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Army League, 1954-11 - 1955-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/44

Scope and Contents

Papers and cuttings on Cold War defence, including: papers on atomic warfare; defence estimates; rough notes by Leo Amery; draft by JA for the League report, "Do we still need an Army?"; notes and correspondence on the draft report, with correspondents including Field Marshal Sir Claude Auchinleck, Basil Liddell Hart, Reginald Paget, Major-General Laurence Grand, Lord Balfour of Inchrye, 1st Lord Hore-Belisha, Lieutenant-General Sir Wilfrid Lindsell, Major-General Horace Birks, Lieutenant-General Sir Francis Tuker, Sir Desmond Morton, Lieutenant-General Hugh Martin, Major-General Sir Percy Hobart; papers by Liddell Hart.


  • 1954-11 - 1955-07

Conditions Governing Access

The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 471

Finding aid date

2011-01-11 14:17:24.357000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 336087

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