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From Washington's Cherrytrees, through the Gibraltar/Ark Royal farce, HMS Victorious rebuild, SSN debacle.
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"King had the foresight to recognize that the British contribution would be more of a liability than help.[xvi]
The principal Royal Navy purpose in the Pacific was political, not
military and Coles asks if it helped or hindered “the achievement of the
respective nations’ policy objectives.”"