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

Military writings: lectures, broadcasts, speeches and interviews, 1941-1950

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LIDDELL HART: 12/1941/1

1941 Jan 29

Copy of a text entitled,'The development of mechanised warfare' to an audience of commandos


LIDDELL HART: 12/1941/2-4

1941 Aug 6

Text of a lecture to the Independent Labour Party Summer School entitled, 'The coming offensive-military or psychological?', with a separate short introduction


LIDDELL HART: 12/1941/5

1941

Text of LIDDELL HART's article 'Can we invade Europe?' in a copy of The Volunteer for Liberty No 15, 1941


LIDDELL HART: 12/1941/6

1941

Press cuttings relating to the lecture 'The coming offensive-military or psychological?' (LH 12/1941/2-4)


LIDDELL HART: 12/1941/7

1941 Aug 30

Press report on a LIDDELL HART lecture to the Home Guard on the possibility of a German invasion of the UK (see also LH 12/1941/17)


LIDDELL HART: 12/1941/8

1941 Sep 6

Interview for the Cumberland and Westmorland Herald on LIDDELL HART's life and work


LIDDELL HART: 12/1941/9-10

1941 Sep 14

Text of a lecture to the Royal Observer Corps Club, Kendal, entitled 'The war situation now', notably concerning the Soviet Union


LIDDELL HART: 12/1941/11

1941 Nov 11

Text of a lecture at the Pavilion, Keswick, on the writing of history and journalism during the war


LIDDELL HART: 12/1941/12

1941

Press cuttings on LIDDELL HART's Keswick talk, Britain's bombing policy and need for a 'psychological offensive'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1941/13-19

1941 Nov 19

Text of a lecture and notes for Area Conference in Kendal for regular army and Home Guard officers in Lancaster, Barrow and Carlisle Sub-Areas, entitled, 'Invasion possibilities, with special reference to intelligence problems', concerning possible invasion of the UK by Germany


LIDDELL HART: 12/1941/20-30

1941

Correspondence including lecture invitations, with press cuttings


LIDDELL HART: 12/1942/1-2

1942 Jan 7

Text of the summing-up address for an Intelligence Course, Greystone Castle, and the syllabus of the course, concerning the possibility of the invasion of the UK by Germany


LIDDELL HART: 12/1942/3

1942 Feb 28

Notes for a talk to the Home Guard at the Town Hall, Hawkshead, entitled, 'What are the 'problems in which the local home guard might be concerned?', relating to the predicted invasion of the UK by Germany


LIDDELL HART: 12/1942/4

1942 Apr 8

Text of a lecture entitled 'Simplifying the problem', a variation of the address in LH 12/1942/1-2


LIDDELL HART: 12/1942/5

1942 Jun 27

Text of an opening address for a Home Guard Intelligence Exercise, notably on the time factor in modern warfare


LIDDELL HART: 12/1942/6

1942 Nov 16

Text of a talk for the BBC European Service on Karl Philipp Gottlieb von Clausewitz


LIDDELL HART: 12/1942/7-12

1942

Correspondence relating to lectures during 1942


LIDDELL HART: 12/1943/1

1943 Nov 3

Answers to very general questions on the war for the Kendal Literary and Debating Society


LIDDELL HART: 12/1943/2-6

1943

Correspondence, principally invitations to lecture, with press notices


LIDDELL HART: 12/1944/1

1944 Mar 3-5

Summary by LIDDELL HART on the discussions at Rt Hon Sir (Richard) Stafford Cripps' conference at Dartington on 'The prospects for progressive politics'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1944/2

1944 Apr 25

Notes for lecture to the 49 Royal Tank Regiment entitled 'A year of war (May 1943-Apr 1944)'


LIDDELL HART: 1944/3-4

1944 May 3

Notes and text of a lecture to the Lancashire Constabulary Conference on security matters, notably concerning spies, traitors and careless talk


LIDDELL HART: 12/1944/5-6

1944 Jun 2

Text of a lecture to the Barrow Home Guard entitled 'Lessons from Italy', on the seaborne invasion of Italy and the lessons of that experience, on the invasion of Normandy


LIDDELL HART: 12/1944/7

1944 Jun 7

Notes for a speech for 'Salute the soldier' week at High Wray, Westmorland, on quality of arms rather than the size of Allied armies, being the best guarantee of victory


LIDDELL HART: 12/1944/8

[1944]

Text of a speech entitled 'The problem of invading the continent'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1944/9-20

1944

Correspondence, principally invitations to lecture


LIDDELL HART: 12/1945/1-2

1945 Jun 14

Text of LIDDELL HART speech at Liberal Party Meeting in Kendal on the subject of post-war problems, and on the need to avoid the repetition of pre-war mistakes, with press notices from Cumberland and Westmorland newspapers


LIDDELL HART: 12/1945/3

1945

Notes for a speech on Victory in Japan Day to a young audience


LIDDELL HART: 12/1945/4-10

1945

Correspondence, principally invitations to lecture, and including material relating to LIDDELL HART's speeches in support of his son, Adrian LIDDELL HART, who was a Liberal candidate during the General Election campaign


LIDDELL HART: 12/1946/1-2

1946 May 1

Text of a lecture to the Cambridge University Society for International Affairs entitled 'Britain's post-war situation-as affected by atomic and Soviet power'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1946/3

1946 Sep 18

Text of a lecture to the World Congress of Faiths entitled 'The need for a spiritual commonwealth', on peace in future depending upon moral order instead of force of arms


