELL HART, 29 Apr 1948, commenting on review of book on 22 Apr 1948 (included); letter of LIDDELL HART to Maj Gen Eedson Louis Millard Burns commenting on review by Burns of the book in Ottawa Evening New, Ottawa, Canada 11 Sep 1948, included; German Gen Frido von Senger und Etterlin; German Gen Hasso E von Manteuffel; Brig James Archibald Dunboyne Langhorne; Brig Henry Beveridge Latham; Brig Guy Elland Carne Rasch; C C Mackintosh; Alfred G Bailey, University of New Brunswick, Canada; J W Woodward; J M Drew; Joachim Arendt; Cyril Ray, of The Sunday Times; James Bone; V H Collins; Andre L'Hoist with sketch map of route of 16 Panzer corps, May 1940; Ernst B Dannemann with copy of Soldat im Volk (Aug 1958) referring to LIDDELL HART's book; Dr Sydney Jessen; Craig Biddle, Jr; letters by LIDDELL HART to editors of the following publication, The New Yorker, Time magazine and The Herald Tribune, New York USA. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/17

1951

Correspondence concerning revised and enlarged 1951 edition of The other side of the hill by LIDDELL HART, correspondents including Dr Walter Amstutz, publisher of German edition with corrections list; Maj Gen William Henry Stratton, Commandant, Joint Services Staff College; Brig Peter Hugh de Havilland; Alan Pryce-Jones, of Times Literary Supplement; Noel Barber, editor The Continental Daily Mail, Paris, France;James Rose, of The Observer; E Bernard Morgan; Norman Robson, Westminister Press Limited; Devere Allen, of Worldover Press; Walter Lippmann, of The New York Herald Tribune and US Capt William G Bell, editor Armor magazine, Washington DC, USA. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/18

1948-1973

Press reviews of The other side of the hill by LIDDELL HART including newspaper and journal cuttings and correspondence; reviews including 'The way of the world', by Kees van Hoek Irish Times, 24 Aug 1948; 'What the soldier said,' by Samuel Henry Fergus Johnston Spectator, 18 Jun 1948; 'The secret of Dunkirk' by Hayter Preston New Cavalcade, 8 May 1948; 'Did Hitler save Britain?' by Clive Turnbull The Herald, Melbourne, Australia, 7 Aug 1948; 'A military historian' by F A Ridley The Socialist Leader, 21 Aug 1948; 'The war through German eyes', by Maj Eric William Sheppard The Guardian, 18 Jun 1948; 'No party-line Nazis' by David Baumgardt Saturday Review of Literature, New York City, New York, 16 Oct 1948; 'Hitler's generals speak their minds' by Hanson W Baldwin New York Times Book Review, 17 Oct 1948; review by US Col George C Reinhardt Military Review, Mar 1952; review by Maj Max Van Rossum Daum Air University Quarterly Review, Montgomery, Alabama USA, Winter 1948; 'The Defeated' Time, 25 Oct 1948; 'Now it is told: the inside story of German war plans...', Newsweek, 9 Aug 1948; review by Dorothy Canfield Book-of-the-Month Club News, Sep 1948; advertisement for French edition entitled, Les généraux allemands parlent, translated by Lola Tranec, Dec 1948; review article Die Reise Illustrierte, Dec 1950, including cover portrait of LIDDELL HART and note with partial translation of article; 'Jetz dürfer sie reden, Englisches urteil über deutsches soldatentum' by Arthur Boehm-Tettelbach Lübecker Nachrichten, 28 Dec 1951, with typescript translation as 'British verdict on German military profession'; 'Chronique historique' (in French) review by Jeanne Gaillard La Pensée, Jan 1950; 'Die Strategie einer diktatur' by Dr George Tzschirner Der Notweg, May 1950 with typescript translation entitled 'Strategy of a dictator'; Der zweite weltkrieg in büchern' Christ und Welt, Stuttgart, Germany, 19 Jan 1950 with typescript English translation; 'Die deutsche wehrmacht im zweiten weltkrieg' Der Turmwart, Zürich, Switzerland, Nov/Dec 1949 with typescript English translation; review from Thurgauer Zeitung, Frauenfeld, Switzerland, 15 Oct 1949 with typescript English translation; Der Fürstenländer, Gossau (St Gallen), Switzerland, 1 Jan 1950 with typescript English translation; Der Bund, 11 Nov 1949 with typescript English translation; Allgemeiner Schweizer Militär-Zeitschrift, Frauenfeld, Switzerland, Nov 1949 with typescript English translation; 'Menzogne e verita nella storia della guerra' by Giovanni Messe Il Tempo di Milano, Milan, Italy 26 Aug 1949; also typescript translations of other foreign reviews from journals including L'Armée-La Nation (translated from French), 1 Oct 1951; 'The generals of the defeat' by Niels J Mürer Aftenposten (translated from Norwegian), Oslo, Norway, 16 Nov 1949; 'The German generals break their silence' by Cai Schaffalitzky de Muckadell (translated from Danish) Berlingske Tidende Copenhagen, Denmark, 2 Dec 1949; 'Contemporary history-as it fascinates' by Dr Hans-Joachim Kausch (translated from German) Die Welt, 31 Oct 1949; 'Gentlemen from the German high command' by Eigil Steinmetz (translated from Danish) Nationaltidende (Copenhagen, Denmark, annotated 'ultra-Conservative', 22 Oct 1949 and typescript entitled, 'Short review given over Radio Munich,' 15 Oct 1949; correspondents including, Alfred Powell Wadsworth, editor Manchester Guardian; ; Professor Henry Steele Commager; F M Inwood, Westminister Press Limited; R E Bennett, also 'Better manuals' letter by LIDDELL HART to editor Infantry Journal, 12 Mar 1949 in typescript and as published, in cut version; file also includes reviews of 1973 reprint edition with letter to Kathleen LIDDELL HART, Lady Li


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/19-35 Papers relating to The Rommel Papers edited by LIDDELL HART, with the assistance of Lucie-Maria Rommel, Manfred Erwin Rommel and General Fritz Bayerlein. translated by Paul Findlay. (Collins,; Harcourt, Brace, 1953)


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/19

[1953]

Page proof of The Rommel Papers edited by LIDDELL HART, with the assistance of Lucie-Maria Rommel and Manfred Erwin Rommel, wife and son of FM Rommel and General Fritz Bayerlein, translated by Col Paul A Findlay, based upon the papers of German FM Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel with manuscript corrections. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/20

[1933]-1944

Papers associated with German FM Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel including manuscript in German containing 'account written by Feldmarschall (Field Marshal) Rommel as a conception for his historical record in 1941' given by Manfred Erwin Rommel, son of FM Rommel; maps of North Africa drawn by Rommel in 1942; newspaper cutting of 'Rommel wouldn't be so active now-if he had used our tanks the right way' by LIDDELL HART Daily Mail, 23 Jan 1942 with German translation said by Manfred to have been studied by Rommel; extracts of correspondence from Rommel to his wife and son, Manfred, Jan 1941-Jul 1944 in typescript, translated into English; telegram in German received by Rommel telling him of capture of Col David Stirling, Special Air Service (SAS), North Africa, 28 Jan 1943; article in English in typescript concerning the book Infanterie greift an (Infantry attacks) by Rommel (1937), and notes to 'Rommel's pre-war lectures, in German illustrated with line drawings. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/21

1952-1953

LIDDELL HART's foreword and editorial note for The Rommel papers edited by him in manuscript and typescript. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/22

1941-1961

Notes on Rommel, correspondence and press cuttings collected by LIDDELL HART for editing The Rommel papers and afterwards; notes including manuscript notes entitled, 'Final questions and notes on Rommel papers,' Apr 1952; 'Questions to clear up-Norman Sims,' 30 Apr 1952; 'Further questions for Manfred Rommel (and General Bayerlein)' 6 May 1952; 'Verdicts on Rommel'; 'Extracts from Rommel's Papers' including 'El Alamein'; 'The rules of desert war'; 'The battles of 1942' and 'Before El Alamein'; typescript entitled, 'New light of Rommel' (cancelling title "The hysteria of Rommel") by C Taylor; 'Interview with Le Figaro', a transcript of interview of LIDDELL HART'; typed note entitled, 'Translation, extract from "Invasion 1944" by Hans Speidel', 'Rommel's order for beach defences,' 11 Jul 1944 as commander German Army group B, translated into English by 79 Armoured Div; 'Answers on two historical points' from Gen Günther Blumentritt, 16 Jun 1948; 'Field Marshal Rommel's measures to counter the invasion' by German Vice Adm Friedrich Ruge, Apr 1946 and 'How Rommel met his death, an eye-witness account' translated from a talk on Paris Radio; correspondence including Manfred Erwin Rommel, son of German FM Rommel; Mark Bonham Carter, Ronald J Politzer, Collins; Col Paul A Findlay, translator of The Rommel papers; Collin Delavaud, Paris, France; G R 'Toby' Atkinson; Brig George Fothergill Ellenberger; Lt Col William Benjamin Robert Neave-Hill, Cabinet office, Historical section; Norman L Brodeur, East Hartford, Connecticut, USA; Jean Bisgambiglia, Ajaccio, Corsica (in French); Ronald Lewin; Brig Desmond Young; Dr Hans Speidel; file includes copies of correspondence between Mr W M James, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA and German former army staff including German Col-Gen Franz Halder, Chief of the Army General Staff 1938-1942, 30 Apr 1963, in German with attached English translation; German Lt Gen Alfred Gause, in German; German Gen Siegfried Westphal, in German and German Gen Walter Warlimont, in English; cuttings including 'On a road in Normandy-17 July 1944' by Richard A David Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Aug 1961 including nine photographs with captions used to illustrate the article; 'Rommel, a new picture by Geoffrey Cox Leader, 7 Jul 1945; 'Rommel's picture is by Monty's desk' Daily Express, 17 Oct 1944; 'Rommel wounded, German prisoner's report' Sunday Times, 30 jul 1944; 'Portrait of a Nazi general' by Ralph McCarthy Chronicle, 31 Jan 1942; ' The Rommel legend' by Capt Harvey A DeWeerd Infantry Journal, Jul 1943; 'History's most overrated general' by Richard Hanser Saga, May [1955]; 'Erwin Rommel, a study in command' Armor, Sep-Oct 1960; 'The LIDDELL HART papers' B A Young Punch, 13 May 1953; 'Rommel's men talk' Picture Post, 6 Oct 1951 and 'The end of Marshal Rommel' by William Harlan Hale Harpers, Oct 1948. 1 file and 9 photographs


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/23

1949-1967

Correspondence with Mark Bonham Carter, Ronald J Politzer, William Alexander Roy Collins, S P Cottey, Sarah Collins, Michael Alexander and A D Maclean, Collins, publishers, relating to The Rommel papers edited by LIDDELL HART including details of agreement with Rommel family and details of financial receipts; file also including correspondence with FM Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, First Earl Alexander of Tunis; Brig George Herbert Clifton; Lucie-Maria Rommel, wife of FM Rommel; Manfred Erwin Rommel, son of FM Rommel; John Freeman; Desmond Young; Charles Eade; H L Spooner and Robert Jackson of Illustrated; Maj Tadashi Kojo; Ground Staff Office, Japanese Defense Agency; Col Paul A Findlay, translator of The Rommel papers; F R Steele of Richard Steele and Son, literary, dramatic and film agents; also including note on German Army Group 'B', and advertisement for French edition La guerre sans haine (Paris, Amiot Dumont, 1952). 2 files


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/24

1952-1977

Correspondence with Manfred Erwin Rommel, son of German FM Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel and Lucie-Maria Rommel, wife of FM Rommel relating to The Rommel papers edited by LIDDELL HART; the correspondence to LIDDELL HART and Kathleen LIDDELL HART, Lady LIDDELL HART is mostly in English, some German; with other correspondence including Maj Gen Robert Clive Bridgeman, 2nd Viscount Bridgeman; FM Sir Claude John Eyre Auchinleck; Lt Gen Sir Brian Gwynne Horrocks; Hugh Redwald Trevor-Roper, Thayer Hobson, USA; Dr Hans Speidel; US Lt Col Louis M Nawrocky, Armor; Scott Bartlett, Editor, McGraw-Hill Book Co, Inc, New York, New York USA; Heinrich Schubert, Head of Rommel Archive, Herrlingen bei Ulm, Donau, Germany; David Bruce Pitblado, Principle Private Sectretary to the Prime Minister; German Gen Siegfried Westphal; also including note by LIDDELL HART containing 'the story of (FM Rommel's) papers as given me by Manfred Rommel', list of Rommel's manuscript papers, 4 Jun 1952 including sketch maps and diagrams, cutting of photograph of Manfred Rommel and LIDDELL HART from Paris Match, 6 Oct 1951 and photograph of 'Rommel's house' on greeting card. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/25

1952-1954

Correspondence with Gen Fritz Bayerlein relating to The Rommel papers edited by LIDDELL HART


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/26

1950-1955

Correspondence with Col Paul A Findlay, translator of The Rommel papers edited by LIDDELL HART, including 'Man of War' a radio broadcast, 1 May 1953, by Findlay on translating the Rommel papers, in typescript, file including correspondence with Mark Bonham-Carter, Collins, publishers and Manfred Rommel, son of German FM Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/27

1940-1971

Photographs relating to The Rommel papers edited by LIDDELL HART; including note 'captions for illustrations' with correspondence relating to use of photographs including Manfred Rommel, son of German FM Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel; Ronald J Politzer, Gladys Wilber and Michael Alexander, of Collins, publishers; Anthony Colwell, Jonathan Cape, publishers; V Jenkins; Arthur Coleridge, of Reader's Digest; US Capt Arthur M Harris, Infantry, Fort Benning, Georgia USA; J S Cumpston, President, The Rats of Tobruk Association, Canberra City, Australia; Richard D Law, military collector; also newspaper cuttings of published photographs including 'Rommel-the war's ace photographer' and 'I was determined to guard his pictures with my life' by Lucie-Maria Rommel, wife of FM Rommel Illustrated, 18 Apr 1953; 'How Rommel planned to rout the British' by Sir Claude John Eyre Auchinleck Picture Post, 25 Apr 1953; 'Rommel films his race to the sea' Illustrated, 2 May 1953; 'Rommel meets his prisoners' Illustrated, 9 May 1953 and 'Rommel's album of the desert war' Illustrated, 16 May 1953; photographs include profile of Rommel [on North African coast] with [Italian] submarine in background; Rommel's dummy tanks, Tripolitania, 1941; photograph of temporary bridge captioned 'the La Basseé-canal, and the first bridge of the Seventh armored division' and two photographs of bridges [1940 French campaign] with sketch map of Somme River, Somme canal at Condé Folie near Hangest annotated with positions of French and German troops. 1 file, 5 photographs


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/28

1952-1960

Correspondence relating to foreign rights for The Rommel papers edited by LIDDELL HART, including correspondence with Charles Clark, editorial department Penguin Books Limited; Mark Bonham-Carter and Ronald J Politzer, Collins, publishers; Evan Thomas, Harper and Brothers, publishers, New York, New York USA; Stewart Richardson, Associate editor, Henry Holt and Company, publishers, New York, New York USA; Helen Everitt, Houghton Mifflin and Co, publishers, New York, New York USA; Eugene Reynal, Harcourt-Brace and Co, publishers, New York, New York USA; Marguerite Scialtiel, Paris, France; Jacques Mordal, Paris, France; Georges Roditi, Amiot-Dumont, publishers, Paris, France with corrected typescript of introduction to the French edition; S M Mulcahy for J Sallebert, London representative, Radiodiffusion et Télévision Françaises with note on 'Brief broadcast on Rommel,' 14 Feb 1953, in English and French; also including an addendum to the memorandum of agreement with Collins for the book, 20 Jan 1953, also including figures on sales and royalties. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/29

1952-1953

Sunday Dispatch serialisation of The Rommel papers edited by LIDDELL HART, newspaper cuttings of series of articles titled 'Rommel's own story' 19 Apr-21 Jun 1953


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/30

1953-1972

Correspondence and controversy relating to The Rommel papers edited by LIDDELL HART including agreement or disagreement with LIDDELL HART's assessment of Rommel's character; correspondents including Reginald William (Chester) Wilmot; Lt Gen Howard A Craig, USAF, Commandant, National War College, Washington DC, USA; Robert L Biggers, President, Fargo division, Chrysler Corporation, Detroit, Michigan, USA; Maj Gen Sir Francis W de Guingand; Rear Adm C R Brown, USN, Commander Carrier Division 6; Stewart Robb, New York, New York USA; US Col Robert F Cocklin, Artillery, Assistant secretary, United States Army Combat Forces Journal, Washington DC, USA; F E Freeman, Malta; Clifford W Lillington, Department National Defence, Quebec City, Canada; Maj Gen Gerald Lloyd Verney; FM Sir Claude John Eyre Auchinleck; Sqn Sgt Maj C Horn, The Queen's Bays (2 Dragoon Guards) including note by LIDDELL HART 'Comments on points raised by SSM Horn'; Cyril Clemens, International Mark Twain Society, Webster Groves, Missouri USA; M M R Kothawala, Poona, India; Maj Eric William Sheppard; William Clark, of The Observer; German Gen Spiedel, German Legation, London;Thomas A Joy, Book department, Army and Navy Stores Limited; R A Moyes, Sales promotion manager, George Newnes and C Arthur Pearson Limited; Richard Malone; Hansen, Hannen-Verlag, Hamburg, Germany and Marigold Coleman, editor, Jackdaw Publications Limited. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/31

1940-1953

Maps relating to The Rommel papers edited by LIDDELL HART with typescript lists of maps to be included and correspondence including James F Trotter, cartographer; Mark Bonham-Carter, A D Maclean and Ronald J Politzer, Collins, publishers; Manfred Erwin Rommel, son of German FM Rommel; Col Paul A Findlay, translator of The Rommel papers; Tim Raison, of Picture Post and FM Sir Claude John Eyre Auchinleck; maps including 18 prepared for printing, some annotated, showing actions of the German Panzer forces in the fall of France 1940, Afrika Korps in the Western Desert campaign in North Africa in 1941-1942 at sites including Northern Tunisia, the Gulf of Sirte, Tobruk, El Alamein, Alam Halfa, Kasserine Pass, the battle of Medenine including Operations BATTLEAXE and CRUSADER and in Normandy prior to D-Day invasion in 1944; also 199 charts and maps, some manuscript, some annotated, mostly in German, some involving the same military actions including plan for costal defence; also three photographs of maps including two by Rommel describing military action around Tobruk and Bardia in 1941 reproduced and described in 'How Rommel planned to rout the British' by Sir Claude John Eyre Auchinleck Picture Post, 25 Apr 1953, copy in LH9/24/27 and map of Cairo area annotated to show plan of military action for July 1942 which provides basis for redrawn map in same article. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/32

1950-1953

Press reviews of The Rommel papers edited by LIDDELL HART and correspondence; with LIDDELL HART's notes in typescript including 'The battle rages on, Rommel overrated?' by Robert S Allen New York Post, 17 May 1953; review by US Maj Gen Orlando Ward, Chief of the Historical Div of the Army, Armor, Jul-Aug 1953; 'Portrait of a German general' by Hoffman Nickerson Ordnance, Sep-Oct 1953; review by Maj Gen Eedson Louis Millard Burns Ottawa Journal, Ottawa, Canada, 23 May 1953 and 'Rommel, self-portrait' by Reginald William (Chester) Wilmot transcript of broadcast review for the American Broadcasting Company, 9 Apr 1953; letters to editors by LIDDELL HART including 'The Rommel papers' a letter to editor of The Times by LIDDELL HART, 25 Apr 1953; letter to the editor of The Birmingham Post, 7 May 1953; 3 letters to Vincent Evans, editor Truth magazine published 8-22 May 1953; press reviews including 'A peculiar squabble' by Carlo Trotter (in Italian with manuscript English translation) Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno, Bari, Italy, 1 May 1953, 'A book we hid for five years' by Manfred Erwin Rommel, son of FM Rommel, The Bookseller, 28 Mar 1953; 'Enough of him! this fervent friend of the Wehrmacht (i.e. LIDDELL HART)' by Milton Schulman Sunday Express, 19 Apr 1953 'All honourable men?' by Reginald William (Chester) Wilmot The Observer, 19 Apr 1953; 'The Rommel myth' by Lt Gen Sir Brian (Gwynne) Horrocks Sunday Times, 19 Apr 1953; 'Rommel, was he a failure?' by Lt Gen Sir Oliver (William Hargreaves) Leese Manchester Evening News, 20 Apr 1953; 'The Rommel papers, a commentary' by US R Adm Henry Effingham Eccles, US Navy (retired) from Naval Research Logistics Quarterly, Jun 1954; 'Rommel as man and soldier' a series of 6 articles by Czech Lt Col Ferdinand Otto Miksche Air Force Daily, 25 Jun-7 Jul 1953; 'The other side of the fence' review of The Rommel papers by FM Sir Claude (John Eyre) Auchinleck National and English Review, Jun 1953; 'Ein militärisches genie' review by Hans-Joachim Kausch in German Die Welt, Essen, 22 Jun 1953 with English translation in typescript; review by Per N Ottestad in Norwegian Aftenpostens, Oslo, Norway, 27 Apr 1953; 'A book by and about Rommel' by Henning Kehler in Danish with English translation Berlingske Tidende, Aften Copenhagen, Denmark, 8 Jun 1953; correspondence including John Freeman, MP; Nigel Nicolson, MP; Frank Whitaker, of Country Life; W B Laurence; Sean Fielding, editor Time and Tide magazine; George Fraser, of Aberdeen Press and Journal; Ewart W Clay, Yorkshire Evening Post; Charles Rowe, Daily Sketch; Ronald J Politzer; Paul P Hutchison, Montreal, Canada; K Gurth, Frederick W Shaw, Jr, of US Army Times; W Busch; K F Pettis, ex-Canadian Motor Machine Gun Brigade and William Clark. 2 files


