Great Britain and the Rights of Neutral Countries: The Case of Iran, 1941

@article{Beaumont1981GreatBA,
  title={Great Britain and the Rights of Neutral Countries: The Case of Iran, 1941},
  author={Joan Beaumont},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  year={1981},
  volume={16},
  pages={213 - 228}
}
  • J. Beaumont
  • Published 1 January 1981
  • Economics
  • Journal of Contemporary History
Few nations go to war believing their cause to be unjust and Great Britain in September 1939 was no exception to this rule. Even though Britain's war aims often lacked precise definition, being strangely intangible in the early months of the war and later moving uneasily between the incompatible goals of Germany's unconditional surrender and the restoration of a balance of power in Europe, there was nonetheless a recurring theme in public expressions of Britain's objectives in the war of 1939… 
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