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Lindsey Dodd

Chuchill, 26 January 1942; TNA, AIR 19/217: Sinclair to Churchill, 23 October 1942. 6 Webster and Frankland, The Strategic Air Offensive, pp. 135–6, 143–4. 7 E. J. Grove (ed.), The Defeat of Enemy Shipping, 1939–45: Vol. 1B (Plans and Tables) (Aldershot: Navy Records Society, 1957), Plan 14; Roskill, War at Sea, p. 218. 8 S. Hoffman, Decline or Renewal? France since the 1930s (New York: Viking Press, 1974), pp. 3–4; R. Paxton, Vichy France: Old Guard and New Order, 1940–1944 (New York: Alfred K. Knopf, 1972), pp. 231, 262–83. 9 TNA, FO 371/28541: Mayor of Dieppe to

in French children under the Allied bombs, 1940–45
Irish doctors and the British armed forces, 1922–45
Steven O’Connor

. Since the 1860s Irish doctors had been significantly over-represented in the medical services of the British Empire. At the turn of the twentieth century Ireland comprised only one-tenth of the United Kingdom's population. Yet the island accounted for much larger proportions of the recruits to the Army Medical Service, the Royal Navy's medical service and the Indian Medical

in Medicine, health and Irish experiences of conflict 1914–45
Michael Mulqueen

in Northern Ireland was under way. The cessation of violence had allowed the British government to spread the effects of a major round of defence cuts to the military forces stationed there (West 2004 ; BBC News 2004). In the following years three Royal Navy Hunt-class vessels providing anti-terrorist maritime patrolling off the Northern Ireland coast were sold off (West 2004). British Army

in Re-evaluating Irish national security policy
Leslie C. Green

attack on sight. Exclusion zones were established in both World Wars as well as in the Falklands War. During World War II the German navy operated a submarine ‘sink on sight’ policy against any shipping in an operation or exclusion zone, but the Nuremberg Tribunal 7 held that such a policy directed against neutral merchant shipping was illegal, and implied that it was lawful only against

in The contemporary law of armed conflict
Joseph Heller

infiltration and attacks. If Syrian aggression continued, Israel would defend itself. Katz then asked the Soviet government to restrain Syria, which he maintained was responsible for the critical border situation. 6 In Israel, Ya’akov Herzog, director-general of the prime minister’s office, assumed that the Soviet Union would support Egypt and that, if the Soviet navy moved toward Syria and the Sinai Peninsula, the US Sixth

in The United States, the Soviet Union and the Arab– Israeli conflict, 1948– 67
The impact of the First World War on the 1918–19 influenza pandemic in Ulster
Patricia Marsh

–19 (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2011). 6 United States Navy Department, Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy, Miscellaneous Reports (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1919), pp. 2423

in Medicine, health and Irish experiences of conflict 1914–45
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Violence and the state - past, present and future
Matt Killingsworth, Matthew Sussex and Gavin Daly

importance of the Navy, prompting calls that the term ‘fiscal-naval state’ is a more appropriate one for Britain. 16 Thus we now have, courtesy of historical research carried out since the 1980s, a plethora of terms for characterising the relationship between early modern European states and war: the ‘fiscal-military state’, the ‘dynastic state’, the ‘contractor state’, the

in Violence and the state
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Excerpts from key US speeches before the war in Iraq
James P. Pfiffner and Mark Phythian

in the centers of large cities. While the most visible military action is in Afghanistan, America is acting elsewhere. We now have troops in the Philippines, helping to train that country’s armed forces to go after terrorist cells that have executed an American, and still hold hostages. Our soldiers, working with the Bosnian government, seized terrorists who were plotting to bomb our embassy. Our Navy

in Intelligence and national security policymaking on Iraq
Jean-François Caron

intimately connected with the prospect that they might contribute to minimizing soldiers’ exposure on the battlefield. This idea plays an integral role in the development of jetpacks that would allow soldiers to run faster. As explained by one of its engineers, ‘If you think of a Navy SEAL or an Army soldier that has to get in somewhere quick and do whatever they've gotta do, but maybe get out of there just as quickly, so these

in A theory of the super soldier
Joseph Heller

force to keep Egypt from interfering with free navigation in the Gulf of Aqaba. The State Department supported the latter. 38 On the afternoon of May 26, the upper echelons of the Johnson administration met. General Wheeler reported that Israel had mobilized about two-thirds of its ground forces. Its air force and navy were at full deployment, but Israel could not keep its reserves

in The United States, the Soviet Union and the Arab– Israeli conflict, 1948– 67