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LABORDE, Cdr Crichton Felix (1895-1983) ›

Photocopies of papers relating the Battle of the Falkland Islands, 8 Dec 1914, comprising letter from Laborde to his father describing the action, written on 13 Dec 1914; account of the battle written by 1 and 2 Gunnery Officers of the German armoured cruiser GNEISENAU, 1914.

LAMBERT, Col Charles George (1928-2000) ›

Photographs relating to the handover of the British Medical Hospital, Tripoli, Libya, c 1970; photographs of an official visit by Ian Gilmour, Permanent Under Secretary of State for Defence, to the British Medical Hospital, Hannover, Germany, 1970; slides relating to Northern Ireland, 1977.

LAMMERT, Capt Frank Edward Weatherstone (1903-1999) ›

Papers of Captain Frank Edward Weatherstone Lammert on service in Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (RNVR) in Far East and Mediterranean, 1943-1964, including photocopies from the Public Record Office (Ref PRO ADM 199) of Lammert's reports on his command of Netherlands East Indies motor patrol vessel P-10 and the events of his escape from Singapore to Australia, Feb-Mar 1942; magazine, The Sun Life War…

LAMPEN, Lt Cdr Ambrose Maynard Dudley ›

Photocopy of typescript draft of 'Naval reminiscences, 1941-1944' covering his service in the Mediterranean, 1941 and 1943, notably the Battle of Crete, May 1941, and in the Arctic Ocean, 1942-1943, and his role in the construction of the Mulberry harbours, Normandy, 1944, written in [1978].

BOX LISTLANDMINES: HIDDEN ASSASSINS, television documentary archive ›

Interview transcripts, research notes, press cuttings and draft broadcast scripts relating to Landmines: Hidden Assassins , 1997. The documentary examined the threat of land mines; efforts to ban them including the campaign of the late Diana, Princess of Wales; the lives of land mine victims; the process of removing anti-personnel land mines; educating children on avoiding land mines; the debate over…

LANGLANDS, Brig Eric Wilfrid (1897-1995) ›

Copies of papers relating to his service in the Indian Army, 1918-1947, dated [1957-1977], 1984, [1985], 1988, principally comprising typescript notes for a talk on the Pakistani-Afghan border, 1957; a typescript account of his service with the Gurkha Rifles, North West Frontier, India, 1921-1923, written in [1957-1977]; 'A Gurkha in Rajputana', a typescript account of his servicein the Indian Army,…

LATHBURY, Lt Col John Frank Fyson (1911-1985) ›

Papers relating to his life and military career, 1919, 1931, 1945-1950, particularly his service in South East Asia in World War Two, notably including 'Order of the day' by Lt Gen Sir Montagu George North Stopford, Commander of 33 Indian Corps, relating to the Battle of Mandalay, Burma, Jan-Mar 1945, dated 21 Mar 1945.

LATHBURY, Maj Ernest Browning (b 1881) ›

Papers relating to his army career, 1906-1927, notably including Naval and military despatches relating to operations in the war covering the period Sep-Nov 1914, issued by HMSO, 1914; 'Peace celebrations, 1919, victory march through London, 19th July. Orders by Field Marshal Douglas Haig', issued by HMSO, 1919.

LAVENDER, Cdr Peter (d 1980) ›

Notebook containing telegrams transmitted from and received by HMS RAJAH, 1944, and notes on transmitting equipment and mechanical supplies, [1944].

LAWSON, Lt Col William Arnold Webster, 3rd Baron Burnham (1864-1943) ›

Copies of papers relating to service in Second Boer War, South Africa, 1899-1902, principally comprising letters to his family describing his service with 10 Bn, Imperial Yeomanry, 1900-1901, notably action near Boshof, Orange Free State, in which Boer Gen Count de Villebois-Mareuil was killed, Apr 1900, and the failed attempt to rescue 13 Bn, Imperial Yeomanry at Lindley, OrangeFree State, Jun 1900.

