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Bomber Command [electronic resource]

Max Hastings
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Minneapolis, MN : Zenith Press, [2013]
Language
English
Series
Zenith Military Classics
ISBN
9780760345207 (softcover), 0760345201 (softcover)
Contents
  • Prologue
  • Norfolk and Heligoland bight, 18 December 1939
  • In the beginning, Trenchard: British bomber policy, 1917-40
  • Squadron, Norfolk, 1940-41
  • Squadron, Yorkshire, 1940-41
  • Crisis of confidence, 1941-42
  • The coming of area bombing, 1942
  • Squadron, Lincolnshire, 1942
  • Harris conducts an overture
  • Operations
  • Protest and policy, 1942-43
  • Dissent
  • Casablanca-the airmen victorious
  • The tools of darkness
  • Squadron, Yorkshire, 1943
  • The Ruhr
  • Hamburg
  • Courage
  • The other side of the hill: Germany 1940-44
  • The destruction
  • The defenses
  • Bomber Command Headquarters, Buckinghamshire
  • Conflict and compromise, 1943-44
  • The battle of Berlin
  • The American breakthrough
  • Pathfinders: 97 Squadron, Lincolnshire, 1944
  • "A quiet trip all round": Darmstadt, 11/12 September 1944
  • Saturation
  • The balance sheet
  • Appendix A: Bomber command sorties dispatched and aircraft missing and written off, 1939-45
  • Appendix B: Specifications and performance of the principal aircraft of Bomber Command and Luftwaffe night-fighters, 1939-45
  • Appendix C
  • The target indicator board at Bomber Command HQ, High Wycombe, at the beginning of February 1945
  • Appendix D: Comparison of British and German production of selected armaments, 1940-44
  • Appendix E: Schedule of German cities subjected to area attack by bomber command, 1942-45
  • Appendix F: Comparison of Allied and German aircraft production, 1939-45.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
  • First published in 1979 by Michael Joseph Limited, a division of Penguin Group.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 342-353) and index.
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