Cry Havoc: The Arms Race and the Second World War, 1931-41

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The arms race, on the run up to the Second World War, followed the faultless logic of paranoia. Before the First World War, the Great Powers measured the strength of their rivals by comparing the size of armies and navies, and the money spent on them. Afterwards, having learned the lessons of 'total war', they looked at the capacity of nations to mobilise their economies and populations for war. Deep planning, they realised, was necessary to prepare for potential conflicts; but with this attitude came a sense that society ...

Cry Havoc: The Arms Race and the Second World War, 1931-41 2010, John Murray Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780719565199

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Cry Havoc: The Arms Race and the Second World War, 1931-41 2009, John Murray Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780719565205

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