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Bond, Brian

Works: 98 works in 404 publications in 2 languages and 10,417 library holdings
Genres: History  Military history  Diaries  Biography  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Records and correspondence  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: D396, 940.28
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Most widely held works by Brian Bond
War and society in Europe, 1870-1970 by Brian Bond( Book )

48 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in English and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This survey by a leading military historian shows how war has exerted an enormous influence on European society since 1870, and how in turn civilian society has played a major role in transforming the nature of armed conflict."--Jacket
Liddell Hart : a study of his military thought by Brian Bond( Book )

16 editions published between 1977 and 1991 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Militærhistorieforskning; Militærvidenskab; Militærteorier; Military Thought; Military Science; Warfare; 1. Verdenskrig; 2. Verdenskrig; England, Historie, 1895-1970; Engelske Hær; David Ben Gurion; Fuller, J.F.C.; Dayan,Moshe; Eden, Anthony; British Expeditionary Force; Kolde Krig; Churchill; Clausewitz; Israelske Hær; Aerial Bombing; Doktriner; British Way in Warfare; Engelsk Krigsførelse; Howard, Michael; Guderian; Lord Hankey; Hitler; Jomini; Polen; Rabin, Yitzhak; NATO; Napoleon; Mekanisering; Mobility; Lloyd George; von Manstein; Wilkinson, S.; Yadin, Y.; Sovjetunionen; Sharon, A.; Tanks; Somme; SHAPE; Krigsforbryderdomstole; Betingelsesløs Overgivelse
France and Belgium, 1939-1940 by Brian Bond( Book )

14 editions published between 1975 and 1979 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Søgeord:Tyske Blitzkrieg; Frankrig's Fald; Tyskernes Invasion af Belgien, Maj 1940; Belgisk Neutralitet, 1936-1939; British Expeditionary Force; Dunkirk-Evakueringen, 1940; Weygand; Reynaud; van Overstraeten; Pownall; Petain; Leopold III; Keyes; Ironside; Hitler; General Georges; Gamelin; Alexander, H.; Bilotte; Blanchard; Churchill; Chamberlain; Davy, G.; Dill; Dunkirk; Gort, J.; Hore-Belisha; von Manstein; Spaak; Vuillemin; Yser Line
Victorian military campaigns by Brian Bond( Book )

16 editions published between 1967 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Engelsk militærhistorie. Beskrivelse af de mindre Victorianske militære felttog/campaigns/expeditions - i det Britiske Empire i perioden 1845-1899: 1. The Sikh Wars, 1845-1849. 2. The Third China War, 1860. 3. The Expedition to Abyssinia, 1867-1868. 4. The Ashanti Campaign, 1873-1874. 5. The South African War, 1880-1881. 6. The Egyptian Campaign, 1882. 7. The Reconquest of Sudan, 1896-1899. Emneord: Viktorianske Krige; Britiske Kolonistyre; Engelske Hær; Storbritanien, Historie, 1845-1899; Sikh'erne; Kina, 1860; Abessinien; Sydafrika; Ægypten, 1882; Sudan, 1896-1899; Colonel Arabi; Cairo; General Colley; Childers, H.C.E.; Lord Elgin; Lord Cromer; Disraeli; Lord Kimberley; Lord Hardinge; Gladstone; Hope Grant; Gordon, Charles George; Peiho; General Napier; Indiske Mytteri; Indiske Opstand; Khartoum; Khalifa; Lord Kirchener; Kowloon; Laing's Nek; Mahdi; Dronning Victoria; Kejser Theodore III; Suez Kanalen; General Wolseley; Wood, E.; Zulu'er; Kumasi; Lahore
The pursuit of victory : from Napoleon to Saddam Hussein by Brian Bond( Book )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Western Europe and North America the idea that war can deliberately be used as an 'instrument of policy' has become unfashionable, not least because of the carnage of two World Wars and the Americans' humiliating experience in Vietnam. But wars are still fought. Those who start wars clearly believe they are worthwhile. Why? In this original and provocative study, Brian Bond discusses the successes and failures of military and political leaders in their pursuit of victory over the last two centuries." "Professor Bond argues that in order to be counted victorious, a leader has to progress beyond military triumph to preserve the political control needed to secure an advantageous and enduring peace settlement. After 1945, nuclear weapons and the increased complexity of international relations blurred the identity of 'victors' and 'losers' and seemed to make the idea of a 'decisive' victory almost unthinkable. But this study warns against the assumption that war as an instrument of policy has now been completely discarded. The Falklands and Gulf conflicts show that aggressors are still prepared to risk war for tangible goals, and that their opponents are quite capable of responding successfully to such challenges."--Jacket
The unquiet western front : Britain's role in literature and history by Brian Bond( Book )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now, thanks to the opening of the official archives and a more objective approach by a new generation, the myths are being challenged. This book follows the intense controversy from 1918 to the present, and concludes that historians are at last permitting the First World War to be placed in proper perspective."--Jacket
British military policy between the two world wars by Brian Bond( Book )

