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David McNeil (Draft Profile)
A River Runs Through It: Churchill Falls and the End of Newfoundland History
The article discusses academic perspectives of the 1969 Churchill Falls energy deal in the light of recent Newfoundland history. Topics mentioned include Danny Williams, premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and his ...
The 'Singapore Strategy' and the Deterrence of Japan: Winston Churchill, the Admiralty and the Dispatch of Force Z
Royal Navy prewar plans have often been blamed for the disastrous fate of Force Z, the Singapore-based fleet of destroyers and the capital ships HMS 'Prince of Wales' and HMS 'Repulse,' sunk by Japanese aircraft on 10 ...
`Our most exposed outpost': Hong Kong and British Far Eastern strategy, 1921-1941
Those who have claimed that there was no reason for the British to send Canadian troops to Hong Kong in the fall of 1941 fail to place the decision in the larger historical context. During the 1920's and early 1930's ...
The Royal Navy and the Lessons of the Invergordon Mutiny
Examines the Royal Navy's attempts to comprehend the Invergordon Mutiny of 1931 and thus prevent similar occurrences. For almost two days sailors on four British capital ships refused to follow orders, forcing the ...
Thinking the Unthinkable: British and American Naval Strategies for an Anglo-American War, 1918-1931
Examines and compares British and American military planning for a potential US-British war in the 1920's. Notably, neither British, Americans, nor Canadians had correctly assumed one another's war plans, while the ...
Convict Transportation and the Colonial State in Newfoundland, 1789
In July 1789, an Irish convict ship landed more than one hundred convicts in Newfoundland, touching off crises for governments on both sides of the Atlantic. Nevertheless, Newfoundland authorities managed to house, clothe, ...
Review of Cold War Radio: The Dangerous History of American Broadcasting in Europe, 1950–1989
The article reviews the book "Cold War Radio: The Dangerous History of American Broadcasting in Europe, 1950–1989," by Richard H. Cummings.
‘How are we going to make war?’: Admiral sir Herbert Richmond and British Far Eastern War plans
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Reviewed: The Law Society of Upper Canada and Ontario's Lawyers, 1797-1997. Moore, Christopher.