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The Resource Britain, the United States and the Mediterranean War, 1942-44, Matthew Jones

Britain, the United States and the Mediterranean War, 1942-44, Matthew Jones

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Britain, the United States and the Mediterranean War, 1942-44
Title
Britain, the United States and the Mediterranean War, 1942-44
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Jones
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • The record of Anglo-American relations in the Mediterranean during the Second World War was often characterised by deep tensions within the high command, in contrast to the public facade of harmonious and generous cooperation. By focusing on the evolution of the Mediterranean theatre's integrated command structure, this new study illuminates some of the major issues and disputes arising between the Allies from the invasion of French North Africa in 1942 to British
  • Intervention in Greece at the end of 1944. The role of Harold Macmillan, as Minister Resident at Allied Force Headquarters, was central to these matters, as the British attempted to preserve a 'senior' voice and safeguard their traditional interests in the Mediterranean in the face of the rising power of the United States. This book shows how the development of overall strategy, the conduct of military operations and political debates in the area of 'civil affairs' and
  • Postwar policy combined to influence differing national views on the nature of the Anglo-American 'partnership'
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DLC
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Jones, Matthew
Index
index present
LC call number
D766
LC item number
.J66 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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St. Antony's College (University of Oxford)
Series statement
St Antony's/Macmillan series
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Great Britain
  • United States
Label
Britain, the United States and the Mediterranean War, 1942-44, Matthew Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"In association with St Antony's College, Oxford."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 272-280) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. Strategy and Command, from 'Torch' to the Sicilian Campaign, 1942-43 -- 3. Civil Affairs and AFHQ, from 'Torch' to the Sicilian Campaign, 1942-43 -- 4. The Mediterranean Command and Unification, September 1943-June 1944 -- 5. The Italian Campaign and the 'Anvil' Controversy, from 'Trident' to the Fall of Rome, 1943-44 -- 6. The Crisis of the Mediterranean Command, June-December 1944 -- 7. Conclusions and Perspectives: The End of the War in the Mediterranean, Greece, and British Perceptions of Status, 1945-47
Control code
32274748
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 293 pages
Isbn
9780333611265
Lccn
95013256
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Britain, the United States and the Mediterranean War, 1942-44, Matthew Jones
Publication
Note
"In association with St Antony's College, Oxford."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 272-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. Strategy and Command, from 'Torch' to the Sicilian Campaign, 1942-43 -- 3. Civil Affairs and AFHQ, from 'Torch' to the Sicilian Campaign, 1942-43 -- 4. The Mediterranean Command and Unification, September 1943-June 1944 -- 5. The Italian Campaign and the 'Anvil' Controversy, from 'Trident' to the Fall of Rome, 1943-44 -- 6. The Crisis of the Mediterranean Command, June-December 1944 -- 7. Conclusions and Perspectives: The End of the War in the Mediterranean, Greece, and British Perceptions of Status, 1945-47
Control code
32274748
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 293 pages
Isbn
9780333611265
Lccn
95013256
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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