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Author Van der Bijl, Nicholas,
Title British military operations in Aden and Radfan / by Nick van der Bijl.
Imprint Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen & Sword Military, 2014.

Author Van der Bijl, Nicholas,
Subject Counterinsurgency -- Yemen, South -- History.
Aden (Yemen) -- History, Military.
Yemen, South -- History, Military.
Great Britain -- History, Military.
Description 1 online resource
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Contents Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedicated; Contents; Foreword; Maps; Chapter 1: The Annexation of Aden; Chapter 2: The Settlement of Aden 1854-1914; Chapter 3: Aden in the First World War; Chapter 4: The Colony of Aden 1919-1945; Chapter 5: Defending the Border 1945-1955; Chapter 6: The Mercenary Operation in Yemen; Chapter 7: Operation Nutcracker; Chapter 8: 'RadForce'; Chapter 9: 39 Brigade in Radfan; Chapter 10: The Rise in Terrorism; Chapter 11: Deterioration in Internal Security, 1965; Chapter 12: The 1966 Defence White Paper; Chapter 13: The Final Year, 1967.
Chapter 14: 20 June 1967Chapter 15: The Reoccupation of Crater; Chapter 16: Withdrawal; Chapter 17: Conclusion; Appendices (Units Serving in Aden and Radfan); Appendix A: Royal Navy and Royal Marines; Appendix B: Army; Appendix C: RAF; Appendix D: Protectorate and Federal Forces; Appendix E: British and Turkish Forces in South Arabia, 1914-1919; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.
Summary The book examines the military history of Aden Colony from 1839 including the fractious turn of the century Border Commissions with Turkey and the defeat of British forces near Aden by the Turks in 1915. Great Britain successfully defended the base for the rest of The Great War and throughout the Second World War.rnrnThe period after 1945 was one of rising tension as Great Britain drew down its Imperial commitments from the Near and Middle East. Britain's intention to retain a military base in Aden was rejected by Egypt, who, having embarrassed Great Britain during the 1956 Suez Crisis, set ab.
ISBN 9781473843493 (electronic bk.)
1473843499 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 895772662
Additional Format Print version: Van der Bijl, Nick. British Military Operations in Aden and Radfan : 100 Years of British Colonial Rule. Havertown : Pen and Sword, ©2014 9781783032914

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