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From East of Suez to the Eastern Atlantic : British Naval Policy 1964-70.

Author: Edward Hampshire
Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2013.
Series: Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book explores British naval policy during the first two governments of Harold Wilson (1964-70), analysing how the Navy Department of the Ministry of Defence and the Navy's professional leadership dealt with six years of defence reviews, retrenchment and strategic re-orientation. Focusing primarily on policy and strategic matters, the book incorporates wider historical consideration, reviewing other factors that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Naval history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hampshire, Edward.
From East of Suez to the Eastern Atlantic : British Naval Policy 1964-70.
Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Hampshire
ISBN: 9781409466130 1409466132 9780754669722 0754669726 9781299056503 1299056504
OCLC Number: 827206876
Description: 1 online resource (267 pages).
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Tables; List of Abbreviations; Glossary; Preface; Introduction; 1 The Royal Navy in 1964; 2 Emerging from Mountbatten's Shadow; 3 The Navy Alone; 4 The Cancellation of CVA-01; 5 The Navy and the Defence Expenditure Studies; 6 The Mediterranean Strategy; 7 Building a New Fleet; 8 Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies series.

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