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The Royal Navy in the Falklands Conflict and the Gulf War : culture and strategy

Author: Alastair Finlan
Publisher: London ; Portland, OR : Frank Cass, 2004.
Series: British politics and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book provides a contemporary perspective on one of the most famous and successful war-fighting institutions in the world: the Royal Navy. In doing so, it offers an insight into the relationship between institutional culture and modern warfare, with specific reference to the Falklands War of 1982 and the Gulf War of 1991. In essence, it is a comparative study of the two largest operations since the abortive  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alastair Finlan
ISBN: 0714654795 9780714654799
OCLC Number: 53932635
Description: xiv, 214 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Culture and the Royal Navy --
2. Culture, strategy and the Falklands conflict --
3. Culture and operations in the South Atlantic --
4. Culture, strategy and the Gulf War --
5. Culture and operations in the Persian Gulf --
6. Cultural comparisons : the Falklands conflict, the Gulf War and the future.
Series Title: British politics and society.
Responsibility: Alastair Finlan.

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This book provides an insight into the relationship between the Royal Navy's institutional culture and modern warfare with specific reference to the Falklands Conflict and the Gulf War.  Read more...

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