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Corbett, Thomas William, 1888 - 1981 (Lieutenant-General)



  • Existence: 1888 - 1981

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


The Papers of Lieutenant-General Thomas Corbett

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CORB
Scope and Contents The collection provides a wealth of information about the training of Staff Officers at Quetta for the Indian Army in the 1920s and 1930s. This material is unexpectedly apposite today since so many Staff College exercises were based on warfare on the North West Frontier and in Afghanistan with Russia as the ultimate enemy. There are numerous files relating to Corbett's endeavours to convert Indian Army cavalry units into armoured vehicle divisions to meet the fighting requirements...
Dates: 1906 - 1950
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.