Scope and Content

Folder containing correspondence between O'Gowan, Basil Liddell Hart, the press and Larry Solon concerning campaigns of 1942, the histories of the Second World War, especially Alexander's Memoirs, the role of Churchill and other war leaders, and historical works on the First World War; post-1945 western European military strategy and organisation; copy of Liddell Hart, 'The basic truths of Passchendaele', Journal of the Royal United Service Institution, Nov 1959, pp.1-7; Liddell Hart's lectures on campaigns and generals of 1942, with related correspondence; Liddell Hart's lectures on 'The military balance sheet of World War II', 'The ratio of troops to space' and 'The value of amphibious flexibility and forces', 1960; reviews of the influence of Liddell Hart's theories, including a translation of General Chassin, 'A great British military thinker: B.H. Liddell Hart', Revue de Défense Nationale, Oct 1960, pp.334-46.

Typed; handwritten notes; newspaper cutting; some maps.