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After the FallGerman Policy in Occupied France, 1940-1944

After the Fall: German Policy in Occupied France, 1940-1944

Thomas J. Laub

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199539321
eISBN:
9780191715808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539321.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

After signing an armistice agreement on 22 June 1940, Adolf Hitler placed the German army in charge of occupied France and ordered the military government to supervise the Vichy regime and maintain ... More

The Army in Cromwellian England, 1649-1660

The Army in Cromwellian England, 1649-1660

Henry Reece

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198200635
eISBN:
9780191746284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200635.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Military History

From 1649–1660 England was ruled by a standing army for the only time in its history. The nature of that military rule was far more complex and nuanced than has traditionally been appreciated. This ... More

Army, Empire, and Cold WarThe British Army and Military Policy, 1945-1971

Army, Empire, and Cold War: The British Army and Military Policy, 1945-1971

David French

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199548231
eISBN:
9780191739224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548231.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

The veterans of the Fourteenth Army who fought in Burma between 1942 and 1945 called themselves ‘the forgotten army’. But that appellation could equally well be applied to the whole of the British ... More

Asia and the Great WarA Shared History

Asia and the Great War: A Shared History

Xu Guoqi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199658190
eISBN:
9780191830860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658190.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

This book presents a “shared” history of Asian involvement in the Great War from non-national and transnational perspectives. Asian involvements make the Great War not only a true “world” war but ... More

Better Active than Radioactive!Anti-Nuclear Protest in 1970s France and West Germany

Better Active than Radioactive!: Anti-Nuclear Protest in 1970s France and West Germany

Andrew S. Tompkins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198779056
eISBN:
9780191826207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779056.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

During the 1970s, hundreds of thousands across Western Europe protested against civil nuclear energy. Nowhere were they more visible than in France and Germany—two countries where environmentalism ... More

The Black and TansBritish Police and Auxiliaries in the Irish War of Independence, 1920-1921

The Black and Tans: British Police and Auxiliaries in the Irish War of Independence, 1920-1921

D. M. Leeson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199598991
eISBN:
9780191730597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199598991.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This is the story of the Black and Tans and Auxiliaries — the most notorious police forces in the history of the British Isles. During the Irish War of Independence (1920–1), the British government ... More

The British Armed Nation
                        1793–1815

The British Armed Nation 1793–1815

J. E. Cookson

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206583
eISBN:
9780191677236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206583.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This book deals with the impact of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars on the British Isles. Previous work has concentrated on the ideological formations ... More

British Prisoners of the Korean War

British Prisoners of the Korean War

S. P. MacKenzie

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656028
eISBN:
9780191744624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656028.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

During the Korean War nearly a thousand British servicemen, along with a handful of British civilians, were captured by North Korean and Red Chinese forces. In various camps in the vicinity of ... More

The British Way in Counter-Insurgency, 1945-1967

The British Way in Counter-Insurgency, 1945-1967

David French

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199587964
eISBN:
9780191731365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587964.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

‘The experience of numerous small wars has provided the British Army with a unique insight into this demanding form of conflict.’ (Ministry of Defence, 2001). Over the next decade these claims ... More

The Colditz MythBritish and Commonwealth Prisoners of War in Nazi Germany

The Colditz Myth: British and Commonwealth Prisoners of War in Nazi Germany

S. P. MacKenzie

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199203079
eISBN:
9780191695469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203079.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Though only one among hundreds of prison camps in which British servicemen were held between 1939 and 1945, Colditz enjoys unparalleled name recognition both in Britain and in other parts of the ... More

Conscription and the Attlee GovernmentsThe Politics and Policy of National Service 1945–1951

Conscription and the Attlee Governments: The Politics and Policy of National Service 1945–1951

L. V. Scott

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204213
eISBN:
9780191676154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204213.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This book studies conscription in the years immediately following the Second World War, when for the first time Britain introduced conscription. The book examines the military reasoning behind ... More

Crimea in War and Transformation

Crimea in War and Transformation

Mara Kozelsky

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190644710
eISBN:
9780190644741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644710.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Crimea in War and Transformation examines the capacity of violence to permanently alter peoples and spaces.The war named for Crimea began as a border dispute between Russia and the Ottoman Empires in ... More

Dachau and the SSA Schooling in Violence

Dachau and the SS: A Schooling in Violence

Christopher Dillon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199656523
eISBN:
9780191757709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656523.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Dachau was the most enduring and important of the concentration camps set up in the first months of Hitler’s rule. It was a bastion of the Nazi ‘revolution’ and a key springboard for the ascent of ... More

Defence Intelligence and the Cold WarBritain's Joint Intelligence Bureau 1945-1964

Defence Intelligence and the Cold War: Britain's Joint Intelligence Bureau 1945-1964

Huw Dylan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199657025
eISBN:
9780191773730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657025.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, British and Irish Modern History

During the Second World War British intelligence provided politicians and soldiers with invaluable knowledge; Britain was determined to maintain this advantage following victory. But the wartime ... More

Defending English GroundWar and Peace in Meath and Northumberland, 1460–1542

Defending English Ground: War and Peace in Meath and Northumberland, 1460–1542

Steven G. Ellis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199696291
eISBN:
9780191799945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696291.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Military History

A key duty of Renaissance monarchy was the defence of the subject. For the English monarchy, the rule and defence from enemies beyond the long-landed frontiers in Ireland and the English far north ... More

The Edwardian ArmyRecruiting, Training, and Deploying the British Army, 1902-1914

The Edwardian Army: Recruiting, Training, and Deploying the British Army, 1902-1914

Timothy Bowman and Mark Connelly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199542789
eISBN:
9780191741401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542789.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

The period 1902–14 was one of great change for the British army. The experience of the South African War (1899–1902) had been a profound shock to the army and it led to a period of intense ... More

Embodying the Militia in Georgian England

Embodying the Militia in Georgian England

Matthew McCormack

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198703648
eISBN:
9780191772832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703648.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Military History

The militia was a key institution in Georgian England, and arguably one that was very characteristic of its age. A ‘militia’ is an informal military organization made up of part-time civilians rather ... More

Empires at War1911-1923

Empires at War: 1911-1923

Robert Gerwarth and Erez Manela (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198702511
eISBN:
9780191772207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702511.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

This book reframes the Great War as a global war among empires, rather than a European war among nation-states. It expands the history of the war both in time and in space. First, this book shows how ... More

Enforced DisarmamentFrom the Napoleonic Campaigns to the Gulf War

Enforced Disarmament: From the Napoleonic Campaigns to the Gulf War

Philip Towle

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206361
eISBN:
9780191677090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206361.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

Enforced disarmament has often been ignored by historians, diplomats, and strategic analysts. Yet the democracies have imposed some measure of disarmament on their enemies after every major victory ... More

Facing the Second World WarStrategy, Politics, and Economics in Britain and France 1938-1940

Facing the Second World War: Strategy, Politics, and Economics in Britain and France 1938-1940

Talbot C. Imlay

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261222
eISBN:
9780191717550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261222.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, British and Irish Modern History

Covering the period from the late 1930s up to the spring of 1940, this book offers the first systematic comparison of how two countries, Britain and France, responded to the possibility and then ... More

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