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Title: The Defence of Britain.
Description: Faber and Faber, London, 1939, 3rd impression.. 444 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover (black cloth with gold lettering on spine) - no dust jacket. Contents: The Question Every One is Asking; The Conditions of Defence; The Situation before Munich; The Situation since Munich; The Method of Defence - Attack or Defence?; Can Britain be Invaded?; Sea Defence; Air Defence; Anti-Aircraft Defence; The Limitation of Air Warfare; The Defence of the Centre - France; The Defence of the Left Flank - The Low Countries; The Defence of the Right Flank - Swit zerland; The Historical Background: 1869-1937; Exploration of the Problem: 1937; The Treatment of the Problem: 1937-8; Progress in Reform: 1938-9; The Organization of the War Office; The System of Promotion; The Handling of the Army - New Tac t i c s ; T he Reform of Drill; Basic Training; The Reform of the Territorial Army; The Expansion of the Territorial Army; Index. Light cigarette odor, free front end paper has been removed, light foxing on rear end papers and on front pastedown, l ig ht b ro wn i ng to pages, light browning and scattered tiny foxing marks on edges of text block, light to moderate edge wear, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Good+.

Keywords: Armaments Race, Technology, Preparation, Efficiency, Qualitative Disarmament, Rearmament, Anti-Aircraft, Czechoslovakia, Hore-Belisha, Haldane, Napoleon, Mediterranean, Malta, Middle East, Royal Artillery, Territorial Army, Turkey, Spain, Russia, It

Price: US$ 15.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 23947

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