DETAILED CATALOGUELAYCOCK, Maj Gen Sir Robert Edward (1907-1968) ›

Personal and military papers of Major General Sir Robert Edward Laycock, 1923-1968, chiefly relating to service with Special Service Brigade and as Chief of Combined Operations, 1940-1946. Includes papers on volunteering for Special Service Brigade, including completed application forms for volunteer Commando officers, 1940. Papers on Special Service Brigade training 1940-1941, including gas, bayonet…

LEAKEY, Maj Gen Arundell Rea (1915-1999) ›

Papers relating to his life and career, 1915-1991, dated 1963, 1969 and [1991], principally comprising 'Nine lives, a soldier's story', a typescript memoir covering the period 1915-1991, including his service in North Africa and the Western Desert, 1939-1942 and 1943, the Middle East, 1942-1943 and 1954-1956, Normandy, 1944, and France, Belgium and Germany, 1945-1947, and hiswork as Director General…

BOX LISTLEES, Lt Aubrey Trevor Oswald (1899-1969) ›

Papers, 1880-1947, of Lt Aubrey Trevor Oswald Lees and his family, covering the whole span of Lees' career in the army and Colonial Service and touching on British administration in Iraq, Zanzibar and Palestine between the two World Wars. Papers, 1880-1932, of Lees' parents, Oswald and Ethel, include personal correspondence and an account by Ethel Lees of their journey to Palestine, 1921. Lees' correspondence…

Lennox-Boyd, Maj Francis Gordon (1909-1944) ›

Papers and photographs, 1934-1945, including: Press cuttings relating to a recruitment tour of the Scottish Highlands by the Royal Scots Greys, 1934. Official correspondence and related papers, 1936-1944, including confidential reports on Lennox-Boyd, 1936 and 1937, and papers relating to Lennox-Boyd's service as Public Schools Liaison Officer and Lecturer to Schools, promoting the Royal Armoured…

Lennox-Boyd, Maj George Edward (1902-1943) ›

Two albums relating to Lennox-Boyd's experience as an observer of Nationalist and Republican forces, Spanish Civil War, 1938-1939, and his subsequent work in relief aid to Spanish civilians.  Contents include: Letters of introduction and safe conduct passes (in Spanish). Nationalist propaganda postcards, including photographic postcards depicting Nationalist leader Gen Francisco Franco, Gen Emilio…

DETAILED CATALOGUELETHBRIDGE, Maj Gen John Sydney (1897-1961) ›

Papers chiefly related to Lethbridge's service in the Second World War, 1943-1948 and the Control Commission, 1945-1948. Typescript report, photographs, glass photographic slides and correspondence relating to 220 Lethbridge Mission to the USA, India, South West Pacific and Australia to study tactics and equipment required to defeat Japan in the Far East, 1943-1944. Photographs, including album of…

BOX LISTLEVER, Capt George Harold (1892-1973) ›

Papers, 1915-1971, of Capt George Harold Lever relating to his service as a wireless operator. Papers, 1915-[1956] and undated, relating to the campaign in German South West Africa in 1914-1915 include notes on the campaign which cover a period at Kuruman Mission Station, journey with the Advance Eastern Force Kalahari Desert to Keetmanshoop, joining the column to Karibib and Tsumeb, and accounts of…

LEWIS, Dr Wilfrid Bennett (1908-1987) ›

Papers, 1940-1985, of Wilfrid Bennett Lewis, largely relating to his work on radar during World War Two and including copy of nominal roll of Air Ministry Research Establishment, Worth Matravers, 1940, giving staff details; copies of Telecommunications Research Establishment (TRE) Lists (organization charts), 1941-1944; photocopy of TRE nominal roll, May 1942, giving staff details; photograph of TRE…

DETAILED CATALOGUELEWIS, Maj Gen Sir Richard George Aylward (1895-1965) ›

Papers relating to Lewis's career, [1917]-1949, notably, reports for the Department of the Chief of the Imperial General Staff, 1938-1939, papers relating to his service with Allied Force Headquarters, 1942-1944 and to his senior administrative role with the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, 1945-1948

LIARDET, Maj Gen Henry Maughan (`Bill') (1906-1996) ›

Photocopy manuscript letter giving detailed account of operations as commander, 6 Royal Tank Regiment, Gazala Line, Libya, 15 May-14 June 1942, written to his wife from Iraq, 18 Feb 1943; also copy of article, 'The Gazala Battles' by Rear Admiral Guy Liardet (son), printed in TANK regimental magazine, Aug 1996.

