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Naval Strategies in Collision: Britain, the USA, and Japan at the Beginning of the Pacific War

Evan Mawdsley

in The Sea and the Second World War: Maritime Aspects of a Global Conflict

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781949668049
eISBN:
9781949668056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668049.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

In the 1920s and 1930s, three important visions of future naval war in the Pacific were extant: the American ORANGE war plans, the Japanese "Attrition/Interception" concept, and the British ... More


The Nine Years War

Roger B. Manning

in An Apprenticeship in Arms: The Origins of the British Army 1585-1702

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261499
eISBN:
9780191718625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261499.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

William III persuaded the English Parliament to enter the war against Louis XIV in defence of Protestant liberties, and to expand the English army to a size five times larger than Charles II’s forces ... More


Sea Warfare

Peter Roberts

in The Handbook of European Defence Policies and Armed Forces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198790501
eISBN:
9780191831737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790501.003.0033
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Cold-war maritime strategies of European countries were threat driven and largely NATO-centric. Specialization in warfare disciplines by member states underpinned this approach; few nations retained ... More


The Maritime Origins of Modern Grand Strategic Thought

Lukas Milevski

in The Evolution of Modern Grand Strategic Thought

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198779773
eISBN:
9780191825125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779773.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Under the influence of maritime strategic theory, which began serious development toward the end of the nineteenth century and at the beginning of the twentieth, the concept of grand strategy begins ... More


The Command of the Sea

David G. Morgan-Owen

in The Fear of Invasion: Strategy, Politics, and British War Planning, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198805199
eISBN:
9780191843297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805199.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Royal Navy thought about war in a particular way in the late nineteenth century. This chapter explains how the contemporary Navy understood strategy as it pertained to protecting the United ... More


Churchill in 1940: The Worst and Finest Hour

David Reynolds

in Churchill

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206262
eISBN:
9780191677052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206262.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

In 1940, Britain faced the greatest crisis in its history since Napoleon's armies massed on the French coast in 1804–1805. Yet at the same moment Churchill at last attained his cherished ambition, ... More


The Atlantic

Mark C. Hunter

in Policing the Seas: Anglo-American Relations and the Equatorial Atlantic, 1819-1865

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893465
eISBN:
9781786944580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893465.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter places the goals and the naval structures of Britain and America into the context of economic development and international relations in the equatorial Atlantic. It introduces the ... More


The Sea and the Second World War: Maritime Aspects of a Global Conflict

Marcus Faulkner and Alessio Patalano (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781949668049
eISBN:
9781949668056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668049.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

From the first moments of the German invasion of Poland on 1 September 1939 through to the Japanese surrender on 2 September 1945, the sea shaped the course and conduct of the war. The impact could ... More


Alliance and Empire: British Policy and the ‘Japanese Question’, 1911–14

Cees Heere

in Empire Ascendant: The British World, Race, and the Rise of Japan, 1894-1914

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198837398
eISBN:
9780191874079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837398.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History, British and Irish Modern History

The final chapter brings the book’s strands together in a re-examination of the renewal of the Anglo-Japanese alliance in 1911 and its political aftermath. Friction over China, immigration, and naval ... More


Scenarios for China’s Naval Deployment in the Indian Ocean and India’s Naval Response

Raja Menon

in India and China at Sea: Competition for Naval Dominance in the Indian Ocean

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199479337
eISBN:
9780199092086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199479337.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Raja Menon, provides a Indian naval practitioner’s perspective on China’s vulnerabilities in the IO and how the Indian Navy would respond to China in the event of conflict. Menon argues that China’s ... More


Silent Service: The Royal Navy and the Desert Victory

Nick Hewitt

in El Alamein and the Struggle for North Africa: International Perspectives from the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165818
eISBN:
9781617971297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165818.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

The Second Battle of El Alamein has been justifiably identified as the key turning point in the Western Desert campaign and, arguably, even of the war in the west. The Mediterranean was crucial as a ... More


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