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The British Expeditionary Force, 1939-40

Author: Edward Smalley
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Between September 1939 and June 1940, the British Expeditionary Force confronted the German threat to France and Flanders with a confused mind-set, an uncertain skills-set and an uncompetitive  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Smalley
ISBN: 9781137494191 1137494190
OCLC Number: 902659499
Description: xiv, 272 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Campaign overview --
Training --
Communications: prelude to collapse --
Communications: collapse --
Discipline --
Headquarters and staff --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Edward Smalley, University of Kent, UK.
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