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Air Battle of the Ruhr : RAF Offensive March - July 1943.

Author: Alan W Cooper
Publisher: Havertown : Pen and Sword, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First published to acclaim in 1992, this book deals with the exploits of Bomber Command during their offensive against German Industry in the Ruhr during World War II. The author begins by describing the role of Bomber Command and goes on to define the Ruhr area and its great importance in terms of industrial output to the Germans. The author provides the statistics for bombers dispatched, the number, which actually  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cooper, Alan W.
Air Battle of the Ruhr : RAF Offensive March - July 1943.
Havertown : Pen and Sword, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan W Cooper
ISBN: 9781783377671 1783377674 9781783379934 1783379936
OCLC Number: 893740894
Description: 1 online resource (252 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; 1 Bomber Command; 2 War is Declared; 3 The Waiting Game; 4 The Ruhr and Rhineland; 5 The Bomber Offensive; 6 Twenty-Four Hours on a Bomber Station; 7 The Battle Begins; 8 The Battle Intensifies; 9 A Bloody Battle; 10 The Dams are Breached; 11 The Battle Continues; 12 The End of the Battle; 13 Non-Ruhr Targets; 14 Mining Operations; 15 The Summing Up; Acknowledgements; Appendices; Index.

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First published to acclaim in 1992, this book deals with the exploits of Bomber Command during their offensive against German Industry in the Ruhr during World War II. The author begins by describing the role of Bomber Command and goes on to define the Ruhr area and its great importance in terms of industrial output to the Germans. The author provides the statistics for bombers dispatched, the number, which actually got to the targets and those, which never made it for one reason or another. Air Battle of the Ruhr is a complete overview of a major aspect of the air war against mainland Germany.

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