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Men and Machines: Service Attachés as Procurers of Information on Personnel and Materiel

Matthew S. Seligmann

in Spies in Uniform: British Military and Naval Intelligence on the Eve of the First World War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261505
eISBN:
9780191718618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261505.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the intelligence information supplied by the service attachés on technical military and naval matters. It demonstrates that a great deal of useful and accurate information was ... More


Epilogue

Matthew S. Seligmann

in The Royal Navy and the German Threat, 1901-1914: Admiralty Plans to Protect British Trade in a War Against Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199574032
eISBN:
9780191741432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574032.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter considers the successes and failures of these policies when the test of war came in 1914. Many pre-war assumptions quickly proved unfounded. The Germans did not deploy as many auxiliary ... More


The Great War

John Jenkin

in William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235209
eISBN:
9780191715631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235209.003.00017
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

The study of crystals and Bob's Cambridge studies were interrupted by war. William hurried home from America and moved to University College London. Bob enlisted, was sent to Gallipoli, and died of ... More


In Peril on the Sea: February—August 1915

Justus D. Doenecke

in Nothing Less Than War: A New History of Americas Entry into World War I

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130026
eISBN:
9780813135755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130026.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

When Germany declared a submarine blockade of the British Isles in February 1915 in retaliation to the naval blockade earlier established by the British, the US responded by sending a note to Berlin ... More


Toward the Arabic Crisis: January—August 1915

Justus D. Doenecke

in Nothing Less Than War: A New History of Americas Entry into World War I

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130026
eISBN:
9780813135755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130026.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Colonel Edward Mandell House worked very closely with Wilson during the war, serving as the president's chief emissary in the peace negotiations between the different belligerent nations. After ... More


Preserving the Peace, Undermining the Peace

Richard C. Hall

in Consumed by War: European Conflict in the 20th Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125589
eISBN:
9780813135328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125589.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

The peace settlement achieved at Paris was fragile from its inception. Britain would not be a major supporter. The elimination of the German High Seas Fleet and the U-boats assuaged British security ... More


And the War Came: March—April 1917

Justus D. Doenecke

in Nothing Less Than War: A New History of Americas Entry into World War I

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130026
eISBN:
9780813135755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130026.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After German U-boats sank several unarmed American ships as well as other neutral and belligerent vessels in March 1917, Wilson realized that it was Germany's intention to destroy all commerce and ... More


Curfew

Jan Brokken

in The Music of the Netherlands Antilles: Why Eleven Antilleans Knelt before Chopin's Heart

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461855
eISBN:
9781626740914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461855.003.0022
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter tells the story of Curacaoan pianist and composer Wim Statius Muller following his early days in the nineteen thirties, through the curfews of the Second World War, his meeting Julian ... More


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