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Beaton, (Donald) Leonard (1929–1971), journalist and strategic analyst

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...

Blackett, Patrick Maynard Stuart, Baron Blackett (1897–1974), physicist and government and military adviser

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. 2851 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...

Buchan, Alastair Francis (1918–1976), writer on strategic and international affairs

Michael Howard.

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...

Cable, Sir James Eric Sydney Skelton (1920–2001), diplomatist and writer on naval strategy

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...

Clarke, George Sydenham, Baron Sydenham of Combe (1848–1933), defence expert and colonial administrator

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. 2150 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...

Colomb, Sir John Charles Ready (1838–1909), defence strategist and advocate of imperial federation

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...

Hart, Sir Basil Henry Liddell (1895–1970), military thinker and historian

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...

Macgregor, Sir Charles Metcalfe (1840–1887), army officer, explorer, and military strategist

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,...

Money, John (1739/40–1817), military theorist and balloonist

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...

Moulton, James Louis (1906–1993), marine officer and military historian

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...

Müller, Sir William (d. 1846), writer on military and engineering science

H. M. Chichester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Defence Strategy, Planning, and Research; Engineering and Technology; Warfare and Defence. 432 words.

Müller, Sir William (d. 1846), writer on military and engineering science, described himself as an officer of the electoral Hanoverian cavalry, who, at about the end of the eighteenth...

Poker Club (act. 1762–1784)

Richard B. Sher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Defence Strategy, Planning, and Research. 2563 words.

Poker Club (act. 1762–1784), a convivial Edinburgh society formed to agitate for a Scottish militia, was instituted in early January 1762, in the aftermath of the exclusion of Scotland from...

Repington, Charles À Court (1858–1925), army officer and military writer

A. J. A. Morris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Defence Strategy, Planning, and Research; Land Forces and Warfare; Warfare and Defence. 1769 words.

Repington, Charles À Court (1858–1925), army officer and military writer, was born on 29 January 1858, at 15 Chesham Street, London. He was the son of Charles Henry Wyndham À Court...

Spaight, James Molony (1877–1968), lawyer and theorist of air power

Phillip S. Meilinger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Defence Strategy, Planning, and Research; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1054 words.

Spaight, James Molony (1877–1968), lawyer and theorist of air power, was born at Affock, co. Clare, Ireland, on 7 October 1877, the younger of the two sons (there were also two daughters)...

Stockdale, James Bond

Noah Kravitz.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Defence Strategy, Planning, and Research; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1275 words.

Stockdale, James Bond (23 Dec. 1923–5 July 2005), naval officer and defense intellectual, was born in Abingdon, Illinois to Vernon Beard Stockdale, a pottery factory executive, and Mabel...

Wilkinson, (Henry) Spenser (1853–1937), military historian

A. J. A. Morris.

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. 1528 words.

Wilkinson, (Henry) Spenser (1853–1937), military historian, was born on 1 May 1853 at 9 Wilberforce Terrace, Preston Street, Hulme, the second son of Thomas Read Wilkinson, a banker, and...

Wingate, Sir Ronald Evelyn Leslie, second baronet (1889–1978), imperial administrator and wartime deception planner

Roger T. Stearn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Defence Strategy, Planning, and Research; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Warfare and Defence. 1972 words.

Wingate, Sir Ronald Evelyn Leslie, second baronet (1889–1978), imperial administrator and wartime deception planner, was born on 30 September 1889 at 18 Campden Grove, Kensington, London,...

Wintringham, Thomas Henry [Tom] (1898–1949), socialist activist and military theorist

Adrian Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Defence Strategy, Planning, and Research; Political Theory; Politics. 1835 words.

Wintringham, Thomas Henry [Tom] (1898–1949), socialist activist and military theorist, was born on 15 May 1898 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, the third child of John Fildes Wintringham...