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British strategy and politics during the phony war

James Tyler Kent

British strategy and politics during the phony war

before the balloon went up

by James Tyler Kent

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Published by Praeger in Westport, CT .
Written in English


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StatementNick Smart.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD:DA
The Physical Object
Pagination267 p. ;
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22520990M
ISBN 100275972968

British politics since the end of World War II in Europe. Useful for understanding post-war history, relevant literature and hopefully, providing you with a good laugh. We begin on 8 May , Victory in Europe Day (V.E. Day). Germany has signed . British Strategy and Politics During the Phony War: Before the Balloon Went Up In the phony war you have a got-up role designed solely to demonstrate your Prime Minister's lickspittle support for an American president.

This is the unusual book in which the title tells you more about its contents than the subtitle. Paul Addison's book offers an examination of British politics from the late s to the general election of with the goal of explaining the change in British political attitudes that brought about Labour's momentous victory/5(3). British Strategy and Politics during the Phony War: Before the Balloon Went Up By Nick Smart; Jeremy Black Praeger, Read preview Overview Shades of Blue and Gray: An Introductory Military History of the Civil War By Herman Hattaway University of Missouri Press,

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The so-called Phony War from September to May occupies a peculiar yet distinct place in popular memory. All the sensations of war, except the fighting, were present; yet, instead of massed air attacks and great land battles, very little happened. The British government was said to be complacent, and the people downright s: 1.

The so-called Phony War from September to May occupies a peculiar yet distinct place in popular memory. All the sensations of war, except the fighting, were present; yet, instead of massed air attacks and great land battles, very little happened.

The British government was said to be complacent, and the people downright bored.4/5(1). British Strategy and Politics during the Phony War Before the Balloon Went Up. by Nick Smart. Examining the workings of the Anglo-French leadership during the phony war, this study offers a challenging reappraisal of the period from a British perspective.

The so-called Phony War from September to May occupies a peculiar yet distinct place in popular memory. All the sensations of war, except the fighting, were present; yet, instead of massed air attacks and great land battles, very little happened.

Buy British Strategy and Politics During the Phoney War: Before the Balloon Went Up (Studies in Military History & International Affairs) by Smart, Nick (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Nick Smart. The Phoney War (French: Drôle de guerre; German: Sitzkrieg) was an eight-month period at the start of World War II, during which there was only one limited military land operation on the Western Front, when French troops invaded Germany's Saar Phoney period began with the declaration of war by the United Kingdom and France against Nazi Germany on 3 Location: Maginot Line, Siegfried Line.

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Smart's purpose is to render the Phony War its historical autonomy, to treat it as "a separate affair, possessing its own cause and course" (p. His chosen method is an examination of British strategy and politics during this period.

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(London: Macmillan, ) Edgerton, David. British strategy and politics during the phony war. Westport, CT: Praeger, (OCoLC) Online version: Smart, Nick, British strategy and politics during the phony war. Westport, CT: Praeger, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Nick Smart.

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