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FALL OF MILOSEVIC, Television Documentary Archive ›

The Fall of Milosevic archive, 1994-2002, consists of interview transcripts, videotapes, research files, press cuttings and published material concerning Slobodan Milosevic, former president of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, and his fall from the height of his power in 1995 to his trial in the Hague for war crimes and genocide. It includes VHS videos of interviews as well as transcripts of the…

DETAILED CATALOGUEFALL OF THE WALL, Television Documentary Archive (1994) ›

Complete transcripts of 38 filmed interviews concerning events leading up to the 9 Nov 1989 when the border between the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) and the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) was opened, and the demolition of the Berlin Wall began. The interviews were recorded for the production of the television documentary Fall of the Wall, which was broadcast in 1994. The collection…

FEARON, Lt Col Sheppard Percy (1911-1984) ›

Papers relating to his military career, dated 1946-[1984], notably including typescript account of service of No 1 Independent Infantry Company, Malaya, 1941-1942, dated [1946-1984]; typescript account of experiences of 5 Bn, 14 Punjab Regt in Japanese POW camps, 1942-1945, including details of their work on the Burma Railway, written in [1946-1984]; typescript memoir of Fearon's military career, 1929-1947,…

FEASEY, Col Gilbert G (b 1891) ›

Papers relating to his life and career, 1891-1947, dated 1937, 1942, [1947], comprising text entitled 'Native treasuries: their status and functions', written by Feasey as Resident, Benue Province, Nigeria, 1937; official 'Agreement and military convention between His Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom and the Emperor of Ethiopia', printed by the Directorate of Printing and Stationery Services,…

FERNBANK, Wg Cdr Edmund Pius Mary (1911-1985) ›

Copies of papers relating to his life and career, 1938-1945, dated 1938-1944, 1971, comprising two flying log books, Jan 1938-Jun 1944; letter to Martin Middlebrook concerning Fernbank's RAF service during World War Two, with particular reference to his involvement in radar intelligence, written in 1971.

FERNYHOUGH, Brig Alan Henry (b 1904) ›

Papers relating to his service in the BEF during 1940, dated 1940 and 1980, notably including a text comprising a description of his role as Deputy Assistant Quartermaster General, General HQ, BEF, France, 1940, written in 1980, an account of his work relating to ammunitions supply, May 1940, including an expedition to Dunkirk to unload an ammunitions ship, written in Jun 1940,an account of a reconnaissance…

FERRIER, Maj Gen James Archibald (1854-1934) ›

Unpublished memoir of the life and military career of Maj Gen James Archibald Ferrier including: service with Royal Engineers, India, 1875-1878; Afghanistan, 1878-1880; Sudan (Nile) Expedition, 1884-1885; Sudan, 1885-1886; Tirah and North West Frontier Expedition, India, 1897-1898; Natal, 1904; Sierra Leone, 1911-1914; UK, 1915-1917. Includes epilogue and notes written by Ferrier's grandson, James…

FIELDING-MOULD, Lt Col Reginald Horace (1898-1987) ›

Material relating to military career of Lt Col Col Reginald Horace Fielding-Mould, 1917-1945, comprising audio cassette recordings of his reminiscences about his service in France and Belgium, 1918, Turkey, 1922-1923, Hong Kong, 1930, India, 1935, 1942-1945, including 5th Afghan War, 1935, and France, 1940, including the evacuation of Allied troops from Dunkirk, May-Jun 1940, and his experiences in…

DETAILED CATALOGUEFIFTY YEARS WAR - ISRAEL AND THE ARABS, Television Documentary Archive ›

The collection includes 147 transcripts of interviews, mostly uncut (questions are sometimes omitted), recorded in the making of a six part television documentary ' The Fifty Years War - Israel and the Arabs ' which examines the conflict and peace initiatives arising from Israel's relations with her Arab neighbours and the Palestinians, May 1948 -1998. It also contains video cassettes of the completed…

FISHER, R Adm Ralph Lindsay (1903-1988) ›

Memoir entitled 'Salt horse: a naval life', covering his career 1917-1957, notably his participation in the evacuation of British troops from Dunkirk and the sinking of the HMS WAKEFUL, May-Jun 1940, his service in the Mediterranean, Arctic and Atlantic, 1940-1945, including Battle of Matapan, Mar 1941, second Battle of Sirte, Mar 1942, and Battle of North Cape, Dec 1943, privately printed in [1977-1988].

