British Intelligence and the Japanese Challenge in Asia, 1914-1941 2002 (Heftet)

Serie: Studies in Military and Strategic History 

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2002
Antall sider: 282
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Studies in Military and Strategic History
ISBN/EAN: 9781349425983
Kategori: Historie
Omtale: British Intelligence and the Japanese Challenge in Asia, 1914-1941 2002
This is the first full-length study of the role played by British Intelligence in influencing policy towards Japan from the decline of the Alliance to the outbreak of the Pacific War. Using many previously classified records it describes how the image of Japan generated by Intelligence during this period led Britain to underestimate Japanese military capabilities in 1941. The book shows how this image was derived from a lack of adequate intelligence resources and racially driven assumptions about Japanese national characteristics.

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