Author Results for Raymond W. Westphal Jr

Book Review – ‘New Interpretations in Naval History: Selected papers from the Sixteenth Naval History Symposium Held at the United States Naval Academy, 10–11 September 2009’ by Craig C. Felker and Marcus O. Jones (eds)

By Raymond W. Westphal Jr

For over 40 years naval scholars and graduate students have gathered at the US Naval Academy with the specific aim of strengthening the collective knowledge of naval history by sharing new findings, challenging existing scholarship and giving budding scholars an opportunity to introduce themselves and their work to their brethren. Over the course of the […] Read More

Filed under: Popular Topics
Subjects include: Navies

Parliamentary Politics and the Singapore Base: a Surplus of Opinions and Few Answers, 1918–29

By Raymond W. Westphal Jr

At the close of the First World War, the British government continued to examine how to defend an empire that spanned the globe. This challenge was compounded by a number of debt-conscious members of the House of Commons and post-war governments who were eager to reduce defence spending. Thus the challenge for the Royal Navy […] Read More

Filed under: Interwar | Indian Ocean
Subjects include: Harbours & Dockyards | Miscellaneous