LIDDELL HART: 12/1946/4-7

1946 Dec 6

Text of a lecture at Kingsway Hall to the National Peace Council, entitled 'Can war be limited?', with a press notice


LIDDELL HART: 12/1946/8-10

1946

Correspondence, principally invitations to lecture


LIDDELL HART: 12/1947/1

1947 Jan 22

Lecture notes on the pros and cons of conscription


LIDDELL HART: 12/1947/2-3

1947 Feb 28

Text of a BBC Eastern Service discussion between LIDDELL HART and Major Lewis Hastings Brentwood, entitled 'What should be Britain's postwar strategy?'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1947/4

1947 Nov 10

Notes for a talk at St. Columba's on the Russian threat in Europe


LIDDELL HART: 12/1947/5

1947 Nov

Interview for Radio Eireann on the work of the historian


LIDDELL HART: 12/1947/6

1947 Dec 10

Notes for a Staff College discussion on Soviet expansionism in Europe


LIDDELL HART: 12/1947/7-9

1947

Correspondence, principally invitations to lecture


LIDDELL HART: 12/1948/1

1948 Jan 31

Text of a lecture to the British Legion, Tilford, entitled 'Europe today', with general impressions and an assessment of the likelihood of war with the Soviet Union


LIDDELL HART: 12/1948/2

1948 May 9

Text of a lecture to the Cambridge University Society for International Affairs entitled'Europe today-and the risks of another war', a similar lecture to LH 12/1948/1


LIDDELL HART: 12/1948/3

1948 Nov 13

Speech proposing a toast at the Royal Tank Regiment 'Old Comrades Club' on the history of the regiment


LIDDELL HART: 12/1948/4

1948 Nov 19

Notes for a talk at the Wolverton Grammar School, Buckinghamshire, entitled 'The world situation'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1948/5-9

1948 Dec 5

Text of a lecture to the PEN literary club entitled 'Biography and history'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1948/10-22

1948

Correspondence, principally invitations to lecture


LIDDELL HART: 12/1949/1-6

1949 Feb 17

Text of a BBC radio Third Programme discussion with Ewan Butler entitled 'The fall of France in 1940', with LIDDELL HART's preparatory notes


LIDDELL HART: 12/1949/7

1949 Feb 27

Text of a lecture at Staff College entitled 'The character of the Red Army'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1949/8-10

1949 Mar 14-1949 May 4

Notes for a lecture to Enfield's 'One Hundred' Club, and to the Cambridge University Liberal Club, entitled 'The defence of the west', with a cutting from The Enfield Gazette and Observer (25 Mar 1949) on LIDDELL HART's Enfield talk


LIDDELL HART: 12/1949/11

1949 Apr 21

Notes for a discussion at the Administrative Staff College, Greenlands, Henley-on-Thames, on Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington and (Louis) Napoleon Bonaparte


LIDDELL HART: 12/1949/12-13

1949 Apr 29

Interview with LIDDELL HART by R da Costa of The Jewish Standard entitled, 'Israel's strategic position'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1949/14

1949 May 14

Interview with LIDDELL HART by R da Costa of The Jewish Standard entitled, 'The shape of Israel's army'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1949/15

1949 Jun 18

Speech opening a British Legion fete at Newport Pagnell, concerning the experience of Britain's isolation, 1940-1941


LIDDELL HART: 12/1949/16

1949 Sep 5

Notes for a talk to Wolverton Women's Institute entitled 'How war came', on the origins of world War Two


LIDDELL HART: 12/1949/17-18

1949 Oct 29-1949 Nov 7

Notes for a talk to the Oxford University Cosmos Society and the United Nations Assosciation, entitled 'The strategy of the Second World War'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1949/19-23

1949 Dec

Text and preliminary notes for a talk to the Bedford Arts Club entitled 'Makers of recent history'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1949/24-31

1949

Correspondence, principally invitations to lecture


LIDDELL HART: 12/1950/1-2

1950 Jan 30

Typescript note entitled 'What I owe to Cambridge' for a Varsity article on LIDDELL HART's time at Cambridge


LIDDELL HART: 12/1950/3-8

1950 Feb 22

Text and notes for speech at Bletchley in support of the Liberal election candidate, entitled 'Why I have joined the Liberals', with press cuttings on the talk from The Wolverton Express and The Bletchley District Gazette


LIDDELL HART: 12/1950/9

1950 May 1

Statistics for a talk on British army numbers to The Labour Service Members Group


LIDDELL HART: 12/1950/10-13

1950 Aug 3

Typescript text of a lecture by LIDDELL HART to the Liberal Summer School, Cambridge, entitled, 'Strategy and defence', with press notices. The lecture constituted LIDDELL HART's contribution to the booklet 'Can the free world survive?', containing extracts from ten of the lectures delivered at the Liberal Summer School at Cambridge, Aug 1950, with an introduction by the Rt Hon Viscount Samuel. This lecture was also delivered by LIDDELL HART at the Cambridge Special Course on 'Problems of Western Europe'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1950/14-15

1950 Sep 27

Text of a lecture to a British Fire Services Association conference held in Leamington Spa, entitled 'The broader problems of civil defence', with press notices and the text as a contribution to The Journal of the British Fire Services Association, Nov 1950


LIDDELL HART: 12/1950/16-18

1950 Oct 4

Text of an interview on the future of the tank for the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation


LIDDELL HART: 12/1950/19

1950 Oct 27

Text of a lecture entitled 'The problems of western defence'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1950/20-21

1950 Nov 9

Transcript of a talk with Geoffrey Williams for the BBC's European Division, entitled 'The state of the French Army'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1950/22

