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Author Stoker, Donald J.

Title Britain, France, and the naval arms trade in the Baltic, 1919-1939 : grand strategy and failure / Donald J. Stoker, Jr
Published London : Frank Cass, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 242 pages)
Series Cass series--naval policy and history, 1366-9478 ; 18
Cass series--naval policy and history ; 18. 1366-9478
Contents War, intervention, and the birth of the successor states, 1914-19 -- Naval development in the Baltic successor states, 1918-22 -- Unintended consequences: the effects of the Washington naval treaties on the Baltic -- Contracts, competition, and corruption, 1923-25 -- General Kirke's mission to Finland, 1924-25 -- New contracts, new competition, new corruption, 1926-32 -- The German projects: Finnish naval development and Anglo-French failure, 1926-34 -- The final sales, 1933-39 -- The British naval treaties and British abandonment, 1935-39 -- Grand strategy and failure -- Conclusion
Summary Donald Stoker's book examines British and French involvement from 1919 to 1939 in the creation and development of the naval forces of Poland, Finland and the three Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Arms transfers -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Baltic Sea Region -- Military relations -- France
Baltic Sea Region -- Military relations -- Great Britain
Europe -- History, Naval -- 20th century.
France -- Military relations -- Baltic Sea Region
Great Britain -- Military relations -- Baltic Sea Region
Genre/Form History.
Naval history.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203495012
0203519647 (electronic bk.)
9780203519646 (electronic bk.)