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The Bear and the Whale: Russia in British Defence Planning

KEITH NEILSON

in Britain and the Last Tsar: British Policy and Russia, 1894-1917

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204701
eISBN:
9780191676369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204701.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses British defence planning in Russia. The prominent Russian newspaper, Novoe vremia characterized the nineteenth century as one full Anglo-Russian quarrels, and termed them ‘the ... More


Nuclear Planning in a Vacuum 1948–1949

John Baylis

in Ambiguity and Deterrence: British Nuclear Strategy 1945-1964

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280125
eISBN:
9780191684357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280125.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Several proposals were made regarding the modifications on defence planning and the utilization of nuclear weapons. These undertakings led to divided feedback from the military personnel (which ... More


Defence Policy, National Service, and the Cold War 1949–1951

L. V. SCOTT

in Conscription and the Attlee Governments: The Politics and Policy of National Service 1945–1951

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204213
eISBN:
9780191676154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204213.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the views, conflicts between defence requirements, and economic constraints as the Cold War developed. Opposition to the government’s policy from within the Labour Party ... More


Introduction

Ray Barman

in Resist to the End: Hong Kong, 1941-1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099760
eISBN:
9789882207363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099760.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides details of the defence plan of Hong Kong in the event of an all-out attack by the Japanese. It describes that it was impossible for the Japanese to launch a surprise attack upon ... More


Civil-Military Relations and Military Effectiveness in India

Anit Mukherjee

in India's Military Modernization: Challenges and Prospects

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198092384
eISBN:
9780199082674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092384.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter looks into India’s civil-military relations and its impact on India’s military effectiveness. It discusses the theory of civil-military relations and identifies that while Huntington’s ... More


The British Volunteer Movement 1794-1814

Austin Gee

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261253
eISBN:
9780191717543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261253.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book provides a full view of the social, political, and military aspects of the volunteer movement of the French Wars: the volunteer infantry, yeomanry cavalry, and the armed associations in ... More


Mapping the Enemy: The JIB and Topographical Intelligence in the Early Cold War, 1948–1953

Huw Dylan

in Defence Intelligence and the Cold War: Britain's Joint Intelligence Bureau 1945-1964

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199657025
eISBN:
9780191773730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657025.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History, British and Irish Modern History

One of the JIB’s ancestor agencies was the Inter-Service Topographical Department; its role was to gather topographic evidence for British soldiers, sailors, and airmen. This chapter examines how the ... More


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