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Fighting EOKA : the British Counter-Insurgency Campaign on Cyprus, 1955-1959

Author: David French
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The first full account of the operations of the British security forces on Cyprus in the second half of the 1950s, showing how these forces were trying to defeat the Greek Cypriot paramilitary  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Also availble online:
French, David.
Fighting EOKA.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015
(OCoLC)904437670
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David French
ISBN: 9780198729341 0198729340
OCLC Number: 909190469
Description: x, 334 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: The British colonial administration and Enosis, 1878-1950 --
Makarios, Grivas, and EOKA --
'A game of cops and robbers' : the start of the insurgency, April 1955-march 1956 --
EOKA versus the security forces : March 1956-March 1957 --
Losing hearts and minds --
'The Nazi methods of Hitler' : EOKA's counter-narrative --
The governorship of Sir Hugh Foot and the descent into intercommunal violence, December 1957-August 1958 --
Stalemate : the Macmillan Plan and the Zurich and London agreements.
Responsibility: David French.

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David French has produced a very readable and lucid account which offers an excellent analysis of the origins, course, and consequences of the British counter-insurgency campaign on Cyprus. * Simon Read more...

 
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