1950 Nov 29

Text of a lecture to Staff College entitled 'The organisation and handling of armoured forces-past and future'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1950/23

1950 Dec 8

Text of a lecture to the Royal Central Asian Society Dining Club entitled 'The defence of the Middle East'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1950/24

1950 Dec 14

Paper entitled 'Some questions of military policy', on British commitment of land forces to the Middle East and the Eastern Mediterranean


LIDDELL HART: 12/1950/25

?1950

Text of a talk to the Forum Club entitled 'The collapse of the West in 1940-and its bearing on the present situation'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1950/26-41

1950

Correspondence, principally invitations to lecture


LIDDELL HART: 12/1951-1960 Military Writings: lectures,broadcasts, speeches and interviews, 1951-1960


LIDDELL HART: 12/1951/1

1951 Mar 18

Text of an interview with LIDDELL HART printed in Mercure entitled 'Defense et sauvegarde de L'Europe'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1951/2

1951 Mar 28-31

Notes for a speech by LIDDELL HART at the opening of a Wolverton Photographic Society exhibition, with a press cutting on the exhibition from The Buckinghamshire Standard, 31 Mar 1951


LIDDELL HART: 12/1951/3

1951 Apr 24

An interview of LIDDELL HART conducted by Edmond Delage for Le Monde, entitled 'Comment LIDDELL HART defendrait L'Europe'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1951/4

1951 Aug 18

Text of a speech by LIDDELL HART opening a fete at Holy Trinity Church, Wolverton, in aid of the restoration of its bells, with an advert for the fete in The Wolverton Express 17 Jul 1951


LIDDELL HART: 12/1951/5

1951 Sep 20

Notes for a talk by LIDDELL HART to Toc H, on the creation of SHAPE


LIDDELL HART: 12/1951/6-10

1951 Oct 15-Dec 31

Text and script of LIDDELL HART's contribution to a BBC European Service General News programme called 'As I see it-East-West settlement No 6'. LIDDELL HART's paper was entitled, 'The problem of a 'settlement' with Russia'. With cuttings from The Listener, 15 Nov 1951, and New York Times, 2 Dec 1951. Also a paper entitled 'Is disarmament possible?' published in New Republic,31 Dec 1951, which was very similar to the text for the BBC programme


LIDDELL HART: 12/1951/11

1951 Dec 16

Translation of interviews with LIDDELL HART and Maj Gen John Frederick Fuller, which appeared in Helsingin Sanomat, Helsinki. With the original cutting


LIDDELL HART: 12/1951/12-23

1951

Correspondence, principally invitations to lecture


LIDDELL HART: 12/1952/1

1952 Mar 5

Text of a lecture to the Anglo-American Officers' Association, Oxford, entitled, 'Hitler's invasion of Russia'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1952/2

1952 Jun 9

Interview with LIDDELL HART by Frankfurter Neue Presse General Anzeiger, conducted during LIDDELL HART's European tour, and containing general descriptions of his life and work


LIDDELL HART: 12/1952/3

1952 Aug 14

Text of a lecture to the US Naval War College, entitled 'The objective in war-national object and military aim', with a copy of the talk in Naval War College Review, Vol V, No 4, Dec 1952 and a reprint in separate booklet form


LIDDELL HART: 12/1952/4-7

1952 Aug 18

Text of a lecture to the US National War College, entitled, 'Characteristics of a sound strategy', with a summary and related correspondence


LIDDELL HART: 12/1952/8-10

1952-1953

Summary and the text of a lecture or paper entitled, 'The defence of Western Europe'. How does it stand? Is it slipping? Can new method strengthen it?'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1952/11-21

1948-1963

Text of an article by LIDDELL HART entitled 'How military ideas have shaped the history of the world' in the Centenary Exhibition brochure of the Prince Consort's Library, Aldershot, 1960. Also in an amended form in a copy of World Review, May 1948


LIDDELL HART: 12/1952/22-28

1952

Correspondence, principally invitations to lecture


LIDDELL HART: 12/1953/1

1953 Aug 5

Interview for Le Soir, entitled 'M. LIDDELL HART et la theorie de la defense offensive'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1953/2

1952 Nov

Text of a lecture to the Oxford University Liberal Club and Birmingham University, entitled 'The defence of Europe', notably concerning possible German reunification, German rearmament, nuclear weapons, and a reflection on military dogmas and slogans


LIDDELL HART: 12/1953/3

1952 Dec 5

Summary of the main points in a speech on the Pilgrim Fathers in 1620, for the opening of an Elizabethan fayre, Congregation Church, Stony Stratford


LIDDELL HART: 12/1953/4-10

1953

Correspondence, principally invitations to lecture


LIDDELL HART: 12/1954/1-3

1954 Apr 24

Text of a talk to the BBC North Regional '51 Society, entitled, 'Britain's defence strategy in the Hydrogen Bomb age'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1954/4

1954 Jun 6

Points for a BBC programme on the defence of the West, principally on nuclear weapons


LIDDELL HART: 12/1954/5

1954 Aug 7

Text of a paper by LIDDELL HART entitled, 'The 'Free World's' defence problem-basic points'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1954/6

1954 Oct 22

Precis of a speech on the role of the machine gun in war, delivered at the Machine Gun Corps Officers' Club Dinner


LIDDELL HART: 12/1954/7-8

1954 Oct 30

Text of a speech by LIDDELL HART at Wolverton Toc H, on the study of war and the relationship of Christianity with it, with a cutting on the speech from The Wolverton Express, 5 Nov 1954


