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The British Army, the Gurkhas and Cold War Strategy in the Far East, 1947-1954 (Studies in Military and Strategic History)


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This book argues that postwar Britain's "imperial over-extension" has been exaggerated. Britain developed and adjusted its defense strategy based upon the perceived Communist threat and available resources. It was especially successful at adapting to meet the strategic and resource challenges from the Far East from 1947-54. There British and Gurkha forces were deployed only in contingencies that threatened vital British interests, while the US and Commonwealth allies were persuaded to accept key wartime missions, thus preserving Britain's ability to fight in Western Europe.

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Manufacturer:Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
Studio:Palgrave Macmillan
EAN:9780333801482
Item Weight:1.45 pounds
Item Size:0.81 x 8.5 x 8.5 inches
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The British Army, the Gurkhas and Cold War Strategy in the Far East, 1947–1954 (Studies in Military and Strategic History) by Raffi Gregorian

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