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GOLDSCHMIDT, Lt Col Kenneth Philip Parlane (1916-1994)

  • GOLDSCHMIDT
  • Collection
  • [1951-1952]

Copies of papers relating to his military career, dated [1951-1952] and 1994, notably including obituary from [regimental magazine], 1994, and newspaper cutting relating to his service in Korea, [1951-1952]

Goldschmidt, Kenneth Philip Parlane, 1916-1994, Lieutenant Colonel

GOW, James

  • GOW, JAMES
  • Collection
  • chiefly 1990-2005

Papers, chiefly 1990-2005, relating to civil war in the former Socialist Federative Republic of Yugoslavia, and the resulting war crimes trials at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY). Collection includes: press briefings issued by the United Nations (UN) Peace Force, 1992-1995; issues of the Bosnian daily newspaper, Oslobodenje, 1992-1996; videotapes and audio cassette tapes of news coverage of the conflict; background information including reports, press cuttings and UN briefings for ICTY cases; correspondence, reports and court papers relating to legal claims by shipping firms against shipyards in former Yugoslavia; draft articles, background information and press briefings relating to international peacekeeping.

Gow, James, Professor of International Peace and Security

HALL, Sqn Ldr John Anthony Sanderson 1921-2003

  • HALL
  • Collection
  • 2005

John Hall: A Memoir by Alison Fenton (Oxfordshire: The Charlbury Press, 2005). Includes descriptions of Royal Air Force training in night flying and air gunnery, 1940; defending the British coastline from incoming bombers; providing air cover for the D-Day landings, 1944; and providing air support for the British Liberation Army, including for the Battle of the Bulge, December 1944. Includes text of 'Pilots Personal Combat Report', 21 January 1944, describing combat with a Dornier Do 217 and Junkers Ju 88 over English Channel; and text of BBC broadcast by John Hall about his experiences of night flying, 14 February 1944.

Hall, John Anthony Sanderson, 1921-2003, Squadron Leader

FULLER, Maj Gen John Frederick Charles (1878-1966)

  • FULLER
  • Collection
  • 1897-1966

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, 1914-1918, dated 1917-1919. Correspondence between Fuller, M Mitzakis and various military personnel relating to the use of Canal Defence Light (CDL) tanks during World War Two, 1939-1945, dated 1946. Other papers relating to his life and military career, [1889]-1965, including letters to his parents, 1897-1921, notably covering his service in South Africa, 1899-1902, and in World War One, 1914-1918; narrative diaries covering his service in South Africa, 1901-1902, and World War One, 1914-1915; book agreements, 1919, 1956-1965; correspondence with publishers, 1956, 1961-1965; newspaper cuttings, 1945, 1952, 1965-1966, including obituaries of Fuller, 1966; papers relating to the occult, notably including letters from Aleister Crowley, 1905-[1924], and manuscript and typescript texts by Fuller and others, 1910, 1926, [1930] and 1966. Bound typescript text on Gen (William) Edmund Ironside, mainly consisting of extracts from Ironside's letters to Col Roderick MacLeod, 1927-1958, compiled by MacLeod in [1959], and 'A secret service agent in South-West Africa', a bound typescript text on Ironside's service as a British agent among the Boers in German South West Africa, 1902-1904, written by MacLeod in [1965] using Ironside's notes.

Fuller, John Frederick Charles, 1878-1966, Major General

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

  • FURNESS-GIBBON
  • Collection
  • 1987-2006

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 teams at work in Northern Ireland, bomb disposal equipment, the aftermath of explosions, and group photograph of squadron; group photograph of delegates at the International Conference on Terrorist Devices, Camberley, Surrey, 1988; the 'Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Terrorist Devices and Methods', Washington DC, 22-26 June 1987; article 'Bomb Squad Belfast' by Chris Ryder, Sunday Telegraph , 2 April 1989; 'RAOC Ammunition Technical News' Number 13, September 1991, brochure '50 Years of Central Ordnance Depot Bicester and Bicester Garrison 1942-1992', May 1992. Also copy of book A Special Kind of Courage: 321 EOD Squadron - Battling the Bombers by Chris Ryder (London, 2006).

