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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


Human impacts and desertification

David Ward

in The Biology of Deserts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780199211470
eISBN:
9780191728143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211470.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

There is a common myth that deserts are extremely sensitive to perturbation. While it is true that tracks made decades ago can still be seen in certain desert areas, there are also large regions of ... More


A European Hong Kong?: May-December 1989

in A Stone in Spain's Shoe: The Search for a Solution to the Problem of Gibraltar

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853232094
eISBN:
9781846317262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317262.019
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses events that occurred between May and December 1989. These include the British Government's cancellation of military manoeuvres scheduled to take place off Gibraltar on 13 May, ... More


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