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David J. Alexander the Great campaigned successfully for twelve years, across the range of military operations, against a wide range of opponents, and within many varied geographical environments. Alexander was also capable of operating beyond the bounds of his cultural normative framework. These moments are his operations in the Balkans, defeat of the Persian navy, counterinsurgency in central Asia and the battle of Hydaspes. Kevin J. The resulting British military strategy suffered from an imbalance between ends, ways, and means. Thus, British leaders incurred significant risk in executing their new strategy.
Clayton R. Newell and Charles R.
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Shrader examine the actions taken by the Union Army in the year following the Civil War to demobilize the victorious army of more than one million volunteers; reduce the number of personnel, scale back the operations, and dispose of surplus equipment, supplies, and facilities of the various staff departments; and recruit the units of the Regular Army up to authorized strength.
The British launched numerous punitive expeditions in the decades before the international scramble for Africa.
Yet it was often difficult to define clear military objectives. Victory had to be defined for the intervening army, for the people and leaders of the country being attacked, and for politicians and the public at home. Defining victory was thus a complex process, reflecting the range of military, political and public pressures upon commanders. Douglas E.
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The Canadian Corps of was not an entirely self-made machine. Between and , the British Army sent scores of officers to Canadian formations, to make up key command and staff deficiencies in the Canadian Expeditionary Force and to train selected officers to take their places. Canadian political pressure ensured that these replacements were Canadian. The product of this somewhat ad hoc mentoring process was a Canadian Corps, commanded and staffed almost entirely by Canadian officers, that could keep pace with any British Expeditionary Force formation on the Western Front.
In addition, the Prince of Wales sailed from history-as-what-happened into history-as-public-memory. Mark C.
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Dwight S. Although investigated and disproven by the leadership of the U. This essay examines the motives of some airmen who landed in Switzerland, and argues that the stigma associated with neutral captivity resulted in denials of benefits and military decorations to deserving veterans. Steven A. Of course, that involves getting into France first, and that itself introduces a bit of bias towards Europeans or at least towards sitizens of Schengen states. Of course, recruitment policy does not indicate that there were no racial tensions within the ranks - in fact, Asian recruits in s being given different uniform points to some degree of segregation.
Some writers this one , for example argue that the Legion was heavily entrenched in the ideas of white superiority unsurprising, given that the Legion was mostly German during the inter-war period. Thus, I would conclude that while it was theoretically possible for an non-European to enlist in , it wasn't likely he would feel himself welcome there, and there was no significant percentage of non-European troops in French Foreign Legion in the first half of XX century. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.
What was the impact of race in the French Foreign Legion in the 20th century? Ask Question. Mark C.
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The term is ill defined and used differently in different countries. France is not my area, but I believe the French define race differently than anyone else. Might be useful to research French definitions of race first if you haven't already done so. Cooper, a British recruit during the interwar years said " Danila Smirnov Danila Smirnov 6, 1 1 gold badge 28 28 silver badges 39 39 bronze badges. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Sign up using Facebook.
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