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/33

1950

LIDDELL HART comments and reviews of Rommel by Desmond Young (Collins, London, 1950) including copy of the book, note by LIDDELL HART listing 'minor corrections' to book; newspaper cuttings including 'Before Rommel in the desert' by Arthur Bryant Sunday Times, 5 Feb 1950; 'Rommel, a flattering and unconvincing portrait' by Malcolm Muggeridge Daily Telegraph, 23 Jan 1950; 2 articles Hugh Redwald Trevor-Roper for Picture Post 'Why should we idolise Rommel?,' 18 Mar 1950 and 'The Rommel myth debunked,' 1 Apr 1950 with reply by Brig Desmond Young, 8 Apr 1950 and reply by Trevor-Roper, 29 Apr 1950; 'Rommel, the man behind the legend' by Desmond Young Radio Times, 3 Feb 1950 and 'Tribute to an enemy' by FM Percival Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/34

1951-1953

Press reviews of feature film The Desert Fox about German FM Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel produced by Nunnally Johnson and directed by Henry Hathaway, starring James Mason, screenplay by Nunnally Johnson from book Rommel by Desmond Young, correspondence including letter to editor of Daily Herald by LIDDELL HART, published 23 Nov 1951 commenting upon review by Paul Holt (included); other correspondence including Manfred Erwin Rommel, son of FM Rommel; George Campbell Dixon, film critic, Daily Telegraph and James Mason; press reviews including 'I say this film is dangerous' by Milton Shulman Evening Standard, 11 Oct 1951. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/35

1953

Notes and correspondence relating to German film This was our Rommel by Constantin Film to which LIDDELL HART agreed to act as military adviser for British viewpoint, including notes on film by Maj Collins Paddock, acting for LIDDELL HART; correspondence including Ian R Warren, Managing Director, London and Overseas Film Services Limited and W Barthel, Constantin Filmverleih, Frankfurt, Germany. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/36

1945-1953

LIDDELL HART articles on the German generals, including 'Verdict on Germany's military leaders' typed paper (number 2453) headed Atlas Despatches Limited [1948]; 'The German generals talk about the Red Army' Infantry Journal, Washington DC, Mar 1949;'The Red Army as seen by the German generals' The Tank, Oct 1951; 'Les chefs militaires allemands vus par un Anglais' Le Monde Illustré, 30 Mar 1946; typescripts of articles annotated 'Harpers Magazine written 1945' entitled 'The German generals, part 1, Seeckt, Brauchitsch, Halder, Bock, and especially Rommel' and 'The German generals, part 2, Kluge, Model and Rundstedt' [published Feb 1946]; 'Footnote on the German generals' Harpers Magazine, Apr 1946; 'The German generals' typescript article annotated 'New English Review Feb [1946]'; series of 5 articles 'Hitler's generals tell all' Sunday Dispatch, 8 Sep-6 Oct 1946; with reply 'My reply to the German generals' by Robert Gilbert Vansittart, 1st Baron Vansittart of Denham Sunday Dispatch, 13 Oct 1946; 'German military chiefs, expert (LIDDELL HART) tells why they failed' New Zealand Herald, Auckland, New Zealand, 7 Feb 1945; 'Post-mortem on Hitler's military leaders' Adelaide Advertiser, Australia, 30 Jan 1946; 'Germany's war leaders were uneasy military bedfellows' Trinidad Guardian, Port of Spain, Trinidad, 20 Jan 1946; 'Mitschuld aft der anderen seite' article in German about LIDDELL HART Kieler Nachrichten, 3 Sep 1949 with English translation; and typescript transcript of interview of LIDDELL HART by Le Figaro, Paris, France, in English relating to German FM Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel [1953]; also including typescripts of LIDDELL HART's Sunday Dispatch articles mentioned above with an unpublished sixth article 'How Hitler foundered at Stalingrad'; 2 articles 'A bâton rompus avec LIDDELL HART' in French L'Armée-La Nation, Brussels, Belgium, Oct and Nov 1947; with correspondence including Sir Charles (Alexander) Petrie, 3rd Bt Carrowcarden, managing editor New English Review; editor Daily Express; editor News Chronicle; and 'The German soldier' letter to the editor of The Times by LIDDELL HART, 22 Sep 1951. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/37-47 Papers relating toHeinz Guderian's book Panzer leader (Erinnerungen eines soldaten), translated by Constantine Fitzgibbon with a forward by LIDDELL HART (Michael Joseph, 1952)


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/37

May 1951

LIDDELL HART foreword to book Panzer leader (Erinnerungen eines soldaten) by German Col-Gen Heinz Wilhelm Guderian translated by Constantine Fitzgibbon with a forward by LIDDELL HART. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/38

1951-1968

Newspaper cuttings relating to controversy over Heinz Guderian's book Panzer leader with a forward by LIDDELL HART including 'Makers of history' letter by Liddel Hart to editor Daily Telegraph, 26 Jan 1952; 'Panzer Leader' letter by LIDDELL HART to editor of The Listener, 6 Mar 1952; reply signed 'Your reviewer (Lt Col Alfred Higgins Burne),' 13 Mar 1952; reply by LIDDELL HART, 20 Mar 1952; correspondence including Alan Ernest Wentworth Thomas, editor, The Listener; Lt Col Alfred Higgins Burne and Richard T Burke, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/39

1951

Copy of Heinz Guderian's book Panzer leader annotated 'uncorrected proof'. 1 volume


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/40

1957

Copy of Heinz Guderian's book Panzer leader as cut for English paperback edition, Ace books number H166 (London, Harborough Publishing Company, 1957), with manuscript deletions. 1 volume


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/41

1957

Copy of Heinz Guderian's book Panzer leader as cut for USA paperback edition, with manuscript deletions. 1 volume


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/42

1950-1968

Correpondence with publishers, Michael Joseph relating to Heinz Guderian's book Panzer leader with a forward by LIDDELL HART, with correspondence relating to Guderian's Memoirs to be published by Cassell and Company including Maj Desmond John Newman Flower; other correspondence including German Col-Gen Heinz Wilhelm Guderian and Margarete Guderian, his wife; Robert Lusty, Roland Grant, Peter H Hebdon, Thomas J Couper, Raleigh Trevelyan and John Banbury of Michael Joseph Limited, publishers; William Sloane and Grace Hogarth, William Sloane Associates; Constantine Fitzgibbon; Herbert Van Thal, London International; Wendy Devlin, Hamish Hamilton Limited, publishers and G C Sansoni, Casa Editrice G C Sansoni, Florence, Italy, publishers; also including correspondence on USA and British paperback editions; file includes notes on translation and possible cutting of text with translation of Guderian's original forward. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/43

1951-1952

Press reviews of book Panzer leader by German Col-Gen Heinz Wilhelm Guderian translated by Constantine Fitzgibbon with a forward by LIDDELL HART; newspaper and journal cuttings including 'The creation of the German armoured force' by Guderian The Tank [Dec 1951]; 'Guderian, father of the blitzkrieg' by William T R Fox, Director of the Institute of War and Peace Studies, Columbia University, New York, New York USA Armor, Jul-Aug 1952; review by Canadian Maj Gen Eedson Louis Millard Burns Saturday Night, Toronto, Canada, 14 Jun 1952; 'Guderian's Way' by Lt Gen Sir Brian Gwynne Horrocks Sunday Times, 13 Jan 1952; 'Myth of German supremacy in the military art' by Capt Colin Reith Coote Daily Telegraph, 14 Jan 1952; 'Achtung! Panzer!' review by Reginald William (Chester) Wilmot The Spectator, 18 Jan 1952; 'With Hitler in defeat' series of articles by Guderian (from Panzer leader), Daily Herald, 7, 9-11 Jan 1952; 'The armored Goliath that failed' The New York Times Book Review, 10 Aug 1952 and 'Guderian's Tale' review in Newsweek, 11 Aug 1952; also typescript containing extracts from reviews and correspondence from Elliott Graham, E. P. Dutton and Company, New York, New York USA. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/44

1957-1960

Typescript sections of English translation by M Michaelis of Panzer marsch by German Col-Gen Heinz Wilhelm Guderian (never published?) with correspondence with Michaelis. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/45

1956-1959

LIDDELL HART foreword to Lost victories, the memoirs of German FM Fritz Erich von Manstein edited and translated by Anthony G Powell (Methuen, London, [1958]) first published as Verlorene Siege in 1955; with typescript and page proofs of introduction; file including correspondence with Basil Collier, Cabinet office, historical section; Anthony G Powell, translator; Maj John North; John D Cullen and Peter L K Wait, Methuen and Company, publishers; including newspaper cutting 'Books on the way-I' by Mark Stanhope Sunday Times, 23 Mar 1958 announcing publication of the memoirs in May 1958 and press reviews including 'Everything left to "the Fuhrer's intuition' by Lt Gen Hugh Gray Martin Daily Telegraph and Morning Post, 29 May 1958; 'Manstein's view' a review by Basil Collier Sunday Times, 1 Jun 1958; 'Unhappy warrior' by Michael Eliot Howard The Observer, 8 Jun 1958; 'Dunkirk was a disaster for the Germans' by Brig Derek Mills-Roberts Liverpool Daily Post, 2 Jul 1958 and 'A military genius who helped Hitler look good' by S L A Marshal, New York Times, 5 Oct 1958. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/46

1959-1967

LIDDELL HART foreword to Neither fear nor hope, the wartime career of General Frido von Senger und Etterlin, defender of Cassino (Krieg in Europa) by Ferdinand Maria von Senger und Etterlin, translated by George Malcolm (pseudonym of Commander Malcolm George Saunders, RN) with a foreword by LIDDELL HART (Macdonald, London, 1963); including the foreword in typescript and galley proof; copy of the book in page proof with annotations; including correspondence with Commander Saunders and W J Taylor-Whitehead, Macdonald and Company, publishers; also newspaper cutting on death of Saunders The Times, 17 Aug 1967. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/47

1966

LIDDELL HART foreword to The German army and the Nazi party, 1933-1939 by Robert J O'Neill (Cassell, London, 1966); including book in page proof with typescript copy of foreward; correspondence including Kenneth Parker and Roger Massie, Cassell and Company, publishers; press reviews including 'Dilemma of the generals under Hitler' by Maj Gen James Louis Moulton Glasgow Herald, 23 Jul 1966. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/48-89 Correspondence of LIDDELL HARTrelating to German World War Two generals


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/48

1952-1967

Dr Konrad Adenauer, Chancellor of Germany, correspondence with LIDDELL HART including LIDDELL HART's note on a talk with Adenauer, Bonn, 9 Jun 1952; including part copy of correspondence between Reginald Steed, Daily Telegraph and Dr Linnell; including newspaper cuttings relating to Adenauer, 'Dehydrated' a review by Geoffrey Barraclough New Statesman, 15 Apr 1966 of Memoirs 1945-53 by Adenaur, translated by Beate Ruhm Von Oppen (Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1966) and articles published at Adenaur's death, 1967. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/49

1950-1962

German Adm Kurt Assmann, correspondence with LIDDELL HART including newspaper cutting 'Die irgendwie unheimliche see' a review (in German) Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 24 Jan 1951 of Assmann's book Deutsche Schicksalsjahre, historische Bilder aus dem Zweiten Weltkrieg und seiner Vorgeschichte, E. Brockhaus, Wiesbaden, Germany, 1950; and death notice, 26 Jul 1962. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/50

1950-1959

German Gen Fritz Bayerlein, chief of staff of the German Afrika Korps, correspondence with LIDDELL HART, including correspondence from W Burch and correspondence with Mark Bonham Carter, Collins publishers; also newspaper cutting of photograph of Bayerlein Sunday Express, 19 Feb 1950. See also LIDDELL HART 9/24/25 relating to The Rommel papers, edited by LIDDELL HART, and LIDDELL HART 9/27/1 relating to The Soviet army, edited by LIDDELL HART. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/51

1938-1961

German Gen Anton Freiherr von Bechtolsheim: correspondence with LIDDELL HART, including list of items belonging to Bechtolsheim held while he was a prisoner of war in Britain; correspondence including Col S Y McGiffert, Military Government, Munich, Germany; Col Louis James Woodhouse, War Office; Maj Denis B Topham, Island Farm Prisoner of war camp, Bridgend, Glamorganshire; Gen Sir Richard (Nugent) O'Connor; The Baroness Erika von Bechtolsheim; Maj Christopher Paget Mayhew, MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State; Julian Amery, MP and Dr H Weddigen, Commercial Counsellor, German Consulate, London; including death notice for von Bechtolsheim, 9 Feb 1961. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/52

1948-1953

Professor Dr Gisbert Beyerhaus, correspondence with LIDDELL HART, including Barry Sullivan; F S Kingston, German translator for LIDDELL HART; Professor Doktor Hans Erich Stier, editor, Die Welt als Geschichte magazine; including offprint of 'Neue wege zur erforschung des zweiten weltkrieges' (in German) by Beyerhaus Die Welt als Geschichte, 1951, an article concerning LIDDELL HART. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/53

1945-1967

German Gen Günther Blumentritt, correspondence with LIDDELL HART, some in German, some with English translations, others in English; including letter discussing history of Western campaign 1940, allied air forces, Meuse front and the Polish campaign 1939; also including Blumentritt's chronology of his career; with a list of guests celebrating the tenth anniversary of the German Military Programme in Europe, 21 Nov 1955 including US Gen Anthony Clement McAuliffe, Lt Gen H I Hodes, West German Lt Gen Dr Hans Speidel, West German Lt Gen Adolf Heusinger, US Brig Gen P M Robinett and Dr R G Ruppenthal; other correspondents including Mathilde Blumentritt, wife to the general; Lt Col Andrew Marshall Horsbrugh-Porter, Senior British Liaison officer, Headquarters, European Command; Col H E Potter, Chief Historian, Headquarters European Command; F W Heath, Odhams Press and Ursula Kerl, daughter of Blumentritt; with newspaper and journal cuttings including 'Defence of western Europe' by Blumentritt, translated by Thomas B Dunne, Intelligence Section, Army Headquarters An Cosantóir, Irish Defence Journal, Oct 1951; 'Eisenhower entschuldigt gehängte Generäle' Der Heimkehrer, 7 Jul 1954, with English condensation and note that the publication was produced by German Prisoners of War in Minnesota, USA; also including three photographs of Blumentritt (three in Sep 1944, one 10 Dec 1947 and death notice for Blumentritt, 12 Oct 1967. See also LIDDELL HART 9/27/1 and LIDDELL HART 9/27/11 relating to The Soviet army, edited by LIDDELL HART. 2 files


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/54

1946-1952

German Col Hans W Boehm-Tettelbach, correspondence with LIDDELL HART including note on Der Stahlhelm, German organisation of ex-servicemen disbanded 7 Nov 1935; other correspondents including Julian Ito Piggott; Editors of The Reader's Digest; including German newspaper cuttings. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/55

1948-1950

German FM Walther von Brauchitsch, Commander-in-Chief of the German Army, Feb 1938-Dec 1941, correspondence with LIDDELL HART; also Charlotte von Brauchitsch, his wife including her letter to Gen Sir Brian Hubert Robertson, UK High Commissioner, Allied High Commission, Germany with reply from Maj Gen Kenneth Graeme McLean, Deputy Military Governor, British Zone in Germany; other correspondents including FM Sir William (Joseph) Slim; Lt Gen Nevil Charles Dowell Brown john, War Office; Alfred Powell Wadsworth, editor, Manchester Guardian; Professor (George) Gilbert (Aimé) Murray; Victor Gollancz, publisher; Richard Rapier Stokes, MP; including newspaper cuttings on death of Brauchitsch, 18 Oct 1948. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/56

1948-1967

Dr Wolfgang Ernst Eckehard Bredtschneider and Dr Johannes Christian Stahlbusch, psychiatrist, correspondence with LIDDELL HART; including career outlines supplied by both and certifications of medical qualification for both; other correspondents including Lt Gen Sir Thomas J Hutton; Dennis A Routh and Sir Philip Manson-Bahr. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/57

1949-1967

German Maj Wilhelm Busch, correspondence with LIDDELL HART including an outline of his career and list of translations done for LIDDELL HART, including letter by prisoner Herbert Köstlin; also correspondence with Patricia Busch, wife of Busch; M A Schick, of E S Mittler and Sohn; E Bloomfield and Capt Lancelot Dykes Spicer. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/58

1955-1958

German Gen Ludwig Crüwell, correspondence with LIDDELL HART, including correspondence with Berndt Crüwell, his son and death notice for the general, 25 Sep 1958 with obituary in The Times, 26 Sep 1958 quoting note by LIDDELL HART. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/59

1945-1959

German Lt Gen Kurt Dittmar, correspondence with LIDDELL HART, some in German with translation; including correspondence with Ilse Dittmar, his wife; R H Carlisle, translator for LIDDELL HART; Reverend L C Simons; I Ledgerwood; Terence Cornelius Farmer Prittie, correspondent, Manchester Guardian; including coloured pencil sketch map of Stalingrad area, Jul-Sep 1942 suggesting position of Panzer forces; with newspaper cuttings including 'The Poles don't call him "papa", by Frederick Elwyn Jones, MP, British prosecuting counsel at Nuremberg Trial News Chronicle, 19 Feb 1948 concerning FM (Karl Rudolf) Gerd von Rundstedt; 'A labourer goes home' News Chronicle, 20 May 1948 with photo of Dittmar; 'Captain LIDDELL HART und die Deutschen' by Dittmar, in German Der Soldat, 19 May 1951; 'Deutsches soldatentum und Deutsche demokratie' by Dittmar in Festschrift zum 1. bundestreffen der ehemaligen Pioniere, Holzminden/Weser, West Germany, 1952; also including photograph of Dittmar inscribed to LIDDELL HART, Jun 1949 and a family photograph; with death notice for Dittmar, 26 Apr 1959. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/60

1946-1967

German Adm Siegfried H Engel, correspondence with LIDDELL HART including Elfriede Engel, wife to Engel. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/61

1934-1974

German Gen Baron Leo Dietrich Franz Freiherr von Geyr von Schweppenburg, correspondence with LIDDELL HART, in English; with other correspondence including the Baronness Elizabeth von Geyr, his wife; Ben Geyr, his son; Richard Robertson Trail, Medical director, Papworth Village Settlement; Right Reverend George Kennedy Allen Bell, Bishop of Chichester; Sir Stanley Unwin, George Allen and Unwin Limited, publishers; Mark Bonham Carter, Collins, publishers, with summary of report 'On the first visit ... to my husband, Gen Will Bittrich, at the French prison hospital in Emendingen, Baden, after nine months of solitary confinement,' Mar 1949 reader's report on manuscript of Erinnerungen eines militärattachés by von Schweppenburg, later published as The critical years (Wingate, London, [1952]); Colin Reith Coote, Managing editor Daily Telegraph and Anthony Gibbs, Alan Wingate, publishers; Gen Sir Bernard (Charles Tolver) Paget; Maj Gen William Henry Alexander Bishop; Maj Gen Henry Robert Bowreman Foote, Director-General Fighting Vehicles; German Count Marcus Clary-Aldringen, Daimler-Benz (in German with English translation); Ludwig Hermann Alexander Chlodwig, Grand Duke of Hesse; Brig Charles Percy Ronald Johnston, Military Editor, Territorial; and Bertha Veeck, German Red Cross; newspaper cuttings including, 'The Bittrich case' by von Schweppenberg (in German with excerpts translated into English) Die Deutsche Soldatenzeitung, 11 Jun 1953; 'My memories of Ireland' by von Schweppenberg, with portrait photograph and profile of author, Sunday Press, Dublin, 29 Nov 1964; correspondence from Maj Christopher Paget Mayhew, MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign Office to Flt Lt Aidan Merivale Crawley, MP concerning von Schweppenburg; also including sworn statement concerning von Schweppenburg by German Lt Gen Gerhard Engel, 24 Sep 1946, in German with English translation; in German with English translation; and memorandum on Constantin von Neurath by Winifred von Mackensen von Neurath, Rome, 15 Oct 1950; with death notice for von Schweppenberg, 17 Jan 1974 and The Times obituary, 16 Feb 1974. 2 files


