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  1. MoleBath

    Military Strategy In The Twenty First Century: The Challenge For NATO

    NATO faces a period of changing political balances at the same time as military technology is evolving in the face of digitisation , connectivity ,cyber war and unmanned systems. The simple East v West doctrines of the Cold War have been complicated by third party players and arm’s length armed...
  2. MoleBath

    Field Marshal Claude Auchinleck

    Despite a long military career and achieving Field Marshal’s rank Auchinleck has attracted few biographers. John Connell and more recently , Philip Warner come to mind. Barrie Pitt examined the Western Desert command as did Hart–Davis some decades ago. Part of this may be due to Auchinleck not...
  3. Kromeriz

    The Arctic theatre

    Over on the Baltic thread @scalieback et al have been frustrated by the lack of an Arctic thread... Apparently, behind the paywall of the Daily Telegraph, dear old Gavin has announced the deployment of 800 booties to Norway. There is the beginning of cooperation between Norwegian and British...
  4. untallguy

    Doomed From The Start Volume 2

    Doomed Before The Start is a two-volume series that looks at the Norwegian Campaign in 1940 and is well-named. The author, Niall Cherry, makes a strong case that the Allied intervention in Norway could not have succeeded, no matter how well the troops fought. Unfortunately, only one volume was...
  5. CptDanjou

    Scandinavian Road Trip

    I'm considering doing as per title, possibly via a Dover ferry, do a bit of camping / Air BNB, two teenage brats would also be coming. So what are the pluses' and minuses? I'm guessing the brats will moan they are bored so I also need to plan something for them.
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