By M. Alexander, W. Philpott
This selection of essays experiences the politico-military courting among Britain and France among the 2 international Wars. in addition to reading the connection among the 2 international locations' armed providers, the book's members additionally learn key topics in Anglo-French inter-war protection politics - disarmament, intelligence and imperial protection - and joint army, political and financial arrangements for a moment international battle.
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An important new book that presents fresh research on Locarno is G. ), Locarno Revisited: European Diplomacy, 1920–1929 (London: Frank Cass, 2002). See Bell, Entente and Estrangement, pp. 113–65; D. Johnson, ‘The Locarno Treaties’, in Waites, Troubled Neighbours, pp. 100–24. Report by Col. T. G. G. Heywood (British military attaché, Paris) on a conversation with the French minister for war, 9 April 1935, PRO, FO 371/18800/C3080/227/17. See Bell, Entente and Estrangement, pp. 168–83; C. Kitching, ‘The search for Disarmament: Anglo-French Relations, 1929–1934’, in Sharp and Stone, Anglo-French Relations, pp.
Troubled Neighbours: Franco-British Relations in the Twentieth Century (London: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1971); also P. M. H. Bell, France and Britain, 1900–1940: Entente and Estrangement and France and Britain, 1940–1994: the Long Separation (Harlow: Longman, 1996 and 1997). 2. On the post-1945 relationship see M. L. Dockrill, ‘British Attitudes towards France as a Military Ally’, Diplomacy and Statecraft, 1 (1990), pp. 49–70; R. Woodhouse, British Policy Towards France, 1945–51 (Basingstoke: Macmillan Press [now Palgrave Macmillan] 1995); G.
This recognition produced a furious diplomatic reaction in London, the 34 Anglo-French Defence Relations between the Wars French being denounced as unscrupulous and treacherous. In the ﬁeld it produced, in early September 1922, a crisis at Smyrna. British, American and French battleships and other vessels had to evacuate foreigners – Greeks and Armenians in the case of the British and Americans, and French and French-protected personnel in the case of the French – while the victorious nationalist forces entered, looted and burnt the city, massacring in an orgy of ethnic cleansing those who could not escape.