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Lend-Lease and the Politics of Supply, 1941

Gavin J. Bailey

in The Arsenal of Democracy: Aircraft Supply and the Evolution of the Anglo-American Alliance, 1938-1942

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647477
eISBN:
9780748693801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647477.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter describes how British supply diplomacy devolved into a series of transatlantic personal missions concerning the implementation of American aid to Britain. These began as Lend-Lease, ... More


The Anglo-American Relationship and the Need for Historical Reinterpretation

Gavin J. Bailey

in The Arsenal of Democracy: Aircraft Supply and the Evolution of the Anglo-American Alliance, 1938-1942

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647477
eISBN:
9780748693801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647477.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter first examines the historical relationship between Britain and the United States. It discusses how American power eclipsed British power in the world stage by the end of the nineteenth ... More


The Majority Leader from Neutrality to War

James K. Libbey

in Alben Barkley: A Life in Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167138
eISBN:
9780813167831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167138.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the face of international security threats in 1939 from Germany, Italy, and Japan, FDR requested and Barkley helped pass the Army Air Corps Expansion Bill, which dramatically increased US ... More


The Limits of Dependency: American Aircraft in Action, 1940–2

Gavin J. Bailey

in The Arsenal of Democracy: Aircraft Supply and the Evolution of the Anglo-American Alliance, 1938-1942

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647477
eISBN:
9780748693801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647477.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the extent of contemporary British dependency on American supplies. It shows that far from ending British supply problems, the nature and complexity of the problems involved in ... More


Isolationism Challenged, 1938–1941

Lawrence S. Kaplan

in The Conversion of Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg: From Isolation to International Engagement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160559
eISBN:
9780813165493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160559.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter details Vandenberg’s changing views on isolationism and neutrality just before the United States became involved in World War II. The outbreak of war in Europe and Asia initially ... More


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