HART, Lt Cdr Leonard George Richard (1903-1987)

Language of Description
1 Jan 1940 - 31 Dec 1941, 1 Jan 1945 - 31 Dec 1947
Level of Description
  • English
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

1 file

Biographical History

Born in 1903; served in World War Two on HMS FISHGUARD, 44 Escort Group, Western Approaches; served with Fleet Air Arm, [1943-1945]; Educational Officer, HMS ROYAL RUPERT, Germany, 1945-1947; Recreational Libraries Officer, 1952-[1966]; died in 1987.


Presented to the Centre by the family in 1987.

Scope and Content

Papers relating to his service in Germany, 1945-1947, principally comprising British Zone Review vol 1 no 7, published by the Control Commission for Germany, (British Element), Dec 1945; Royal Rupert Times and Garrison News, edited by Hart, Feb 1947; photographs of Belsen concentration camp, 1945. Papers relating to Hart's work as Recreational Libraries Officer, 1966, notably an article on Hart and the RN Library Service cut from Navy News no 141, Mar 1966. Beating the invader and If the invader comes, two printed leaflets advising civilians how they should behave in the event of a German invasion, issued by Ministry of Information, 1940-1941.

System of Arrangement

1 file

Conditions Governing Access

Open, subject to signature of reader's undertaking form.

Conditions Governing Reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archive Services.

Finding Aids

  • Summary guide entry on-line at , and detailed catalogue available in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.


  • Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, King's College London

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