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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB99 KCLMA Liddell Hart 15/13
LUBINSKI, Col Karol (1890-[1972])
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 box or 0.01m3


Administrative / Biographical history

Born in Germany in 1890; commissioned into the German Army, 1910; served as company commander, staff officer and battalion commander, France, World War One, 1914-1918; civilian in Weimar Germany, 1920-1933; rejoined German Army, 1934; served as staff officer and regimental commanding officer, 1934-1936; denounced by Nazi Party as an 'enemy of the Fuehrer', 1936; absconded to Poland and became a naturalised Polish citizen, 1936; served as a Maj in the Polish Army, World War Two, 1939-1945; attached to War Office, Military Intelligence Research Section, Apr 1943-1945; granted UK citizenship, 1949; vindicated for wartime career by Federal German government, 2 Oct 1957; retired as Col, 1957; died in [1972].

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

The collection forms section 15/13 of the papers of Capt Sir Basil Liddell Hart which were purchased by the Centre in 1973.

Content & structure

Scope and content

German air-dropped propaganda leaflets, 1940-1944; Military Intelligence Research Section intelligence appreciations on German military units, organisation and equipment, Sep 1943-Jun 1944; Military Intelligence Research Section special tactical studies on aspects of German training, tactics and methods, Jul 1944-Apr 1945; correspondence with Liddell Hart, May-Jun 1967.

System of arrangement

The collection forms section 15/13 of the papers of Capt Sir Basil Liddell Hart.

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the College Archivist.

Language/scripts of material

Mainly English, but some German.

Finding aids

Detailed catalogue available online (see Capt Sir Basil Henry Liddell Hart, section 15/13), and in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Related units of description

Liddell Hart papers include correspondence, Dec 1966-Feb 1968 (Ref: GB99 KCLMA Liddell Hart LH2L/153/1-19).



Compiled Oct 1997

Description control

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

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