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The Resource National Service, Peter Doyle and Paul Evans

National Service, Peter Doyle and Paul Evans

Label
National Service
Title
National Service
Statement of responsibility
Peter Doyle and Paul Evans
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
BRITISH & IRISH HISTORY. Overshadowed in the public eye by the events of the Second World War - and of the impacts of recent wars at the transition of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries - the period of National Service is sometimes portrayed as a long-running and monumental waste of time, a period of 'bull' and 'blanco' of 'jankers' and 'whitewashing'. Yet, emerging from the harsh reality of a truly world war and into the new dawn of the Cold War, it was clear that Britain would have to face new threats from old allies, and to meet considerable overseas obligations from its vestiges of Empire. The occupation of Germany would require 100,000 troops, and Palestine Aden, Cyprus and the Suez Canal Zone, would demand a strong British military presence. With only a limited number of men still in service, the government of the day had no option but to continue conscription
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1951-
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Doyle, Peter
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Evans, Paul
Series statement
Shire library
Series volume
no. 664
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Draft
Target audience
adult
Label
National Service, Peter Doyle and Paul Evans
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
3149416x
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
64 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780747810926
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), facsimiles, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 3149416x
  • (Sirsi) 3149416x
Label
National Service, Peter Doyle and Paul Evans
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
3149416x
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
64 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780747810926
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), facsimiles, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 3149416x
  • (Sirsi) 3149416x

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