FITZGERALD-LOMBARD, Col James Cotter Roger (1905-1981) ›

Copies of article entitled 'Installation of an automatic electric lighting set in an army barracks', Fort Dunree, 1933, with covering letter from Lt Col P H Kealy, Secretary of the Institution of Royal Engineers, 1934; part of text on the training of officers of the Royal Engineers in peacetime, written in [1920-1935]. 'The 'Leader' project - engineer resources', an article on a project (subsequently…

FM EARL HAIG: Autograph diaries and letters home to his wife, 1914-1919 ›

Microfilmed copies of the manuscript diaries of FM Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, 1914-1919, and letters to his wife Dorothy Vivian Haig, Aug 1914-Mar 1919. Included in the papers are passages relating to the formation and composition of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF), under the command of FM Sir John Denton Pinkstone French, July 1914; Haig's reaction, as General Officer Commanding 1 Army, British…

FM FREDERICK SLEIGH ROBERTS, 1st Earl Roberts of Kandahar, Pretoria, and Waterford: Signed photograph ›

Signed photograph of FM Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts of Kandahar, Pretoria, and Waterford, [1902]

FM SIR BERNARD LAW MONTGOMERY, Commander in Chief, 21 Army Group: Printed messages relating to the liberation of France and Belgium, 1944 ›

Copy of official printed message by Gen Sir Bernard Law Montgomery, Commander in Chief, 21 Army Group, to British troops relating to the establishment of an Allied bridgehead in France, 10 Jun 1944; copy of official message by FM Sir Bernard Law Montgomery, Commander in Chief, 21 Army Group, to British troops relating to the liberation of Belgium and France, 17 Sep 1944

FOR WANT OF CRITICS... THE TRAGEDY OF GALLIPOLI: Gallipoli Memorial Lecture, 1990 ›

Printed edition of For Want of Critics... the Tragedy of Gallipoli, (Gallipoli Memorial Lecture Trust, Holy Trinity Church, Eltham, 1990), the 1990 Gallipoli Memorial lecture given by Professor Robert O'Neill, Chichele Professor of the History of War, Oxford University, at Holy Trinity Church, Eltham, 26 Apr 1990

FORDYCE, Capt Charles Elphinstone (1897-1980) ›

Papers relating to the North West Frontier of India, 1928-1933, principally comprising a letter from Maj J Muirhead, 2 Bn, Seaforth Highlanders, describing his experiences in the region, May 27 1928, and photos of Miri Khel camp and surrounding area, including staff of Seaforth Highlanders, 1930-1931. List of commanding officers and stations of 1 and 2 Bns, Seaforth Highlanders, 1881-1929, published…

DETAILED CATALOGUEFOULKES, Maj Gen Charles Howard (1875-1969) ›

Diaries, 1901-1968; papers and photograph albums relating to the Boer War and photography in military reconnaissance, including an unpublished manuscript, 1897-1902, service in Northern Nigeria on the Anglo-French Boundary Commission, 1902-1904, West Africa, 1903, West Indies, 1902 and Ordnance Survey of Scotland, 1904-1909; papers relating to the introduction and use of chemical warfare during World…

DETAILED CATALOGUEFOUR HOURS IN MY LAI, Television Documentary Archive ›

The Four hours in My Lai archive, 1964-1992, relates to the massacre of hundreds of Vietnamese civilians on 16 Mar 1968, by members of C Company, 1st Battalion, 20th Infantry, 11the Light Infantry Brigade, US Army, at Tu Cung sub hamlet (known to US Army as My Lai (4) in the Pinkville region), My Lai hamlet, Son My village, Son Tinh district, Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam, and includes the documentary…

FOWKE, Villiers Loftus Philip (1887-1940) ›

Papers, 1894-1927, of Villiers Loftus Philip Fowke relating chiefly to his career as diplomatic consul in the Far East, including: identity papers; his letter of appointment as Vice-Consul to Seoul, South Korea on 14 January 1926; photographs of Fowke in diplomatic uniform; album of photographs of countries Fowke visited as part of his diplomatic career in the Far East, including Ceylon [Sri Lanka],…

FRASER, Brig the Hon William (1890-1964) ›

Copies of the papers of Brig William Fraser, 1940-1960, relating to command of Stratforce, assembled to occupy western Norway, 1940, including: personal diary, 6 Apr 1940- 10 Jun 1940; memoir, 'Norwegian Adventure', including detailed descriptions of the formation of Stratforce, Jan 1940, the difficulty of taking occupied Narvik, April-May 1940, the problems of combined operations, poorly trained troops,…

