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Army League: cuttings, pamphlets, 1944-12 - 1952-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/84

Scope and Contents

Includes: press cuttings on defence matters, including a Times supplement on the Territorial Army; memoranda by LSA on the most efficient economic method of warfare and the task of the British Army; review of the first year of NATO's Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE), by General Dwight D Eisenhower [Supreme Commander of the North Atlantic Treaty Forces in Europe]; copy of the Army Estimates, 1952-53, with a related memorandum and statement by Antony Head, Secretary of State for War, and the Minister of Defence [1st Lord Alexander of Hillsborough], annotated by LSA; report by French officers on the structure of a modern army; Conservative Central Office notes on defence policy; issue of the journal of the United Service Institution of India, 1945; issues of Hansard covering the debate on the Army Estimates (1952-53 and 1949-50) and other defence debates (February 1951); memoranda by Major-General Francis Tuker on the effects of air power and nuclear energy in warfare.


  • Creation: 1944-12 - 1952-10

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


2 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 245

Finding aid date

2004-03-29 16:40:58.623000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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