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The Battle of the Java Sea 1

Arthur J. Marder

in Old Friends New Enemies: Volume 2: The Pacific War 1942-1945

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201502
eISBN:
9780191674907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201502.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

The first section of this chapter compares the Japanese and Allied forces. It looks at the IJN offices, the Dutch strategy, Vice-Admiral Helfrich's and Admiral Doorman's dispositions, the lack of ... More


Liberations

Julian Jackson

in France: The Dark Years, 1940–1944

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207061
eISBN:
9780191677465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207061.003.0024
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the events following the Liberation of France. These include the uprisings and massacres following D-Day; the conflict ... More


Kosovo and NATO’s post-Cold War adaptation

Paul Latawski and Martin A. Smith

in The Kosovo Crisis and the Evolution of a Post-Cold War European Security: The Evolution of Post Cold War European Security

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719059797
eISBN:
9781781700631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719059797.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Since the end of the Cold War, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) has been significantly reoriented and retooled across the board. This process of change has been captured under two main ... More


Bombing in the Name of Humanity: the RAF over Kosovo

Nigel D. White

in Democracy goes to War: British Military Deployments under International Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199218592
eISBN:
9780191705595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218592.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The arguments over humanitarian intervention were brought to a head in the Spring of 1999 when, faced with the brutal repression of the ethnic Albanian population in the Serbian province of Kosovo, ... More


Exodus and Liberation

S. P. Mackenzie

in The Colditz Myth: British and Commonwealth Prisoners of War in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199203079
eISBN:
9780191695469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203079.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

How soon World War II would come to an end had been a major preoccupation for most POWs since their capture. As 1944 gave way to 1945, it was clear that Nazi Germany was about to be overrun. As the ... More


Humanitarian Intervention, Kosovo, and Beyond: Divergent Norms

Allison Roy

in Russia, the West, and Military Intervention

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199590636
eISBN:
9780191756214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590636.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The first part of this chapter analyses the controversy over humanitarian intervention, precipitated by the Operation Allied Force (OAF) NATO campaign in Yugoslavia in 1999. It assesses both the ... More


Eliminating the Bulge

Peter Schrijvers

in The Unknown Dead: Civilians in the Battle of the Bulge

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123523
eISBN:
9780813134826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123523.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the Allied forces' efforts to flatten the “bulge” during the final stages of the Battle of the Bulge. The Allied offensive phase started in earnest on January 3, 1945, led by ... More


Power Struggles 1943

Julian Jackson

in France: The Dark Years, 1940–1944

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207061
eISBN:
9780191677465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207061.003.0020
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the history of the Resistance in 1943 in terms of power struggles: between London and France, Bureau central de ... More


Deliberate and Allied Force

Brian D. Laslie

in The Air Force Way of War: U.S. Tactics and Training after Vietnam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813160597
eISBN:
9780813161297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160597.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

Chapter 9 covers Operation Deliberate Force and Operation Allied Force. Both were successful, but certain air force training exercises proved to have limitations during combat. While air force ... More


Wartime Reconstruction, 1914–1918

Donald Read

in The Power of News: The History of Reuters

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207689
eISBN:
9780191677779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207689.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History, British and Irish Modern History

The Reuters news agency was always being recognised as a British institution representing the English point of view. Soon after the start of the war, rumours had circulated that Reuters included a ... More


The Air Force Way of War: U.S. Tactics and Training after Vietnam

Brian D. Laslie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813160597
eISBN:
9780813161297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160597.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This work traces the creation and evolution of air combat training exercises within the U.S. Air Force from Vietnam through Operation Desert Storm and Operation Allied Force. After Vietnam, the USAF ... More


Between the Ourthe and the Meuse

Peter Schrijvers

in The Unknown Dead: Civilians in the Battle of the Bulge

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123523
eISBN:
9780813134826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123523.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the engagement between German and Allied forces in the area between the Ourthe and Meuse Rivers in Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge. The 116th Panzer Division reached La ... More


Between the Salm and the Ourthe

Peter Schrijvers

in The Unknown Dead: Civilians in the Battle of the Bulge

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123523
eISBN:
9780813134826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123523.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the German forces' occupation of the area between the Salm and Ourthe rivers in Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge. It discusses the German soldiers' harassment of the ... More


Kosovo, NATO and Russia

Paul Latawski and Martin A. Smith

in The Kosovo Crisis and the Evolution of a Post-Cold War European Security: The Evolution of Post Cold War European Security

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719059797
eISBN:
9781781700631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719059797.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the eyes of some observers, the Kosovo crisis posed the greatest threat to relations between Russia and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) since the end of the Cold War. This chapter ... More


Air and Space Warfare

Christian F. Anrig

in The Handbook of European Defence Policies and Armed Forces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198790501
eISBN:
9780191831737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790501.003.0034
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Through the prism of post-cold-war air campaigns, differing national positions of contributing European air forces, as well as their relative weights and evolving capabilities, are gauged. Since ... More


Kosovo, 1998–99: Reassuring the Generals with Nato’s Buy-In

Stefano Recchia

in Reassuring the Reluctant Warriors: U.S. Civil-Military Relations and Multilateral Intervention

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452918
eISBN:
9781501701559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452918.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter discusses the implications of the NATO member states' bombing campaign against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. The United States contributed the majority of the military hardware and ... More


Warsaw 1944

Anthony James Joes

in Urban Guerrilla Warfare

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124377
eISBN:
9780813134833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124377.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

The Warsaw Rising of 1944 during World War II has been called the “archetypal model of urban guerrilla warfare”. After the Nazis quashed the Warsaw Ghetto uprising in 1941, many of the surviving ... More


Introduction

Paul Latawski and Martin A. Smith

in The Kosovo Crisis and the Evolution of a Post-Cold War European Security: The Evolution of Post Cold War European Security

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719059797
eISBN:
9781781700631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719059797.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines the impact of the Kosovo crisis, which reached its peak of intensity in 1998–1999, on the continuing evolution and development of key issues relating to post-Cold War European ... More


Lifting the Siege of Bastogne

Peter Schrijvers

in The Unknown Dead: Civilians in the Battle of the Bulge

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123523
eISBN:
9780813134826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123523.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the Allied forces' lifting of the Siege of Bastogne in Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge. This engagement started on January 3, 1945, and after barely five days, the final ... More


Kosovo: a precedent?

Charlotte Wagnsson

in Security in a Greater Europe: The Possibility of a Pan-European Approach

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078828
eISBN:
9781781701638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078828.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The first case examined in this book involved a ‘wake up call’ that sparked the evolution of the European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP). It was also one of the significant events that prompted a ... More


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