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/62

1946-1974

German Col-Gen Heinz Wilhelm Guderian, Chief of the German General Staff, correspondence with LIDDELL HART and other correspondence including Margarete Guderian, his wife; Czech Lt Col Ferdinand Otto Miksche; Maj Desmond John Newman Flower, Cassells and Company, publishers including reader's report of Guderian's book manuscript Erinnerungen eines soldaten; Madame J Laurès de Chavignac; Eduard Bogner, Munich, West Germany; Count George Wallwitz; with newspaper and journal cutting including 'Generaloberst Guderian generalinspekteur für die Panzerwaffe' (in German) Die Panzertruppe, Mar 1943; 'US tests German staff idea', US News and World Report, 10 Feb 1950 concerning Guderian; 'Hitler's general wants new wehrmacht' by Charles Wighton Daily Express, 18 Dec 1951 concerning Guderian; including death notice, 14 May 1954 with The Times, 17 May 1954 and other obituaries for Guderian. See also LH 9/24/37-47 on Guderian's memoirs, (Erinnerungen eines soldaten) translated by Constantine Fitzgibbon with a forward by LIDDELL HART (Michael Joseph, 1952). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/63

1949-1972

German Col-Gen Franz Halder, Chief of the Army General Staff 1938-1942, correspondence with LIDDELL HART, in German with English translations, including list of German officers held by Russians, 16 Dec 1949; with other correspondence including extract of letter by German Maj Gen R von Gersdorff, Chief of Staff, 16 Army (in German with English translation) and letter by Halder to M T Pacey, 7 Sep 1941; also including long note by German Maj Otto Schnübbe, former General Staff Major, Headquarters 1 Panzer Army, to President of West Germany and others (in German), 10 Jan 1950, reporting on conditions in Soviet camps for German officers; newspaper cuttings including 'Halder justifies the war' The Observer, 29 May 1949; 'Why Hitler lost the war by his Chief of Staff' Daily Mail, 2 Jun 1949; with The Times obituary of Halder by Capt (Robert) O'Neill, 4 Apr 1972. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/64

1947-1973

German Col-Gen Gotthard Heinrici, correspondence with LIDDELL HART, including Gertrude Henrici, wife to Gotthard Heinrici and Kathleen LIDDELL HART, Lady LIDDELL HART. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/65

1933-1952

Dr Kurt Hesse, former German Col, correspondence with LIDDELL HART including correspondence with John McCulloch, Chief Press Officer, War Office; also including list of British contacts for Hesse provided by LIDDELL HART (1950); including proposal by Hesse to establish journal to be called German Affairs in English digesting articles from German press (1948) with list of prospective publications; newspaper and journal cuttings including 'Wird es krieg geben?' digest in German of article (Will there be war?) by LIDDELL HART from Picture Post, 24 Jul 1948 and 'A German view of German rearmament' by Hesse Human Events, Washington DC, 20 Sep 1950. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/66

1950-1961

German Gen Adolf Heusinger, correspondence with LIDDELL HART; with newspaper cuttings including 'Extradition of NATO general demanded, Russia accuses Heusinger of war crimes' Guardian, 13 Dec 1961. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/67

1933-1939

Cornelia Irene Hoffmann, wife of German Gen Maximilian Hoffman, of World War One, correspondence with LIDDELL HART concerning possibile edition of her correspondence with the general during World War One; other correspondence including David Higham, Curtis Brown, literary agents; with note by Barry Sullivan.1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/68

1955-1961

Dr Hans-Adolf Jacobsen, German military historian, correspondence with LIDDELL HART, including memorandum by Jacobsen '"Manstein-Plan" and the OKH "Weisung"'. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/69

1950-1960

Luftwaffe FM Albert Kesselring, Commander-in-Chief of German troops in Italy, correspondence with LIDDELL HART, some in English, including list of questions put by LIDDELL HART; other correspondence including Liny Kesselring, wife; Hon Kenneth Gilmour Younger, MP, Foreign Office; Col Walter A Smithwick, Kilkenny, Ireland and Curt Barth; with newspaper cuttings including photograph of Kesselring and wife Quick, 15 Jun 1952; 'The Green Devils find a new hero' by Denis Martin Daily Express, 25 May 1953 concerning Kesselring; 'The man who saw all, but takes the blame for nothing' review of Kesselring's Memoirs Northern Echo, 16 Nov 1953 The Memoirs of Field-Marshal Kesselring (Soldat bis zum letzten Tag) translated by Lynton Hudson (William Kimber, London, 1953 with other reviews; 'Kesselring dies, he ordered massacre in caves' Reynolds News, 19 Jul 1960; 'Farewell' notice (in German) for Kesselring after his death by Curt Barth Der Stahlhelm, Aug 1960; including death notice for Kesselring, 16 Jul 1960 and obituaries. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/70

1956-1968

German Maj Gen Ulrich Liss, correspondence with LIDDELL HART also with Erika Liss, his wife, with note by Liss on 'a toast of the late Sir Nevile Henderson (Rt Hon Sir Nevile Meyrick Henderson, British Ambassador in Berlin 1937-1939),' 16 Jul 1957; with death notice for Liss, 11 Jun 1968. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/71

1947-1973

German FM Fritz Erich von Manstein, correspondence with LIDDELL HART, other correspondence including Jutta Sibylle von Manstein, his wife; Rüdiger von Manstein, his son; Maj Gen Arthur Guy Salisbury-Jones; Sylvia von Harden-Lehr; Desmond Flower, Cassell and company; Douglas Jerrold, Director, Eyre and Spottiswoode Limited, publishers; Herbert Read, Director, Routledge and Kegan Paul Limited, publishers; Right Reverend George Kennedy Allen Bell, Bishop of Chichester, Dr Paul Leverkuehn, German solicitor; Dr Hans Ebeling; Baron Ulrich von Freyberg; Arthur H von Loesch; Ursula Michaelsen; Frank Reyner Salter; Francis Harry Hinsley, historian; with notes by LIDDELL HART including 'Note as preface to Manstein's articles,' Jan 1957, and 'Supplementary notes for insertion in Von Manstein's first article "German defensive operations against the Soviets by Army Group South in Southern Russia, 1943-1944"'; with cuttings including a review of Manstein, his campaigns and his trial by Reginald Thomas Paget (Collins, London, 1951) in The Listener, 13 Dec 1951; 'Von Manstein released from British custody' Manchester Guardian, 8 May 1953; 'Von Manstein's work, role in Bonn defence ministry' The Times, 6 Jun 1955; including The Times obituary for Von Manstein by LIDDELL HART, 13 Jun 1973 with typescript copy dated Oct 1958. See also LIDDELL HART 9/27/1 and LIDDELL HART 9/27/11 relating to The Soviet army, edited by LIDDELL HART. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/72

1948-1965

German Gen Hasso-Eccard von Manteuffel, Commander-in-Chief 5 Panzer Army, correspondence with LIDDELL HART including Manteuffel's views (Jan 1949) on LIDDELL HART's book The other side of the hill (Cassell, London, 1948); note by Manteuffel 'Profession of a candid German,' Mar 1949; summary of Manteufel's 'The question of "German Security",' Feb 1950; memorandum sent by Manteuffel to Brig Antony Henry Head 'On the German contribution', in German with English translation; 'Extract from the judgment of the Düsseldorf Tribunal on 21 Aug 1959 against Gen Hasso E von Manteuffel'; other correspondence including Sir Charles (Alexander) Petrie, 3rd Bt of Carrowcarden; Managing editor, New English Review; with newspaper cuttings including 'The general (Manteuffel) howled down' by Karl Robson, News Chronicle, 13 Jun 1950; 'German ex-general alledged to have had soldier shot' Manchester Guardian, 17 Aug 1959; 'General Manteuffel gets 18 months' News Chronicle, 22 Aug 1959 and 'Pardon for former German general (Manteuffel)' The Times, 20 Jun 1961. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/73

1959-1973

German Maj Gen Frederick W von Mellenthin, Chief of Staff to FM Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel, correspondence with LIDDELL HART and Kathleen LIDDELL HART, Lady LIDDELL HART, including with article in typescript by Mellenthin 'The present military-political situation of the states and lands in the southern African space' [Jul 1960]; with other correspondence including Kenneth Parker, Chief Editor, Cassell and Company with list of brief notes by Mellenthin on 16 German commanders of World War Two, 1 Jun 1973; with newspaper cuttings including 'Tank man' by John Rolls Daily Mirror, 26 Aug 1959 discussing meeting between Mellenthin and LIDDELL HART; 'Old enemies meet in South Africa' Evening Standard, 30 Nov [1959] photograph of meeting between Mellenthin and FM Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/74

1953-1957

German Gen Burkhart Müller-Hillebrand, correspondence with LIDDELL HART, with list of 'Supplementary questions on the organization of Panzer formations,' Jan 1953; including article 'Nationale armee oder Europaarmee?' by Müller-Hillebrand (in German) Wehrwissenschaftliche Rundschau, Apr 1953 with English condensation. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/75

1953-1965

German Gen Walther K Nehring, correspondence with LIDDELL HART, including introduction by Nehring to lecture by LIDDELL HART in Düsseldorf, West Germany, 25 Sep 1957, in German and English. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/76

1957-1969

German V Adm Friedrich Ruge, correspondence with LIDDELL HART with other correspondence by LIDDELL HART to von Pachelbel, Press Attaché, German Embassy. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/77

1945-1953

German FM (Karl Rudolf) Gerd von Rundstedt, correspondence with LIDDELL HART; with other correspondence including Luise von Rundstedt, wife; Capt F S Kingston; Sir Eric Bourne Bentinck Speed, War Office; Dr Walter Grimm, Dr Paul Leverkuehn and Dr Walter Siemers, defence counsel for Rundstedt; Hildegard Lehmkuhl; Reginald Thomas Paget, MP; Richard Rapier Stokes, MP; Alfred Powell Wadsworth, editor, Manchester Guardian; Nunally Johnson, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation; with list of 20 war crimes served on Rundstedt and 5 served upon German Col Gen Adolf Strauss, Jan 1949; including comments upon charges against Rundstedt by 'a prominent English counsel,' 25 Jan 1949; with newspaper and journal cuttings including 'Gerd von Rundstedt' by W E Hart (pseudonym) Message, Belgian Review, Feb 1945; 'Von Rundstedt leaves Diss, bound for Nuremberg with Von Mannstein' The Times, 23 Jul 1948 and 'Field Marshal Von Rundstedt's own story of the Battle of the Bulge' by Gen Günther Blumentritt Collier's, 3 Jan 1953; including death notices for Luise von Rundstedt, 4 Oct 1952 and FM von Rundstedt, 24 Feb 1953. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/78

1946-1969

German Dr Albert Hilger van Scherpenberg, diplomat, and Inge, wife, correspondence with LIDDELL HART and Kathleen LIDDELL HART, Lady LIDDELL HART; other correspondence including ACM Sir Ralph (Alexander) Cochrane; Maj Gen Sir Cyril (Harry) Colquhoun; with newspaper cuttings including 'New head of Bonn foreign service, Dr Van Scherpenberg's career' The Times, 31 Jan 1958; with memorandum of reception for van Scherpenberg by European-Atlantic Group and Anglo-German Association, 18 Jul 1960; including death notice of van Scherpenberg, 12 Sep 1969 and obituary The Times, 20 Sep 1969. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/79

1948-1987

German Gen Frido von Senger und Etterlin, commander of German forces at Monte Cassino, and Gen Ferdinand Maria von Senger und Etterlin (his son), correspondence with LIDDELL HART; other correspondence including Hilda Margarete, wife to Frido von Senger und Etterlin; Ebba von Senger und Etterlin, wife of Ferdinand; Marjorie Henham-Barrow, Deputy Director, British Red Cross Society; including notes on tank tactics from both von Sengers; with newspaper cuttings including 'How General saw Nazis' Daily Telegraph, 3 Oct 1960 relating to television interview with Frido von Senger; including death notice for Frido, 2 Jan 1963; with pamphlet Gliederung und taktik der sowjet-russischen panzerwaffe (Formation and tactics of the Soviet-Russian armoured forces) in German with notes in English, 1 Aug 1942; also including obituary for Ferdinand The Times, 13 Jan 1987. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/80

1949-1967

GermanGen Hans Speidel, Chief of Staff to FM Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel, correspondence with LIDDELL HART in German with English translations including 'Plans and aims of the German communists,' 25 Jan 1950; with newspaper and journal cutting including series of articles on D-Day by Speidel Daily Herald, 5-7, 9 Jun 1950, incomplete; 'Man behind Rommel' review by Lt Gen Sir Brian (Gwynne) Horrocks of We Defended Normandy (Invasion 1944 in German) by Speidel, translated by Ian Colvin (London, Herbert Jenkins, 1951); 'How to defend western Europe, a German general's plan' relating to Speidel Chicago Daily Tribune, 6 Dec 1952; 'August Graf von Gneisenau' and 'Ludwig Beck' by Speidel, two offprint articles from Die Grossen Deutschen edited by Hermann Heimpel, Theodor Heuss and Benno Reifenberg (Berlin, I M Prypyläen, [1957]); including 'Speidel Special' Democratic German Report, 20 Jun 1958 annotated 'Communist' and articles relating to East German film Operation Teutonic Sword which Speidel succeeded in having banned in Britain. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/81

1948-1955

German Gen Kurt Student, correspondence with LIDDELL HART, including note on German plans relating to the invasion of England, in German and English and a channel tunnel, with other correspondence including A[lfred] R[ichard] Weyl and George C Turner. See also LIDDELL HART 9/27/1 and LIDDELL HART 9/27/11 relating to The Soviet army, edited by LIDDELL HART. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/82

1945-1948

German Gen Wilhelm Ritter von Thoma, General of tank troops, correspondence with LIDDELL HART, with correspondence including Brig Henry Beveridge Latham, Cabinet Office. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/83

1947-1957

German Gen Kurt von Tippelskirch, General of Infantry, correspondence with LIDDELL HART, with other correspondence including Elly von Tippelskirch, wife and Maj Frederick Devereux Pile; including Times Literary Supplement review, 7 Nov 1952 of Geschichte des Zweiten Weltkriegs (History of the Second World War) (Bonn, Athenäum Verlag, 1952) by Tippelskirch; including death notice of Tippelskirch, 15 May 1957. See also LIDDELL HART 9/27/1 relating to The Soviet army, edited by LIDDELL HART. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/84

1950-1970

German Maj Dr T George A Tzschirner, correspondence with LIDDELL HART including discussion of World War One. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/85

1948-1967

German Gen Walter Warlimont, correspondence with LIDDELL HART including commentary on The other side of the hill by LIDDELL HART, with other correspondence including Anita Warlimont, wife; Dorothee Warlimont, daughter; US Col Truman Smith; Capt Russell Grenfell, RN; including copy of affadavit by LIDDELL HART concerning responsibility of military commander, 30 Apr 1948; list of food parcel sent to Warlimont for Christmas 1949. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/86

1948-1966

German Lt Gen Siegfried Westphal, correspondence with LIDDELL HART, with other correspondence including Douglas Jerrold, editor, New English Review; A H Willcocks concerning confiscated documents intended for LIDDELL HART; Julian Ito Piggott, Anglo-German Association; including typescript article 'Hitler and the Generalstab [General staff?]' by YZ; paper entitled 'Comments by Gen Westphal on LIDDELL HART's paper "How to quicken manoeuvre and gain flexibility in land warfare" 20 Oct 1949,'; typescript English translation of review by Westphal of Jetzt durfen sie reden (Stuttgart and Hamburg, Stuttgarter Verlag, 1951) (German translation of LIDDELL HART's The other side of the hill) Der Notweg, Feb 1951 original included; 'The Centurions' interview with Manfred Heusinger and Westphal by Brian Moynahan, unidentified publication [1966]; newspaper cuttings including 'Rommel's chief-of-staff comes here to tell his story' Evening Standard [14 Jan 1956]; including book entitled The German army in the West (in manuscript, cancelling title The fettered by Westphal (London, Cassell and Company, 1951)). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/87

1932-1969

Correspondence with LIDDELL HART relating to German Generals including Andrew Alexander; Maj Eduard Ambros; German Gen Alexander Andrae and Charlotte Andrae, his wife; Joachim Arendt; Graf Wolf von Baudissin, including 'Generals in a new tradition' by Anne Sington, article (no date, no publication listed) discussing Baudissin; Markgraf Berthold von Baden; Capt D DeW Bazata; Winrich Behr; Dr Adolf Bischlager; Adm Hermann Boehm; Helmut Bohn; Dr Alexander Böker; Herbert Breitling; German Gen Jürgen Bennecke; Commander 1 Corps; von Brentano; Adm E A Breuning; Hans Brunswig, including article by Brunswig 'Brandschutz und Luftschutz' concerning fire and wind protection Brandschutz (1957); Karl H Buldmann; German Lt Col Robert Bürger; H von Buttlar; Elita Caspari; Madame de Chavignac; German Gen Dietrich von Choltitz with The Times obituary, 7 Nov 1966; Ernst Bodo Dannemann; Charlotte von Dassel (née von Richthofen); German Maj Gen Erich Dethleffsen; German Maj Gen Helmuth Dorn; Arthur Ehrhardt; Dr E[dwin] Elmerich; Fritz Erler; Hasso von Etzdorf, German Ambassador to Great Britain; German Col Fechner; Dr Finger; Wilhelm L Fischer; Karl-Heinz Fleitmann; Baron Dr Ulrich Freiherr von Freyberg; Hans K Fritzsche; German Gen Gaedcke; Capt Nikolai Galay with programme for International Symposium on Soviet literature in the sixties, 2-6 Sep 1963, Munich; Alfredo Sanchez Bella, Madrid; von Gaupp-Berghausen; German Lt Gen Alfred Gause; Dr Ursula von Gersdorff; Dr Walter Görlitz; Peter R Götte; German Lt Gen Heinz Greiner; German Gen H von Greiffenberg; German Col Dr von Groote; Dr Max W Gruber; Katharina Hagen-Warnsholdt; Ludwig von Hammerstein; Dr Ernst F Sedgwick Hanfstaengl; Prince Georg Wilhelm of Hanover; German Adm Gottfried Hansen; Prof Ewald Hauer; Prince Ludwig of Hesse including The Times obituary, 1 Jun 1968; Princess Margaret of Hesse; Dr Rudolf Hilf with memorandum 'Atomic mobile warfare?'; Alfons J W Hilgers; Friedrich Hirsch; Prof Dr Reinhard Höhn; A J Hoppe, director, J M Dent and Sons, publishers; Elizabeth Hömberg; Dr Hans von Hoesslin, MD and Inge von Hoesslin; Simon Guttmann; Peter-Erich Hoffmann; Wilhelm Holländer; Gunter Holtzweissig; Dr Hans J Hossfeld; Hans Nellen; Klemens Hüfnagels; Dr Max Hummeltenberg; Dr Hans Edgar Jahn; President, [German Association of Democratic Circles]; Madame N H Jeanty; Lüise Jodl, wife of German Col Gen Alfred Jodl; Dr Otto A W John; Dr Heribert Jsele; Dr Wolfgang Kautter; Dr Hans Keller; Edgar C Kiesel; Hermann Kirmis; Gerhard Kletschka; death notice for Dr Justus Koch, 1 Jun 1962; K F Koehler Verlag, publishers; M Niedermayer, Limes Verlag, publishers; W Kohlhammer Verlag, publishers; Friedrich Korsmeyer; Dr Krause-Brewer; German Gen Werner Kreipe; Wolfgang Krüger; Helene Kutsch; C B Labouchere; Otto Lehmann-Russbüldt; LudwigVoggenreiter Verlag, publishers; Maj Francis William Crewe Fetherstone-Godley, Chairman, British Legion; T C P Corder Catchpool; Dr Adolf Leichtle; Baron Eckart Freiherr von Lerchenfeld; W A Lewis; Gerhard Leyrer; Dr Viktor Freiherr von der Lippe; Robert Lotz; Capt Edgar Luchting, German Navy; Dr Schmitz; George Jeger, MP; Hans Luther; Winfried Martini; Albrecht C Matingen; Walter Mertineit; Capt Mechlenburg; Dr Heinz Mitschke; Willy Mühlenmeister; Rudolf Nebel; Gottfried Niedhart; Dr Noack; Luftwaffe Maj Rudolf Nölle; US Col H E Potter; Margaret Otto; Ernst Alexander Paulus; Dr F L Carsten; Oswin Cornelius Pfeiffer, editor Deutschen Soldaten Zeitung [German soldier's newspaper]; Baron Hubert von Pfetten; Mathilde Plate; German Col Hans von Ploetz; Horst Pretzell; H D Ziman, Daily Telegraph; Francis C Prior; Dr Alf Pritsch; Guido Harmsen Rathke; German Lt Gen H von Ravenstein; Hans Rechenberg; Baron Bogdun Freiherr von Recum; Baroness Frances von Redwitz; German Col von Reichenau; German Col Gen Lothar Rendulic; Dr Hans Riegler; Capt von Rintelen; Reiner Rodenhauser; Anne von Royk-Lewinski; German Gen Edgar Röhri


