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British establishment perspectives on France, 1936-40

Author: M L Dockrill
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1999.
Series: Studies in military and strategic history (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This work analyses British perceptions of, and foreign and strategic policies towards, France from 1936 to 1940, from the perspectives of British officials, politicians and senior military, naval and air officers. Faced with the potentially hostile combination of Germany, Italy and Japan, with the United States having retreated into isolation, and while British politicians were deeply suspicious of the Soviet  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M L Dockrill
ISBN: 0312215444 9780312215446 033363439X 9780333634394
OCLC Number: 38752883
Notes: "In association with King's College, London."
Description: xiii, 212 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Britain, France, the Rhineland Crisis and the Aftermath, March to December 1936 --
3. Anglo-French Relations in 1937 --
4. Britain and France in the Year of Munich --
5. Britain and France from Munich to the German Occupation of Bohemia --
6. Britain's Perceptions of France from March 1939 to the Fall of France --
7. Conclusion.
Series Title: Studies in military and strategic history (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Michael Dockrill.
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The author describes British and official reactions to the apparent decline of France, politically, socially and economically, in the three years before the outbreak of the Second World War. In the  Read more...


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