Furness-Gibbon, David Norman, 1940-2006, Lt Col

GARRAD-COLE, Wg Cdr Eric (1917-2003)

  • GARRAD-COLE
  • Collection
  • 1917-2014

Letters, photographs and related papers concerning the RAF career of Wing Commander Eric Garrad-Cole, including: letters from Garrad-Cole to his fiancée, Edna Shenton (later Edna Garrad-Cole) written as a POW, 1941-1943, with details of daily camp life, new arrivals and official visitors; letters to Edna Shenton from the War Office, requesting news of Garrad-Cole, 1942; account of Garrad-Cole’s successful escape from Vianno camp, 1943, and subsequent work in Rome assisting other Allied escapees, 1943-1944; Garrad-Cole’s forged Italian identity card; copies of Garrad-Cole’s published memoir, Single to Rome (1955).

Photographs relating to: Garrad-Cole’s RAF flying training, 1937; RAF service in Iraq and Libya, 1938-1940; the Pakistan Air Force, 1950-1952; Staff College, Quetta, Pakistan, 1953.

Correspondence, photographs, press cuttings and leaflets relating to the Royal Air Force Escaping Society and reunions of members of the Rome underground resistance, 1980-2009. Also background research by the family, 2002-2014.

Garrad-Cole, Eric, 1917-2003, Wing Commander

GASCOIGNE, Maj Gen Sir Julian Alvery

  • GASCOIGNE
  • Collection
  • 1903-1990

'A Modern Major General': the memoirs of Julian Gascoigne 1903-1990, including descriptions of training at Sandhurst and early military career with the Grenadier Guards, 1921-1927; life as ADC to Sir Stanley Jackson, Governor of Bengal, 1927-1928; companion to the sons of the Nizam of Hyderabad during their visit to London, 1931; various staff officer postings in and around London, 1939-1941; commander, 201 Guards Brigade, Egypt and Syria, including assisting General Oliver Leese in the Battle of Alamein and fighting with 8 Army in Tunis, North Africa; the invasion of Salerno, Italy, Sept 1943, and subsequent battles, including his serious lung injury at Monte Camino, subsequent hospitalisation in the UK and posting to Staff College, Camberley, 1944-1945; life as Deputy Commander of the British Army Staff at Washington, 1947-1949; work as General Officer in Command, London District, and Major General commanding the Household Brigade, including the funeral of King George VI and coronation of Queen Elizabeth the Second; experiences as Governor of Bermuda, 1959-1964.

Gascoigne, Sir Julian Alvery, 1903-1989, Major General

GERMAN PHRASE BOOK, US ARMY, 1943

  • MISC50
  • Collection
  • 1943

German phrase book issued by the US War Department, 1943, for US military personnel lost or taken prisoner behind the front lines during World War Two

HAMSON, Professor Charles John Joseph (1905-1987)

  • HAMSON
  • Collection
  • 1941-1945

Liber in vinculis or the Mock Turtle's adventure , a meditation on his life and career, with particular reference to the Battle of Crete, 1941, written as a POW in Germany, 1941-1945, and including a short essay on the Battle of Crete, 1941, by Dr Mark Mazower, privately published by Trinity College, Cambridge in 1989.

Hamson, Charles John Joseph, 1905-1987, Professor of Comparative Law

HANCOCK, Lt Col Sir Cyril (1896-1990)

  • HANCOCK
  • Collection
  • [1981]

Photocopies of a letter to Lt Col P M N Doyle, intended for publication in The Maratha Light InfantryRegimental Journal, giving an account of his service with 114 Marathas in Mesopotamia and India, 1916-1947, written in 1981, and an appreciation of Donald Bevan Sothers, one of Hancock's colleagues in the 114 Marathas, with particular reference to Sothers' role in theBattle of Shargat, Oct 1918, written in [1981].

