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The War Policy Committee and the Origins of the Flanders Offensive

David French

in The Strategy of the Lloyd George Coalition, 1916–1918

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205593
eISBN:
9780191676680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205593.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

In early June 1917 the War Cabinet established the War Policy Committee to weigh up Britain's strategic options in the light of the crises in France and Russia, Britain's own economic and manpower ... More


The Campaign of 1919

David French

in The Strategy of the Lloyd George Coalition, 1916–1918

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205593
eISBN:
9780191676680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205593.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

In December 1917, such was the scope of the German victory in Russia, that the War Cabinet had agreed that Britain and its partners would not be able to defeat Germany until 1919. In the ensuing ... More


The British Peace Offensive, December 1917–March 1918

David French

in The Strategy of the Lloyd George Coalition, 1916–1918

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205593
eISBN:
9780191676680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205593.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The possibility of Britain negotiating a separate peace with Germany's allies was a chimera. The negotiations of December 1917 and March 1918 demonstrated that the Foreign Office's scepticism was ... More


The Lancashire Giant: David Shackleton, Labour Leader and Civil Servant

Ross M. Martin

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239444
eISBN:
9781846313455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313455
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book tells the story of a nine-year-old cotton weaver who went on to carve out two extraordinary careers for himself. In the first, David Shackleton became a truly dominating presence in the ... More


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