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/88

1950-1966

Officials of German Embassy, correspondence with LIDDELL HART and Kathleen LIDDELL HART, Lady LIDDELL HART, including Alec Bishop; Leonard F Behrens; German Lt Col Karl-Eberhard Boehm, Military Attaché; Sigismund Freiherr von Braun, Counsellor, German Embassy and Hilde von Braun; Col Joachim Brückner; Brig Gen Roderich Cescotti, Defence Attaché; Theodor Ebert; G Feine; Prof Hugo Fischer; Hans (Johnny) Heinrich von Herwarth von Bittenfeld; Ambassador to Great Britain; German Maj Kitschmann; Assistant Military Attaché; German Col H J Kraaz, Military Attaché; German Lt Col Albert Georg Kraus; Army Attaché, and Ruth Kraus, wife; Dr Friedrich Oxenius, Matthew Oxenius and Lore Oxenius; German Col Hans von Ploetz and Felicitas von Ploetz; Air Attaché; Ulrich Sahm; Adm Scheinermann; Dr Hans Schlange-Schöningen, Consul general and Margarete Schlange-Schöningen, wife; Dr Konrad Adenauer, Chancellor of Germany; Oscar Schlitter; German Col Fritz F von Schroetter; T Stelzenmüller; Herbert Sulzbach; Dr R Thierfelder; Baron Dr R H Freiherr von Ungern-Sternberg and German Kriegsmarine Capt A Zimmermann, Naval Attaché; with address by German Consul general Dr Hans Schlange-Schöningen to Deutsche Übersee-Club, Hamburg (in English), 7 May 1951; including guest lists for embassy functions; with newspaper cutting including 'Diplomat [Dr Schlange-Schöningen] with a ghost at his heels' John Bull, 18 Aug 1951; 'Arrival of new German ambassador (von Herwarth)' The Times, 17 May 1955; 'New ambassador [Dr Herbert Blankenhorn] a consummate politician' The Times, 13 Mar 1965. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/89

1956-1970

German defence staff, correspondence with LIDDELL HART including German Gen Jürgen Bennecke; Commander 1 Corps; Col Joachim Brückner; Lt Col Hans Hinrichs; German Gen Count Johan Adolf von Kielmansegg and Hanno von Kielmansegg, son; Jon Kimche, Jewish Observer; including 'German contribution to the German Army' notes on talk with von Kielmansegg, 10 Jun 1952; 'Problems of high command within the alliance', lecture by von Kielmansegg at Camberley Staff College, 9 Oct 1969 and Consilio non imperio, a collection of essays on von Kielmansegg, NATO Commander-in-Chief, Allied Forces Central Europe (in English), 30 Dec 1966. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/90-154 Talks with German Generals, Official Interrogations, and Notes and Documents from German Generals, 1945-1966


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/90

1945-1951

A general file on the background to LIDDELL HART's talks with the German Generals; some notes, and correspondence with officials and friends including Lt Gen Sir Charles (Noel Frank) Broad; Maj Charles Marcus Lefevre Clements; Brig Charles Ernest Richards Hirsch, War Office; Rene Halkett, Control Office for Germany and Austria; Wg Cdr F H Hitch; Gen Sir Richard (Nugent) O'Connor; Wg Cdr Norman Roffey; Reverend Lewis Christmas Simons; Barry S Sullivan; Maj Denis B Topham, including obituary The Times, 19 Sep 1960; Brig Croxton Sillery Vale, War Office; William H Arnott; Capt Brian Bliss; Maj Gen Raymond Briggs; Kay Holt; R H Carlisle; Capt F S Kingston, translator; Gen Sir Frederick (Alfred) Pile Bt; US Brig Gen Paul W Thompson; Gen Sir (Augustus Francis) Andrew (Nicol) Thorne; Michal Vyvyan; J H Engel; with notes by LIDDELL HART including 'Report on talks at POW camps,' 12 Jan 1946; and 'German generals' evidence'; with lists of questions and lists of answers by Adm Kurt Assmann; Gen Günther Blumentritt (in German); Dr Walter Görlitz; German V Adm Eberhard Weichold (in German); with newspaper and journal cuttings including '[Denis] Sefton Delmer talks to Hitler's generals in jail' Daily Express, 12 Jun 1950; 'Deutsche generäle ohne uniform' ['German generals out of uniform'] Münchner Illustrierte, 18 Sep 1954 with photographs of generals; including list of addresses of German generals and items contained in food and clothing parcels sent by LIDDELL HART. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/91

1950-1952

German Lt Gen Fritz Bayerlein, Commander Panzer Lehr Division and later 53 Panzer Corps, interview transcripts and notes relating to World War Two including his views on future tank design; notes of interviews with Bayerlein by Chester Wilmot on Russian tanks, 2, 5 Aug 1950, Battle of Normandy, 5 Aug 1950; including newspaper cutting 'Wie muss Europa verteidigt werden?' by Bayerlein Abendpost, 25 Nov 1952, with English summary, 'How must Europe be defended?'. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/92

1945-1946

German Gen Anton Freiherr von Bechtolsheim, General of Artillery, including letter to Gen Sir (Augustus Francis) Andrew (Nicol) Thorne, General commanding allied forces Norway concerning future of Germany after World War Two, 11 Oct 1945, with notes relating to the offensive in France, 1940 and Russia, 1941. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/93

1945-1965

German Gen Günther Blumentritt, interview transcripts and notes relating World War Two including developments after D-Day; including brief chronology of Blumentritt's military career, extensive historical notes by Blumentritt in German with translations including 'Development of Prussian-German officers corps', note on 'The Jewish question', notes on Germany strategy, tactics, notes on the 1939-1945 war, national socialism, Adolf Hitler, propaganda, 'England and Adolf Hitler', military tactics, the Polish campaign, personal view of situation in Germany in May 1949, comments on where Germany expected allied invasion in autumn 1944 and suggested topics for SHAPE conference of military educators; with map of Germany after World War Two showing division into American, British, Russian and French zones (scale 1:1000000); with newspaper and journal cuttings including 'Is higher command more complex today?' by Blumentritt An Cosantóir, The Irish Defence Journal, Apr 1951 and reviews of Blumentritt's book Von Rundstedt: the soldier and the man, with a foreword FM (Karl Rudolf) Gerd von Rundstedt, translated by Cuthbert Reavely (London, Odhams, 1952). 4 files


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/94

1945-1949

FM Walther von Brauchitsch, Commander-in-Chief of German Army Feb 1938-Dec 1941, statement dated 19 Nov 1945 on development of German Army 1920-1945 also signed by German FM Erich von Manstein, German Col Gen Franz Halder, German Gen Walter Warlimont and German Gen Siegfried Westphal (in German and English); transcript of interview with German Lt Gen Curt von Siewert, former adjutant to von Brauchitsch relating to service of Brauchitsch in German high command in World War Two; correspondence between Lt Col Maurice Rapinet Mackenzie, MI 1 [Military Intelligence 1, War Office] and LIDDELL HART, 4 Nov-13 Dec 1949 concerning delivery of Brauchitsch statement. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/95

1950 Apr 16

German Maj Wilhelm Busch, note of talk relating to service with German Army in Poland, France, and Russia in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/96

1946 Jun 13

German Lt Gen Wilhelm Daser, Commander 70 Infantry Div, memorandum relating to his service in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/97

[1945-1946]

German Lt Gen Erich Diestel, Commander 346 Infantry Div, memorandum relating to his service in German high command in World War Two 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/98

[1945]-1966

German SS-Oberstgruppenführer Joseph 'Sepp' Dietrich, Commander 1 SS Panzer Corps and 6 SS Panzer Army, interview transcripts and memorandum relating to his service in German high command in World War Two, including his obituary from the Guardian, 20 April 1966. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/99

1944-1957

German Lt Gen Kurt Dittmar, interview transcripts and notes relating to his service in German high command in World War Two, including English translation of article by Dittmar entitled, 'Is LIDDELL HART's 'Strategy' an attack on Clausewitz?' from Deutsche soldaten-zeitung [German military review], Apr 1957, includes a reply to the article by German Gen Dr Lothar Rendulic. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/100

[1945]

Notes on the Normandy campaign in World War Two covering Aug-Sep 1944, including comments of German Lt Gen Elfeldt, commander 84 Corps, German Gen Eberbach, General officer commanding 7 Army, German Lt Gen Heyking, German Lt Gen Menny, SS Obergruppenführer Meyer, commander 12 Panzer Div. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/101

1945 Dec 31

German Gen Elfeldt, interview notes relating to his service in German high command in World War Two, including another copy of LH 9/24/100. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/102

1945 Aug 9

German R Adm Siegfried von Engel, former Assistant Director of Personnel in German Navy, interview notes relating to his service in German high command in World War Two; German V Adm Brinkmann, Commanding Officer of Cruiser PRINZ EUGEN and R Adm Breuning, Director of Mining Operations, interview notes relating to their service in German Navy in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/103

[1945]

German Lt Gen Edgar Feuchtinger, commander 21 Panzer Div, 6 Jun-25 Aug 1944, memorandum relating to his service in German high command in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/104

1946 Apr 1

German Maj Gen Heinz Fiebig, commander 84 Infantry Div, memorandum relating to his service in German high command in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/105

1946 Dec 5-1964

German Gen Leo Freiherr Geyr von Schweppenburg, Commander Panzer Gruppe West, memoranda relating to his service in German high command in World War Two; extracts written by von Schweppenburg including 'Revolution in military training' in typescript and cutting from The Tank [1952]; 'On the other side of the hill' The Spectator, 5 Jun 1964; 'Guderian, portrait of a German spy' An Cosantóir-The Irish Defence Journal, Nov 1964. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/106

1942-1965

German Col-Gen Heinz Wilhelm Guderian, Chief of the German General Staff, interview transcripts and notes relating to his service in German high command in World War Two with typescript extracts from his correspondence and cuttings of articles by Guderian including, 'The creation of the German armoured force' (2 parts), The Tank, Dec 1951-Jan 1952; 'Experiences of the campaign in Russia' a summary in English of 'Erfahrungen im Russlandkrieg' from Bilanz des zweiten weltkrieges (Oldenburg, West Germany, [1953]), with original in German included in an offprint; 'The experiences of the war in Russia' Military Review, Jul 1957; 'Guderian, portrait of a German spy', An Cosantóir-The Irish Defence Journal, Nov 1964; also 'What is tradition? The maxims of the bundeswehr' and 'The sense of duty of a soldier' translated from Die Zeit, 23 Jul 1965, with original cuttings included; and a German map entitled Die Kämpfe der 4. Armee im Mai 1940, scale 1:300,000, annotated with the dispositions of German forces showing the advance of the German Army into France and Belgium in May 1940. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/107

1945-1958

German Col-Gen Franz Halder, Chief of the Army General Staff 1938-1942, interview memorandum relating to his service in German high command in World War Two, including journal cutting, 'Le journal du General Halder' by Adolphe Goutard (in French) from La revue de Paris, Jul 1958. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/108

1946 Nov 13

German Gen Richard Heidrich, Commander of 1 Parachute Div, memorandum relating to his service in German high command in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/109

1945 Dec 6

German Lt Gen Ferdinand Heim, Commandant Fortress Boulogne, memorandum relating to his service in German high command in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/110

1945 Dec 12-1948 May 4

German Col-Gen Gotthard Heinrici, memorandum of talk relating to his service in German high command in World War Two, including memorandum entitled, 'Talk with Generals Heinrici, Rohricht and Bechtolsheim', 3 Jan 1946 and typescript letter to LIDDELL HART, 4 May 1948. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/111

[1945]

Lt Col Robert David Quixano Henriques, Assistant Chief Military Planner, Combined Operations Headquarters, report entitled, 'Planning and assault phases of the Sicilian campaign' referring to allied action in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/112

1945 Oct

German officer von der Heydte, memorandum relating to his service commanding parachutists in the Ardennes in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/113

1945 Oct

German Col-Gen Hoeffner, memorandum relating to his service with German Army involving 'bombing and rail movement' in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/114

1945 Sep 6

German Gen Jahn, General of Artillery, memorandum relating to his service with German Army in the Italian campaign in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/115

1940 Jun 30-1945 Oct

German Gen Alfred Jodl, Chief of the Wehrmacht, memoranda on war against England and plans for the Ardennes offensive; memorandum on interview between Brig Foord and Gen Jodl relating to his service in German high command in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/116

1945 Oct

German FM Wilhelm Keitel, interview transcripts and memorandum relating to his service in German high command in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/117

1944-1950

Luftwaffe FM Albert Kesselring, Commander-in-Chief of German troops in Italy, interview transcripts and notes in German with English translation relating to his service in the Italian campaign in World War Two, including discussion of German forces, operations in Sicily, Salerno, the Anzio-Nettuno landings, evacuation of Rome, withdrawal to north of Florence, final stages of the campaign, use of air force, armour, the situation in North Africa, including annotated sketch maps. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/118

1945 Aug 9-1947 Jan 7

German FM Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist, Commander 1 Panzer Army, interview transcripts and notes relating to his service in German high command in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/119

1944 Aug 18-1948 Jun 16

German FM Gunther Hans von Kluge, Army Group Commander in Russia and France, copy of letter to Hitler and notes relating to his service in German high command in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/120

[1945]

German Adm Theodor Krancke, Naval Commander-in-Chief in the West, note relating to naval plans for invasion of England in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/121

1945 Oct

German Gen Kruse, interrogation notes relating to his service in German high command in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/122

[1955-1957]

German Maj Gen Ulrich Liss, speeches relating to his stay in Russia 1945-1955 and intelligence service in German high command in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/123

[1945]

German Gen Heinrich Freiherr von Lüttwitz, Commander 2 Panzer Div and 47 Panzer Corps, notes relating to his service in German high command in World War Two including annotations by LIDDELL HART. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/124

1946-1958

German FM Fritz Erich von Manstein, notes relating to his service in German high command in World War Two, with articles by Von Manstein (in English including 'German defensive operations against the Soviets by Army Group South in southern Russia, 1943-1944', 'The battle for the Dnieper area' and excerpts from 'Sketches and silhouettes, reminiscences of a German soldier' (?unpublished) including commentary by LIDDELL HART. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/125

1945-1950

German Gen Hasso-Eccard von Manteuffel, Commander-in-Chief 5 Panzer Army, interview and interrogation reports and notes relating to his service in German high command in World War Two, including notes by Von Manteuffel on 'Russian tactics', and reports by him entitled, 'Random thoughts on the conclusions arrived at by virtue of war experiences on strength, organisation (formation), armament and equipment of the armed forces on the field of battle' and 'Some thoughts on the employment of the Panzer Grenadier Div 'Grossdeutschland' in the defensive and tank battle of Targul Frumos, Rumania, 2-5 May 1944'; including articles, 'German morale, 1939-1945,' An Cosantóir-The Irish Defence Journal, Nov 1949 and 'Waffen allein nutzen nichts' Der Mittag [1950-53] with typed translation entitled, 'Arms alone are of no use'; copies of correspondence between Von Manteuffel and LIDDELL HART. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/126

1946 Mar 20

German Gen Eugen Meindel, Commander 2 Parachute Corps, interrogation report relating to his service in German high command in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/127

[1945]

German SS Obergruppenführer Kurt Meyer, Commander 12 SS Panzer Div 'Hitler jugend', notes relating to his service in German high command in World War Two and the Normandy battle during which he was captured, 7 Sep 1944. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/128

1946 Sep 17

German Lt Gen Wolfgang Pickert, Commander 3 Flak Corps, interrogation report relating to his service in German high command in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/129

1946 Sep 13

German Lt Gen Hermann Plocher, Commander 6 Parachute Div, interrogation report relating to his service in German high command in World War Two including action in Normandy and defence of the Rhine, 1943-1945. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/130

1945 Nov-1946

German Gen Edgar Röhricht, interview summary and notes relating to his service in German high command in World War Two, including report by Röhricht 'The Reichswehr's part in Hitler's rise to power (not with the help [of], but against the army)'. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/131

1946 Apr-1960 Feb 20

German V Adm Friedrich Ruge, report relating to his service in German high command in World War Two entitled, 'Fieldmarshal Rommel's measures to counter the invasion,' and review of his book Rommel und die invasion (K F Koehler Verlag, Stuttgart, [1959]), translated as 'With the end of Rommell all hope was lost', including original review. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/132

1945

German FM (Karl Rudolf) Gerd von Rundstedt, Commander-in-Chief West, notes of interviews relating to his service in German high command in World War Two, includes manuscript map entitled, 'Ardennes plan' and newspaper cutting by Laurence Wilkinson, 'Hitler wanted pact in 1939,' Daily Mail, 24 Nov 1945. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/133

[1945]

German Maj Gen Sanders, Commander 245 Infantry Div, interrogation report relating to his service in German high command in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/134

[1945]

German Lt Gen Friedrich August Schack, Commander 272 Infantry Div, report relating to his service in German high command in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/135

[1945]

German Gen Alfred Schlemm, Commander 1 Parachute Army, interrogation report relating to his service in German high command in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/136

[1945]

German Lt Col Ludwig Schröder, Commandant Fortress Calais, interrogation report relating to his service in German high command in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/137

[1945]

German Gen Eugen-Felix Schwalbe, Commander 344 Infantry Div, 719 Infantry Div and 88 Corps, interrogation report relating to his service in German high command in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/138

1948 Aug-1949 Jan 10

German Gen Ferdinand von Senger und Etterlin, interview notes relating to his service in German high command in World War Two, including notes by Von Senger on operations in Sicily and on Russian tank development, and an article by Von Senger, 'Armoured formations in the defence', An Cosantóir-The Irish Defence Journal, May 1952. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/139

1945 Aug 16

German Lt Gen Curt von Siewert, formerly Adjutant to FM Walther von Brauchitsch, Commander-in-Chief of German Army until Dec 1941, notes of conversation with LIDDELL HART relating to his service in German high command in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/140

1945

Albert Speer, German Minister for Armaments and War Production 1942-1945, interrogation notes relating to his service in German government in World War Two, including 'Speer on Hitler', 'Effects of bombing on war industry', and article by John Kenneth Galbraith and George W Ball entitled, 'The interrogation of Albert Speer', [Saturday Evening Post, Nov-Dec 1945]. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/141

1946 Nov 27

German Gen Otto Sponheimer, Commander 67 Infantry Corps, interrogation report relating to his service in German high command in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/142

1946 Jan 5

German Gen Erich Straube, Commander 86 Infantry Corps, interrogation report relating to his service in German high command in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/143

1945

German Col-Gen Kurt Student, Commander Army Group 'H' and Commander-in-Chief Paratroops, notes relating to his service in German high command in World War Two including a note by Student in German and English. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/144

1945

German Gen Wilhelm Ritter von Thoma, General of tank troops, interview transcripts and notes relating to his service in German high command in World War Two, including statements by Von Thoma in German with English translation. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/145

1945 Aug 16-1957

German Gen Kurt von Tippelskirch, General of Infantry, notes of talks relating to his service in German high command in World War Two, including article in French by Tippelskirch, 'La strategie allemand aux moments decisifs de la guerre terrestre,' from Revue Militarie Suisse, May 1957. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/146

1946 Oct 24

German Col-Gen Heinrich von Vietinghoff, Commander 10 Army, Commander-in-Chief Army Group 'C', interrogation report relating to his service in German high command in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/147

1945 Nov 20

German Adm Voss, note relating to his service in German naval high command in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/148

1945 Oct-1952 Jan

German Gen Walther Warlimont, General of Artillery, interview transcripts and notes relating to his service in German high command in World War Two, including two reports by Warlimont, 'Foundations and objectives of the German-Italian campaign in Tunisia, 1942-1943' and 'The fundamentals and objectives of the German campaign in Italian North Africa'. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/149

[1945]-1982

Gen Siegfried Westphal, interview transcripts and notes relating to his service in German high command in World War Two, including Times obituary of 6 Aug 1982. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/150

1953 May 15-Jun 5

German Maj Rudoph Wich, member of General Staff of 5 Army Corps, 1941-1942, correspondence with LIDDELL HART relating to his service in German command in World War Two, including, 'Note of an operation by Russian airborne troops in the winter of 1941-1942,' by Wich. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/151

1946 Jan 12

German Col Eberhard Wildermuth, Commandant of Frotress Le Havre, note relating to his service in German high command in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/152

[1945]

German Brigade Leader Theodor Wisch, 1 SS Panzer Div 'Adolph Hitler', notes relating to his service in German command in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/153

1946 Sep 24

German Gen Gustav von Zangen, Commander 15 Army, interrogation report relating to his service in German high command in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/154

1945 Oct-1946

German Gen Kurt Zeitzler, Chief of General Staff of the Army, Sep 1942-Jul 1944, interrogation statement relating to his service in German high command in World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/155-202 Papers relating to World War Two War CrimeTrials


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/155

1944-1955

LIDDELL HART Notes on World War Two war crimes and war crimes trials, including typed extracts from British press on Nuremberg relating aspects of the trials including Norway, Russia, German strategy and generals, anti-Hitler plots, the Western Front; with note of 'talk with Alexander Clifford after his return from the Mediterranean,' 4 Apr 1944, German treatment of POWs, 'allied' war crimes, Spanish Republican prisoners in Britain, LIDDELL HART notes on talk with Rt Hon Sir Hartley William Shawcross, Attorney General, 29 Sep 1945; typescript 'On the record-Let Britons be proud' by Dorothy Thompson, 1 Apr 1955 and typescript copies of correspondence discussing war crimes and trials between M J Williams, Jesus College Oxford and Professor Howard J Gordon, Jr, Amhurst College, Massachusetts USA and with Reginald Thomas Paget, MP; correspondence of LIDDELL HART including Right Reverend George Kennedy Allen Bell, Bishop of Chichester; Alexander Clifford, Daily Mail; Vivian Gaster; Maj J D Bateman; Prof James Ramsay Montagu Butler; with newspaper cuttings including of 'Germany and Western defence' letter to editor of The Times by LIDDELL HART, 11 Mar 1952. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/156

