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The Resource The British Army, the Gurkhas and Cold War strategy in the Far East, 1947-1954, Raffi Gregorian

The British Army, the Gurkhas and Cold War strategy in the Far East, 1947-1954, Raffi Gregorian

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The British Army, the Gurkhas and Cold War strategy in the Far East, 1947-1954
Title
The British Army, the Gurkhas and Cold War strategy in the Far East, 1947-1954
Statement of responsibility
Raffi Gregorian
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gregorian, Raffi
Dewey number
355/.033041/095
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
UA649
LC item number
.G683 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Studies in military and strategic history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gurkha soldiers
  • Cold War
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • East Asia
Label
The British Army, the Gurkhas and Cold War strategy in the Far East, 1947-1954, Raffi Gregorian
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 308-322) and index
Contents
  • Development of the Gurkha division
  • Teething pains: the Gurkhas arrive in Malaya
  • The Brigade of Gurkhas
  • FARELF and the Malayan Emergency, 1948-50
  • The Communist threat
  • FARELF and the British response
  • 'Ferret Force'
  • Despatch of the 'fire brigade'
  • Training
  • The Gurkha Division
  • Approach
  • Local defense forces
  • A new C-in-C shakes things up
  • A fillip to the MCP: Communist victory in China
  • Renewed call for reinforcements
  • 'To the Last Round': the Defense of Hong Kong, 1948-50
  • The 1946 Hong Kong defense policy
  • Rethinking Hong Kong defense policy
  • A Communist threat on the horizon
  • Colonial Office jitters
  • The garrison's role and the reinforcement dilemma
  • 'Future Defence Policy': the Far East as Strategic Backwater, 1945-48
  • Assessing the strategic implications
  • HMS Amethyst and a brigade group for Hong Kong
  • Contemplating war with China
  • Scoping the effects of suppositional reinforcements
  • The decision to defend
  • Thinking in the long term
  • Military preparations in Hong Kong
  • Thinking about Hong Kong in a global war
  • Hong Kong and British recognition of the People's Republic
  • Robbing Peter to pay Paul
  • Global strategy
  • From SEAC to FARELF: military strategy in the Far East, 1945-48
  • National Service, the Gurkhas and the Reorganization of the British Army, 1946-48
  • Development of the postwar British Army
  • Filling the manpower gap: the origins of the British Army Gurkhas
  • GHQ FARELF, local forces, and the 'Gurkha Project'
Control code
47296389
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xviii, 335 pages
Isbn
9780333801482
Lccn
2001036345
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The British Army, the Gurkhas and Cold War strategy in the Far East, 1947-1954, Raffi Gregorian
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 308-322) and index
Contents
  • Development of the Gurkha division
  • Teething pains: the Gurkhas arrive in Malaya
  • The Brigade of Gurkhas
  • FARELF and the Malayan Emergency, 1948-50
  • The Communist threat
  • FARELF and the British response
  • 'Ferret Force'
  • Despatch of the 'fire brigade'
  • Training
  • The Gurkha Division
  • Approach
  • Local defense forces
  • A new C-in-C shakes things up
  • A fillip to the MCP: Communist victory in China
  • Renewed call for reinforcements
  • 'To the Last Round': the Defense of Hong Kong, 1948-50
  • The 1946 Hong Kong defense policy
  • Rethinking Hong Kong defense policy
  • A Communist threat on the horizon
  • Colonial Office jitters
  • The garrison's role and the reinforcement dilemma
  • 'Future Defence Policy': the Far East as Strategic Backwater, 1945-48
  • Assessing the strategic implications
  • HMS Amethyst and a brigade group for Hong Kong
  • Contemplating war with China
  • Scoping the effects of suppositional reinforcements
  • The decision to defend
  • Thinking in the long term
  • Military preparations in Hong Kong
  • Thinking about Hong Kong in a global war
  • Hong Kong and British recognition of the People's Republic
  • Robbing Peter to pay Paul
  • Global strategy
  • From SEAC to FARELF: military strategy in the Far East, 1945-48
  • National Service, the Gurkhas and the Reorganization of the British Army, 1946-48
  • Development of the postwar British Army
  • Filling the manpower gap: the origins of the British Army Gurkhas
  • GHQ FARELF, local forces, and the 'Gurkha Project'
Control code
47296389
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xviii, 335 pages
Isbn
9780333801482
Lccn
2001036345
Other physical details
illustrations

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