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  1. The British Defence of Egypt, 1935-40

    Conflict and Crisis in the Eastern Mediterranean

    By Steve Morewood

    Series: Military History and Policy

    A comprehensive and challenging analysis of the British defence of Egypt, primarily against fascist Italy, in the critical lead-up period to the Second World War. Culminating in the decisive defeat of the Italian military threat at Sidi Barrani in December 1940, this is a fascinating new...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Anglo-American Strategic Relations and the Far East, 1933-1939

    Imperial Crossroads

    By Greg Kennedy

    Series: Strategy and History

    This volume charts how the national strategic needs of the United States of America and Great Britain created a "parallel but not joint" relationship towards the Far East as the crisis in that region evolved from 1933-39. In short, it is a look at the relationship shared between the two nations...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Stalin's Ocean-going Fleet

    Soviet Naval Strategy and Shipbuilding Programs, 1935-53

    By Mikhail Monakov, Jurgen Rohwer

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    A study of the development of strategic concepts in Stalin's Navy, in the context of his foreign/defence policy, using original archival documents translated from the Russian....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Pessimism and British War Policy, 1916-1918

    By Brock Millman

    Series: British Politics and Society

    This analysis of Britains war policy during the last years of the Great War argues that it was strongly affected by a mood of pessimism. The policy was revised after the defeats suffered by the allies in 1917, so much so that Britain almost "tumbled into peace" the following year....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The RAF and Aircraft Design

    Air Staff Operational Requirements 1923-1939

    By Colin S Sinnott

    Series: Studies in Air Power

    This work examines the evolution of the RAF's operational requirements for its home defence air force - for bombers to mount a deterrent counter offensive and for fighters to provide direct defence of Britain. It discusses the management processes, policies and decisions relevant to operational...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Growth of Fighter Command, 1936-1940

    Air Defence of Great Britain, Volume 1

    By T.C.G. James

    Edited by Sebastian Cox

    Series: Royal Air Force Official Histories

    The first of two volumes of the classified Air Historical Branch study of Fighter Command and the Air Defence of the United Kingdom. It covers pre-war expansion of the Command, the creation of the first integrated air defence system, and an account of Dunkirk and the Battle of Britain....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Boer War

    Direction, Experience and Image

    Edited by John Gooch

    Series: Military History and Policy

    This collections of essays by leading British and South African scholars, looking at the Boer War, focuses on three aspects: how the British Military functioned; the role of the Boers, Afrikaners and Zulus; and the media presentation of the war to the public....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Southern Flank in Crisis, 1973-1976

    Series III, Volume V: Documents on British Policy Overseas

    Edited by Keith Hamilton, Patrick Salmon

    Series: Whitehall Histories

    A fascinating collection of British foreign policy documents covering reactions in Whitehall to political change and revolution in the Mediterranean basin from 1973 to 1976. This volume contains many previously unpublished documents, including Joint Intelligence Committee papers, which cast new...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  9. American Intelligence in War-time London

    The Story of the OSS

    By Nelson MacPherson

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    Based on OSS records only recently released to US National Archives, and on evidence from British archival sources, this is a thoroughly researched study of the Office of Strategic Services in London. The OSS was a critical liaison and operational outpost for American intelligence during World War...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Espionage and the Roots of the Cold War

    The Conspiratorial Heritage

    By David McKnight

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    From the 1930s to the 1950s a large number of left-wing men and women in the USA, Britain, Europe, Australia and Canada were recruited to the Soviet intelligence services. They were amateurs and the reason for their success is intriguing. Using Soviet archives, this work explores these successes....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge