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Author Hastings, Max, author.

Title Bomber command / Max Hastings
Published Minneapolis, MN : Zenith Press, an imprint of MBI Publishing Company, [2013]
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Series Zenith military classics
Zenith military classics.
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
Notes Originally published in 1979 by Michael Joseph Limited, a division of Penguin Group
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Great Britain. Royal Air Force. Bomber Command -- History
Great Britain. Royal Air Force. Bomber Command.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Destruction and pillage -- Germany.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- Great Britain.
Destruction and pillage.
HISTORY -- Europe -- Western.
Military operations, Aerial -- British.
Regimental histories.
Germany -- History -- 1933-1945.
Germany.
Great Britain.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1610588630
9781610588638