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The Role of amphibious warfare in British defence policy, 1945-56

Author: Ian Speller
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2001.
Series: Cormorant security studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume gives a full account of the role of amphibious warfare in British strategy between VE Day and the Anglo French assault on Suez in 1956. Ian Speller analyzes the development of postwar strategic planning and the manner in which this influenced the nature of Britain's armed forces in the 1940s and 1950s. By detailing the development of equipment, doctrine and the role of the Royal Marines he sheds new  Read more...
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Speller, Ian, 1969-
Role of amphibious warfare in British defence policy, 1945-56.
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2001
(DLC) 2001024588
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Speller
ISBN: 9780333800973 0333800974 1403907609 9781403907608 128023380X 9781280233807 9786610233809 6610233802
OCLC Number: 559238224
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 250 pages) : maps
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
Amphibious Renaissance --
The Torch of Combined Operations --
Cinderella of the Services --
Operational Capabilities and Lost Opportunities --
Amphibious Equipment --
Amphibious Ambassadors and Vertical Envelopment --
Operation Musketeer --
Epilogue --
Appendices --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Cormorant security studies.
Other Titles: Role of amphibious warfare in British defense policy, 1945-56
Responsibility: Ian Speller.
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