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defence of Britain

John K. Dunlop

defence of Britain

the importance of the Territorial Army

by John K. Dunlop

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Published by Joint Publicity Committee, TA Associations of the City and the County of London in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Territorial Army.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementforeword by the Viscount Hailsham.
    ContributionsHailsham, Douglas McGarel Hogg, Viscount, 1872-1950., Territorial Army Associations of the City and the County of London. Joint Publicity Committee.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18609761M

    Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Great Britain -- Defenses. Great Britain; political history; 20th century after ; foreign relations; World War II. Engeland; politieke geschiedenis; 20e eeuw na ; buitenlandse politiek, spionage; Tweede Wereldoorlog en. The GHQ Line (General Headquarters Line) was a defence line built in the United Kingdom during World War II to contain an expected German invasion.. The British Army had abandoned most of its equipment in France after the Dunkirk was therefore decided to build a static system of defensive lines around Britain, designed to compartmentalise the country and delay the Germans long.

      The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Battle of Britain: Air Defence of Great Britain, Volume II by T.C.G. James at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Pages:   In recent weeks, the potential for open conflict between various states in the South-Eastern Mediterranean has increased dramatically. The Communist Tendency has already released a statement on the escalation of war tensions between Greece and Turkey over access to hydrocarbons in specific areas of the Mediterranean Sea. Since then, the Turkish air force and navy have been .

    Battle of Singapore; Part of the Malayan Campaign of World War II: Lieutenant-General Arthur Ernest Percival (right), led by a Japanese officer, walks under a flag of truce to negotiate the capitulation of Allied forces in Singapore, on 15 February It was the largest surrender of British-led forces in history. Great Britain. Ministry of Defence (Navy) Read it from cover to cover several times when I was in the RN really good seamanship book highly recommended. User Review - Flag as inappropriate. One of the best book ever written on seamanship. Selected pages. Title Page. Table of Contents/5(4).


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Defence of Britain by John K. Dunlop Download PDF EPUB FB2

"The Defence of Britain is an enthralling book; it deals not only with the principles we should adopt in the next war, but with every detail of our preparations.

There are chapters of the very greatest interest dealing with the role of the British army and the defence of the Empire and others concerning the reform of drill and by: The Defence of Britain book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(1). Despite the amount of detail in the book it is easy to read.

The Battle of Britain obviously features heavily but more coverage than usual is given to the less prominent areas of anti-aircraft gunnery and searchlights. 'The Baedeker Raids' of and the 'Baby Blitz' of are covered in detail/5(4). This book is a tremendous account of Polish contribution in those hectic days before the RAF began to take the offensive across the Channel, and is augmented by many hitherto unpublished photographs from private collections.

Robert Gretzyngier has for years studied Polish involvement in the air defence of the British Isles in WWII/5(9). There are a number of good books about the first Battle of Britain, but Cole and Cheesman's book provides details which I have not seen in the others.

This is a book for those who want details--lots of details. What you get is a day-to-day chronology of the air war on the home front.5/5(1). This book can be found in: Politics, Society & Education > Warfare & defence > Defence strategy, planning & research > Civil defence zoom Defending Britain: Twentieth-Century Military Structures in the Landscape (Paperback).

About the Author Robert Gretzyngier has for years studied Polish involvement in the air defence of the British Isles in WWII. He lives and works in s: 9. The Defence Of Britain Paperback – 1 Jan. out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — £ £ Paperback "Please retry" £ — £ Hardcover Reviews: 1. This is a thorough book that covers all aspects of military defence in Britain, from coastal defences, air defence etc. to anti invasion measures such as GHQ stop lines.

It has a wealth of information but is less of a 'read from cover to cover' book than a 'dip into' when you are interested to find out about, say, a stop s: The Defence of Britain Project databases were created from field and documentary work carried out between April and December The purpose of the Project was to record the 20th century militarised landscape of the United Kingdom, and to inform the responsible heritage agencies at both local and national level with a view to the future preservation of surviving structures.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Liddell Hart, Basil Henry, Sir, Defence of Britain. New York, Random House, (OCoLC) An overview of twentieth century defence structures surviving in the British landscape by military historian, Mike Osborne, who co-ordinated the Defence of Britain Project for the eastern counties.

Chapters include coast defences, inland defence lines, airfields and air defence and logistical support. The air defence of Britain by Cole, Christopher and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   In Search of the Real Dad's Army: The Home Guard and the Defence of the United Kingdom - Paperback – 5 Jan.

by Stephen Cullen (Author) out of 5 stars 21 ratings See all formats and editionsReviews:   Poles in Defence of Britain book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. To the Polish volunteers who were to fly and fight so brillian 4/5(3).

"The Defence of Britain is an enthralling book; it deals not only with the principles we should adopt in the next war, but with every detail of our preparations. There are chapters of the very greatest interest dealing with the role of the British army and the defence of the Empire and others concerning the reform of drill and training.

Poles in Defence of Britain: A Day-by-Day Chronology of Polish Day and Night Fighter Pilot Operations: July June by Robert Gretzyngier | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble®. The little-known WWII story of the Polish Air Force fliers who played a crucial role in the Battle of Britain and beyond.

To : Grub Street. London: Faber and Faber, pages, book is black with gold titling on spine, most of book is slightly sunned and ther is a small crease running down the centre of the spine, corners are all slightly bumped, top page edge is quite dirty, previous owner has name on FFEP, bok is quite tight and voerall condition is Good-VG.

This volume examines the 20th-century defence of Britain as part of a series covering military archaeology in the United Kingdom. The project was a response to growing concern about Britain's.

The Defence of Britain Project databases were created from field and documentary work carried out between April and December The purpose of the Project was to record the 20th century militarised landscape of the United Kingdom, and to inform the responsible heritage agencies at both local and national level with a view to the future preservation of surviving structures.

The database. Great Britain Ministry of Defence has 22 books on Goodreads with 47 ratings. Great Britain Ministry of Defence’s most popular book is The Royal Navy Hand.London: Putnam Aeronautical Books, Describes fully, for the first time, the work of the British aircraft and aircrews charged with repelling the German day and night raiders of the First World War.

Previous owner's bookplate to ffep. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing some sunning to spine - pages including index.The British Isles, it is often believed, have not been invaded for nearly a thousand years. In fact, as Norman Longmate reveals in this highly entertaining book (the successor to his acclaimed Defending the Island), foreign soldiers have landed on British soil on many this definitive study of a long-neglected subject Norman Longmate make constant use of original sources, including.