The Road to Total War by Frederick M. Sallagar

By Frederick M. Sallagar

Examines a few of the components that impelled leaders on either side of the clash in global battle II to answer rapid issues of activities leading to results that have been frequently neither deliberate nor foreseen. Emotional pressures, the fog of warfare, and judgments blurred via wishful pondering can produce judgements, even self-destructive judgements, and lead down an inexorable route to all-out, overall warfare. this can be a reprint of an version initially released in 1969.

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Because agents sometimes sold the same piece of information to as many purchasers as were available, it was often the case that a very insignificant piece of intelligence was given an extremely high rating. Consequently it wasn’t long before the military lost confidence in any intelligence that was delivered to them. Cumming, a classic megalomaniac, sought to change all that. 5 Paradoxically, the advent of peace actually threatened the very existence of the secret service. With the ‘German monster’ crushed, the government could see no obvious threat from abroad that warranted the retention of an organization which it felt was an embarrassment.

All The King’s Men Robert Marshall To the memory of my mother and the love of my wife Contents Preface I ‘The French Kid Glove…’ II ‘…The Hand of Albion’ III The Fall IV Organization V To England VI Prosper VII The Trojan Horse VIII The Rules of the Game IX An Eastern Influence X Down to Business XI The Other Game XII In the Wilderness XIII Consequences XIV Cockade XV Denunciation XVI Arrangements XVII Trials XVIII Afterwards Bibliography References in the Text Footnotes A Note on the Author The major SOE networks in June 1943 Preface During the summer of 1943, Britain’s wartime secret service, the Special Operations Executive – SOE – suffered a major collapse of its networks in northern France.

Claude Edward Marjoribanks Dansey was born on 21 October 1876 in London’s South Kensington to Captain Edward Dansey, an officer in the Life Guards, and the Honourable Eleanore Dansey, a daughter of the second Lord Gifford. The young Dansey’s childhood was spent at innumerable addresses, in both Britain and France, as the family fortunes tended to fluctuate with his father’s success on the Turf. With the promise of a career in his father’s regiment, young Claude was enrolled at Wellington College, an institution that provided an ‘education of a military tenor’.

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