LIDDELL HART: 12/1954/9

[1954]

Paper on tactics in the nuclear age, and current handicaps and problems in the Allied command, entitled, 'Allied tactics should be '1954', not '1944' Mode'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1954/10-19

1954

Correspondence, principally invitations to lecture


LIDDELL HART: 12/1955/1

1955 Mar 9

Text of a speech on the importance of education, delivered at a presentation of certificates at the College of Further Education, Wolverton


LIDDELL HART: 12/1955/2-4

1955 Mar 16

Press reports on a BBC TV 'Viewfinder' debate between LIDDELL HART and AM Sir John Slessor on the effect of the Atom bomb on UK defence strategy


LIDDELL HART: 12/1955/5-6

1955 May 6

Text of LIDDELL HART's reply to the motion, 'That in the atomic age no small nation can stand alone', raised at the Kilkenny Arts Society, with press reports


LIDDELL HART: 12/1955/7-10

1955 Jun-Oct

Text of a speech at Stony Stratford reprinted in two parts in The Wolverton Express, 10 and 17 Jun 1955, entitled 'The defence of the 'Free World'-and the road to peace'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1955/11

Number not used


LIDDELL HART: 12/1955/12

1955

Summary of points relating to the adjustment of armed forces to the realities of the atomic age, under the heading, 'Conclusions from continental tour-1955'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1955/13

?1955

Notes for a talk to Wolverton Toc H on the spirit and aim of Toc H


LIDDELL HART: 12/1955/14-20

1955

Correspondence, principally invitations to lecture


LIDDELL HART: 12/1956/1

1956 Jan 15

Text of a talk entitled 'NATO has 'got into a spin'', delivered to the Romney Street Group, a small luncheon group made up mostly of civil servants


LIDDELL HART: 12/1956/2

1956 Jan 25

Text, in German and English, of an interview for Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Cologne, entitled 'European defence and German rearmament'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1956/3

1956 Jul 7

Text of a speech opening a garden fete at the Toc H Services Club, Wendover, on the Toc H pledge to build a better world


LIDDELL HART: 12/1956/4

1956 Jul 7

Text of a lecture by LIDDELL HART entitled 'What does the public want from the historian?'. Also a paper by LIDDELL HART entitled 'Biography and history', on the art of biography


LIDDELL HART: 12/1956/5

1956 Nov 16

Text of an interview for The Jewish Chronicle entitled 'Israel's Sinai Campaign-Capt LIDDELL HART's views'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1956/6-11

1956-1963

Texts of a lecture entitled 'The turning points of World War Two', delivered at the Athenaeum, 4 Jun 1956, Henley Town Hall, Oct 1961, and the Authors' Club, Feb 1963


LIDDELL HART: 12/1956/12-22

1956

Correspondence, principally invitations to lecture


LIDDELL HART: 12/1957/1

1957 Mar 1

Text of a speech at a British Legion Dinner, concerning the publication of the diaries of FM Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke and FM Douglas Haig, with a cutting reporting the speech in The Wolverton Express, 8 Mar 1957


LIDDELL HART: 12/1957/2

1957 May 26

Preliminary notes and the text of a lecture to the Oxford University Israel Group entitled 'Military strategy in the Middle East'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1957/3

1957 Jul

Text of a paper entitled 'Is a world force practicable' on the United Nations


LIDDELL HART: 12/1957/4-5

1957 Sep

Text of a lecture at Bonn entitled 'NATO and the British 'New Look' in defence policy'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1957/6-8

1957 Sep

Typed text of a lecture entitled 'Basic problems of European defence', with a distributed text for attendees at the Brighton Conference Association. The lecture was also presented to the Rhine-Ruhr Club, Düsseldorf, 25 Sep 1957. With related correspondence


LIDDELL HART: 12/1957/9

1957 Nov

LIDDELL HART's reflections in note form on revisiting World War I battlefields, for a BBC TV News Review Programme on Armistice Sunday


LIDDELL HART: 12/1957/10-27

1957

Correspondence, principally invitations to lecture


LIDDELL HART: 12/1958/1

1958 Mar 11

Text of a lecture at Morley College, Westminster Bridge Road, London, entitled 'The military crisis of 1917'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1958/2

1958 Mar 23

Text of a talk for BBC radio entitled 'The march retreat of 1918'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1958/3

1958 May 21

Points for discussion at Ecole Superieure de Guerre, Paris, on the possibility of limiting war, the use of nuclear weapons, and on deterrents.


LIDDELL HART: 12/1958/4-5

1958 May

Text of LIDDELL HART's contribution to the Associated Rediffusion programme 'Tribute to Churchill'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1958/6

1958 Aug

Text of a lecture to the Fabian Society entitled 'Military policy for the west', on deterrents, the prospect of nuclear war, and the Soviet Union


LIDDELL HART: 12/1958/7

1958 Oct

Text of an address for a PEN conference entitled 'Responsibility and judgement in historical writing'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1958/8

1958

Transcript of an interview of LIDDELL HART by Dan Pahter, an Israeli correspondent, on the role of the tank in warfare, and nuclear strategy


LIDDELL HART: 12/1958/9-25

1958

Correspondence, principally invitations to lecture


LIDDELL HART: 12/1959/1

1959 Apr

Text of an interview involving LIDDELL HART and Major R D Owen at the Swedish Staff College, on troop mobility, tank design and tank obstacles


LIDDELL HART: 12/1959/2

1959 Jul

Interview with Robert E Walters on tank warfare, Panzer tactics and the Maginot line, recent nuclear and missile development, and the effects of the development of nuclear weapons, on tank warfare


