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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Mills
MILLS, Maj John W
Created 1977, 1978
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file


Administrative / Biographical history

Served with Royal Tank Regt and 23 Armoured Bde; tested TOG heavy tanks for Tank Design Department, Farnborough, [1940-1945].

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by Mills in 1978.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Letter to Ian Angus, Librarian of King's College, London concerning Mills' work testing TOG 2 heavy tanks for the Tank Design Dept, Farnborough during the period [1940-1945], written in 1978; newspaper article from The Times concerning Lt Col Albert Stern's involvement with tank design, 1914-1945, written by Philip Howard in 1977.

System of arrangement

1 file

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 originalmaterial should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archive Services.

Language/scripts of material
Finding aids

This Summary Guide, anddetailed catalogue available 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

The Centre holds the papers of Lt Col Sir Albert Gerald Stern (GB99 KCLMA Stern).


Compiled May 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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  • Chemical actions and uses
  • International conflicts
  • Military engineering
  • Motor vehicles
  • Pharmaceutic aids
  • Specialty uses of chemicals
  • Tanks
  • Vehicles
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • Angus, Ian, fl 1978, librarian
  • Stern, Sir, Albert Gerald, 1878-1966, Knight, Lieutenant Colonel and tank pioneer


  • Farnborough, Hampshire, England
  • London, England

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