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The planning for War Plan Red would involve understanding the strategic threats that could conceivably emanate from the British Empire, but would also involve examining the strategic requirements for fighting in those territories should that become necessary for any reason. For example the plan to invade Australia could be useful should Australia become a ...


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The Naval Chronicle (Vol 21) gives some additional information on the rescue fleet (that gives a significantly larger value for the number of transports). Plymouth, Jan. 23. Arrived this morning the Barfleur, of 100 guns, Rear-admiral Hood; Tonnant, of 80 guns, Rear-admiral de Courcy; Victory, of 100 guns; Implacable, Resolution, Norge, Elizabeth, and ...


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I'm not sure that I've the depth of information that you require but the following might be of use as a pointer for others. Transportation of troops (and all their supplies) during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars was the responsibility of the appropriately named Transportation Board. The commencement of the Peninsular War vastly increased ...


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