LIDDELL HART: 12/1959/3-9

1959 Oct

Text and script for a BBC Home Service programme on Hannibal broadcast on 31 Jan, 11 Sep and 26 Oct 1960, with related correspondence


LIDDELL HART: 12/1959/10

1959 Nov 18

Text of a speech at the Annual Dinner of the Military Commentators' Circle introducing the speakers, who included Gen Lauris Norstad, Supreme Allied Commander Europe


LIDDELL HART: 12/1959/11

1959 Nov

Paper by LIDDELL HART entitled, 'What is the minimum 'Shield Force' NATO needs?'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1959/12-13

1959 Nov

Text of a talk by LIDDELL HART to Michael (Eliot) Howard's seminar, 'French military ideas before the First World War', which was published as a contribution to A century of conflict, 1850-1950, Essays for A J P Taylor, edited by Martin Gilbert (London 1966)


LIDDELL HART: 12/1959/14-18

1959

Correspondence, principally invitations to lecture


LIDDELL HART: 12/1960/1

1960 Jan

Paper by LIDDELL HART entitled, 'The value of amphibious flexibility and forces'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1960/2

1960 Mar

Interview by Dan Pachter on LIDDELL HART's life and career, entitled 'A day with Capt B H LIDDELL HART', published in Israel Defence Magazine


LIDDELL HART: 12/1960/3

1960 Mar 22

Text of a lecture to the Staff and Command School, Israel, entitled 'Organisation of forces for rapidity and flexibility of command and manoeuvre'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1960/4

1960 Mar 29

Text of a lecture to the Israeli Ministry of Defence entitled 'Basic problems of western defence'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1960/5-8

1960 Mar 30

Text of a lecture to officers of Northern Command, Israel, entitled 'The development and future of infantry'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1960/9-10

1960 Mar

Text of a lecture to the Staff and Command School, Israel, entitled 'Limited war', concerning possible war with the Soviet Union with reference to nuclear weapons


LIDDELL HART: 12/1960/11-12

1960 Jul

Interview with LIDDELL HART by David Kessler of The Jewish Chronicle, entitled 'LIDDELL HART on Israel's Army'. Typescript version of text with cutting from The Jewish Chronicle


LIDDELL HART: 12/1960/13

1960 Aug 13

Test of a speech opening a Toc H fete, Wolverton Park, on the ideals of Toc H


LIDDELL HART: 12/1960/14-18

1960 Oct 28

Interview of LIDDELL HART by Wolfgang Klerner, entitled 'Germany needs strong nerves' on NATO and West Germany, which was published in various German newspapers. Typescript and cuttings in English and German


LIDDELL HART: 12/1960/19-21

1960 Oct 29

Text of an interview of LIDDELL HART for the Dutch Broadcasting Corporation, which was broadcast on 31 Oct 1960, on NATO forces and the role of nuclear weapons


LIDDELL HART: 12/1960/22-39

1960 Nov 8-10

Texts of special University of London lectures in War Studies, entitled 'The military balance-sheet of World War Two', with related letters and press reports


LIDDELL HART: 12/1960/40

1960 Nov 12

Text of an interview with LIDDELL HART in De Telegraaf, Amsterdam, entitled 'The tank, not the H-Bomb, must be Europe's weapon', with a cutting from De Telegraaf


LIDDELL HART: 12/1960/41-46

1960 Nov 24

Text of a speech by LIDDELL HART to the Marlow Rotary Club on his work as a military correspondent, entitled, 'Personal experiences and reflections'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1960/47-62

1960-1961

Text and script of LIDDELL HART's contribution to a BBC programme on FM Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, broadcast on 20 June 1961, with cuttings and related correspondence


LIDDELL HART: 12/1960/63-67

1960

Correspondence, principally invitations to lecture


LIDDELL HART: 12/1961-1970 Military Writings: lectures,broadcasts, speeches and interviews, 1961-1970


LIDDELL HART: 12/1961/1

1961 Mar 22

Text of a speech by LIDDELL HART introducing a lecture by Professor Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett's on 'Operational Research and Nuclear Weapons' at the Royal United Services Institute


LIDDELL HART: 12/1961/2

1961 Jul 20

Text of a talk by LIDDELL HART to Marlow Rotary Club on his experiences as an interwar correspondent


LIDDELL HART: 12/1961/3-4

1961 Jul 22

Transcript of an interview with LIDDELL HART by Robert E Walters published in Marine Corps Gazette, on strategy, developments in military equipment, and the possibility of atomic war


LIDDELL HART: 12/1961/5

1961 Oct 7

Cutting of an interview with LIDDELL HART for the Irish Times, on NATO, the British nuclear deterrent and United Nations forces


LIDDELL HART: 12/1961/6

1961 Oct 23

Talk by LIDDELL HART to the London Branch Managers Club of Midland Bank, on LIDDELL HART's interwar experiences


LIDDELL HART: 12/1961/7

1961 Nov 22

Text of an interview of LIDDELL HART for German radio entitled, 'Soldier and Citizen' on the relationship between historical forces and the state in England


LIDDELL HART: 12/1961/8-11

1961

Correspondence, principally invitations to lecture


LIDDELL HART: 12/1962/1

1962 May 16

Notes on the interwar French Army for a BBC programme on General Charles Andre Joseph Marie De Gaulle


LIDDELL HART: 12/1962/2

1962 Jul

Text of LIDDELL HART's comments for a BBC programme on LIDDELL HART's relationship with Geoffrey Dawson, editor of The Times, 1912-1919, 1922-1941


