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Defence of the West

Author: Basil Henry Liddell Hart, Sir
Publisher: New York : William Morrow & Co., 1950.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Basil Henry Liddell Hart, Sir
OCLC Number: 382384
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 335 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Was the 1940s collapse avoidable? --
Could Africa have been cleared in 1941? --
Was Russia close to defeat? --
Could Hitler have avoided defeat after Stalingrad? --
Was Normandy a certainty? Two words --
the war's greatest blunder --
Were we wise to foster "resistance movements" --
What whould another war be like? --
Could Europe survive andther war? --
"Global war" --
The defence of Western Europe --
Britain's military problem --
"Home defence" in a new war --
The shadow of war with Russia --
How good are Russia's forces --
The character of the Red Army --
The riddle of Russia's airborne forces --
Soldier. sailor, airman --
or, single serviceman? --
Have armoured forces and future? --
How to quicken manoeuver and gain flexibility --
The growing importantance of the junior officer --
The "untimeliness" of conscription --
Conscription --
the basic questions --
The problem of an international force --
Disarmament without defencelessness --
The limitations of war.
Responsibility: B.H. Liddell Hart.

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