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defence of the United Kingdom

Basil Collier

defence of the United Kingdom

by Basil Collier

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Published by Department of Printed Books, Imperial War Museum association with the Battery Press, Nashville in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published London: HMSO, 1957.

Statementby Basil Collier.
SeriesHistory of the Second World War
ContributionsImperial War Museum. Department of Printed Books.
The Physical Object
Paginationxix,590p. :
Number of Pages590
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22611058M
ISBN 101870423097

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AIR DEFENCE. It was recognised by politicians and military staff before the First World War that there was a possibility that aircraft would attack England. The need for an Air Defence system to protect the United Kingdom was re-emphasised very early in the war when Great Britain began to be attacked by airships and aircraft. United Kingdom - United Kingdom - Economy: The United Kingdom has a fiercely independent, developed, and international trading economy that was at the forefront of the 19th-century Industrial Revolution. The country emerged from World War II as a military victor but with a debilitated manufacturing sector. Postwar recovery was relatively slow, and it took nearly 40 years, with additional.

This book sets out to tell the story of the Local Defence Volunteers, popularly known as the 'Dad's Army', and to dispel the image many have, principally from the TV series of that name. The LDV, from unpromising beginnings, grew to become a large, well trained, well armed force of over one and a half million men and women. British army, military force charged with the defense of the United Kingdom and the fulfillment of its international defense commitments. England’s first standing army was formed by Oliver Cromwell in The English Bill of Rights () gave Parliament the control of the army that it maintains today.


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