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Bomber Offensive

by Arthur Harris

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Pen and Sword .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air forces & warfare,
  • True stories: Second World War,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military,
  • General,
  • History,
  • Transportation,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Europe,
  • Military - Aviation,
  • Aviation - General,
  • History / Military / Aviation,
  • Bombing, Aerial,
  • Aerial operations, British,
  • Germany,
  • Personal narratives, British

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesPen & Sword Military Classics
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8953298M
    ISBN 101844152103
    ISBN 109781844152100

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    Bomber Offensive‘s insight into the RAF’s formative years in the Indian sub-continent exposes an animosity between the services that’s very similar: ‘ the General made some unpleasant and entirely uncalled for remarks to the effect that airmen could never do anything unless they were coddled to the point of living in the lap of luxury.’. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Bomber Offensive by Arthur Harris (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

    Bomber Harris and the Strategie Bombing Offensive: - He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. Longmate is the author of many WWII historical books which include: If Britain Had Fallen, The GIs: the Americans in Britain , Hitler's Rockets: The Story of the V2s, and The Home Front: an Anthology of Personal Experience 3/5(1). "Bomber Offensive is a book all students of World War II and airpower simply must read. Compared to the memoirs of contemporaries such as Alexander, Montgomery, Slim, and Cunningham, page after page of Harris' book reverberates with /5(22).


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"Bomber Offensive is a book all students of World War II and airpower simply must read. Compared to the memoirs of contemporaries such as Alexander, Montgomery, Slim, and Cunningham, page after page of Harris' book reverberates with ferocious, uncompromising blasts.

Whether these prove Harris was always as right as he believed, /5(7). Bomber Offensive: The Devastation of Europe Paperback – January 1, by Noble Frankland (Author)Cited by: 6. The bomber offensive in Harris' own words, and you can almost hear him talking through the narrative.

More dry humour than you'd imagine, and lots of perceptive comments about the world at the time. More than just the single-minded demon some people view him as/5.

BOMBER OFFENSIVE [A. HARRIS] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. BOMBER OFFENSIVE. "Bomber Offensive is a book all students of World War II and airpower simply must read.

Compared to the memoirs of contemporaries such as Alexander, Montgomery, Slim, and Cunningham, page after page of Harris' book Brand: Pen & Sword Books Limited. Bomber Offensive book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(19). Bomber Offensive: Marshal of the R.A.F Sir Arthur Harris and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5. The first part of the book (chapters 1 to 4) reproduces parts of "The Combined Bomber Offensive April through December ", written by Captain John W Stormont as Army Air Forces Reference History No 19 (AAFRH)/5(3).

This book offers a fresh approach to the debate on the RAF's bomber offensive by using modern strategic leadership theory as an analytical tool to examine the campaign. In particular, it looks at the legality and legitimacy of the offensive and explores the key interfaces between the military leaders, the politicians and allies.

Hardcover. Condition: VERY GOOD. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text.

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From dust jacket: Bomber Offensive is the first important book about the war to be written by any of our Service chiefs. It is of historical value as a war document and of personal interst as the memoirs of an outstanding man.

Sir Arthur Harris - Bomber Harris - remains the target of criticism and vilification by many, while others believe the contribution he and his men made to victory is grossly undervalued.

He led the men of Bomber Command in the face of appalling casualties, had fierce disagreements with higher authority and enjoyed a complicated relationship with Winston. In his book Douhet argued that air power was revolutionary because it operated in the third dimension. Aircraft could fly over surface forces, relegating them to secondary importance.

The vastness of the sky made defense almost impossible, so the essence of air power was the offensive. The only defense was a good : 30 MayCaserta, Campania, Italy. Just finished reading The Bomber War by Robin Neillands. This was a great book, a very fair account of what has become one of the more controversial campaigns in World War Two.

It both explained in detail how the Bomber War over Europe was fought and provided a decent background to many sides of the debates that continue to occur on the subject.4/5. The Combined Bomber Offensive (CBO) was an Anglo-American offensive of strategic bombing during World War II in Europe.

The primary portion of the CBO was against Luftwaffe targets which was the highest priority from June to 1 April [3] The subsequent highest priority campaigns were against V-weapon installations (June ) and petroleum, oil, and. Bomber Offensive, by Sir Arthur Harris.

London: Colins, /Barnsley, South Yorks: Pen and Sword Books, Pp. Index. ISBN As the commander of the RAF’s Bomber Command, Sir Arthur Harris was one of those in. Bomber is a novel by Len Deighton that was published in the United Kingdom in It is the fictionalised account of "the events relating to the last flight of an RAF Bomber over Germany on the night of June 31st, ", a deliberately impossible date, in which an RAF bombing raid on the Ruhr area of western Germany goes wrong.

In each chapter, the plot is advanced by seeing. Harris retired on 15 September and wrote his story of Bomber Command's achievements in Bomber Offensive. In this book he wrote, concerning Dresden, "I know that the destruction of so large and splendid a city at this late stage of the war was considered unnecessary even by a good many people who admit that our earlier attacks were as fully Born: 13 AprilCheltenham, Gloucestershire.

Bomber Offensive by Sir Arthur Travers Harris starting at $ Bomber Offensive has 4 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Same. Get this from a library! Bomber offensive. [Arthur Travers Harris, Sir] -- "First impression January, Second impression February, "Map on lining-papers.The Bomber Offensive by Anthony Verrier.

MacMillan,Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto .A moving tribute to the sacrifice and bravery of the fliers of RAF Bomber Command.

***** The Crew, based on interviews with Ken Cook, the crew's sole surviving member, recounts the wartime exploits of the members of an Avro Lancaster crew between and the war's stershire-born bomb aimer Ken Cook, hard-bitten Australian pilot Jim/5.