Hancock, Sir Cyril Percy, 1896-1990, Knight, Lieutenant Colonel

HARINGTON, Gen Sir Charles Harington (1872-1940)

  • HARINGTON
  • Collection
  • 1913-1921

Map of area around the Black Sea, Caspian Sea and Eastern Mediterranean, including Turkey and parts of the USSR, North Africa and the Middle East, drawn up by the Survey Department, Egypt, 1913, and the Royal Geographical Society, under the direction of the Geographical Section of the General Staff, 1916 and 1918, marked with the boundaries of Armenia and Georgia as laid down by the Treaty of Alexandropol, 1920, lines in the Caucasus held by the Turks and by the Bolsheviks, Mar 1921, and boundaries in the Caucasus proposed by Moscow, 1921.

Harington, Sir Charles Harington, 1872-1940, Knight, General

HENNIKER, Brig Sir Mark Chandos Auberon (1906-1991)

  • HENNIKER
  • Collection
  • 1942-1945

Papers, mostly photocopies, relating to Operation FRESHMAN, an abortive British-Norwegian assault on a heavy water plant at Vemork, Norway, Nov 1942, written in 1942-1945 and [1983], notably operation orders, Nov 1942; letter to Maj Pardon, dated Jul 1945, giving extracts from Henniker's report on the operation, written in [1942]; summary of information received about the movements of personnel from the crashed gliders, Jun 1945.

Henniker, Sir Mark Chandos Auberon, 1906-1991, Baronet, Brigadier

HICKS, Lt Col Garnet Elgar (1907-1998)

  • HICKS
  • Collection
  • 1933-1949

Forty five photographs, mostly captioned, relating to Hicks' military career, 1933-1949, notably including the North West Frontier, India, 1933-1934, officers at Staff College, Haifa, Palestine, 1940, the Allied Victory Parade, Berlin, Germany, 1946, and service in Abeokuta, Nigeria, 1948-1949.

Hicks, Garnet Elgar, 1907-1998, Lieutenant Colonel

HINGSTON, Lt Col Walter George (1905-1992)

  • HINGSTON
  • Collection
  • 1940

Copy of typescript extract from letter, dated 16 Dec 1940, by Hingston, General Staff Officer 3 (Intelligence), Headquarters, 4 Indian Div, Western Desert, to his wife at General Headquarters, Delhi, India, with detailed uncensored account of British success in Operation COMPASS, 1st Western Desert campaign, 6-16 Dec 1940. Typescript notes by Mrs Hingston on Hingston's health and pre-war service in India [1997].

Hingston, Walter George, 1905-1992, Lieutenant Colonel

30 ASSAULT UNIT, HISTORY: 1942-1946

  • 30 ASSAULT UNIT
  • Collection
  • 1942-1946

Papers collected or copied by Sqn Ldr David C Nutting and Lt Cdr Trevor James Glanville between [1974-1997] and used as research material for the book, Attain by surprise: the story of 30 Assault Unit Royal Navy/Royal Marine Commando and of Intelligence by capture (David Colver, Chichester, West Sussex, 1997) relating to the history of 30 Assault Unit, 1942-1946. Contemporary papers relating to 30 Assault Unit's service in North Africa, Greece, Sicily, Italy, North West Europe and South East Asia, 1943-1945, including typescript memorandum entitled 'Strategic and economic objectives (excluding port and town of Naples)', Italy, 1943; typescript memorandum from the Office of Flag Officer, Western Italy, Naples, entitled 'Co-ordination of organisations, SOE (Special Operations Executive), OSS (Office of Strategic Services), etc', 26 Oct 1943; typescript memorandum entitled 'Corsica, preliminary arrangements', Oct 1943; manuscript report, author unknown, of operations in Italy and Corsica, 34 Troop, 30 Commando, 15 Nov 1943; typescript and manuscript notes and messages, mostly relating to the requisitioning of Italian personnel and equipment, Italy, 1943-1944; typescript lists of potential operational targets for 30 Assault Unit in the Netherlands and Germany, 1944-1945. Copies of papers relating to 30 Assault Unit, 1943-1945, including typescript 'Inventory of documents and equipment taken from the German Embassy, Rome', Italy, 8-23 Jun 1944; typescript memorandum entitled 'Condensed summary of the organisation of the German Navy in the Paris area' [1944]; typescript 'Operational report' by Maj W Strachen, Officer Commanding Special Engineering Unit (Military Section), 30 Commando, on Operation CARIBOU, an infilitration behind German lines to gather information on German forces, Vinca, northern Italy, May 1945. Typescript memoirs and correspondence from former members of 30 Assault Unit, and typescript draft chapters for Attain by surprise: the story of 30 Assault Unit Royal Navy/Royal Marine Commando and of Intelligence by capture, 1974-1997.

