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Labour's War: The Labour Party and the Second World War

Stephen Brooke

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202851
eISBN:
9780191675560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202851.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This history of the Labour Party during the Second World War offers a fresh look at British politics during the war years. The author examines the effect of war upon the party's ideology and policy, ... More


Churchill’s Strategy

John Keegan

in Churchill

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206262
eISBN:
9780191677052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206262.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

During the Second World War, Winston Churchill, in a document written in October 1941, rightly deprecated with absolutely sound strategic perception the belief of the Air Staff that victory might be ... More


Wheel Within a Wheel: Churchill, Roosevelt, and the Special Relationship

Warren F. Kimball

in Churchill

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206262
eISBN:
9780191677052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206262.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

According to Winston Churchill, the Second World War breathed new life into the ‘special relationship’ between the United States and Britain. Over forty-five years after the end of the war, American ... More


Churchill and the Defence Chiefs

Michael Carver

in Churchill

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206262
eISBN:
9780191677052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206262.003.0021
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

To understand the relations between Winston Churchill and the senior officers of Britain's Royal Navy, the army, and the Royal Air Force in the Second World War, one must appreciate that he took a ... More


Churchill and Stalin

Robin Edmonds

in Churchill

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206262
eISBN:
9780191677052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206262.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The personal relationship between Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin of Russia extended just over four years of their long careers, ending with Churchill's departure from Berlin, half-way through ... More


Churchill and the Use of Special Intelligence

F. H. Hinsley

in Churchill

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206262
eISBN:
9780191677052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206262.003.0024
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Winston Churchill was exceptional among British statesmen of his time for his familiarity with intelligence and his consuming interest in it. This familiarity began before the First World War. Having ... More


Churchill and the Navy

Richard Ollard

in Churchill

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206262
eISBN:
9780191677052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206262.003.0022
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Both Winston Churchill and the British navy are historical phenomena that reach back beyond the hideosities of Adolf Hitler and, mercifully, have outlived him. Perhaps no institution in Britain, ... More


Churchill and Germany

Gordon A. Craig

in Churchill

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206262
eISBN:
9780191677052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206262.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Winston Churchill, whose long career was so directly affected by events that occurred in Germany and whose place in history is impossible to define without reference to that country, knew very little ... More


Churchill and Eisenhower in the Second World War

STEPHEN E. AMBROSE

in Churchill

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206262
eISBN:
9780191677052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206262.003.0023
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The rich, deep, difficult, and tumultuous, but always amicable relationship between Winston Churchill of Britain and Dwight D. Eisenhower of the United States had a major impact on how the Second ... More


Churchill, Radio, and Cinema

Paul Addison

in Churchill

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206262
eISBN:
9780191677052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206262.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Winston Churchill's acquaintance with radio began before 1914. After his unhappy experiences with Guglielmo Marconi and David Lloyd George, he learnt as First Lord of the Admiralty the value of radio ... More


Churchill and France

Douglas Johnson

in Churchill

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206262
eISBN:
9780191677052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206262.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

On November 11, 1944, Winston Churchill made a speech in Paris, France. It was a moving speech and an emotional occasion: the commemoration of the armistice of the First World War whilst the Second ... More


Labour and Economic Policy During the Second World War

Stephen Brooke

in Labour's War: The Labour Party and the Second World War

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202851
eISBN:
9780191675560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202851.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses the prevailing economic policy of the Labour Party during the Second World War. Before 1939, nationalization was the dominant aspect of the Labour Party's economic policy; ... More


Introduction

Stephen Brooke

in Labour's War: The Labour Party and the Second World War

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202851
eISBN:
9780191675560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202851.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This book offers a look into the history of the Labour Party during the Second World War. It provides a fresh look at the prevailing politics during the war years. In the book, the implications posed ... More


Blood, Sweat, and Toil: Remaking the British Working Class, 1939-1945

Geoffrey G. Field

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604111
eISBN:
9780191731686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604111.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Blood, Sweat, and Toil is the first major history of the British working class in the Second World War. The book integrates social, political, and labour history and reflects the most ... More


1914–1939

Thomas Davies

in NGOs: A New History of Transnational Civil Society

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199387533
eISBN:
9780190235642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387533.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

In contrast to conventional studies that interpret the interwar period in state-centric terms, this chapter reveals the wide variety of transnational relations that developed at that time. It ... More


Planning for War and Peace, 1939–45

Peter Sloman

in The Liberal Party and the Economy, 1929-1964

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198723509
eISBN:
9780191790287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723509.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter analyses the Liberal Party’s shift to the left during the Second World War, with a particular focus on debates over post-war reconstruction. It shows that whilst Sir Archibald Sinclair ... More


Radio London and Resistance in Occupied Europe: British Political Warfare 1939-1943

Michael Stenton

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208433
eISBN:
9780191678004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208433.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This book examines British attempts to wage political warfare in the countries occupied by Germany in the Second World War. It describes the slow construction of political warfare machinery in London ... More


The quiet citizen silenced: the failure of political centrism, 1936–39

Helen McCarthy

in The British People and the League of Nations: Democracy, Citizenship and Internationalism, c. 1918–45

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719086168
eISBN:
9781781702659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086168.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter concentrates on the period from early 1936 to the outbreak of the Second World War. These years marked a turning point for the League of Nations Union (LNU) generally and for the League ... More


Land Armaments, 1919–1941

Evan Mawdsley

in Arms Races in International Politics: From the Nineteenth to the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198735267
eISBN:
9780191799471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735267.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

The 1914–18 war engendered an international awareness of the dangers of another arms race; one response was the 1932–4 Geneva disarmament conference. In the late 1930s attempts to limit land ... More


Africa or the East?: Colonialists during the Second World War, 1939–1943

Willeke Sandler

in Empire in the Heimat: Colonialism and Public Culture in the Third Reich

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190697907
eISBN:
9780190697938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697907.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

During the Second World War, the Nazi pursuit of race war and empire in Eastern Europe put colonialists under greater pressure to justify their African focus. While Africa remained a future ... More


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