1946 May 29

Condition of German officers, unpublished letter to The Times by LIDDELL HART concerning World War Two War Crimes Trials with associated newspaper cuttings. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/157

1946 Oct-1966

'Judgment at Nuremberg' letter to The Times by LIDDELL HART, 18 Oct 1946 concerning World War Two war crimes trials, and the hanging of German Col Gen Alfred Jodl; with following correspondence including 'The case of Jodl' letter to the editor of The Times by LIDDELL HART, 25 Oct 1997; 'Gen Jodl' The Times, 17 Oct 1966; with correspondence including Geoffrey Dorling Roberts, R W Alston; Alisdair MacKechnie; A E Saunders-Singer; Anne Chalmers Bennet-Clark; B V Glacken; C Wheatley; Judith Zistowel; Maj Timothy Florence Breen and Dr Gerhard Baumann. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/158

1948 Aug-1948 Dec

Correspondence by LIDDELL HART to The Manchester Guardian editor Alfred Powell Wadsworth, relating to conditions of German officers and World War Two war crimes trials, including 'Imprisoned German generals,' 20 Aug 1948, including letter by Liddel Hart to Thomas Stearns Eliot (T S Eliot). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/159

1948

Correspondence to The Times on conditions of German officers and World War Two war crimes trials including 'Imprisoned generals' letter by LIDDELL HART to editor of The Times, 16 Aug 1948; 'War crimes' letter by LIDDELL HART to editor of The Times, 9 Sep 1948; 'The German generals' letter by LIDDELL HART to editor of The Times, 21 Sep 1948; and 'German war crimes' letter by LIDDELL HART, Professor (George) Gilbert (Aimé) Murray, Victor Gollanz and Richard Rapier Stokes, MP to editor of The Times, 16 Nov 1948; with other correspondence including Murray and Maj Gen Charles Anderson Lane Dunphie. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/160

1949-1950 Jan

'Von Manstein's trial, the court's findings examined' letter to The Times by LIDDELL HART, 11 Jan 1950, relating to German FM Fritz Erich von Manstein with with associated newspaper cuttings and correspondence including Von Manstein; William Francis Casey, editor of The Times; Lt Col Patrick Richard Butler; Bernard W H Pratt; H S Redlich; Gilbert Armitage;Franz von Hertzberg; German Naval Capt Karl Hinckeldeyn and V Adm Kenneth Gilbert Balmain Dewar. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/161

1951 Jan-Mar

'The War Trials' letter by LIDDELL HART to editor of The Manchester Guardian concerning World War Two war crimes trials, with associated newspaper cuttings and correspondence including German Naval Capt Karl Hinckeldeyn. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/162

1951 Sep-Oct

'The German Soldier' letter by LIDDELL HART to editor of The Times, 22 Sep 1951 concerning behaviour of German Army in World War Two, reprinted with headline 'Reputation of the German army, no loss of honour' The Times, 26 Sep 1951; with associated newspaper cuttings and correspondence including Irene Rathbone; W J Kelly; J W Read; Sidney Salomon; Maj Gen Sir William Louis Oberkirch Twiss; Professor (George) Gilbert (Aimé) Murray; Rev Sir Charles Henry Bentinck; Hazel Lyon; Timothy Florence Breen; and Ada Rief. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/163

1952 Mar

Typescript letter by LIDDELL HART to editor of The Manchester Guardian, with reply 'Germany and Western defence' by Edward Lancelot Mallalieu, MP, 17 Mar 1952, concerning use of German soldiers for defence of West. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/164-167 Papers relating to the Nuremberg Trials


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/164

1945 Dec-1946 Jun

Papers relating to the Nuremberg war crimes trialsincluding Agreement by the government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Government of the United States of America, the Provisional Government of the French Republic and the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics for the prosecution and punishment of the major war criminals of the European axis (London, HMSO, 8 Aug 1945), including the charter of the international military tribunal; Indictment presented to the International Military tribunal sitting at Berlin on 18th October 1945 (London, HMSO, Nov 1945) presented 'against Hermann Wilhelm Göring, Rudolf Hess, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Robert Ley, Wilhelm Keitel, Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Alfred Rosenberg, Hans Frank, Wilhelm Frick, Julius Streicher, Walter Funk, Hjalmar Schacht, Gustav Krupp von Bholen und Halbach, Karl Dönitz, Erich Raeder, Baldur von Schirach, Fritz Sauckel, Alfred Jodl, Martin Bormann, Franz von Papen, Artur Seyss-Inquart, Albert Speer, Constantin von Neurath, and Hans Fritzsche, individually and as members of any of the following groups or organisations to which they respectively belonged, namely: Die reichsrigierung (Reich cabinet); Das korps der politischen leiter der nationalsozialistischen Deutschen arbeiterpartei (Leadership corps of the Nazi party); Die schutzstaffeln der nationalsozialistischen Deutschen arbeiterpartei (commonly known as the "SS") and including Die sicherheitsdienst (commonly known as the "SD") and Die geheime staatspolizei (Secret state police, commonly known as the "Gestapo"); Die sturmabteilungen der NSDAP (commonly known as the "SA") and the General staff and high command of the German armed forces'; with associated newspaper cuttings including, 'Great Nuremberg war trial opens,' The Times, 21 Nov 1945. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/165

1945 Nov-1946 Jul

Nuremberg war crimes trials, newspaper cuttingsdetailing testimony in court. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/166

1946

Nuremberg war crimes trials, papers relating to final stage, including 'Text of closing address of US chief of counsel' issued by US Information Service, 31 Jul 1946; 'Final US argument on Nazi organisations' issued by US Information Service, 23 Sep 1946; with newspaper and journal cuttings including the Soviet prosecutor's concluding speech Soviet News, London, 31 Jul-1Aug 1946;'11 Nazi leaders to be hanged' The Times, 2 Oct 1946. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/167

1945-1962

Nuremberg trials, related papers, mostly newspaper and journal cuttings including 'The Nuremberg trial' by Rt Hon Lord Justice Geoffrey Lawrence, 1st Baron Oaksey of Oaksey International Affairs, Apr 1947; 'What Goering and Co talk about in their cells' by Dr Douglas M Kelley, Chief Psychiatrist at the Nuremberg trials Sunday Express, 25 Aug 1946; 'Eye-witness impression of the Nuremberg trial' and 'How the war criminals heard their fate' both by Rebecca West, novelist Daily Telegraph, 27 Sep and 2 Oct 1946, including issue promoting book Failure at Nuremberg by Facts, a fortnightly digest issued by the British People Party, 15 Oct 1946; including correspondence with Rt Hon Philip J Noel-Baker, MP, Foreign Office. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/168-181 Papers relating to the proposed trial of German Field Marshals and trial of FM Fritz Erich von Manstein


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/168

1948-1949

Newspaper cuttings and reports of parliamentary debates relating to the proposed trial of German Field Marshals Walther von Brauchitsch, (Karl Rudolf) Gerd von Rundstedt, Fritz Erich von Manstein and Col Gen Adolf Strauss, also the trial of Von Manstein; with extracts from Parliamentary Debates (Hansard) including 'German generals (trial)' House of Commons, 26 Oct 1948; 'Motion-trial of German generals' House of Lords, 2 Nov 1948; 'Motion-German war crimes trials' House of Lords, 5 May 1949 and 'Motion-Japanese war crime trials' House of Lords, 19 May 1949


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/169

1948-1949

Newspaper cuttings and correspondence relating to the proposed trial of relating to the proposed trial of German Field Marshals Walther von Brauchitsch, (Karl Rudolf) Gerd von Rundstedt, Fritz Erich von Manstein and Col Gen Adolf Strauss, with papers including 'The Field-marshals' by Marion, Gräfin Donhoff; with correspondence including Hannelene Bremer, A B Hansen, Gerhard Leyrer; Dr Christoph Freiherr von Imhoff; including 'Shall we make martyrs of the German marshals?' by Very Rev William Ralph Inge Evening Despatch, 2 Sep 1948 and 'Release for Rundstedt and Strauss, Manstein to stand his trial' Daily Telegraph, 6 May 1949. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/170

1948-1952

Correspondence relating to the proposed trial of German Field Marshals Walther von Brauchitsch, (Karl Rudolf) Gerd von Rundstedt, Fritz Erich von Manstein and Col Gen Adolf Strauss, and the trial of FM Fritz Erich von Manstein, with associated newspaper cuttings; correspondence including Arthur J Cummings, News Chronicle; Dr Otto A W John; Maj Denis B Topham; Lt Gen Sir Francis (Ivan Simms) Tuker; Capt Russell Grenfell, RN; Hon Lady Isobel Cripps, wife of Rt Hon Sir (Richard) Stafford Cripps, Chancellor of the Exchequer; Rt Rev Ernest William Barnes, Bishop of Birmingham; Frank Laurence Lucas; Henry Noel Brailsford; Thomas Stearns Eliot (T S Eliot); Pierse Creagh Loftus; Sir Osbert Sitwell; Mary Catherine Inge, wife of Very RevWilliam Ralph Inge; Lt Gen Hugh Gray Martin; Douglas Jerrold, Director, Eyre and Spottiswoode Limited, publishers; AF William Henry Dudley Boyle, 12th Earl of Cork and Orrery; Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell and the Countess Patricia Helen Russell, his wife; John Gwynne; Sir Andrew McFadyean; Rt Hon (Robert) Anthony Eden, MP; Charles Grey Grey; Hilde Sloane; FM William Riddell Birdwood, 1st Baron Birdwood of Anzac and Totnes; Dr K P Novottny; Frederick Bieri, Central Agency for POWs, International Committee of the Red Cross; Lt Col S A Welton; (Harold) Montgomery Belgion; Col C E A S Rocke; Rt Hon William Allen Jowitt, 1st Viscount Jowitt of Stevenage; Sir Eric Bourne Bentinck Speed, War Office; T C P Corder Catchpool; Mary B Foss, Prisoners of War Assistance Society; Hildegard Lehmkuhl; Adm Sir Barry Edward Domvile; Percy W Bodker; [Dema] Carrington Hill; Brig Gen Percy Vere Powys Stone; Sir William Bradshaw, Justice of the Peace; Betty Allen, Prisoners of War Assistance Society; J C Drew; Capt Robert Gordon-Canning; Robert Barton; Albert Hyamson; Beryl de Zoete; Anne C Bennett Clark; Dr James J Dwyer; Guy P Holden; George M H Davies; John E Duffield; Arthur Hanson; Maj J B Paget; C V Reynold; Cedric Drewe, MP; A E Irwin; Cdr A F Burnell-Nugent, RN; Lt Col J Ainslie Williams; Evelyn Nigel Chetwode Birch, MP; Brig Antony Henry Head; Frederick John Partington Veale; Edith Loeh; Eric Henri Kennington and (Edith) Celandine Kennington; F H Hamblin; James Batten, Dr W Kirchenberger and Victor Gollancz, publisher. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/171

1948-1953

Correspondence relating to defence counsel for the proposed trial of German Field Marshals Walther von Brauchitsch, (Karl Rudolf) Gerd von Rundstedt, Fritz Erich von Manstein and Col Gen Adolf Strauss, correspondence including Richard Charles Dickens Shuckburgh; Charles Fletcher Cooke; Carelton Kemp Allen and Rt Hon Sir Leslie (Frederic) Scott. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/172

1946-1949

Official documents relating to the trial of FM Fritz Erich von Manstein including Official transcript of testimony for the defense of organizations, taken before a commission appointed by the international military tribunal, 3 Jul 1946, commissioner George R Taylor; Examination of Fritz Erich von Lewinski, called Von Manstein during the international military tribunal, Nuremburg (vol 20), examination by Col Taylor and Dr Hans Laternser; charge sheet listing 17 charges against Von Manstein and comments on the charges. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/173

1948-1955

Dr Paul Leverkuehn, FM Fritz Erich von Manstein's counsel, correspondence with LIDDELL HART relating to the trial of Von Manstein, including note 'War crimes trials and peace' by Leverkuehn in typescript, Sep 1950. See also LIDDELL HART 9/27/1 relating to The Soviet army, edited by LIDDELL HART. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/174

1950

Verteidigung Manstein (Defence of Manstein) by Dr Paul Leverkuehn (H H Nolke, 1950), a pamphlet in German relating to the trial of FM Fritz Erich von Manstein by his defence counsel. 1 volume


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/175

1948-1962

Dr Alfred K Schacht, assistant to Dr Paul Leverkuehn, FM Fritz Erich von Manstein's counsel; correspondence with LIDDELL HART relating to the trial of Von Manstein. See also LH 1/563 Reginald Thomas Paget, MP, Von Manstein's British counsel. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/176

1948-1951

Right Reverend George Kennedy Allen Bell, Bishop of Chichester; correspondence with LIDDELL HART relating to the trial of FM Fritz Erich von Manstein, with table comparing rules for Spandau prison with those of English prisons and typescript note, 'The present situation of ex-POWs and war criminals, what actions can be taken?' 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/177

1948-1949

Victor Gollancz, publisher; correspondence with LIDDELL HART relating to the trial of FM Fritz Erich von Manstein, with other correspondence including Herbert Read, Director, Routledge and Kegan Paul Limited, publishers and Rt Hon Clement Richard Attlee, Prime Minister. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/178

1948-1949

Richard Rapier Stokes, MP; correspondence with LIDDELL HART relating to the trial of FM Fritz Erich von Manstein; also letters from Stokes to editor of the Manchester Guardian entitled, 'Imprisoned Nazis,' 28 Sep 1948, and 'Imprisoned Nazis' 7 Oct 1948. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/179

1948-1949

Notes by LIDDELL HART relating to the trial of FM Fritz Erich von Manstein, including typescript 'Justice and fairness, basic reflections on the question of the procedure of the so-called "war crimes" trial'; with correspondence including R G Jessell, Manchester Guardian; Charlotte von Brauchitsch, wife of German FM Walther von Brauchitsch; William Philip Sidney, 6th Baron De L'Isle and Dudley; Siegfried Erber and Maj Gen Douglas Ashton Lofft Wade, senior member of court at trial. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/180

1948-1967

Cuttings relating to the trial of FM Fritz Erich von Manstein, including 'Charges against Manstein, seventeen counts,' Manchester Guardian, 26 May 1949; 'Von Manstein's trial' letter to editor of The Times by Paul Leverhuehn, FM Fritz Erich von Manstein's counsel, 11 July 1949; 'The last chance to teach Germans who lost the war' by Anthony Marreco, 'Barrister at Nuremberg in 1945, Chief Staff Officer to the Political Adviser to the British Military Governor of Germany and British member of the Four-Powered Directorate of Internal Affairs, 1945-1949,' Sunday Express, 21 Aug 1949; correspondence between LIDDELL HART and John Rutherford Gordon, editor Sunday Express. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/181

1951-1952

Press reviews of Manstein: his campaigns and his trial by Reginald Thomas Paget, MP (Collins, London, 1951), relating to the trial of FM Fritz Erich von Manstein, by his British counsel, including '"Superior orders"' letter to editor of the Manchester Guardian by (Harold) Montgomery Belgion; with correspondence between LIDDELL HART and Belgion. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/182

1948-1950

Correspondence relating to German soldiers' pension rights by LIDDELL HART, including typescript, 'The legal question concerning the pensions of the former members of the Wehrmacht,' by Rosenberg, with correspondence including German Adm Gottfried Hansen; Theodor Steltzer; Cdr Sir Stephen King-Hall RN; Lindlay-Fraser, BBC; The Reverend G M P Hamilton; Right Reverend George Kennedy Allen Bell, Bishop of Chichester; Alfred Powell Wadsworth, editor, Manchester Guardian and Erna von Kersting; with copy of letter from Gen Sir Brian Hubert Robertson, 2nd Bt Robertson to MRAF William Sholto Douglas, 1st Baron Douglas of Kirtleside. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/183

1945-1968

Cuttings on war crimes trials and release of war criminals 1945-1968, including, 'Foreign Office oppose trial of Hitler as a war criminal,' Sunday Express, 14 Jan 1945; 'Germany now almost split in two,' Manchester Guardian, 14 Apr 1945; 'Europe's Jewry, over 5,000,000 put to death,' Manchester Guardian, 25 Apr 1945; '3000 Nazis as war criminals,' Manchester Guardian, 1 Jun 1945; 'Death sentence on Quisling trial, first Norwegian traitor,' The Times, 11 Sep 1945; 'Doctor describes routine of gas chambers,' Manchester Guardian, 2 Oct 1945; 'The new laender,' British Zone Review, [Apr 1945], with map showing Germany divided into British, American, French and Russian zones; 'Sentences at Nuremberg, terms of three to 25 years,' The Times, 14 Apr 1949; 'Australia's war crime trials' by John Paton, News Chronicle, 17 Mar 1950; 'Clemency for war ciminal, Von Mackensen (German Col-Gen Eberhard von Mackensen) released' The Times, 1 Oct 1952, and 'Another 500 cases against Nazi war criminals,' by Norman Crossland, Guardian, 10 Mar 1964. 2 files


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/184

1948 Oct 27-28

United States Military Tribunal 5 sitting in the Palace of Justice, Nurnberg, German, Judgement of the Tribunal, 27-28 Oct 1948, official documents in English of 'Case Number 12'; fourteen defendants, including Wilhelm von Leeb, Hugo Sperrle, Georg Karl Friedrich-Wilhelm von Kuechler, Johannes Blaskowitz, Hermann Hoth, Hans Reinhardt, Hans von Salmuth, Karl Hollidt, Otto Schniewind, Karl von Roques, Hermann Reinecke, Walter Warlimont, Otto Woehler and Rudolf Lehmann, 334 pages including judgements. 2 files


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/185

1948-1949

Petition on behalf of German Gen Hermann Hoth to Gen Lucius D Clay, Military governor of the American zone of occupation in Germany, in English, made by Hoth's defence counsel, Dr Heinz Müller-Torgow, 3 Nov 1948, including letters from Müller-Torgow to LIDDELL HART. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/186

1948 Apr-Jul

German FM Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb; case before American Military Tribunal 5 at Nuremberg; official documents including opening statement and final plea by Leeb's defence counsel, Dr Hans Laternser. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/187

1948

Correspondence relating to German Adm Schniewind case, Nuremberg; including LIDDELL HART's correspondence with E A Breuning; Hans Meckel; Capt Russell Grenfell, RN and US Maj Robert G Schaefer, Chief Defense Center, Office of Military Government (US), Secretariat for Military Tribunals, Nürnberg, Germany. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/188

1948-1949

German Gen Walter Warlimont case, Nuremberg; related papers including, 'Excerpts from the judgment of the tribunal,' 27-28 Oct 1948, concerning Warlimont; 'Petition to the military governor for Walter Warlimont,' replying to charges, 28 Nov 1948, by Dr Walter Schmitt, assistant to defence counsel, Dr Paul Leverkuehn; with appendices including an affadavit by Werner von Tippelskirch; correspondence between LIDDELL HART and defence counsel Dr Paul Leverkuehn. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/189

1948-1949

Correspondence between Dr Hans Laternser, defence counsel for a number of Germans, and LIDDELL HART; chiefly concerning Luftwaffe FM Albert Kesselring and German FM Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/190

1945-1954

Luftwaffe FM Albert Kesselring trial in Venice, related papers; also trials in Rome of German Col-Gen Eberhard von Mackensen and German Lt Gen Kurt Mälzer; file including 'Closing address in the trial against FM Albert Kesselring before a British war crimes court in Venice delivered by Dr Hans Laternser,' [Mar 1947]; 'Petition for FM Kesselring and Gens von Mackensen and Mälzer submitted by Dr Hans Laternser,' 26 Mar 1949 with affadavits by Horst Freiherr Treusch von Buttlar-Brandenfels, Dr Fritz Pfrommer and Hans Keller, German and English versions; 'The Kesselring case being a re-presentation of the trial in Venice, Italy' spring 1947 by Lt Col A[lexander] P[aterson] Scotland-file including correspondence between LIDDELL HART and Scotland; cuttings relating to trials including 'Kesselring to be shot,' Daily Telegraph, 7 May 1947; 'A reprieve for Kesselring,' The Times, 5 Jul 1947; 'Generalfeldmarschall Kesselring Präsident des Stahlhelm,' Stahlhelm, Aug 1952, in German, and 'Kesselring on TV, I could have won,' News Chronicle, 11 Nov 1954. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/191

1948-1954

German FM Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist; papers including transcript of manuscript dated 'Belgrade, end of July, 1948; correspondence with LIDDELL HART including Dr Hans Laternser; Reginald Thomas Paget, MP; Dr John D A Barnicot, director, Books department, British Council; Heinrich Bruning and Right Reverend George Kennedy Allen Bell, Bishop of Chichester; with The Times obituary of Von Kleist, 6 Nov 1954. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/192

1952-1955

German Adm Dönitz and German Adm Räder, war crimes trial cases; correspondence including F J P Veale; Rt Hon Lt Col Sir Maurice (Pascal Alers) Hankey, 1st Baron Hankey of The Chart and Francois Genoud; with cuttings including 'Release of former Admiral Raeder,' The Times, 27 Sep 1955. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/193

1946-1960

German Gen Alexander von Falkenhausen, German military commander in Belgium, and German Gen Nikolaus von Falkenhorst, German Commander-in-Chief in Norway; correspondence and cuttings relating to trials; correspondence including Capt Herbert Sulzbach; Capt R N B Brett-Smith and H M Falconer; with note on war crimes case of German Maj Gen Bernhard von Claer, commander in Belgium. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/194

1941-1971

German Rudolf Hess; cuttings relating to his flight to Britain, 1941, and subsequent events including 'Rudolf Hess, Hitler's deputy, dies in plane,' Daily Sketch, 13 May 1941; 'Nazi myth on Hess mission,' Daily Telegraph, 17 May 1941; 'Hess in a mental hospital,' by Eric Bennett, Sunday Express, 15 Apr 1945; 'The secret story of Rudolf Hess,' by (Thomas) James Leasor, series of articles in Sunday Express, parts 3-7, 2-30 Jul 1961; copy of statement by LIDDELL HART appealing for release, 5 Feb 1968 and correspondence with Wolf Rüdiger Hess, Rudolf's son. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/195

1948-1949

German Lt Col Fritz Knöchlein, of the SS; papers relating to war crimes including typescript, 'Bericht über vorgänge im London-District cage (LDC)-(Statement about occurrences in the London District Cage (LDC)),' by Knöchlein, in German and English; 'Grounds for the petition' on Knöchlein's behalf by attorney Dr Gustav Uhde; correspondence and cuttings including 'Massacred British prisoners, Nazi Colonel [Knöchlein] to be hanged' The Times, 16 Oct 1948; 'Americans torture Germans to extort "confessions",' by Fred Redman Sunday Pictorial, 23 Jan 1949; correspondence including Hans Prager; copy of letter from Richard Rapier Stokes, MP to Rt Hon Ernest Bevin concerning Knöchlein; Dr Gustav Uhde; copy of letter by Cardinal Joseph Frings, Archbishop of Cologne to Lt Gen Sir Brian Hubert Robertson, Commander-in-Chief, British Zone of Occupation in Germany and Reginald Thomas Paget. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/196

1948 Jan, 1971

German FM Wilhelm List, war crimes case; papers including, 'Final plea submitted to American Military Tribunal no 5,' in Nuremberg by Dr Hans Laternser, defence counsel for German FM Wilhelm List discussing situation in Greece and Balkans during World War Two; obituary for List, The Times, 18 Aug 1971. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/197

1950-1954

Constantin von Neurath, Hitler's Foreign Minister, papers concerning war crimes including memorandum on Von Neurath by Winifred von Mackensen [Von Neurath's daughter], 15 Oct 1950; 'Report by British commandant of conditions at Spandau prison with reference to Frau von Mackensen's memorandum,' 16 Jan 1951; cuttings including, 'A national welcome, Von Neurath's homecoming,' Manchester Guardian, 8 Nov 1954. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/198

1944-1973

Albert Speer, architect and German minister for Armaments and Munitions, 1942-1945; cuttings including, 'Will he be free next month? and 'Success story!' by Denis Sefton Delmer, Daily Express, 12-13 Apr 1965; 'Hitler as I knew him,' by Speer, Daily Telegraph, series of articles, 21 Sep-2 Nov 1969, incomplete, including parts 1-7 ; also correspondence with Speer and Barrie Pitt. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/199

1949-1950

German Baron Ernst von Weizsäcker, State Secretary for German Foreign Office, then Ambassador to the Vatican; papers concerning war crimes including, 'Final statement made by Ernst von Weizsaecker on Nov 18, 1948'; typescript of motion appealing his sentence at Nuremberg trial, 14 Apr 1949; with cuttings including, 'Sentence on Weizsaecker, reduction to five years,' The Times, 3 Feb 1950. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/200

1947-1954

Papers relating to French war crimes trials, including case of Otto Abetz, German Ambassador to occupied France, and trial in Feb 1953 of 22 German SS soldiers over massacre of 642 inhabitants of Oradour-sur-Glane, France, Jun 1944; cuttings including, 'Last trials of collaborators in France,' by Frank MacDermot, Sunday Times, 24 Apr 1949; 'The Brest case, a case [sic] Ramcke,' Die Andere Seite, 21 Jan 1951, in English, complete issue number 1; copies of correspondence by Karl-Henry Lendroth concerning German SS Maj Heinz Werner accused by French government of war crimes in Jun 1944; typescript of statement by Ruth Ramcke, wife of Gen H B Ramcke on his behalf. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/201

1945-1949

Correspondence concerning German Waffen SS Gen Gen Will Bittrich, Commander of 9 Panzer Div, Arnhem and German Waffen SS Col Walter Harzer at Arnhem 1944, including report by wife of Bittrich 'On the first visit ... to my husband, Gen Will Bittrich, at the French prison hospital in Emendingen, Baden, after nine months of solitary confinement', Mar 1949; correspondence including Right Reverend George Kennedy Allen Bell, Bishop of Chichester; Maj Gen Robert Elliott Urquhart; Col Graeme M Warrack; Dr Lorenz; Maj Eric Charles O'Callaghan; Lt Col Guy Rigby-Jones. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/202

1940-1952

Germany; correspondence and papers relating to war crimes, including Landesberg, a documentary report (Office of the United States Commission for Germany, Frankfurt, Germany, 1951) reporting sentences of those confined in Landsberg prison who were convicted of war crimes by the military tribunals at Nuremberg; German Maj Gen Adolf Westhoff, affadavit concerning his position of Chief of Affairs of POWs in OKW; German Maj Friedrich Busse, Commander of British POW Labour Battery in Blechhammer, where British POWs worked in a synthetic petrol factory; other affadavits relating to German Lt Gen Kurt Wolff; Circular letter no. 22 by Otto Lehmann-Russbueldt, Honorary Secretary, Committee of the German League for the Rights of Man, Aug 1945; 'The fifth column remains active,' Spanish News Letter, London, 17 Nov 1945; 'German treatment of prisoners of war 1940-1945,' by Victor Campbell in typescript; The re-education of German prisoners of war (Foreign Office, Aldwych London, 1945); 'Wilton Park training centre,' address by Maj Gen Kenneth William Dobson Strong, Director General, Political Intelligence Department, Foreign Office, to German POWs, 17 Jan 1946; Deutsche Kriegsgefangenen in der Sowjetunion rufen das Gewissen der Welt! [1951] booklet in four languages including English concerning German POWs in the Soviet Union; memorandum to United Nations by Ward Hermans concerning wartime collaboration in Belgium translated from Flemish; Two expertises [sic, reports?] relating to the archives of the Teutonic order and the ancient Prussian duchy by Herbert Kraus, and Erich Weise (Göttingen, Germany, 1949), in English; Petition to United States District Court, District of Columbia on behalf of Lothar Eisentrager, alias Ludwig Ehrhart and 20 others concerning legal rights as prisoners of war; The Malmédy Trial by Dietrich Ziemssen (Munich Germany, 1952) concerning Germans of 6 Panzer Army convicted of war crimes and imprisoned at Landsberg/Lech; Übersicht über die Finanz-und Haushaltslage des Bundes und der Länder in Rechnungsjahr 1950, in German published by the West German government; The release of Nazi war criminals, the men and their background, Brig Gen John Hartman Morgan, Honorary Adviser to the American War Crimes Commission at Nuremberg in 1947, reprint of series of article from Daily Mail 6-9 Mar 1951; with cuttings in German and English concerning Rt Hon (Arthur) Neville Chamberlain, former British Prime Minister; Robert Gilbert Vansittart, 1st Baron Vansittart of Denham, and Germans imprisoned at Landsberg; correspondence including Orin W Kaye, Jr and Joseph Polakoff, United States Information Service, American Embassy, London; Paul Mast; German Col-Gen Gotthard Heinrici; Bernhard-Georg Meitzel; Heinz Meuller-Torgow with note on judgment in OKW trial; Brigitte Krüger; Wolf Schenke; William Watson Henderson, 1st Baron Henderson of Westgate in the City and County of Newcastle upon Tyne, Foreign Office; Margaret C Wolff, including 'A plea for clemency for the case of [German] Lt Gen Kurt Wolff,'; Trygve Gunderson; copy of letter to Rt Hon Lt Col Sir Maurice (Pascal Alers) Hankey, 1st Baron Hankey of The Chart by Alexander Ritter, dated Sofia, Bulgaria 1940; copy of letter from Arne Bergsvik to Cyril Clemens concerning case of Norwegian poet, Knut Hamsun; Professor Lewis Bernstein Namier; Heinrich Bucksch; H D Ziman, Daily Telegraph; (Harold) Montgomery Belgion and Frederick John Partington Veale with cutting, 'Italian white book on the Major Reder case,' by Veale from Social Justice Review, Nov 1962 concerning German Maj Walter Reder. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/203-332 Subject files relating toGermany, 1912-1969


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/203

[1912-1918], [1933-1943], 1949, 1951, 1959

Miscellaneous documents relating to World War One, 1914-1918, and World War Two, 1939-1945, principally comprising postcards, notably of photographs and portraits of Austrian and German generals, [1912-1918]; German Army map, 1917, [with markings showing the German advance on Mons, 1917]; photographs of Hitler, [1940]; text of 'Thoughts on the new world', Gen Jan Christiaan Smuts' address to members of the UK branch of the Empire Parliamentary Association, Nov 25 1943, published jointly by The Times and the Daily Express; signed photograph of German Lt Gen Hasso-Eccard von Manteuffel, 1949. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/204

[1941-1951], 1956

Photographs, postcards, copies of photographs and other papers relating to German generals and senior army personnel, notably Gen Günther Blumentritt, FM Heinrich Alfred Hermann Walther von Brauchitsch, Lt Gen Kurt Dittmar, Gen Heinz Guderian, Lt Gen Hasso-Eccard von Manteuffel, FM Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel and FM Gerd von Rundstedt. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/205

[1937-1969]

Press cuttings and other papers relating to German history and culture, including cuttings of articles and book reviews relating to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck, Adolf Hitler and the Krupp family; pamphlet on 'The development of Germanophobia' by Michael F Connors, [reprinted from a journal, 1961-1962]; typescript notes on The German Army by Herbert Rosinski (Hogarth Press, London, 1939). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/206-207 Papers relating to Germany during World War One, 1914-1918


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/206

1956-1959

Papers relating to the Schlieffen plan, the German operational war plan prepared by Gen Count Alfred von Schlieffen, Chief of the German General Staff, 1905, principally comprising papers relating to The Schlieffen Plan by Gerhard Ritter, with foreword by LIDDELL HART (Oswald Wolff, London, 1958), including manuscript and typescript of LIDDELL HART's foreword, [1958], correspondence, 1956-1958, and press reviews, 1958-1959; 'Pattern for limited (nuclear) war: the riddle of the Schlieffen Plan', series of articles by Capt Graeme Charmley Wynne, from the Royal United Service Institution Journal, 1957-1958, with related correspondence. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/207

[1934-1967]

Papers relating to Germany during World War One, 1914-1918, mainly articles or press cuttings of reviews relating to Kaiser Wilhelm II, FM Paul von Beneckendorf und von Hindenburg and Gen Erich Ludendorff; typescript [translation] of Gen Georg Wetzell's answers to a questionnaire concerning Ludendorff and German war strategy, 1917-1918, dated 1938; letters to LIDDELL HART from Gen B Mueller-Hillebrand and Gen Günther Blumentritt, concerning mobilisation of German military forces in 1914, dated 1953. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/208-216 Papers relating to Germany during the inter-war period, 1918-1939


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/208

[1929-1969]

Papers relating to Germany, 1919-1939, principally comprising articles or press cuttings concerning strength of German military forces, German military and foreign policy and the rise of Nazism in Germany, dated 1932, 1936, 1949-1969; notes and texts written or collected by LIDDELL HART concerning German foreign policy and the development of the German Army in the inter-war period, dated [1929-1958]; letters from Gen Leo Freiherr Geyr von Schweppenburg and Lt Gen Hasso-Eccard Manteuffel replying to LIDDELL HART's questionnaire on organisation of Panzer formations, dated 1952. With press cutting on Communist coup in Czecholovakia, 1948, dated 1949. 2 files


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/209

1921-1939, 1961

Papers relating to the German Army, 1919-1939, principally comprising press cuttings concerning German military policy, 1922-1939; unattributed typescript texts on German breaches of the military conditions of the Treaty of Versailles, 1919, dated 1933. With 'A glimpse at the machinery of revolution' by Capt Lawrence Chenevix-Trench, article on socialist and communist activity in Germany, 1918, from The Royal Engineers Journal, 1923. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/210

1927-1939

Press cuttings relating to Germany, 1927-1939, mainly reports on political developments in Germany, particularly the rise of the Nazi Party, 1927-1933, and the Nazi regime's implementation of its foreign, economic and racial policies, 1933-1939. 3 files


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/211

1933-1934, 1936

Press cuttings relating to the Saar territory and its restoration to German authority, 1935, including coverage of the run-up to the League of Nations plebiscite in the Saar, Jan 1935, and the movement of German military forces into the area, 1936. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/212

1936-1939

Press cuttings relating to Germany's demands for the return of German colonies mandated under the Treaty of Versailles, 1919, dated 1936-1939. With cuttings from The Times on relations between Rumania and Poland, 1938, on a speech by Sir Samuel Hoare on Anglo-German relations, Oct 1938, on German reaction to Prime Minister Chamberlain's visit to Italy, 1939, and on anti-German demonstrations in Danzig and Poland, 1939. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/213

1938-1939

Press cuttings relating to the German economy, 1938-1939, mainly reports on trade, industry, transport and agriculture in Germany. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/214

1938-1939

Press cuttings relating to German relations with other European countries and with the USA, 1938-1939, mainly on Anglo-German relations. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/215

1934, 1935, 1938

Press cuttings and other papers relating to Austro-German relations, 1934-1938, mainly the German invasion and annexation of Austria, 1938. With article from The Contemporary Review, [1938], on the work of Gen Gömbös, Prime Minister of Hungary, 1932-[1938].


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/216

1936

Papers relating to Czech-German relations, 1936-1939, principally comprising press cuttings on the dispute in Czechoslovakia over the future of the Sudetenland; 'German and Czech: a threat to European peace' by Shiela Grant Duff, New Fabian Research Bureau pamphlet no 36 (Victor Gollanz and New Fabian Research Bureau, London, 1937). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/217-258 Papers relating to German conduct of operations during World War Two, 1939-1945


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/217

1939-1967

Papers relating to the German campaign in Western Europe, 1940, including typescript texts and reprints and cuttings of journal articles, 1954-1960, notably on the development of German plans for the offensive in Western Europe, 1940, and on the armistice between France and Germany, Jun 1940; typescript translation of memorandum from Hitler to German High Command outlining his plans for a campaign in North West Europe, 1939 (copy at 9/24/233); unsigned typescript account of action of 60 Infantry Regt, French Army, at d'Ailly-sur-Somme, Jun 1940, written in Sep 1940; unsigned typescript memorandum on German tactics and strategy, 1940, written in [1940]. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/218

1946-1960

Papers relating to the German invasion of Northern France, May 1940, particularly the halt order given by Hitler to German armoured forces south of Dunkirk, including typescript texts by US R Adm Walter Ansel, US Capt Robert B Asprey and others, [1949-1957]; reprints and cuttings of journal articles by Jacques Mordal, V Adm Kurt Assmann and others, [1955-1960]; letters to LIDDELL HART from Gen Fritz Bayerlein and Gen Günther Blumentritt, 1949-1950, 1954, typescript extracts from letters from Gen Heinz Guderian, 1949; correspondence between LIDDELL HART and Brig Henry B Latham, Cabinet Office Historical Section, 1949-1950. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/219

[1940]-1961

Papers relating to German plans for the invasion of Britain (Operation SEA-LION), 1940, and to Battle of Britain, 1940, including typescript texts by Gen Günther Blumentritt, Adm Theodor Krancke and others, [1940-1957]; cuttings of journal and newspaper articles by Peter Fleming, Jacques Mordal and others, [1947]-1961; typescript translations of extracts from German High Command directives and orders, 1940; 'The Battle for Britain', script of radio programme by Reginald William Winchester Wilmot (Chester Wilmot), [1945]. With typescript notes from Intelligence Training Centre War Intelligence Course on probable tactics of German forces in an invasion of the UK, 1942.


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/220

[1945-1950]

Papers relating to German operations in the Balkans, 1941 and 1944, comprising typescript text on the campaign of German 12 Army in the Balkans, 1941, written by Ernst Wisshaupt, [1945-1950]; typescript text on Panzer Grenadier Div Grossdeutschland in the Battle of Targul Frumos, Rumania, May 1944, written by German Lt Gen Hasso-Eccard von Manteuffel, 1948. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/221

[1945]-1961

Papers relating to German operations in North Africa, 1941-1943, including typescript texts and cuttings of journal articles by Warner Stark, Adolphe Goutard and others, (1950-1961); correspondence between LIDDELL HART and Gen H von Ravenstein, Gen Sir Frank Walter Messervy, German Gen Alfred Gause and others, 1954-1958. With papers relating to operations in Sicily, 1943, notably cutting of journal article by Lt Gen Fridolin Rudolf T von Senger und Etterlin, 1950. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/222

1939-1947

Papers relating to the German invasion of Poland, 1939, and to German operations on the Russian Front, 1941-1944, including typescript copy of a letter to LIDDELL HART from a US [journalist] recounting his experiences during the German invasion of Poland, Sep 1939, dated Oct 29 1939; copy of typescript transcript of [telegrams sent and received by German forces], Stalingrad, Nov 1942-Feb 1943; typescript translations of [German Army] memoranda on the formation and tactics of Soviet forces, 1942-1944; cuttings of journal articles by Hans-Adolf Jacobsen and others. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/223

[1944-1963]

Papers relating to operations in North West Europe, 1944-1945, including typescript translations of German Army documents, 1944, mainly weekly situation reports; typescript notes and texts collected by LIDDELL HART, [1944-1963], notably relating to German operations in Normandy, France, 1944, to the Battle of Arnhem, Netherlands, Sep 1944, and the Ardennes Offensive, Dec 1944-Jan 1945, and to operations around Halbe, Germany, 1945. 2 files


LIDDELL HART: 9//24/224

[1945-1955]

'Hitler and his secret weapons', copy of unattributed typescript text (additional copy at 9/224/233). 5 pp


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/225

[1964]

Typescript notes by M J Williams on German casualty statistics during World War Two, with letter to LIDDELL HART concerning the difficulty of obtaining such information from the Cabinet Office. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/226

[1945-1966]

Papers relating to the German armed forces during World War Two, including typescript notes on German armament production and the organisation of the German Army, [1945-1955]; typescript extracts on the German artillery from a letter from Lt Gen Kurt Dittmar, 1948; typescript translation of Gen B Mueller-Hillebrand's replies to a questionnaire on the organisation of German Panzer formations, 1952 (see also 9/24/227). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/227

1944-1961

Papers relating to German armoured fighting vehicles during World War Two, including typescript texts and notes on the organisation and development of German armoured formations by Richard Marian Ogorkiewicz, M J Williams and others, 1950-1961; journal articles by Lt Gen Fridolin Rudolf T von Senger und Etterlin [1952]; typescript translation of Gen B Mueller-Hillebrand's replies to a questionnaire on the organisation of German Panzer formations, 1952 (see also 9/24/226); copy of German Army directive by Gen Heinz Guderian on the use of Panzer units, 1944; 'Illustrated record of German Army equipment 1939-1945 vol 3: armoured fighting vehicles', handbook published by the War Office, 1947. 2 files


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/228

[1942-1965]

Papers relating to German airborne operations in World War Two, including Intelligence Training Centre War Intelligence Course notes on German airborne troops, [1942]; typescript translation of text by Gen Kurt Student, 1948; journal articles by Jean Vanwelkenhuizen and others, 1954, 1965. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/229

1941-1969

Papers relating to the German Army's signals and intelligence services during World War Two, including typescript texts on the signal services by Gen Günther Blumentritt and Gen Albert Praun, 1952, 1955, and press cuttings relating to the intelligence services, 1959, 1960. With German psychological warfare: survey and bibliography edited by Ladislas Farago (Committee for National Morale, New York, 1941) and covering letter, 1942, and Deutsche National-Zeitung vol 1 no 10, 7 Dec 1953, including 'Der zweite Weltkrieg war vermeidbar' by Helmut Steinberg. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/230

1942-1947, 1958, 1967-1968

Papers relating to the German Air Force, 1933-1945, and air operations in World War Two, including confidential reports prepared by Assistant Director of Intelligence, Air Ministry and US Air Interrogation using information obtained from POWs, 1945, notably on German Air Force organisation and tactics, the German Air Force interrogation centre at Oberursels and the results of Allied air operations during World War Two; Air Ministry press releases, 1947, mainly translations of captured German documents, including diary of Lt Gen der Flieger Karl Koller, German Chief of Air Staff, Apr-May 1945; journal article by Hans-Adolf Jacobsen on the bombing of Rotterdam, May 1940, dated 1958. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/231

