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The Menzies Government and the grand alliance during 1939

Waters, Christopher 2010, The Menzies Government and the grand alliance during 1939, Australian journal of politics and history, vol. 56, no. 4, pp. 560-573, doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8497.2010.01571.x.

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Title The Menzies Government and the grand alliance during 1939
Author(s) Waters, Christopher
Journal name Australian journal of politics and history
Volume number 56
Issue number 4
Start page 560
End page 573
Total pages 14
Publisher Blackwell Publishing
Place of publication London, England
Publication date 2010-12
ISSN 0004-9522
1467-8497
Summary This article is a study of the Australian government's exchanges with the Chamberlain government over the ultimately unsuccessful attempt to negotiate a Grand Alliance between the United Kingdom, France and the Soviet Union during 1939. Robert Menzies and Stanley Bruce carefully weighed the arguments for and against before deciding to support the proposal for an Alliance. Yet there was considerable ambivalence about their support as evidenced by Bruce's panicky response to the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact. In its own very small and distant way the Menzies government contributed to the inertia that marked the British Empire's failure to secure a Grand Alliance in 1939.
Language eng
DOI 10.1111/j.1467-8497.2010.01571.x
Field of Research 210303 Australian History (excl Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
Socio Economic Objective 970121 Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2010, The Author
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30032518

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of History, Heritage and Society
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