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Beaton, (Donald) Leonard

Peter Lyon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Defence Strategy, Planning, and Research; Journalism. 981 words.

Beaton, (Donald) Leonard (1929–1971), journalist and strategic analyst, was born on 20 June 1929 in Montreal, the son of John W. Beaton. He was educated in Montreal, at Westmount high...

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Blackett, Patrick Maynard Stuart, Baron Blackett

Mary Jo Nye.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Defence Strategy, Planning, and Research; Physics. 2821 words.

Blackett, Patrick Maynard Stuart, Baron Blackett (1897–1974), physicist and government and military adviser, was born on 18 November 1897 at Kensington, London, the only son and the second...

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Buchan, Alastair Francis

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Defence Strategy, Planning, and Research; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Politics. 904 words.

Buchan, Alastair Francis (1918–1976), writer on strategic and international affairs, was born at 76 Portland Place, London, on 9 September 1918, the third son and the fourth and youngest...

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Cable, Sir James Eric Sydney Skelton

Eric J. Grove.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Defence Strategy, Planning, and Research; Naval Forces and Warfare; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1119 words.

Cable, Sir James Eric Sydney Skelton (1920–2001), diplomatist and writer on naval strategy, was born on 15 November 1920, at 132 Earls Court Road, Kensington, London, the elder son of Eric...

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Clarke, George Sydenham, Baron Sydenham of Combe

Jason Tomes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Defence Strategy, Planning, and Research. 2135 words.

Clarke, George Sydenham, Baron Sydenham of Combe (1848–1933), defence expert and colonial administrator, was born on 4 July 1848 at the vicarage, Swinderby, Lincolnshire, the eldest of the...

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Colomb, Sir John Charles Ready

John F. Beeler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Defence Strategy, Planning, and Research; Politics. 1510 words.

Colomb, Sir John Charles Ready (1838–1909), defence strategist and advocate of imperial federation, second son of Lieutenant-General George Thomas Colomb (1788–1874), colonel of the 97th...

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Hart, Sir Basil Henry Liddell

Brian Holden Reid.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Defence Strategy, Planning, and Research; Warfare and Defence. 4107 words.

Hart, Sir Basil Henry Liddell (1895–1970), military thinker and historian, was born on 31 October 1895 at 4 rue Rosquépine, near the place St Augustin, in Paris (8th arrondissement). He was...

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Macgregor, Sir Charles Metcalfe

S. P. Oliver.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Defence Strategy, Planning, and Research; World History; Maps and Map-making; Land Forces and Warfare; Asian History; African History. 1364 words.

Macgregor, Sir Charles Metcalfe (1840–1887), army officer, explorer, and military strategist, was born at Agra on 12 September 1840, the second son of Robert Guthrie Macgregor and his wife,...

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Money, John

Leonard Darwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Defence Strategy, Planning, and Research; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 458 words.

Money, John (1739/40–1817), military theorist and balloonist, of whose parents nothing is known, began his military career in the Norfolk militia in 1760. He served in Germany as a...

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Moulton, James Louis

Donald F. Bittner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Defence Strategy, Planning, and Research; Warfare and Defence; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1127 words.

Moulton, James Louis (1906–1993), marine officer and military historian, was born on 3 June 1906 at The Terrace, His Majesty's Dockyard, Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire, the son of John Davis...

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