LIDDELL HART: 12/1962/3

1962 Dec 1

Resume of a conversation between LIDDELL HART and Paul Cable, an American Marshall Scholar, on the 1930s, in particular disarmament, utopianism, Intelligence, and on various conflicts, including Manchuria and the Italo-Abyssinian war


LIDDELL HART: 12/1962/4-5

1962

Correspondence, principally invitations to lecture


LIDDELL HART: 12/1963/1-4

1963 Apr

Text of a contribution by LIDDELL HART for BBC radio entitled 'Appeasement in the thirties', with a RadioTimes cutting on the programme


LIDDELL HART: 12/1963/5-13

1963 Aug-Sep

Typescript and cuttings relating to interviews of LIDDELL HART in several Scandinavian newspapers, including Svenska Dagbladet, 28 Aug 1963, entitled, 'A lack of conventional weapons NATO's big weakness just now'; Kvalsposten, 30 Aug 1963, entitled, 'Captain teaches Generals', and Aftenposten, 3 Sep 1963, entitled, 'The Defence of Western Europe'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1963/14

1963 Oct 31

Text of a speech by LIDDELL HART at the presentation to him of the Chesney Gold Medal


LIDDELL HART: 12/1963/15-16

1963 Oct

Text of a paper by LIDDELL HART's in the Swedish Army Journal, entitled 'The Development of Armoured Infantry', on the turretless tank, air mobility and the UK deterrent. Also published in British Army Review 1966


LIDDELL HART: 12/1963/17

1963

Text of a paper by LIDDELL HART entitled 'The mirage of the 'Mirage'', on the UK nuclear deterrent


LIDDELL HART: 12/1963/18

1963

Text of a paper by LIDDELL HART entitled, 'Tanks-and their future'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1963/19-24

1963-1965

Text of a lecture by LIDDELL HART entitled 'The defence of Western Germany and the Baltic', which was delivered to various audiences including the General Staff in Stockholm and the Flying Training Command, and published in Brassey's Annual. The armed forces year-book ( William Clowes and Sons, London, 1965 ) under the amended title, 'the Defence of Western Germany and NATO's Northern Flank'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1963/25-30

1963

Correspondence, principally invitations to lecture


LIDDELL HART: 12/1964/1

1964 Jan 24

Text of an interview of LIDDELL HART by Lt Col R S Beresford, at Staff College, on the importance of anti-tank missiles


LIDDELL HART: 12/1964/2

1964 Feb 20

Text of an interview with Terence Heelas of Tribune, on the Soviet threat and the arms race. With a copy of Tribune


LIDDELL HART: 12/1964/3-12

1964 Mar

Text of a lecture to the Pakistan Society at Over-Seas House, chaired by FM Sir Claude Auckinleck, which was entitled, 'Strategic problems of central Asia', published in the Pakistan Society Bulletin, no. 20, Summer 1964


LIDDELL HART: 12/1964/13

1964 Apr 17

Text of a speech to the Reading Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Officers' Association, on the value of amphibious strategy in the nuclear age


LIDDELL HART: 12/1964/14-16

1964 Aug 11

Text of an interview of LIDDELL HART by Joseph Close Harsch of NBC, on the effect on British military policy, of World War One


LIDDELL HART: 12/1964/17-19

1964 Sep

Text of a lecture at the Civilian Defence Study Conference, entitled, 'Lessons from resistance movements-guerrilla and non-violent'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1964/20-22

1964-1967

The text of a lecture by LIDDELL HART to a London Services Education Committee course at Uplands, High Wycombe, 31 Aug-4 Sep 1964, entitled 'The strategy of the American Civil War-with special reference to the western theatre and Gen William Tecumseh Sherman'. With the introduction to the Folio Society's edition of Sherman's memoirs, From Atlanta To the Sea (London, 1961). See LH 10/1960/10-11


LIDDELL HART: 12/1964/23-30

1964

Correspondence, principally invitations to lecture


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/1

1965 Jan 26

Interview with Rai-Radiotelevision Italiana on French nuclear weapons, multi-lateral force, and the effect on conventional force levels of the nuclear programme


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/2

1965 Apr

Text of a conversation with Brian Bond for Military Review, entitled 'Second thoughts on war', listing the military histories which LIDDELL HART admired, and on the art of writing military histories. With a cutting of the interview


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/3

1965 May 23

Rudimentary notes relating to an interview of LIDDELL HART for Belgian television, on the need for a high degree of technical competence among service personnel


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/4-5

1963, 1965

Notes by LIDDELL HART for a BBC obituary on General Charles Andre Joseph Marie de Gaulle, prepared in 1965. Also the text of LIDDELL HART's contribution to a BBC programme entitled, 'De Gaulle's Rise to Power', which was part of the In Our Time series, written and produced by David Woodward and transmitted on 17 Sep 1963


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/6

1965 Jun

Cuttings of an interview with LIDDELL HART by Barrie (William Edward) Pitt, published in Books and Bookmen, Jun 1965 and in The Montreal Star, 24 Jul 1965, on the occasion of the publication of LIDDELL HART's Memoirs (Cassell, London, 1965)


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/7-11

1965

Correspondence, principally invitations to lecture


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/12

1965

Text of a lecture by LIDDELL HART entitled 'The origins of the war', concerning World War One, delivered while LIDDELL HART was Visiting Professor of History, University of California, Davis


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/13

1965

Text of a lecture by LIDDELL HART entitled 'The detonation of the war', concerning World War One, delivered while LIDDELL HART was Visiting Professor of History, University of California, Davis


