By M. Alexander, W. Philpott
This choice of essays reports the politico-military courting among Britain and France among the 2 global Wars. in addition to interpreting the connection among the 2 countries' armed prone, the book's individuals additionally examine key subject matters in Anglo-French inter-war defence politics - disarmament, intelligence and imperial defence - and joint army, political and monetary arrangements for a moment global struggle.
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Anglo-French Defence Relations between the Wars by M. Alexander, W. Philpott