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Hastings, Max - Bomber Command - ( Item 125756 )

Published in London by Folio Society. 2017. First Thus. Fine Hardback. Sealed. No inscriptions or bookplates. Fine slipcase. With a new introduction by the author. Max Hastings' history of Bomber Command, now in a new Folio edition, illuminates this controversial aspect of the Second World War through contemporary photographs and first-hand interviews. Three quarter-bound in blocked cloth with a printed front board featuring a detail from a Lancaster bomber. Set in Photina. 496 pages. Frontispiece and 32 pages of black & white plates, 17 mono integrated maps and drawings. Printed map endpapers. Blocked slipcase 10? x 6?. Max Hastings' Bomber Command won immense critical acclaim when first published in 1979. Featuring over 100 first-hand interviews with aircrew veterans and a brand-new introduction by the author, this classic work of military history draws upon specially researched photographs and illustrations to illuminate one of The Second World War's most controversial aspects. From the very first airborne offensives in 1939, Britain's bombing campaign represented a central element of the conflict with Germany. It began with the efforts of a few basic planes and climaxed six years later with a mighty fleet of 1,600 Lancasters, Halifaxes and Mosquitoes, whose potent firepower could raze a whole city in one terrible night. In this masterly and highly accessible account, Hastings elucidates every part of the Bomber Command story. He examines the strategy, decision making and incessant interdepartmental feuding; the complicated and often fraught relationship between Sir Arthur Harris, Commander-in-Chief of Bomber Command, and Prime Minister Winston Churchill; and the key role of radar and other associated technologies in the bombing campaign.

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