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The British Army of the Rhine, Middle East Land Forces, and Conventional Deterrence: 1948 to 1956

David French

in Army, Empire, and Cold War: The British Army and Military Policy, 1945-1971

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199548231
eISBN:
9780191739224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548231.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter examines how the army prepared to fight high intensity conventional operations against Soviet forces in Europe or the Middle East. It explores the development of its war‐fighting ... More


The British Army of the Rhine's Doctrine for Nuclear War

David French

in Army, Empire, and Cold War: The British Army and Military Policy, 1945-1971

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199548231
eISBN:
9780191739224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548231.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter analyses the evolution of the army's doctrine for nuclear war fighting, from the moment when it first began to consider the possible impact of nuclear weapons on an army in the field in ... More


The British Army of the Rhine and the Nuclear Battlefield

David French

in Army, Empire, and Cold War: The British Army and Military Policy, 1945-1971

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199548231
eISBN:
9780191739224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548231.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

By the late 1960s BAOR had developed a twin‐track war fighting doctrine. On the one hand it showed how tactical nuclear weapons could be employed from the outset of a crisis. But on the other hand, ... More


The British Army of the Rhine: Turning Nazi Enemies into Cold War Partners

Peter Speiser

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040160
eISBN:
9780252098369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040160.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Between 1945 and 1957, West Germany made a dizzying pivot from Nazi bastion to Britain's Cold War ally against the Soviet Union. Successive London governments, though often faced with bitter public ... More


Imagining Nuclear War in the British Army, 1945-1989

Simon J. Moody

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198846994
eISBN:
9780191881954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846994.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

The primary mission assigned to the British Army from the 1950s until the end of the Cold War was deterring Soviet aggression in Europe by demonstrating the will and capability to fight with nuclear ... More


Britain, the Cold War, and the Baor: Policy Makers, Strategy, and Organization

Peter Speiser

in The British Army of the Rhine: Turning Nazi Enemies into Cold War Partners

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040160
eISBN:
9780252098369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040160.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter traces the development of the BAOR in Germany during the Cold War in terms of size and organization, before analyzing its role in British policy toward Germany. When considering British ... More


The British: The Influence of Public Opinion on the Armed Forces

Peter Speiser

in The British Army of the Rhine: Turning Nazi Enemies into Cold War Partners

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040160
eISBN:
9780252098369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040160.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter analyzes the portrayal of Germany and its people in Britain in order to shed light on the views that would have influenced young Britons joining the BAOR. The focus is on media that are ... More


The Germans: Complaints, Criticism, and Demands?

Peter Speiser

in The British Army of the Rhine: Turning Nazi Enemies into Cold War Partners

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040160
eISBN:
9780252098369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040160.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the German perspective of relations with the BAOR. It studies the changing expectations of and demands by the German civilian population, as well as federal and Land (state) ... More


The Soldiers, the Airmen, and the Germans: Military Strategies to Improve Relations with the German Population

Peter Speiser

in The British Army of the Rhine: Turning Nazi Enemies into Cold War Partners

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040160
eISBN:
9780252098369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040160.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter analyzes the BAOR's own attempts to adapt to the changing nature of Anglo-German relations between 1948 and 1957. This involves constraints caused by the organizational structure of the ... More


“How the Army of a Democratic Nation Should Behave”: The British Administration and the BAOR

Peter Speiser

in The British Army of the Rhine: Turning Nazi Enemies into Cold War Partners

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040160
eISBN:
9780252098369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040160.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter illustrates the attempts by the administration in London and on the ground in Germany to influence the BAOR and use it as a tool to tie the Federal Republic into the Western system of ... More


Conclusion

Peter Speiser

in The British Army of the Rhine: Turning Nazi Enemies into Cold War Partners

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040160
eISBN:
9780252098369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040160.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This concluding chapter examines the efforts made by the BAOR and the British administration to improve Anglo-German relations by utilizing the presence of the armed services. It also sheds light on ... More


Introduction

Simon J. Moody

in Imagining Nuclear War in the British Army, 1945-1989

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198846994
eISBN:
9780191881954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846994.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter examines the historiography of the post-war British Army. It demonstrates that the Army’s nuclear mission in Germany is underrepresented in the mainstream literature, in spite of this ... More


Conclusion

Simon J. Moody

in Imagining Nuclear War in the British Army, 1945-1989

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198846994
eISBN:
9780191881954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846994.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter demonstrates that the British Army possessed the intellectual capacity for organizational innovation after 1945. It argues that the officer corps understood the significance of the ... More


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