British Strategic Policy, July 1940–June 1941

  • Martin Kolinsky

Abstract

This chapter is concerned with the key decisions in British strategy during the year after the fall of France. In parallel with the struggle against Rommel in North Africa, there was a series of campaigns during the spring and summer of 1941 in Greece, Crete, Iraq, Syria, and Iran.1 Important differences in strategic appreciation emerged between the prime minister and General Wavell, particularly in relation to Iraq and to some extent regarding Syria.

Keywords

Europe Shipping Syria Assure Turkey 

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© Martin Kolinsky 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Kolinsky
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  1. 1.Department of Political Science and International StudiesUniversity of BirminghamUK

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