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General staffs and diplomacy before the Second World War

Military History Symposium (Canada), Royal Military College of Canada, 1977

General staffs and diplomacy before the Second World War

edited by Adrian Preston.

by Military History Symposium (Canada), Royal Military College of Canada, 1977

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Published by Rowman and Littlefield in London, C. Helm, Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Diplomatic history,
  • Diplomacy -- History,
  • Armies -- Staffs,
  • Europe -- Politics and government -- 1918-1945.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    ContributionsPreston, Adrian W.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination138 p. ;
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18950647M

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    The second world war developed through a series of crises, each of which broke suddenly and was set apart from the previous one by a marked interval of time. It consisted of a chain of disasters between each of which there was a pause. The concept of Western betrayal refers to the view that the United Kingdom and France failed to meet their legal, diplomatic, military, and moral obligations with respect to the Czechoslovak and Polish nations during the prelude to and aftermath of World War also sometimes refers to the treatment of other Central and Eastern European nations at the time.


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