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/14

1965

Text of a lecture by LIDDELL HART entitled 'The opposing forces and plans', concerning World War One, delivered while LIDDELL HART was Visiting Professor of History, University of California, Davis


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/15

1965

Text of a lecture by LIDDELL HART entitled 'The German offensive in the West 1914', concerning World War One, delivered while LIDDELL HART was Visiting Professor of History, University of California, Davis


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/16

1965

Text of a lecture by LIDDELL HART entitled 'The rest of the 1914 campaign-on land and sea', concerning World War One, delivered while LIDDELL HART was Visiting Professor of History, University of California, Davis


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/17

1965

Text of a lecture by LIDDELL HART entitled 'The deadlock of 1915', concerning World War One, delivered while LIDDELL HART was Visiting Professor of History, University of California, Davis


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/18

1965

Text of a lecture by LIDDELL HART entitled 'The frustrations of 1916', concerning World War One, delivered while LIDDELL HART was Visiting Professor of History, University of California, Davis


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/19

1965

Text of a lecture by LIDDELL HART entitled 'The strain of 1917', concerning World War Two, delivered while LIDDELL HART was Visiting Professor of History, University of California, Davis


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/20

1965

Text of a lecture by LIDDELL HART entitled 'Passchendaele and Cambrai', concerning World War One, delivered while LIDDELL HART was Visiting Professor of History, University of California, Davis


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/21

1965

Text of a lecture entitled 'The final year-1918', concerning World War One, and delivered while LIDDELL HART was Visiting Professor of History, University of California, Davis


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/22

1965

Text of a lecture entitled 'Between the wars-military trends', reproduced as 'European Rearmament, 1919-1939. Too little and too late', in Purnell's History of the Second World War magazine series


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/23

1965

Lecture by LIDDELL HART entitled 'The detonation of the War-the opposing forces', concerning World War Two, delivered while LIDDELL HART was Visiting Professor of History, University of California, Davis


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/24

1965

Text of a lecture entitled 'Conquest of Poland-and the Phoney War', concerning World War Two, delivered while LIDDELL HART wasVisiting Professor of History, University of California, Davis


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/25

1965

Text of a lecture by LIDDELL HART entitled 'The overrunning of Norway', concerning World War Two, delivered while LIDDELL HART was Visiting Professor of History, University of California, Davis


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/26

1965

Text of a lecture by LIDDELL HART entitled 'The overrunning of the West in 1940', concerning World War Two, delivered while LIDDELL HART was Visiting Professor of History, University of California, Davis


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/27

1965

Text of a lecture entitled 'The sequel to the collapse of France', concerning World War Two, delivered while LIDDELL HART was Visiting Professor of History, University of California, Davis


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/28

1965

Text of a lecture by LIDDELL HART entitled 'The sequel in Africa', concerning World War Two, delivered while LIDDELL HART was Visiting Professor of History, University of California, Davis


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/29

1965

Text of a lecture by LIDDELL HART entitled 'The invasion of Russia', concerning World War Two, delivered while LIDDELL HART was Visiting Professor of History, University of California, Davis


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/30

1965

Text of a lecture by LIDDELL HART entitled 'Japan's tide of conquest', concerning World War Two, delivered while LIDDELL HART was Visiting Professor of History, University of California, Davis. Also with a paper entitled, 'How we lost the key to the Pacific by oversight', about the fall of Singapore, a reworking of 'Japan's tide of conquest'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/31

1965

Text of a lecture by LIDDELL HART entitled 'Cross-currents in Africa', concerning World War Two, delivered while LIDDELL HART was Visiting Professor of History, University of California, Davis


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/32

1965

Text of a lecture by LIDDELL HART entitled 'The turn of the tide in Russia', concerning World War Two, delivered while LIDDELL HART was Visiting Professor of History, University of California, Davis


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/33

1965

Text of a lecture entitled 'The tide turns in Africa and the Mediterranean', concerning World War Two, delivered while LIDDELL HART was Visiting Professor of History, University of California, Davis


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/34

1965

Text of a lecture by LIDDELL HART entitled 'Normandy landing and break-out', concerning World War Two, delivered while LIDDELL HART was Visiting Professor of History, University of California, Davis


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/35

1965

Text of a lecture by LIDDELL HART entitled 'Exploiting drive and missed opportunity', concerning the liberation of France during World War Two, delivered while LIDDELL HART was Visiting Professor of History, University of California, Davis


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/36

1965

Text of a lecture by LIDDELL HART entitled 'The end in Germany', concerning World War Two, delivered while LIDDELL HART was Visiting Professor of History, University of California, Davis


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/37

1965

Text of a lecture by LIDDELL HART entitled 'The end in the Pacific', concerning World War Two, delivered while LIDDELL HART was Visiting Professor of History, University of California, Davis


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/38

1965

Text of a lecture entitled 'Turning points in World War Two', concerning World War Two, delivered while LIDDELL HART was Visiting Professor of History, University of California, Davis


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/39

1965 Dec 29

Notes by LIDDELL HART relating to an American Historical Association session considering the problems involved with civilians writing military history


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/40

1965 Jan 4

Cutting and text of an interview with LIDDELL HART by Jonathan Root of the San Francisco Chronicle, entitled 'An expert's view on Viet prospects'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/41-43

1965 Jan 14

Text of an address by LIDDELL HART to the World Affairs Council at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, entitled 'If you want peace, understand war'. With correspondence and press reports


