The Beginnings of Strategic Air Power: A History of the British Bomber Force 1923-1939 / Edition 1

The Beginnings of Strategic Air Power: A History of the British Bomber Force 1923-1939 / Edition 1

by Neville Jones
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0714633070

ISBN-13: 9780714633077

Pub. Date: 08/30/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Using official records, the author traces the origins and early development of strategic bombing, and examines its organs in the operations and staff planning of the First World War. The experiences of the First World War should have been a valuable legacy to those who devised the 'counter offensive' strategy in the years between the war. Unfortunately the lessons

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Using official records, the author traces the origins and early development of strategic bombing, and examines its organs in the operations and staff planning of the First World War. The experiences of the First World War should have been a valuable legacy to those who devised the 'counter offensive' strategy in the years between the war. Unfortunately the lessons learnt were soon forgotten and many of the operational and technical problems which the planners had begun to tackle in 1918 were not even seen to exist by the Air Staff during the 1920s and early 1930s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714633077
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/30/2003
Series:
Studies in Air Power Series
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.10(d)

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