FREEDMAN, Lt Cdr Julian (1917-1987) ›

Papers relating to his service in the Fleet Air Arm, 1939-1945 and 1974, principally comprising aerial propaganda leaflets collected by Freedman. 'Annals of minds at war', an article on aerial propaganda by John Moorehead, from The Daily Telegraph, 8 Mar 1974. Three scripture pamphlets issued by the United States Army, namely Roman Catholic and Protestant editions of 'The Gospel according to St Matthew'…

BOX LISTFREEDMAN, Professor Sir Lawrence David (b 1948) ›

Papers of Professor Lawrence Freedman, 1959-1992, including files of press cuttings, printed material and other papers relating to defence issues, 1959-1991, collected by Professor Lawrence Freedman, notably on the Gulf War, 1990-1991, the Falklands War, 1982, and Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT), 1959-1987, START (Strategic Arms Reduction Talks), 'STAR WARS' (the US Strategic Defense Initiative),…

FREEMAN, Capt John A D ›

Typescript notes on the re-occupation of the Netherlands East Indies by allied forces in 1945-1946, including background information about the Japanese occupation, 1942-1945, and an account of events in Semerang, Java, 1945-1946, dated [1990]. The notes are based partly on Freeman's service with 5 Indian Div in Java, 1945-1946, but mainly on research carried out at the Imperial War Museum.

FRYER, Lt Col Charles Ronald (d 1944) ›

Papers relating to his military career, 1918, 1939-1945, dated 1918, [1944]-1945, comprising typescript copy ofdespatch from Col St Aubyn concerning the award of the MC to Fryer, 1918; letter from Wg Cdr G C O'Donnell to Sir Hereward Wake,14th Bt, providing a summary of Fryer's career, 1942-1944, for The King's Royal Rifle Corps Regimental Journal, written in 1945; text,possibly draft of obituary,…

FUEHRER CONFERENCES ON NAVAL AFFAIRS ›

The Fuehrer Conferences on Naval Affairs (Admiralty, 1947) comprise minutes of meetings between Hitler and Admiral Karl Doenitz (Dönitz), the Commander-in-Chief of the German Navy, 1944. Topics discussed include the Normandy landings, anti-invasion preparations, the failed attempt by General Ludwig Beck to assassinate Hitler, 20 July 1944, and the deteriorating naval situation, Oct-Dec 1944.

DETAILED CATALOGUEFULLER, Maj Gen John Frederick Charles (1878-1966) ›

Bound typescript histories of Tank Corps battalions, brigades and groups during World War One, 1914-1918, written by Tank Corps personnel in [1918-1919]. Bound volumes of official correspondence, reports, memoranda, notes, maps, photographs, operation orders, summaries of information and other papers concerning tank strategy and tactics, 1916-1918, the Battle ofCambrai, 1917, and Tanks Corps operations,…

FURLONGE, Sir Geoffrey Warren (1903-1984) ›

Papers of Sir Geoffrey Warren Furlonge relating to the Middle East, [1932-1983] including typescript memorandum by Furlonge entitled 'Memorandum on slavery in Saudi Arabia' [1932]; typescript account by Furlonge entitled 'The mission to Taif', Hejaz, Arabia, with eleven photographs, Jul 1934. Four letters home from Furlonge to his mother relating to Syria and the Lebanon, 1941-1944. Typescript articles…

FURNESS-GIBBON, Lt Col David Norman (1939-2006) ›

Papers of Lt Col David Norman Furness-Gibbon, 1987-2006, including: photocopy of citation for award covering period March-November 1980 as officer commanding 321 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit, Royal Army Ordnance Corps; information cards detailing how to check a vehicle for explosives, procedure if explosives are discovered and codes and radio procedures; photographs, 1988-1989, showing bomb disposal…

BOX LISTFURSDON, Maj Gen (Francis William) Edward (1925-2007) ›

Papers and publications of Maj Gen Edward Fursdon, 1942-2000. Material relating to Fursdon's career in the Royal Engineers including: research on Army equipment inventions, 1942-1960; orders, instructions, reports, staff lists, duties, returns and aquisitions logs for Headquarters, 19 Infantry Brigade, Operation MUSKETEER, Port Said, Egypt, 1956; The Assault River Crossing in Nuclear War , a dramatic…

FURSE, R Adm (John) Paul (Wellington) (1904-1978) ›

Copies of two typescript texts of lectures by Furse both entitled 'Assistant Naval Attaché, Europe and the Americas' [1945]; copy of typescript narrative by Furse entitled 'British Naval agent in Scandinavia, Mar-Apr 1940'. Manuscript note by Furse on a reported rumour of a German invasion of the UK, 16-17 Sep 1940.

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