Military writings

Scope and Content

Book reviews by O'Gowan of works on the Second World War; including Wavell: scholar and soldier by John Connell Robertson; The education of an army by J.Luvaas; General Douglas MacArthur's Reminiscences;The Liddell Hart memoirs vol. i; Mayhem, arson and murder: lament for the Molly Maguires by Arthur H. Lewis; Eritrea 1941 by A.J. Barker; and The theory and practice of war: essays presented to Basil Liddell Hart on his seventieth birthday ed. M. Howard; correspondence relating to the book reviews; articles on aspects of the Second World War, including New Zealand forces in the Middle East, South Africans in the Middle East 1941-1942, and Auchinleck of India; copy of an article in the Sunday Press, 11 Jun 1967, on the Arab-Israeli war, and relevant correspondence.

Typed; handwritten notes; newspaper cuttings.