Liddell-Hart, B. H.


2 Volumes. Vol. I: 1st ed., 1965. 434 pp. Vol. II: 1st ed., 1965. 334 pp. Both Vols.: illustrated with a quantity of photo-plates. Uniformly bound in green cloth; gilt; 21 x 14cm. V.G.+. From the private library of the late Naval & Military Historian, David Woodward, bearing his Signature in pencil in both volumes. Newspaper cutting on the Author tipped-in. Basil Henry Liddell-Hart (1895-1970) was a military journalist and historian who served in the First World War and retired from the army in 1927. He was responsible for various tactical developments during the war, and wrote the post-war official manual of Infantry Training (1920). He was military correspondent to the Daily Telegraph (1925-35) and The Times (1935-39). In 1937 he relinquished his position as personal adviser to the minister of war to publicize the need for immediate development of air power and mechanized warfare. He wrote over thirty books on warfare, as well as biographies, and this two-volume work contains his fascinating memoirs. 2 Volumes.

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