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The “Push of Pike” in Seventeenth-Century English Infantry Combat.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Military History. Oct2022, Vol. 86 Issue 4, p837-857. 21p. 1 Black and White Photograph.

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Abstract: Despite their importance, the role of pikemen in battle and the mechanics of pike combat during the seventeenth century have not received proper attention. Taking English armies of the period as a case study, this article uses contemporary sources and ...

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Commemoration and Emotional Imperialism.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Applied Philosophy. Nov2022, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p761-777. 17p.

Abstract: The Northern Irish footballer James McClean chooses not to take part in the practice of wearing a plastic red poppy to commemorate those who have died fighting for the British Armed Forces. Each year he faces abuse, including occasional death threats, ...

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Books Received.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): History: Reviews of New Books. Jul2022, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p64-80. 17p.

Abstract: I The Child Is the Teacher: A Life of Maria Montessori i . I The Chiefs Now in This City: Indians and the Urban Frontier in Early America i . I The Hated Cage: An American Tragedy in Britain's Most Terrifying Prison i . I The Civil Rights Lobby: The Le...

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Bibliographical Records.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International Journal of Military History & Historiography. 2022, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p413-470. 58p.

Abstract: Gábor Ágoston has written a much-needed overview of Ottoman warfare from the early state along the Byzantine frontier to the empire's wars with the Holy League in the late seventeenth century. While Kuhle is correct that Clausewitz emphasised the centr...

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Britain and the German Churches, 1945-1950: The Role of the Religious Affairs Branch in the British Zone. By Peter Howson.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Church & State. Autumn2022, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p753-755. 3p.

Abstract: While Marahrens's clear support of Hitler seemed to disqualify him, the British military government tread lightly, lest it violate its principle of religious independence and potentially alienate the German population. In I Britain and the German Churc...

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Britanske ocene obrambnih zmogljivosti jugoslovanske vojske po sporu z Informbirojem med letoma 1948 in 1951.

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Source(s): Prispevki za Novejso Zgodovino. 2020, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p239-252. 14p.

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Abstract: Prispevek obravnava obdobje med letoma 1948 in 1951, ki je veljalo za eno najtežjih v zgodovini povojne Jugoslavije. Leta 1948 je bila izdana resolucija Informbiroja, s katero je bila Komunistična partija Jugoslavije izključena iz Informbiroja. Pričako...

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Churchill’s Butchers: Mission 204’s Operations in China, 1942–1945.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Military History. Oct2020, Vol. 84 Issue 4, p1127-1156. 30p. 2 Color Photographs, 2 Black and White Photographs.

Abstract: Mission 204, a mixed British and Australian force, operated in Nationalist China from 1942 to 1945 with the objective of training Nationalist guerrillas. Historians have tended to focus only on the mission's record in 1942, when British and Australian ...

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BRITANNIA'S 'HUNS'.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): History Today. May2021, Vol. 71 Issue 5, p72-83. 12p.

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Abstract: The article explores British military policy in Ireland and the parallels between the conduct of British forces in 1920 and the atrocities committed by German soldiers in 1914. Topics discussed include the Irish War of Independence, the guerilla war be...

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'Moral Factors' in British military thought and doctrine, 1856–1899.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): War in History. Apr2022, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p341-363. 23p.

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Abstract: During the second half of the nineteenth century, the introduction of new weaponry dramatically changed the balance between moral factors and technology on the battlefield. Yet, this shift was widely met by a renewed emphasis on the importance of the h...

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'A man on a watchtower': Malleson and the British military mission to Turkistan, 1918–20.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Middle Eastern Studies. May2022, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p341-353. 13p.

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Abstract: It is not often that one comes across a former British intelligence chief venting his spleen in public about past injuries done to him by his government and, in doing so, revealing recent intelligence operations. One such instructive example is that of...

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