8 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The First World War and British military history( Book )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War Diaries; War Memoirs; War Books; Vestfronten; Østfronten; England, Historie, 1914-1918; Skyttegravskrigsførelse; Historikere; Faghistorikere; Militærhistorikere; Churchill; Weltkrieg; Lawrence of Arabia; Western Front; Dardanellerne; Terraine, John; British War Council; Officielle Papirer, Dokumenter, Arkiver; Somme; Marne; Verdun; Passchendaele; Ypres; Kampbeskrivelser; Feltliv; Frontberetninger; Despatches; Krigens Officielle Historie; Bulletiner; Krigsberetninger; Strategi; Taktik; Taylor, A.J.P.; Wavell; Palestina; Mesopotamien; Robertson, W.; Public Records; Officerer, Soldater; Krigslyrik, Krigsprosa; Buchan; Nelson; Lloyd George; Maurice, F.; No Mans Land; Le Cateau; Keegan, John; Kitchener; Laffin, John; Howard, Michael; Harkey, M.; Graves, Robert; Fuller, J.F.C.; French, D.; Falls, Cyril; Callwell, C.; Biografier; Memoirer; Erindringer; Asquith, H.; Astor; Arabiske Revolte
The Victorian Army and the Staff College, 1854-1914 by Brian Bond( Book )

11 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Britain's two world wars against Germany : myth, memory and the distortions of hindsight by Brian Bond( Book )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Britain's role and performance in the two World Wars continues to generate considerable debate but the wars are rarely considered together. Leading military historian Brian Bond here challenges the popular view of the First World War as catastrophic and futile in contrast to the Second World War as a well-conducted and victorious moral crusade. He focuses on the key issues which have caused controversy and distortion, to demonstrate how these views became deeply rooted in popular culture in the years since 1945. These issues range from policy and strategy, combat experience, the attritional strategies of naval blockade and strategic bombing to British generalship, and gains and losses in the aftermath of both wars. He also considers the learning process of the British Army in both world wars. He boldly concludes that in a number of important respects Britain was more successful in the First World War than in the Second."--Publisher's Web site
Fallen stars : eleven studies of twentieth century military disasters( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Survivors of a kind : memoirs of the Western Front by Brian Bond( Book )

9 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a unique study of World War One memoirs from a historical perspective. It explores the tremendous effect that war experience had on writers' lives and how they came to terms with it after 1918, in deeply moving and often brilliant writing
Britain, France, and Belgium, 1939-1940 by Brian Bond( Book )

7 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haig : a reappraisal 70 years on by Brian Bond( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Field Marshal Earl Haig's reputation continues to arouse as much interest and controversy as ever. This volume represents the collaboration of two leading historical societies, The British Commission for Military History and The Douglas Haig Fellowship
War and society : a yearbook of military history : (1976) : Vol. 2 by Brian Bond( Book )

38 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chief of staff; the diaries of Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall by Henry Pownall( Book )

8 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British and Japanese military leadership in the Far Eastern War, 1941-1945( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Using both archival and published sources, Japanese scholars are now in a position to reappraise their war leaders, including Tojo and Mutaguchi, from a much more critical standpoint than was possible previously. But it was their flawed command system, ultimately involving the emperor, that was most at fault. Although certain aspects of the British campaigns have already received saturation coverage, this book provides new perspectives on the failures of Allied leadership in Malaya and Burma; the morale and fighting spirit of the British forces in the heroic struggle for Imphal and Kohima; and the all-important role of British and US air power
Staff officer : the diaries of Walter Guinness (first Lord Moyne), 1914-1918 by Walter Edward Guinness Moyne( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chief of staff : the diaries of Lieutenant General Sir Henry Pownall. Vol. 1, 1933-1940 by Henry Pownall( Book )

14 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secret letters from the railway : the remarkable record of a Japanese POW by Charles Steel( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Steel took part in two military disasters - the Fall of France and the Dunkirk evacuation, and the Fall of Singapore. Shortly before the latter, he married Louise. Within days of being captured by the Japanese, he began writing a weekly letter to his new bride as means of keeping in touch with her in his mind, for the Japanese forbade all writing of letters and diaries. By the time he was liberated 3 1/2 years later, he had written and hidden some 180 letters, to which were added a further 20 post-liberation letters. Part love-letter, part diary these unique letters intended for Louise
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The pursuit of victory : from Napoleon to Saddam Hussein
Alternative Names
Bond, B.

Bond, B. 1936-

Bond, B. (Brian)

Bond, Brian 1936-

Bond, Brian J. 1936-

Bond, Brian James.

Brian Bond britischer Militärhistoriker

Brian Bond British military historian

Brian Bond Brits militair historicus


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The pursuit of victory : from Napoleon to Saddam HusseinThe unquiet western front : Britain's role in literature and historyThe First World War and British military historySurvivors of a kind : memoirs of the Western FrontBritain, France, and Belgium, 1939-1940Haig : a reappraisal 70 years onBritish and Japanese military leadership in the Far Eastern War, 1941-1945Secret letters from the railway : the remarkable record of a Japanese POW