Changing Direction: British Military Planning for Post-war Strategic Defence, 1942-47

Changing Direction: British Military Planning for Post-war Strategic Defence, 1942-47

by Julian Lewis

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Overview

This volume records the transition from planning against any post-war resurgence of German and Japanese militarism to preparations against a possible threat from the Soviet Union. It charts Foreign Office resistance to consideration of even the possibility of Soviet hostility after the war.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781135772956
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/15/2002
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 550
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Julian Lewis

Table of Contents

Note on formerly withheld documents, List of plates and maps, Foreword by the late Professor R. V. Jones, Acknowledgements, Abbreviations, Preface to the first edition, Introduction to the second edition, 1 The Foreign Office Origins of Post-war Strategic Planning, 2 The Military Sub-Committee 1942-43, 3 The Post-Hostilities Planning Sub-Committee 1943-44, 4 The Post-Hostilities Planning Staff 1944-45, 5 The Joint Technical Warfare Committee and the Future Nature of Warfare 1945-46, 6 The Joint Planning Staff and an Approved Defence Strategy 1945-47, Conclusions, Appendices, Sources, References, Index

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