Prof. Alaric Searle

Professor of Modern European History
School of Arts and Media
University of Salford, Greater Manchester, UK
University of Salford

Fields of interest

19th and 20th Century European history; German history; history of theories of war; military history; Strategic Studies; history of China

Recent Publications

Armoured Warfare: A Military, Political and Global History (London: Bloomsbury, 2017).

‘J.F.C. Fuller’s Assessment of Winston Churchill as Grand Strategist, 1939-45’, Global War Studies, 12(3) (2015), pp. 46-81.

‘Inter-Service Debate and the Origins of Strategic Culture: The “Principles of War” in the British Armed Forces, 1919-1939’, War in History, 21(1) (2014), pp. 4-32.

Editor, Genesis, Employment, Aftermath: First World War Tanks and the New Warfare, 1900-1945 (Solihull: Helion, 2015).

‘Ideology and Total War: Military Intellectuals and the Analysis of the Spanish Civil War in Britain, 1936-1943’, Militärgeschichtliche Zeitschrift, 68(Heft 2) (2009), pp. 321-344.

‘The Tolsdorff Trials in Traunstein: Public and Judicial Attitudes to the Wehrmacht in the Federal Republic, 1954-60’, German History, 23(1) (2005), pp. 50-78.

Wehrmacht Generals, West German Society, and the Debate on Rearmament, 1949-1959 (Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2003).