Sir Basil Henry Liddell Hart (1895-1970), writer on warfare, was the son of the Rev'd H Bramley Hart and Clare Liddell. He was educated at St Paul's School and Corpus Christi, Cambridge. He served in the First World War, was wounded, and invalided as a captain in 1927. He developed methods of drill, and wrote the official manual in 1920 for training infantry. He published more than thirty books on warfare, strategy and related subjects.
From the guide to the Liddell Hart Letters, June 1941, (University of Exeter)