BOX LISTLIDDELL HART, Adrian John (1922-1991) ›

Papers relating to Adrian Liddell Hart's life and career, and to the life and work of his father, Capt Sir Basil Henry Liddell Hart, 1926-1991, including typescript extracts from the diaries of Capt Basil Henry Liddell Hart, 1926-1944; Adrian Liddell Hart's letters to his father, 1930-1969; newspaper cuttings relating to Capt Basil Henry Liddell Hart, 1939-1950; correspondence with John Frederick Lehmann,…

DETAILED CATALOGUELIDDELL HART, Capt Sir Basil Henry (1895-1970) ›

Capt Sir Basil Liddell Hart's papers reflect his position as the foremost military theorist in Britain between World Wars One and Two, as an influential military correspondent and as a prolific author of books on military theory and history. As such he sustained throughout his life an extensive correspondence with a wide variety of prominent individuals, including those in the armed forces, politicians,…

BOX LISTLIDDELL HART, Kathleen (1904-2001) ›

Papers of Lady Kathleen Liddell Hart chiefly relating to Capt Sir Basil Liddell Hart and Adrian Liddell Hart, [1929-1997].Papers relating to Basil Liddell Hart including typescript transcripts of his appointment diaries, 1940-1953; draft of History of the Second World War by Basil Liddell Hart and Kathleen Liddell Hart's related correspondence with the publisher Cassels; letters from Basil Liddell…

LINDSAY, Maj Gen George Mackintosh (1880-1956) ›

Papers, 1916-1948, mainly relating to the life and career of Maj Gen George Mackintosh Lindsay, notably his service as Chief Instructor, Royal Tank Corps Central Schools, Bovington, Dorset, 1923- 1925, Inspector, Royal Tank Corps, War Office, 1925-1929, and Commander of 7 (Mechanised Experimental) Infantry Bde, Southern Command, 1932-1934. From the 1920s and 1930s there is a rich series of correspondence…

LINDSAY, Thomas Graham (1901-1981) ›

Papers relating to his service in North West Europe, 1944-1945, dated [1945], comprising 'OperationOVERLORD plus', bound typescript account of his service with the Irish Guards in North West Europe, 1944-1945, written in [1945]; 'The occupation of German airfields in Schleswig Holstein area, May 1945', typescript account by Lindsay of RAF Regt operations in Schleswig Holstein, Germany, May 1945, written…

LINDSAY-YOUNG, Lt Col Evelyn (1893-1986) ›

Certificates, notifications of appointments and typescript curriculum vitae relating toLindsay-Young's career, 1914-1944, with printed article by Capt John Stewart Noall Bernays entitled 'The Sudan troubles of 1924' from The Green Tiger, May 1933. Typescript account of Lindsay-Young's service in Ireland during the Anglo-Irish War, 1920-1922, entitled 'Under the shadow of darkness-Ireland 1920'. Typescript…

DETAILED CATALOGUELINDSELL, Lt Gen Sir Wilfred Gordon (1884-1973) ›

Papers relating to service as Quartermaster General of the BEF (British Expeditionary Force) in France and Belgium during World War Two, including narratives, war diaries, reports and memoranda, 1939-1941; papers relating to service as Lt Gen in charge of Administration in the Middle East, including narratives, a volume compiled by the Q Staff entitled Maintenance of the Eighth Army...from El Alamein…

DETAILED CATALOGUELINGEN, Capt Albert Henry (1915-1974) ›

Papers, photographs and maps, relating to operations in Greece and Italy, 1943-1945. Papers relating to the Allied Military Mission to Greek guerrillas (andartes) in German occupied Greece include: military instructions; financial papers; correspondence; Maj Ronald R Prentice's accounts book and account of Lingen's return to Grevena after the war. Papers relating to the political and military liaison…

LISTER, Lt Col Frederick Hamilton (1880-1971) ›

Two annotated narrative diaries, 1918-1920, entitled 'Diary of 1st French Army operations, Apr to Aug 1918' and 'British Military Mission to South Russia. Diary of my journey, from Dec 1919 to May 1920'.

