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By Mike Chappell

The interval from early 1940 to the tip of 1942 used to be a time of gloom and uncertainty for the British, who stood on my own opposed to the assembled could of the Axis powers. They badly wanted a champion, and have been to discover this in a small strength of squaddies who encouraged them with a chain of bold raids opposed to the coasts of 'occupied Europe', changing into the heroes of the British public and of the British top Minister who had created them. This name explores the wartime historical past of the British military Commandos whose bravery did rather a lot to elevate the morale of the British public in the course of international battle II (1939-1945).

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47 In November 1923 David Lloyd George became the first British former prime minister to travel to the United States, and so successful was his visit that it prompted renewed discussion on the merits of closer Anglo-American partnership. 'Since the end of the war Great Britain has consented to one costly sacrifice after another in the hope of removing obstacles to a better understanding with the 'The Most Imperialistic Nation on Earth' 37 United States,' the New Republic wrote in the wake of Lloyd George's speaking tour.

In 1923 the Illinois legislature passed a resolution stating: Whereas, since the creation of the American Republic there have been certain Tory elements in our country who have never become reconciled to our Republican institutions and have ever clung to the tradition of King and Empire ... the ... official language of the State of Illinois shall be known hereafter as the 'American' language, and not as the 'English' language. 49 Similar pieces of legislation passed in Texas, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

M. ' Yet by the end of 1923 the time was ripe for a more dispassionate assessment. Sen. S. entry in 1917, traveled to Europe in the summer of 1923, and during his trip he read a number of revisionist works by French, German, and British authors. ' On December 18 Owen took the Senate floor; in a speech which filled over forty pages of the Congressional Record, Owen accused Russia and France of starting the war. He later proposed the establishment of a committee of historians to investigate the issue furtherY 1 In its early stages, it should be noted, historical revisionism was not particularly anti-British, as it remained exclusively focused on the origins of the war, and none of the revisionists tried to argue that Great Britain was responsible for provoking it.

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