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  1. The Routledge Handbook of American Military and Diplomatic History

    The Colonial Period to 1877

    Edited by Christos G. Frentzos, Antonio S. Thompson

    The Routledge Handbook of American Military and Diplomatic History provides a comprehensive analysis of the major events, conflicts, and personalities that have defined and shaped the military history of the United States. This volume, The Colonial Period to 1877, illuminates the early period of...

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Royal Navy and the Arctic Convoys

    A Naval Staff History

    Edited by Malcolm Llewellyn-Jones

    Series: Naval Staff Histories

    Published here for the first time, this volume presents a superb range of insights into this crucial effort of the Second World War. This Naval Staff History describes the vital role of the Arctic Convoys, 1941-1945 and was first issued by the Historical Section of the Admiralty as a confidential...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Patrick Blackett

    Sailor, Scientist, Socialist

    Edited by Peter Hore

    This edited volume comprises a series of essays about Patrick Maynard Stewart Blackett, one of the greatest scientists of the 20th century, as well as a prominent figure in the Royal Navy and British politics....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The CIA, the British Left and the Cold War

    Calling the Tune?

    By Hugh Wilford

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    Shortly after it was founded in 1947, the CIA launched a secret effort to win the Cold War allegiance of the British left. Hugh Wilford traces the story of this campaign from its origins in Washington DC to its impact on Labour Party politicians, trade unionists, and Bloomsbury intellectuals...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Royal Navy and the Capital Ship in the Interwar Period

    An Operational Perspective

    By Joseph Moretz

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    Joseph Moretz's innovative work focuses on what battleships actually did in the inter-war years and what its designed war role in fact was. In doing so, the book tells us much about British naval policy and planning of the time. Drawing heavily on official Admiralty records and private papers of...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Captured Soviet Generals

    The Fate of Soviet Generals Captured in Combat 1941-45

    By A.A. Maslov

    Series: Soviet (Russian) Military Institutions

    The true story of the fate of the captured Russian Generals after World War II, explaining how these officers endured horrific prison conditions and were then tried and executed when they returned home....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Britain's Anti-submarine Capability 1919-1939

    By George Franklin

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    Britain's Anti-Submarine Capability, 1919-1939 is the first unified study of the development of Britain's anti-submarine capability between the armistice in 1919 and the onset of the second world German submarine attack on Britain's maritime trade in 1939. Well researched and yet accessibly written...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Chinese Grand Strategy and Maritime Power

    By Thomas M. Kane

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    This challenging new book argues that the People's Republic of China is pursuing a long-term strategy to extend its national power by sea....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Naval Operations of the Campaign in Norway, April-June 1940

    By David Brown

    Series: Naval Staff Histories

    This is the official Naval Staff history of the Norway campaign, originally published internally in 1951. It covers the period from early April 1940 to the completion of operations in June. The operation involved most of the Royal Navy's ships in the Home theatre at the time....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Science of War

    Back to First Principles

    Edited by Brian Holden-Reid

    Series: The Operational Level of War

    Forty years of confrontation in Europe have produced a complex set of conditioned reflexes in western military thinking. With the ending of the Warsaw pact, planning and analysis specialists have had to look again at the basic principles of war: there is no sure ground any more. The analysis of...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge