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The Resource Bomber command, Max Hastings

Bomber command, Max Hastings

Label
Bomber command
Title
Bomber command
Statement of responsibility
Max Hastings
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An account of the massive strategic bombing offensive waged by Britain from 1939 to 1945
Writing style
Award
Somerset Maugham Award, 1980.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
155722
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hastings, Max
Dewey number
940.54/4941
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D786
LC item number
.H33 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Zenith military classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Great Britain
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Germany
Target audience
adult
Label
Bomber command, Max Hastings
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published in 1979 by Michael Joseph Limited, a division of Penguin Group
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 342-353) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
2013017329
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxix, 370 pages
Isbn
9780760345207
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2013017329
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Bomber command, Max Hastings
Publication
Note
First published in 1979 by Michael Joseph Limited, a division of Penguin Group
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 342-353) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
2013017329
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxix, 370 pages
Isbn
9780760345207
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2013017329
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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