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/44-47

1965 Jan 16

Text of an address by LIDDELL HART at the University of California San Francisco Medical Centre, entitled 'Why don't we learn from history?' With correspondence and press report


LIDDELL HART: 12/1965/48-74

1965

Correspondence, principally invitations to lecture in the US


LIDDELL HART: 12/1966/1

1966 May 19

Text of an interview with LIDDELL HART by Paul Addison, on the early stages of World War Two, principally on the willingness of William Maxwell Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook, to publish newspaper articles warning that the US and the Soviet Union would need to enter the war if Germany was to be defeated


LIDDELL HART: 12/1966/2

1966 Aug 16

Text of an appreciation by LIDDELL HART for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, on the life and work of Gen Andrew McNaughton


LIDDELL HART: 12/1966/3

1966 Oct

Speech by LIDDELL HART on the difference between war correspondents and military correspondents, delivered to the Military Commentators' Circle Annual Dinner


LIDDELL HART: 12/1966/4

1966 Dec 9

Speech by LIDDELL HART at a prizegiving at his old school, Willington preparatory


LIDDELL HART: 12/1966/5

1966

Text of an interview with LIDDELL HART for the Staff College Magazine, Owl Pie, suggesting ways to improve British Army training


LIDDELL HART: 12/1966/6

1966 Jun

Text of a speech or paper by LIDDELL HART entitled 'Britain, France, NATO-and the East', on whether the UK should look eastwards or westwards in terms of military policy


LIDDELL HART: 12/1966/7-14

1966

Correspondence, chiefly invitations to lecture


LIDDELL HART: 12/1967/1

1967 Sep 1

Cutting of an interview for Israel Today, entitled 'Secret story of the war', on the Six Day War


LIDDELL HART: 12/1967/2-4

1967 Oct 8

A list of the questions put to LIDDELL HART in an interview for the German magazine, Stern, concerning the Iron Curtain, the size of Soviet forces, and the German army, with a cutting of the article and an English translation


LIDDELL HART: 12/1967/5

1967 Oct 16

Text of an interview with LIDDELL HART by Dr Karl-Heinz Wocker for German television, on the subject of the German army


LIDDELL HART: 12/1967/6

1967 Oct 25

Rough draft of a speech at the Annual Dinner of the British Legion, Hambleden, on the 50th anniversary of the closing phase of the 3rd Battle of Ypres, Passchendaele


LIDDELL HART: 12/1967/7

1967 Nov 24

Cutting of an interview with LIDDELL HART by David Kessler of the Jewish Chronicle, entitled 'LIDDELL HART assesses the Six-Day War'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1967/8

1967 Dec 3

Translation of the text of an interview with LIDDELL HART by Dieter Schutze of Bild am Sonntag, concerning the effectiveness of the German army, and what it could learn from the Israeli army


LIDDELL HART: 12/1967/9-11

1967

Correspondence, principally invitations to lecture


LIDDELL HART: 12/1968/1

1968 Jan

Text of a speech by LIDDELL HART delivered during a debate at the PEN literary club, entitled 'Is military history too important to leave to soldiers?'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1968/2

1968 Mar

Text of a talk by LIDDELL HART for a Radio diffusion francaise programme, entitled 'The British Army 1914-1918'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1968/3

1968 May 15

Text of a lecture by LIDDELL HART to the Department of Politics, Leicester University, entitled 'Can NATO be effective without France?'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1968/4

1968 May 16

Text of a lecture to the European Association, Lancaster University, entitled 'Britain, France, NATO-and the East'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1968/5-7

1968 May 31

Text of an interview with LIDDELL HART by Mordechai Oren of Al Hamishmar, Tel Aviv, on LIDDELL HART's contribution to Israeli army tactics during the Six Day War


LIDDELL HART: 12/1968/8

1968 Jun 17

Text of a lecture to the Staff College Dinner Club, A Division, entitled 'Can NATO be effective without France?'


LIDDELL HART: 12/1968/9-10

1968 Sep 28

Text of an interview with LIDDELL HART for L'Espresso, on the NATO role in Europe and on the growing influence of China


LIDDELL HART: 12/1968/11

1968 Oct 16

Cutting of an interview with LIDDELL HART for the Bucks Free Press, entitled 'Sir Basil-A man of peace despite the blitzkrieg', on LIDDELL HART's life and career, and on what he saw as the current threat to peace


LIDDELL HART: 12/1968/12-20

1968

Correspondence, principally invitations to lecture


LIDDELL HART: 12/1969/1-2

1969 Oct 16

Cutting of an interview with LIDDELL HART for The Daily Express on the forthcoming publication of LIDDELL HART's History of the Second World War (Cassell, London, 1970). With related correspondence


LIDDELL HART: 12/1969/3-4

1969

Correspondence, principally invitations to lecture, and on a projected series of BBC radio and television programmes on expectations for the UK during the 1970s


LIDDELL HART: 12/Misc/1-5 Miscellaneous memoranda relating to LIDDELL HART lectures, broadcasts, speeches and interviews, [1926-1969]


LIDDELL HART: 12/Misc/1

ND

Notes for a speech or paper entitled 'Is there a new technique of biography?'


LIDDELL HART: 12/Misc/2

ND

Notes by LIDDELL HART on the meaning of his work and career


LIDDELL HART: 12/Misc/3

[1939]

List of LIDDELL HART lectures, 1931-1939


LIDDELL HART: 12/Misc/4

[1938]

List of lectures, and various meetings, 1937-1938


LIDDELL HART: 12/Misc/5

[1939]

List of speaking engagements, Jan-Mar 1939

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