1940-1964

Papers relating to German naval operations in World War Two, including typescript notes on Germam naval war effort, [1945-1955]; Admiralty press releases, 1946-1947, notably essays on German naval operations by V Adm Weichbold and Grand Adm Karl Doenitz, 1945, and translations of German documents relating to the resignation of Grand Adm Erich Raeder, 1943; journal articles on U-boat operations by Capt Lt Herman Rasch and V Adm Leo Kreisch, 1950; German, Italian and Japanese U-boat casualties during the War: particulars of destruction, Cmd 6843 (HMSO, London, 1946).1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/232

1944-1969

Papers relating to German opposition to Adolf Hitler, 1933-1945, particularly within the armed forces, principally comprising journal articles by Hildegard Boeninger and V Adm Kurt Assmann on Hitler's relationship with the German Army, 1954, 1956; 'The Church and the resistance movement in Germany', text of lecture by Rt Rev George Kennedy Allen Bell, Bishop of Chichester, 1957; papers relating to the attempted assassination of Hitler, 20 Jul 1940, dated 1945, including typescript extracts from Interim (British Army of the Rhine Intelligence Review), 1945-1946, typescript notes and texts collected by LIDDELL HART, [1945-1965], press cuttings, 1944-1969, and journal articles, 1945, 1959. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/233

1939-[1955]

Papers relating to Hitler, principally comprising 'The secret correspondence of Hitler and Mussolini', script of radio programme by Hugh Redwald Trevor-Roper and Terence Tiller, 1947; 'England and Adolf Hitler', typescript [translation of] notes by Gen Günther Blumentritt, 1946; 'Hitler and his secret weapons', copy of unattributed typescript text, [1945-1955] (additional copy at 9/24/224); typescript translation of memorandum from Hitler to German High Command outlining his plans for a campaign in North West Europe, 1939 (copy at 9/24/217). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/234-308 Papers and cuttings notably concerning Nazism and occupation, German and Allied, 1933-1969


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/234

1938-1944

Press cuttings relating to Adolf Hitler's speeches, 1938-1944. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/235

1944-1946, 1964-1965

Press cuttings relating to the last year of Adolf Hitler's life, 1944-1945, particularly the circumstances surrounding his death, Apr 1945. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/236

1932, 1937, 1940, 1945-1969

Press cuttings relating to Adolf Hitler, including reviews of books on Hitler. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/237

1942-1968

Papers relating to Joseph Paul Goebbels, Minister of Enlightenment and Propaganda, Germany, 1933-1945, principally comprising press cuttings, 1947-1949, 1960, 1965, mainly reviews of books on Goebbels; copies and typescript translations of extracts from Goebbel's diaries, 1942-1943. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/238

1933, 1945-1946, 1950-1951, 1962

Press cuttings relating to Reichsmarschall Hermann Goering, Commander-in-Chief of the Luftwaffe, 1935-1945. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/239

1942, 1944, 1956, 1965

Press cuttings relating to Reichsführer Heinrich Himmler, head of the SS, 1929-1945, and Minister of the Interior, Germany, 1943-1945, mainly reviews of books on Himmler and the Gestapo. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/240

1946, 1952

Press cuttings relating to Franz Joseph Hermann Michael Maria von Papen, mainly reviews of his Memoirs (Andre Deutsch, London, 1952). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/241

1946, 1954

Press cuttings relating to Joachim von Ribbentrop, Foreign Minister, Germany, 1938-1945, mainly reviews of The Ribbentrop memoirs (Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1954). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/242

1944, 1946, 1949-1950, 1955, 1958-1959

Press cuttings relating to Dr Hjalmar Horace Greeley Schacht, mainly reviews of his memoirs My first seventy-six years (Allan Wingate, London, 1955). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/243

1939-1945

Press cuttings relating to the German armed forces during World War Two, mainly concerning manpower, equipment, organisation and tactics of German Army, Navy and Air Force. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/244

1939-1962, 1967

Papers relating to the German High Command during World War Two, comprising press cuttings, 1939-1950, 1957, 1962, 1967, mainly concerning appointments and dismissals; brief manuscript notes by LIDDELL HART, [1950-1960]. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/245

1939-1941

Miscellaneous press cuttings relating to Germany, 1939-1940. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/246

1941

Miscellaneous press cuttings relating to Germany, 1941. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/247

1942

Miscellaneous press cuttings relating to Germany, 1942. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/248

1943

Miscellaneous press cuttings relating to Germany, 1943. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/249

1944

Miscellaneous press cuttings relating to Germany, 1944. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/250

1940-1944, 1946, 1962, 1965

Press cuttings relating to economic warfare during World War Two, 1940-1944, 1946, 1965, mainly the Allied blockade of Germany and German-occupied territories. With journal article on civil defence in Germany during World War Two, 1962. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/251-252

1940-1943

Press cuttings relating to Allied attitudes towards the Germans, 1940-1943, mainly concerning the post-war treatment of Germany, including articles by Robert Gilbert Vansittart, 1st Baron Vansittart of Denham. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/253

1942-1943

Press cuttings relating to the Allied Military Government of Occupied Territories, 1943. With press cutting on the appointment of Lt Col Paul Cairns Vellacott as Director of Political Warfare in the Middle East, 1942. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/254-255

1944-1945

Press cuttings relating to the international community's treatment of Germany after World War Two. 2 files


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/256

1936-1939, 1953-1959

Press cuttings relating to Nazi abuses of human rights, particularly their persecution of the Jews, including coverage of the Crystal Night pogrom, 1938, and book reviews, 1953-1959, notably for The scourge of the swastika by Edward Frederick Langley Russell, 2nd Baron Russell of Liverpool (Cassell and Co, London, 1954), 1954. With press cuttings relating to English edition of Mein kampf by Adolf Hitler (Hurst and Blackett, London, 1939), 1939, and the execution of Bartolomeo Vanzetti and Nicola Sacco, USA, 1927, dated 1937. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/257

1944-1945

Press cutting relating to the non-fraternisation order enforced on Allied troops in Germany, 1944-1945. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/258

1945

Press cuttings relating to the Allied occupation of Germany and Austria, 1945. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/259

1947-1969

Papers relating to Germany, 1947-1969, mainly unattributed typescript notes and texts relating to rearmament and the formation of a West German army. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/260

1945

Press cuttings relating to post-war Europe, 1945, particularly occupied Germany. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/261

1946

Press cuttings relating to occupied Germany, 1946. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/262

1945-1946

Press cuttings relating to occupied Germany, 1945-1946, particularly the British Zone. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/263

1946

Press cuttings relating to the Russian Zone of occupied Germany, 1946. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/264

1943-1947

Press cuttings relating to relief operations in Europe, 1943-1947, notably the European Recovery Programme prepared by Gen George Catlett Marshall, US Secretary of State, 1947. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/265

1946-1947

Press cuttings relating to occupied Germany, 1946-1947. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/266

1948

Press cuttings relating to occupied Germany, 1948. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/267

1948 Jun-Aug

Press cuttings relating to Berlin Crisis, Germay, Jun-Aug 1948, including introduction of West German deutsch mark currency into Western sectors of Berlin; 'Grave choice before Western allies, the struggle for Berlin, Russians proclaim end of four-power rule,' Manchester Guardian, 25 Jun 1948; 'How to break the Berlin deadlock' by Richard Howard Stafford Crossman, MP, Sunday Pictorial, 27 Jun 1948; '"Berlin can be fed by air," Americans start to do it,' by Selkirk Panton, Daily Express, 29 Jun 1948; 'How to deal with Russians,' by Lt Gen Sir Giffard (Le Quesne) Martel, Daily Mail, 4 Aug 1948, and '"Real easing of situation?" first hint on Moscow talks, further meetings to come with Mr Molotov (Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov),' Manchester Guardian, 11 Aug 1948. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/268

1948 Sep-Oct

Press cuttings relating to Berlin Crisis, Germany, Sep-Oct 1948, including, 'Military governors meet in Berlin, four-power instructions on a single currency,' The Times, 1 Sep 1948; 'The situation in Berlin, Marshal Sokolovsky's (Soviet Marshal Vasili D Sokolovsky) statement,' Soviet News, 5 Oct 1949, and 'Winter blockade? the first hundred days in Berlin,' Manchester Guardian, 5 Oct 1948. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/269

1949 Jan-Jun

Press cuttings relating to Germany, Jan-Jun 1949, including further news of Berlin air lift, with 'Hitler's generals in American service,' by Yuri Korlkov, Soviet News, 14 Jan 1949; 'Tighter counter-blockade in Germany, Western ban on road transport,' The Times, 5 Feb 1949; 'Our German competitors,' New Statesman, 19 Feb 1949; '"Maximum" self-government for Germany, terms of occupation statute,' The Times, 11 Apr 1949; 'Lifting of the Berlin blockade, first trains and vehicles from the West,' The Times, 12 May 1949 and issue 3 of Gamma Bulletin on German Questions, London, 1 Jun 1949. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/270

1949 Jul-Dec

Press cuttings relating to Germany, Jul-Dec 1949, including report of renewed partial blockade of Berlin, soon lifted in Jul 1949, and the argument over 'dismantling' carried out by Western powers; 'The two Germanys, a warning' by Lionel Birch, Robert Kee, K Hutton and Bert Hardy, Picture Post, 13 Aug 1949; 'Dismantling in the Ruhr' and 'Dismantling in Germany,' two letters to editor of The Times by Victor Gollancz, 16 Jun and 17 Aug 1949; 'Arming of police in Germany, Russian motives, a force easily expanded,' The Times, 2 Aug 1949; 'Profile, Theodor Heuss (newly-elected President of West Germany),' The Observer, 18 Sep 1949; 'Did we raise a ghost in German?' commentary by Waldemar Wadsack, founder of League for Germany's Renewal with reply by Lionel Birch and Robert Kee, Picture Post, 17 Sep 1949, and 'Allies to "slow down" dismantling,' Manchester Guardian 16 Nov 1949. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/271

1950-1951

Press cuttings relating to Germany, 1950-1951, including discussion of re-arming West Germany or creating a European army; reports of visit of Dr Konrad Adenauer, Chancellor of West Germany to London, Dec 1951; 'A European army' by Sebastian Haffner, The Observer, 9 Sep 1951; 'Repentance and redress, West Germany and Jews,' Manchester Guardian, 29 Sep 1951; 'West German "independence" will not be complete,' Manchester Guardian,' 27 Sep 1951; 'Organising Hitler's ex-soldiers,' by Terence Prittie, The Listener, 22 Nov 1951; 'The King to receive Dr. Adenauer, chancellor's plans in England,' The Times, 23 Nov 1951 and 'Defence of the West, should Germany contribute?' Daily Telegraph, 10 Dec 1951. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/272

1949-1951

Press cuttings relating to occupation of Germany by Allied powers, 1949-1951, including British relations with West Germany; 'Friendship with Germany, Gen Robertson (Gen Sir Brian Hubert Robertson, British High Commissioner, Germany) on the need,' The Times, 17 Jan 1950; 'Controls on Germany to be relaxed, declaration by Western powers,' The Times, 15 May 1950; 'The world overseas, report on German reparations,' The Economist, 10 Jun 1950; 'Official end of German war, Commons statement,' The Times, 10 Jul 1951; 'Occupation cost in Germany, British proposal,' The Times, 30 Sep 1950. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/273

1949-1950

Press cuttings relating to demilitarisation of Germany, 1949-1950, including Western controls on post-war shipbuilding and steel industries; 'Disarmament in Germany ended,' Manchester Guardian, 12 Sep 1950. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/274

1950-1951

Press cuttings relating to Germany, neutralisation and neutrality, 1950-1951, including articles both repudiating and reporting plans to re-arm Germany, with discussion of role of USA. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/275

1949-1950

Press cuttings relating to re-arming of Germany and West German Defence, 1949-1950, including initial denials by Allied powers, subsequent announcement of West German forces to support defence of Western powers, including, 'Mr Bevin (Rt Hon Ernest Bevin, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs) rejects plan to rearm Germany,' Manchester Guardian, 30 Mar 1950; 'Dr Adenauer (Dr Konrad Adenauer, Chancellor of West Germany) urges German armed force, tanks and guns for police, sudden change in views,' Daily Telegraph, 21 Aug 1950; 'US to propose formation of a European army with German force included, Gen Eisenhower available for post of supreme Commander-in-Chief,' Sunday Times, 10 Sep 1950 and 'German share in defence, Western powers in agreement,' The Times, 14 Dec 1950. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/276

1951

Press cuttings relating to the re-arming of West Germany, 1951 including, 'Germany and rearmament' by Brig Anthony Henry Head, Daily Telegraph, 31 Jan-1 Feb 1951 in 2 parts and 'German part in Europe defence, new talks soon,' Daily Telegraph, 26 Jun 1951. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/277

1949-1951

Press cuttings relating to re-arming of Germany, British and other views, 1949-1951, including 'Should we re-arm Germany?' debate between Emrys Hughes, MP and Rt Hon Evelyn John St Loe Strachey, War Minister, Forward, 1 Apr 1950; 'The Germans are getting too much too soon' by Robert Gilbert Vansittart, 1st Baron Vansittart of Denham, Daily Mail, 28 Nov 1949; 'Can Germany be defended?' by Jon Kimche, The Nineteenth Century, Oct 1950; 'Freedom for Germany' Guardian, 21 Nov 1950; 'The part Germany has to play' by Rt Hon (Robert) Anthony Eden, MP, Daily Mail, 9 Feb 1951; with typescript 'Should Western Germany rearm?' 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/278

1949-1951

Press cuttings relating to re-arming of Germany, German views, 1949-1951 including opinion opposed to re-arming, 'Germans lukewarm to new militarism,' by Robert Root, executive editor, World Interpreter, Wilton, Connecticut, USA, 20 Jan 1950; typescript summary of article on German rearmament, '73% are against it, rearmament is not desired, only 15% want to become soldiers,' Die 7 Tage, 20 Oct 1950; 'Unpopular conscription of Germans, Pastor Niemöller (Rev Dr (Friedrich Gustav Emil) Martin Niemöller) sees unity endangered,' Manchester Guardian, 19 Dec 1950 and 'Germans continue fight against re-militarization,' by William Bross Lloyd, Jr., World Interpreter, 16 Mar 1951. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/279

1950-1951

Press cuttings relating to re-arming of Germany, chiefly relating to attitude of Soviets, 1950-1951, including 'Soviet zone threats to Bonn and the allies,' Manchester Guardian, 21 Aug 1950; 'Cominform seek Germany pledge, four-point demand to Western powers, peace treaty and ban on arms, withdrawal of occupation force, unified rule,' Daily Telegraph, 23 Oct 1950 and 'Russian protest,' Manchester Guardian, 21 Oct 1950. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/280

1950-1951

Press cuttings relating to re-arming of Germany, raising and organisation of forces 1950-1951, including early reports, 'Alleged revival of German army, former officer accuses colleagues,' Manchester Guardian, 17 May 1950; 'Americans to rearm 16,000 Germans,' Daily Express, 3 Aug 1950 and 'The resurrection men, plan to bring Hitler's Wehrmacht back to life in spite of its danger to Britain,' by John Gollan, Daily Worker, 6 Jan 1951. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/281

1950-1951

Press cuttings relating to re-arming of Germany, military leaders, 1950-1951, including discussion of German generals, 'Panzer general (German Lt Gen Count Gerhard von Schwerin) gets top job,' Daily Herald, 13 Sep 1950; 'German generals on the march,' by Melvin J Lasky, Tribune, 2 Nov 1950; 'The Guderians are coming,' by Peter de Mendelsohn, Tribune, 12 Jan 1951; and 'Speidel (West German Lt Gen Hans Speidel), Herr general is a philosopher, he'll need to be!' by Desmond Young, Evening Standard, 6 Feb 1951. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/282

1950-1951

Press cuttings relating to the Pleven plan, 1950-1951, relating to French objections to the remilitarization of Germany and proposals of French Prime Minister Rene Jean Pleven that German forces be included in a European army, including, 'Rearmament of Germany, French solution, a European army,' The Times, 24 Oct 1950; 'Profile, Rene Pleven' The Observer, 19 Aug 1951 and 'France to press for European army,' Daily Telegraph, 25 Oct 1950. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/283

1952-1953

Press cuttings relating Germany, specifically to French views on European army, 1952-1953, 'France versus Germany again, Europe's unity in peril,' by Theodor H White, The Reporter, 14 Oct 1952; 'French doubts about arms for Germans, M Pinay's (French Prime Minister Antoine Pinay) attitude to EDC (European Defence Community) treaty,' The Times, 21 Oct 1952; 'Profile, Antoine Pinay,' The Observer, 26 Oct 1952 and 'Germany's place with West, vital part in defence, Marshal Juin's (French Marshal Alphonse Pierre Juin, Commander-in-Chief, Allied Land Forces, Central Europe) view,' The Times, 5 Jan 1953. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/284

1949-1956

Press cuttings relating Germany, specifically to union with France (and Western Europe), mostly focused upon the Saar Problem, concerning disputed French and German plans for access to coal of Saar region eventually settled by agreement, 'German views of future of Saar mines,' The Times, 17 Jan 1950; 'Saar rape,' Evening Standard, 20 Mar 1950 and 'Full agreement on the Saar, reunion with German, French rights to Warndt coal, Moselle canal accepted,' Manchester Guardian, 6 Jun 1956. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/285

1949-1951

Press cuttings relating to West German trends, including nationalism and pacifism, 1949-1951, including 'Restoring unity of Germany, stir called by Dr Niemöller (Rev Dr (Friedrich Gustav Emil) Martin Niemöller),' The Times, 29 Dec 1949; 'Bombing of Dresden as war "crime",' The Times, 14 Feb 1950; 'Denazification methods,' The Times, 5 May 1950; 'Profile, Ernst Reuter,' The Observer, 28 May 1950; 'The Germans come back to London,' Picture Post, 24 Jun 1950 and 'What future for Germany?' comparing views of Heinrich von Brentano, Chairman of West German Christian Democratic party and Dr Niemöller, Picture Post, 14 Apr 1951. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/286

1950-1952

Press cuttings relating to German neo-Nazism, 1950-1952, including rumours of Hitler's survival, 'Hitler, the great myth is launched,' Evening Standard, 10 Apr 1950; 'A Neo-nazi party,' The Times, 7 Apr 1951; 'Democracy in danger, lower Saxony poll, latter-day Nazis present threat,' Manchester Guardian, 8 May 1951; typescript report entitled, 'Germany's new Nazis,' by Eva G Reichmann, Aug 1951, included with letter to LIDDELL HART from Alfred Wiener, director, Wiener Library and 'German Waffen SS reunion, denial of war crimes,' The Times, 27 Oct 1952. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/287

1949-1957

Press cuttings relating to German POWs and refugees, especially in Russia and East Germany, 1949-1957, including 'Soviet shock to Germans, war prisoners' fate, 1,500,000 not accounted for,' The Times, 6 May 1950; 'Question, German prisoners in Russia,' Parliamentary Debates (Hansard), 23 May 1950; 'Von Paulus (German FM Friedrich von Paulus) freed by the Russians, prisoner since Stalingrad, a home in East Germany,' Daily Telegraph, 27 Oct 1953 and 'Russia's German prisoners, new effort for release,' Manchester Guardian, 12 Jun 1957. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/288

1951-1956

Press cuttings relating to the German army, Afrika Korps reunions, 1951-1956 including, 'Rommel's men stamp and cheer,' Daily Mail, 17 Sep 1957 and 'Afrika Korps meets its ex-enemies,' by Karl Robson, News Chronicle, 1 Oct 1956. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/289

1947-1961

Press cuttings relating to East German Forces, 1947-1961, including 'Hitler generals in East German army,' Daily Telegraph, 23 Sep 1950; 'Smuggled pictures show Germany's new Red Army,' Illustrated, 30 Dec 1950; 'Inside the East Germany army,' by Wilhelm Zaisser, Picture Post, 24 Mar 1951; 'Soviets complete 800-mile German border trench,' Daily Mail, 19 May 1952; For humanity and freedom, the uprising of the people in the Soviet sector of Berlin and in Soviet occupied central Germany on Jun 16 and 17, 1953 (Press and Information Office of the (West) German Federal Government, Cologne, [1953], a booklet illustrated with photographs; 'East Germans adopt conscription,' Daily Telegraph, 27 Sep 1955 and '"East German army preparing to invade Federal Republic (West Germany)," defecting officer's (Capt Günter Malikowski) allegations,' The Times, 16 Sep 1960. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/290

1951-1952

Press cuttings relating to Germany, political and general topics, 1952, including signing of new contract between Germany and Western powers, 26 May 1952, and the debate over its passage in British and West German parliaments; 'German exports soar,' The Economist, 12 Jan 1952; 'Deutschland über alles, German national anthem restored,' Daily Telegraph, 6 May 1952; 'Restoration of German sovereignty, contract signed in Bonn,' The Times, 27 May 1952; 'Architect of a new Germany (Dr Konrad Adenauer, Chancellor of West Germany),' Picture Post, 7 Jun 1952. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/291