LOVE, Col Stephen (1931-1999) ›

Papers of Col Stephen Love on his military service, 1979-1983; principally comprising papers (3 files) on his service as Defence Attaché, British Embassy, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1979-1982; including details of organisation and deployment of Argentine army and air force; lists of senior army and air force officers; copies of Love's official correspondence on the threat of invasion of the Falkland…

LOVE, Gp Capt Raymond Charles (1917-1997) ›

Copy of typescript account 'Notes on operations in the Aegean September/October 1943', chiefly relating to RAF operations under Love's command on the Greek island of Kos, including evacuation, Oct 1943; typescript copies of citations for DFC, Oct 1941, and DSO, 1943; copies of newspaper cuttings relating to Love's wartime service, 1941-1944, 1957; typescript obituary,1997.

LOVELL, Wg Cdr Marcel George Leon (d 1985) ›

Papers relating to his service in the RAF, [1939-1945], 1948, principally comprising official photographs of radar installations, [1939-1945] and RAF operations rooms, [1939-1945], including photograph of operations room of HQ Fighter Command, RAF Bentley Priory, Stanmore, Middlesex, 1939; typescript notes and diagrams about layout and organisation of RAF sector controloperations rooms, [1939-1945];…

LUBINSKI, Col Karol (1890-[1972]) ›

German air-dropped propaganda leaflets, 1940-1944; Military Intelligence Research Section intelligence appreciations on German military units, organisation and equipment, Sep 1943-Jun 1944; Military Intelligence Research Section special tactical studies on aspects of German training, tactics and methods, Jul 1944-Apr 1945; correspondence with Liddell Hart, May-Jun 1967.

LUMLEY, Lt Col Richard Francis (1909-1994) ›

Photocopy of 'From carriage to Concorde', typescript memoir covering his life and career, 1917-1981, notably his military service in Gibraltar and India, 1930-[1932], in the UK, 1940-1943, and in India, 1943-1945, including an account of the explosion of the US ammunition ship FORT STIKINE, Bombay, Apr 1944, his work for the Abbey Road Building Society, [1932-1934], asa salesman, 1936-1940, and in…

LUMMIS, Eric Templeton (1920-1999) ›

Papers of Eric Templeton Lummis including correspondence, photocopies and research notes on the following topics: D-Day landings, 1944; County Regiments, Lt Col Wallace (Commander 1st Battalion Suffolk 1912-1915) and Corporal Todd (1725-1763); Lummis' pay file and Men's Pay Book, 1937-1938; typescript personal accounts: 'What did you do Grampa?', Lt Col Gough and 'A Canloan Officer' R.F. Fendick; pamphlets:…

LUND, Lt Gen Sir Otto Marling (1891-1956) ›

Bound ts diary of his service chiefly on the Western Front with the Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Field Artillery, 4 Aug 1914 – 25 Apr 1919. Bound volume of items relating to his service as ADC to Gen Lord Rawlinson, Commander-in-Chief, British Military Mission to North Russia, Aug-Oct 1919, including: ts diary, 30 Jul – 14 Oct 1919; pasted-in samples of Russian banknotes and stamps; captioned…

LYNCH, Gp Capt John Brayne (1900-1994) ›

Royal Naval Air Service/RAF pilot's flying log book, 1918-1924; three RAF pilot's flying log books, 1924-1926, 1934-1936 and 1937-1946. Four photograph albums, with many captioned photographs of Lynch's service in Turkey and southern Russia, 1919, and Iraq, 1931-1934, also 51 photographic negatives, mostly of southern Russia, 1919. Personal papers and photographs,1917-1946, including printed RAF certificate…

BOX LISTLYTTELTON, Gen Sir Neville (Gerald) (1845-1931) ›

Letters relating to the South African War received by Gen Hon Reginald Arthur James Talbot and other members of the Talbot family, [1899]-1901, including letters from Lyttelton and Maj Gen Edward Stuart Wortley, dated [1899]-1901, describing operations in Natal, 1899-1900, and Transvaal, 1900-1901, and operations against Gen Christian Rudolf De Wet. Copies ofletters from Lyttelton to his wife and family,…

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