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Mechanized Cavalry from Normandy to the End of the War

George F. Hofmann

in Through Mobility We Conquer: The Mechanization of U.S. Cavalry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124032
eISBN:
9780813134819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124032.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the leadership and the organizational levels of the mechanized cavalry of the U.S. It discusses the changing doctrine, technique, and missions caused by adjustments made as a ... More


Legal Issues in Special Operations

Matthew R. Grant and Todd C. Huntley

in U.S. Military Operations: Law, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199328574
eISBN:
9780199363193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328574.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter surveys complex domestic and international legal issues raised by the conduct of special operations, which differ from those challenges found in conventional operations. It defines ... More


The Cruise of U-188: Special Intelligence and the “Liquidation” of Group Monsoon, 1943–1944

David Kohnen

in Decision in the Atlantic: The Allies and the Longest Campaign of the Second World War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781949668001
eISBN:
9781949668018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668001.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter by David Kohnen examines the Allied response to the initial German submarine operations in the Indian Ocean during the Second World War. Roughly forty German submarines sailed for East ... More


Britain’s secret Cold War offensive: ministers, subversion and special operations, 1948–51

Daniel W. B. Lomas

in Intelligence, Security and the Attlee Governments, 1945-51: An Uneasy Relationship?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099144
eISBN:
9781526120922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099144.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Chapter Four considers Ministerial attitudes towards special operations and the development of covert warfare against the Eastern Bloc. By looking at the example of Operation Valuable, SIS’s abortive ... More


Wartime apprenticeship: Labour and intelligence during the Second World War

Daniel W. B. Lomas

in Intelligence, Security and the Attlee Governments, 1945-51: An Uneasy Relationship?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099144
eISBN:
9781526120922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099144.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Chapter One examines Labour involvement in the wartime Coalition government and Ministerial access to and use of intelligence. It argues that the Second World War provided an important opportunity ... More


Message: The Content of White Propaganda

Tim Brooks

in British Propaganda to France, 1940-1944: Machinery, Method and Message

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625192
eISBN:
9780748651351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625192.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter establishes whether the different forms of British white propaganda were consistent. The print and broadcast treatment of a series of key events ranging from the British attack upon the ... More


The Second World War in Contemporary British Fiction: Secret Histories

Victoria Stewart

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640997
eISBN:
9780748651832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640997.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Focusing on the upsurge of interest in the Second World War in recent British novels, this book explores the ways in which secrecy and secret work – including code breaking, espionage and special ... More


9/11 and the Global War on Terrorism

David P. Oakley

in Subordinating Intelligence: The DoD/CIA Post-Cold War Relationship

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813176703
eISBN:
9780813176727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176703.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

After 9/11, the DoD sought to sever its perceived reliance on national intelligence. These changes were in part motivated by previous reviews of intelligence and in part by Secretary of Defense ... More


British Propaganda to France, 1940-1944: Machinery, Method and Message

Tim Brooks

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625192
eISBN:
9780748651351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625192.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book examines the issue of British propaganda to France during the Second World War and aims to show the value of the propaganda campaign to the British war effort. It surveys the organisation, ... More


The U.S. Marine Corps Raiders, 1942–1944: Conflicting Cultures of Elitism

Stephen Houseknecht

Hal M. Friedman (ed.)

in War in the American Pacific and East Asia, 1941-1972

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813176550
eISBN:
9780813176581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176550.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

In 1942, the U.S. Marine Corps created the Marine Raider battalions, the first American special forces units of World War II.However, the introduction of an elite subculture within the ranks of the ... More


Deeper Shades of Gray: Ambition and Deception in Project Camelot

Joy Rohde

in Armed with Expertise: The Militarization of American Social Research during the Cold War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449673
eISBN:
9780801469602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449673.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Project Camelot, a research project organized by the Special Operations Research Office (SORO) to determine the fundamental causes of communist revolution and prescribe ... More


Whitehall, Intelligence and Officialhistory: Editing Soe in France

Christopher J. Murphy

in Intelligence Studies in Britain and the US: Historiography since 1945

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748646272
eISBN:
9780748684496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646272.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The publication of Professor M. R. D. Foot's SOE in France — an officially sponsored account of the activities of the Special Operations Executive (SOE) during the Second World War — stands out as a ... More


Understanding the Product: North Korea’s Military Capabilities

Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.

in North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and Instability

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813175881
eISBN:
9780813175898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175881.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

North Korea’s nuclear weaponization program and its ballistic missile programs have developed compelling capabilities that can potentially threaten all the Middle East, Africa, and Europe when ... More


Surveillance

Benjamin Tausig

in Bangkok is Ringing: Sound, Protest, and Constraint

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190847524
eISBN:
9780190847562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847524.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The Thai government utilized a special operations unit to perform in front of protest crowds, in an effort to prevent them from becoming agitated. At times the unit even aimed to make the crowds ... More


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