1952

Press cuttings relating to the New German Army and European Army, 1952, including 'European army plan, German attitude on defence output,' The Times, 15 Jan 1952; 'Réponse a 14 questions sur la guerre et la paix,' interview with US Gen Dwight David Eisenhower by Pierre Comert and Jean Mezerette in French, Paris-Match [Jan 1952]; 'Can Europe survive?' interview with Eisenhower by Woodrow Lyle Wyatt, MP, Illustrated, 19 Jan 1952; newsletter argument against Germany rearming by Devere Allen, This Is Your World, 25 Jan 1952; 'We must watch that German army,' by Ernest Albert John Davies, MP Daily Herald, 5 Feb 1952; 'Uniting France and Germany by a European army, M Schuman (French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman) opens French assembly debate,' Manchester Guardian, 12 Feb 1952; 'Now Stalin says, give Germans arms,' by W N Ewer, Daily Herald, 12 Mar 1952; 'Six powers agree to joint armed force, EDC (European Defence Community) treaty signed in Paris,' The Times, 28 May 1952; 'Seven Hitler generals lead Adenauer's (Dr Konrad Adenauer, Chancellor of West Germany) army,' by Denis Martin, Daily Express, 11 Jun 1952, referring to 'secret list' naming German generals Adolf Heusinger, Hans Speidel, Ludwig Cruewell, Hasso E von Manteuffel, Count Gerhard von Schwerin, Baron Leo Dietrich Franz Freiherr von Geyr von Schweppenburg, and Gen Walther Wenck. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/292

1952-1953

Press cuttings relating to Germany, political and general topics, 1953, discussing political parties, including 'Germany's lost provinces' by Terence Prittie, The Listener, 5 Feb 1953; 'Thoughts on revisiting Germany,' by Etienne Amyot, The Listener, 7 Aug 1952; 'The appeasement years, Germany and her neighbours,' by Alan John Percivale Taylor (A J P Taylor), Manchester Guardian, 28 Jul 1953; newsletters, 'Special report, subject-Germany and East Europe,' 30 Jul and 10 Aug 1953, listed as nos 12 and 13 and '"Disaster if Europe not united" Adenauer warns waverers,' News Chronicle, 12 Dec 1953. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/293

1953

Press cuttings relating to new German armed forces, 1953, 'Plans for a new Luftwaffe,' The Times, 25 Apr 1953; 'A new German army, plans to avoid the pitfalls of the past,' by Theodor Blank, Director of Federal (West) German Office for Security and Defence, The Times, 21 Dec 1953 and 'What kind of German army?' newsletter entitled, It's Time You Knew, 13 Nov 1953. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/294

1953

Press cuttings relating to the visit of German Gen Hans Speidel to England, Apr 1953, including 'Criticism of visit by German, Prime Minister's (Rt Hon Sir Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill) reply,' The Times, 20 Apr 1953. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/295

1953-1954

Press cuttings relating to British arrest in West Germany of members of the neo-Nazi 'Naumann group' centred on Dr Werner Naumann, former member of Nazi ministry of propaganda, Jan 1953-1954, including German protests; 'British arrest seven Nazi ringleaders,' The Times, 16 Jan 1953; 'Ruhr magnates behind the arrested Nazis,' Tribune, 23 Jan 1953; 'Dr Naumann reaps benefit of British mistake, court exceeds legal requirements,' Manchester Guardian, 23 Feb 1953 and 'Challenge of neo-Nazism in German weakening, party helpless without Dr Naumann,' Manchester Guardian, 28 Aug 1953. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/296

1953-1954

Press cuttings relating to Germany, political and general topics, 1954 including, 'The frustration of German social democracy,' by Terence Prittie The Listener, 31 Dec 1953; 'How German output has been doubled, rapid investment in industry,' The Times, 8 Jan 1954; 'British papers annoy the Germans, protests over a "campaign of hatred",' Manchester Guardian, 18 Aug 1954 and 'Friendship with the Jews, Germans' changing attitude,' Manchester Guardian, 15 Sep 1954. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/297

1954

Press cuttings relating German forces, 1954 including, 'German rearmament and the old military elite,' by Hans Speier, offprint from World Politics, Jan 1954; 'Look out! they are coming back,' Reynolds News, 17 Jan 1954 concerning reintroduction of military conscription in West Germany; 'Germany and Western defence, the NATO alternative,' by Michael Hilton, Daily Telegraph, 17 Sep 1954; 'German arms, this time and last,' by Brig Gen John Hartman Morgan, Daily Telegraph, 6 Oct 1954; 'Plans for future German army explained,' The Times, 14 Oct 1954; with comments on German doubts about rearmament; 'Many Germans fearful of militarization,' by Henry Holm, from newsletter (?) dated 17 Dec 1954 and 'Bilanz des zweiten weltkrieges,' article in German containing photographs of some of LIDDELL HART's German correspondents including Assmann, Guderian, Kesselring, Leverhuehn, Tippelskirch and Rendulic. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/298

1954

Press cuttings relating to the Berlin Conference, West Germany, Feb 1954 including 'Dangers at Berlin' by Sir David Kelly, former British Ambassador in Moscow, Sunday Times, 24 Jan 1954 and 'Failure' Guardian, 15 Feb 1954, editorial discussing the conference. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/299

1954-1955

Press cuttings, many in German, relating to the Von Bonin Case, 1954-1955 concerning the dismissal in March 1955 of German Col Bronislav von Bonin as Chief of Planning Department in the Blank office, the unofficial Bonn war ministry; including 'Sie haben angst vor dem kommiss,' by Adelbert Weinstein, Frankfurter Allgemeine, 25 Nov 1954, with typescript translation, 'They are afraid of conscription'; 'Varying opinions on rearming, W German training starts in May,' Manchester Guardian, 29 Mar 1955; typescript 'Defence planning, a summary from Der Spiegel, 30 Mar 1955,' with original article in German concerning Von Bonin; 'Wo und wie sollen wir verteidigt werden?' by Col Von Bonin, Die Welt, 1 Apr 1955, with typescript translation as, 'Where and how shall we be defended?' translation annotated, 'with best greetings, Kurt Dittmar'; typescript translation, by 'Kopelke' of 'Allied defense at the cost of scorched earth in West Germany?' Abendpost, 13 April 1955; typescript discussion of Von Bonin by German Col H Müller-Brandenburg from Notweg, 1955 annotated, 'sent with Gen Dittmar's letter, 2 May 1955'; 'Von Bonin resigns again,' Manchester Guardian, 6 Dec 1955; letter by LIDDELL HART to Ian Headworth John Gilmour, editor, The Spectator, 4 May 1955. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/300

1955

Press cuttings relating to Germany, political and general topics, 1955 including discussion of West Germany regaining its sovereignty and independence as a nation on 5 May 1955; discussion of reunification of Germany; 'Free elections in Germany, reply from Russia awaited' The Times, 1 Feb 1955; 'No project for German neutralisation, Washington's assurance to Dr Adenauer,' Manchester Guardian, 26 May 1955 and 'The American experiment in Germany' by Oron James Hale an offprint from South Atlantic Quarterly, Jul 1955. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/301

1955

Press cuttings relating to German Forces, 1955 including reports on and discussion of the re-establishment of the West German Army and question of German neutrality; 'German arms for NATO still a long way off,' New York Times, 2 Jan 1955; 'Reviving the luftwaffe,' The Times, 5 May 1955; 'Herr Blank under fire,' Manchester Guardian, 17 Jun 1955 referring to Theodor Blank; West German Defence Minister; 'The new German army,' Count Wolf Baudissin, Foreign Affairs, Oct 1955 and 'Germans back in uniform, first generals and officers commissioned,' Manchester Guardian, 14 Nov 1955. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/302

1956

Press cuttings relating to Germany, political and general topics, 1956 including problems in the cabinet for Dr Konrad Adenauer, Chancellor of West Germany; 'A poor prospect for liberalism among opportunists and tub-thumpers in Germany,' Manchester Guardian, 20 Mar 1956 and 'Profile, Heinrich von Brentano, West German Foreign Minister,' The Observer, 6 May 1956. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/303

1956

Press cuttings relating to German forces, 1956 including establishment of newly reformed army, navy and luftwaffe, discussion of question of conscription, 'Rebuilding a German Navy' The Times, 17 Jan 1956; 'Can we trust the silent army? Illustrated, 4 Feb 1956; 'Change in the German air,' Economist, 17 Mar 1956; 'La nouvelle armee allemande,' by Georges Dupont, Yves Poelman de Brabandère, Maurice Sorval, and François Tourtet, Science et Vie, May 1956, in French; 'Return of a warrior (West German Lt Gen Josef Kammhuber)' and discussion of training of German pilots by US Technical Sgt John K O'Doherty, TAF Review, Twelfth Air Force Magazine, Sep 1956; and 'Herr (Franz Josef) Strauss takes over as defence minister,' The Times, 19 Oct 1956. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/304

1956

Press cuttings relating to the cost of Allied forces in Germany, 1956 including 'Germans want to end defence payments,' Daily Telegraph, 7 Feb 1956 and 'Allied forces in Germany, Bonn confirms agreement to pay,' Manchester Guardian, 9 Jun 1956. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/305

1957

Press cuttings relating to Germany, political and general topics, 1957 including discussion of Dr Konrad Adenauer, West German Chancellor; 'Hitler's favourite to face trial,' by William Hamsher, Sunday Express 19 Feb 1957 referring to German FM Ferdinand Schoerner and 'A roof for Cologne cathedral,' The Listener, 26 Dec 1957. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/306

1957

Press cuttings relating to German Forces, 1957 with discussion of development of the re-established armed forces, conscription, NATO, the Soviet attitude to Germany and the question of allowing nuclear arms in West Germany; 'West Germany not to have atom weapons, policy change by Bonn, Soviet charge denied,' Daily Telegraph, 29 Apr 1957; visit of Prime Minister, Rt Hon (Maurice) Harold Macmillan to Bonn, 7 May 1957. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/307

1958

Press cuttings relating to Germany, political and general topics, 1958 including visit to England by West German President Theodor Heuss, 20-23 Oct 1958; 'Germans rediscover themselves' by Theodor Heuss, Daily Telegraph, 20 Oct 1958 and 'Frosty reception, German press draws the lesson,' Manchester Guardian, 22 Oct 1958. 1 file .


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/308

1958

Press cuttings relating to German Forces, 1958 with discussion of question of West German nuclear armament and internal protest against it; 'Repatriation of 21 rocket scientists (from Soviet Union to West Germany),' The Times, 22 Jan 1958; 'Major reorganization of German army, independent brigades on Anglo-US pattern,' The Times, 20 Jun 1958 and typescript 'Extracts from speech by Dr Franz-Joseph Strauss, Defence Minister of the (West) German Federal Republic at the NATO parliamentary conference,' Nov 1958. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/2/309-315

Press cuttings relating to Berlin, Germay, 1958-1969


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/309

1958-1959

Press cuttings and booklets relating to the Berlin situation, Germany, 1958-1959, with Soviet proposal to alter administration of Berlin agreed after World War Two, including reports of trip to Moscow by Rt Hon (Maurice) Harold Macmillan, Prime Minister; transcript of radio interview with US Senator Hubert Horatio Humphrey on Radio Link, BBC Home Service, 5 Feb 1959, 9.15-10 pm concerning talks with Nikita Sergeyevich Krushchev on Berlin; 'The fate of Berlin,' interview with Willy Brandt, Mayor of West Berlin, The Observer, 19 Apr 1959; booklet entitled, The Berlin crisis, a broadcast over station KPFA San Francisco by James P Warburg, 5 Feb 1959 (Current Affairs Press, New York, 1959); booklet entitled, The governance of Berlin by Bruce Lee Raymond Smith, International Conciliation, number 525 (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Nov 1959). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/310

1960

Press cuttings and booklets relating to the Berlin situation, Germany, 1960, including The Soviet threat to Berlin by Hans Speier (Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, California, 15 Apr 1960) and In the heart of Germany, in the twentieth century (Federal Ministry for All-German Affairs, Bonn/ Berlin, Oct 1960. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/311

1960-1961 Jul

Press cuttings relating to the Berlin crisis, Germany, through Jul 1961, including, 'A new strategy for NATO,' by FM Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, Sunday Times, 18 Jun 1961; 'East and West ready to use force over Berlin,' Guardian, 10 Jun 1961; 'Distasteful, but we must recognise East Germany,' by Paul Johnson, Evening Standard, 24 Jul 1961; 'Large Soviet garrison within 30 miles of city,' The Times, 28 Jul 1961. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/312

1961 Aug

Press cuttings relating to the Berlin crisis, Germany, Jun-Jul 1961, including 'Mr Kennedy gains support for conventional arms,' The Times, 2 Aug 1961; 'Johnson (US Vice President, Lyndon Baines Johnson) flies on 'cool-off' trip to Berlin,' Daily Express, 19 Aug 1961. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/313

1961 Sep-Oct

Press cuttings relating to the Berlin crisis, Germany, Sep-Oct 1961 concerning negotiations between Soviets and West, including 'Berlin Showdown,' by Henry Brandon, Sunday Times, 3 Sep 1961; 'Russia warned again "in most solemn terms" no interference with Berlin air corridors,' The Times, 9 Sep 1961 and 'US and British tanks out in Berlin,' The Times, 26 Oct 1961. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/314

1961 Nov-Dec

Press cuttings relating to the Berlin crisis, Germany, Nov-Dec 1961, with building of wall, including 'Brandenburg gate walled in,' Guardian, 20 Nov 1961; 'Crisis in Berlin, is it a Soviet boomerang?' Marine Corps 1961, Nov 1961; 'The West has no choice,' by Dr Robert Strauss Hupé, Fifteen Nations, Oct-Nov 1961 and Berlin, special edition of photographs and essays (Ullstein Publishing House, Berlin, 1961). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/315

1962-1969

Press cuttings and booklets relating Berlin, Germany, 1962-1969, including The meaning of Berlin (Foreign Office, London, 1962); Violations of human rights, illegal acts and incidents at the sector border in Berlin since the building of the wall 13 August 1961-15 August 1962 (Federal Republic of (West) Germany, Bonn and Berlin, 1962; 'Three-power protest over autobahn incident, Russia accused of "totally unjustified" demands,' The Times, 7 Nov 1963; Berlin and the problem of German reunification (British Information Services, Central Office of Information, London, Nov 1964) and Die Mauer, the wall, le mur, booklet of photographs and comment on Berlin wall [Berlin 1965]. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/316

1959

Press cuttings relating to Germany, political and general topics, 1959 including German anti-Semitism, anti-military comments of Rev Dr (Friedrich Gustav Emil) Martin Niemöller and comment on the retirement of Dr Konrad Adenauer, Chancellor of Germany. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/317

1959

Press cuttings relating to German armed forces, 1959, including typescript, 'La Reorganisation des forces terrestres de la RFA (République Fédérale d'Allemagne-Federal Republic of (West) Germany),' by Capt B E M Floridor, Bulletin des Blindes, Jan 1995 in French and 'Anglo-German joint rocket development,' The Times, 4 Dec 1959. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/318

1960

Press cuttings relating to Germany, political and general topics, 1960, including concern over resurgence in Nazism, concern over Germany siting bases in Spain, question of air space over Berlin, trip of Prime Minister (Rt Hon (Maurice) Harold Macmillan) to Bonn and topics relating to Anglo-German relations. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/319

1960

Press cuttings relating to German forces, 1960 including, 'Arms of German forces, weapons with atomic capabilities,' The Times, 10 Feb 1960; typescript, 'An infantry new look, a report on the West German infantry battalions,' by Jac Weller, Princetown, New Jersey and 'Scrapped! Anglo-German tank project is off,' Daily Express, 18 Oct 1960. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/320

1961

Press cuttings relating to Germany, political and general topics, 1961 including discussion of political change, 'Adenauer party loses absolute majority,' The Times, 19 Sep 1961; also 'The Germans, an indictment of my people,' by Gudrun Tempel, Sunday Times, 19, 26 Nov 1961 in 2 parts. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/321

1961

Press cuttings and booklet relating to German Forces, 1961 including 'West German forces chief (Gen Adolf Heusinger) in Britain for talks,' Daily Telegraph, 19 Jan 1961; discussion of German training base in Wales including, 'German base in Wales may be permanent,' Sunday Telegraph, 30 Jul 1961 and The German armed forces, partners in the Western alliance (Press and Information Office of the Federal Republic of (West) Germany, Bonn, [1961]). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/322

1961-1968

Press cuttings relating to East Germany, 1961-1968 including, 'East builds up armed forces,' The Times, 21 Nov 1961; 'Why Herr Ulbricht (Walter Ulbricht, East German Communist leader) still survives,' The Times, 13 Mar 1962 and 'Life in the other Germany,' by John Izbicki, Daily Telegraph, 3 Dec 1965. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/323

1962

Press cuttings relating to Germany, political and general topics, 1962 including, 'Germany, Bonn's diplomats, fifty-eight Nazi associates listed,' Jewish Observer and Middle East Review, 2 Feb 1962 and 'German officer (German Lt Albert Battel) defied SS to save Jews' The Observer, 27 Jan 1963. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/324

1962

Press cuttings relating to German Forces, 1962 including, 'The modern army,' by German Lt Gen Alfred Zerbel, Nato's Fifteen Nations, Dec 1961-Jan 1962; also discussion of policy of Franz Joseph Strauss, West German Defence Minister including his announcement of his resignation, 'Herr Strauss bows himself out,' The Times, 1 Dec 1962. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/325

1962-1965

Press cuttings relating to Germany, specifically Der Spiegel's troubles, 1962-1965, with typescript, 'Translation of article in Der Spiegel, " Bundeswehr, strategy, conditionally ready for defence", 10 Oct 1962' with discussion of article including, 'German magazine owner arrested,' Sunday Telegraph, 28 Oct 1962 concerning Rudolf Augstein; 'Five ministers quit in Bonn,' Daily Telegraph, 20 Nov 1962 and 'Proceedings against Spiegel publisher quashed,' The Times, 15 May 1965. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/326

1962-1963

Press cuttings relating to Germany, political and general topics, 1963 including 'Seven new ministers in Bonn coalition,' The Times, 12 Dec 1962; discussion of Franco-German relations and retirement of Konrad Adenauer as Chancellor of West Germany after 14 years in office. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/327

1963

Press cuttings relating to German defences, 1963 including, 'The Federal German army,' An Cosantóir, Irish Defence Journal, Jan 1963; discussion of new tank; 'Bundeswehr strength to be 500,000 by 1970,' The Times, 10 Feb 1963 and 'Israeli troops training in Germany,' The Times, 10 Jun 1963. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/328

1964

Press cuttings relating to Germany, political and general topics, 1964 including, 'German under its new chancellor (Dr Ludwig Erhard),' by Countess Marion Dönhoff, Deputy Editor, Die Zeit, The Times, 10 Jan 1964; and discussion of visit of French President Gen Charles (André Joseph Marie) de Gaulle to Bonn and visit of Dr Gerhard Schröder, West German Foreign Minister, to London. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/329

1964

Press cuttings relating to German defences, 1964 including, 'Academic education for Bundeswehr officers, a demand of our time,' West German Navy Cdr Friedrich Forstmeier, Military Review, May 1964; 'Germany's problem army,' Denis Sefton Delmer, Sunday Telegraph, 12 Jul 1964 and 'Extensive reform of West German forces, danger of "state within state",' by Norman Crossland, Guardian, 7 Aug 1964. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/330

1965-1968

Press cuttings relating to Germany, political and general topics, 1965-1968 including, 'The price of German unity,' by Henry (Alfred) Kissinger, offprint from The Reporter 22 Apr 1965; The Germans, special issue of The Observer colour magazine, 16 May 1965; 'How undemocratic are West Germany's emergency laws?' by John Charles Gerald Röhl, Lecturer in Modern History, University of Sussex, The Times, 20 Aug 1967; 'How right-wing is the Bundeswehr?' by David Shears Daily Telegraph, 14 May 1968; 'Will Germany be the next to explode?' Alan John Percivale Taylor (A J P Taylor), Sunday Express, 2 Jun 1968; 'A good man,' The Times, 22 Oct 1969, leader relating to election of Willy Brandt as Chancellor of West Germany. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/331

1965-1968

Press cuttings relating to German defences, 1965-1968 including articles on Gen Johann Adolf Graf von Kielmansegg; discussion of conflict between West German Defence Minister Von Hassle and his army generals, 1966; 'West Germany still seeking a nuclear role,' Guardian, 14 Dec 1966; 'The relationship between the armed forces and trade unions in Germany in the past and today,' by Maj Berthold Brüggemann, The Hawk, Feb 1969 and 'Change of command at the (West German) defence ministry,' German Tribune, 25 Nov 1969. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 9/24/332

1963-1965

Press cuttings relating to Germany, including, 'Traditionsbewusstsein tut not,' by Jörg W Gust, Deutsche Zeitung und Wirtschaftszeitung (Cologne), 2 Jan 1964 mentioning LIDDELL HART, with rough manuscript translation by M Stark entitled, 'Convictions of tradition are necessary'; manuscript English translation entitled, 'What is tradition, the maxims of the Bundeswehr,' Die Zeit, 23 Jul 1965. 1 file

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