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Army, empire, and Cold War : the British Army and military policy, 1945-1971

Author: David French
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
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David French explores Britain's post-war defence policy, placing the army centre-stage. He sheds new light on this critical period by drawing from a range of primary sources and explains why we should remember the forgotten post-war British army.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David French
ISBN: 0191739227 9780191739224 9780199548231 0199548234
OCLC Number: 874723351
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Policy-making and Police-makers ; 2. The New Model Army and the Cold War, 1945-1952 ; 3. Service in the National Service Army ; 4. BAOR, MELF and Conventional Deterrence: 1948 to 1956 ; 5. Counter-insurgency Operations, 1945 to 1956 ; 6. 'Fire brigades'. Expeditionary Operations, 1945-1956 ; 7. Duncan Sandys and the Creation of the All-Regular Army ; 8. 'A Good Employer'? The All-Regular Army ; 9. BAOR's Doctrine for Nuclear War ; 10. BAOR and the Nuclear Battlefield ; 11. 'Village Cricket': Expeditionary Operations, 1958-1966 ; 12. The Army and the withdrawal from East of Suez ; Conclusion: a Potemkin Army ; Bibliography ; Index
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