Bomber Command 1939-1945 -::- Richard Overy

Bomber Command 1939-1945 -::- Richard Overy lands on the shelves of my shop.

Leicester: Silverdale Books, 2000, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: Black & white photographs; Maps; Tables; Appendices [2];

From the cover: After the fall of France, only RAF Bomber Command had the ability to carry the war to the enemy. Early attacks on Germany met with heavy losses but under the leadership of Sir Arthur Harris, Bomber Command grew into an enormous force, capable of launching 1000 bomber raids. Germany was forced to withdraw hundreds of thousands of personnel, fighter aircraft and heavy guns from other fronts to defend its industrial heartland. After the war, Harris was denied the peerage awarded to other service chiefs, …

Introduction by: Michael Beetham

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.

Matching Pictorial boards. 224 pages. Index. Bibliography. 10¾” x 9¼”.

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