Britain's armed forces during the rise of Hitler


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In this edition of Black's History Week, Professor Jeremy Black, author of Avoiding Armageddon: From the Great War to the Fall of France 1918-40, talks to The Critic's political editor, Graham Stewart, about the state and preparedness of Britain's armed forces in the lead-up to the Second World War. Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast on Spotify and iTunes to ensure you never you never miss an episode. -- Image: Recruits at an Army school for advanced tank training are instructed on how to use the Webley Mk VI service revolver at their depot in 1939 at the Bovington Camp, Dorset, United Kingdom. (Photo by A.J. O'Brien/Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images) Music: Radetzky March by Human Symphony Orchestra (

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