Nutting, David Colver, 1919-2015, Squadron Leader

HOPTHROW, Brig Harry Ewart (1896-1992)

  • HOPTHROW
  • Collection
  • 1914-1945

Papers relating to Brig Harry Ewart Hopthrow's military career, 1914-1945, including memoranda, notes and correspondence on his service with Wireless Company, Corps of Royal Engineers, Western Front, World War One, [1914-1918]; typescript memoranda and correspondence as OfficerCommanding 107 Company, Corps of Royal Engineers (Reserve), Territorial Army, 1931-1935; notes and correspondence as Assistant Director of Works, General Headquarters, British Expeditionary Force (BEF), France, 1940; typescript memoranda, correspondence and notes as Director of Fortifications and Works, War Office, 1943-1945. Photograph album relating to 107 Company Royal Engineers, 1926-1933; group photographs, Inglis Bridge, Northern Command Tattoo, York, 1933.

Hopthrow, Harry Ewart, 1896-1992, Brigadier

HOUGHTON-BROWN, Col Jack ([1905]-1982)

  • HOUGHTON-BROWN
  • Collection
  • 1945

Photocopy of 'Farmer-soldier', a typescript memoir covering his life and career, [1905]-1945, notably his training with the Territorial Army, 1924-1939, and his service with the Wiltshire Regt in the UK, 1939-1943, and India and Burma, 1943-1945, written in 1945.

Brown, Jack Houghton-, 1905-1982, Colonel

HOWSON, Capt John, RN (1871-1948)

  • HOWSON
  • Collection
  • [1943]

Copy of typescript memoir of his RN career, 1914-1918 and 1939-1943, covering his service with the Harwich force in the North Sea, 1914-1917, notably the Battle of Dogger Bank, Jan 1915, at Nore Command, 1918-1919, in the Atlantic convoys, 1939-1940, Norway, 1940, the evacuation of Dunkirk, 1940, as Staff Officer, HQ Western Approaches, 1940-1941, in the Mediterranean,1941-1942, Madagascar, 1942, Malta convoys, 1942, and the landings in North Africa, 1942, Sicily, 1943, and Italy, 1943. Includes copies of naval signals, 1915-1916.

Howson, John, 1871-1948, Captain RN

HUNT, Brig John (1910-1998)

  • HUNT
  • Collection
  • 1924-1953

Copies of detailed manuscript notes on Hunt's life and military career, 1924-1953, including sportingachievements and details of mountaineering expeditions, especially the British Everest Expedition, 1952-1953.

Hunt, Lord Henry Cecil John, 1910-1998, mountaineer, Brigadier

INGLESBY, Lt Cdr Eric V (1915-2010)

  • INGLESBY
  • Collection
  • 1951-1955

Papers of Lt Cdr Eric Inglesby relating to the postwar treatment of German Admiral Erich Johann Albert Raeder (1876-1960), including correspondence between Inglesby and Admiral Sir Gerald Dickens, Jun-Nov 1951; letter from Capt Henry Taprell Dorling, Jun 1951; correspondence with Capt Russell Grenfell, May 1951-Mar 1952; letter from the Rt Hon Maurice Paschal Alers Hankey, 1st Baron Hankey of The Chart, Aug 1951; letter from AF Andrew Browne Cunningham, 1st Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope, Aug 1951; letter regarding German war criminals published in the Naval Review, Nov 1951; letter regarding Admiral Raeder published in The Daily Telegraph, Jan 1952; letter from Admiral Raeder thanking Inglesby for congratulations on his release from Spandau prison, Dec 1955.

Inglesby, Eric V, 1915-2010, Lieutenant Commander

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