This thesis examines how Britain’s government and military establishment conceptualised the role of the voluntary Territorial Army (TA) between the World Wars, and explores the relationship with British defence policy during the period. It also evaluates whether or not the TA was capable of carrying out its ascribed role, through a balanced assessment of its organisation, training and military efficiency. It posits that the TA was integral to British defence planning and played a key par...Expand abstract
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Pinchbeck regulars? The role and organisation of the Territorial Army, 1919-1940.
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