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Another life : Lawrence after arabia

Author: A R B Simpson
Publisher: Stroud : History Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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T E Lawrence found global recognition for his leadership of the Arab Revolt during World War I, preparing the ground for the final Allied offensive in 1918. He was hailed as a hero, but little is known about this mysterious and charismatic man after those events. Here is Lawrence's life after Arabia, his service in the RAF and the Tank Corps as a mere ranker, and how he became an expert in the technology of the new  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Simpson, Andrew R B.
Another Life : Lawrence After Arabia.
Stroud : The History Press, ©2011
Named Person: T E Lawrence; T E Lawrence
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A R B Simpson
ISBN: 9780752466446 0752466445
OCLC Number: 771875445
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations, photograph, map
Contents: Cover; Title; Dedication; Epigraph; Contents; List of Maps and Diagrams; Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Preface: the Patroclus of the Piece; Introduction; Part One: A Voyage all out of Reckoning; Chapter One Motivation: Colonial Office to AC2; Chapter Two The First Raf Period: The Mint; Chapter Three Bovington; Chapter Four The Abridgements of Seven Pillars of Wisdom; Part Two: In the Racing Stable; Chapter Five The Second Raf Period: Cranwell, India And Beginning The Odyssey; Chapter Six Problems of a Translator; and mired in the Great Game; Chapter Seven The Book XXI Controversy. Chapter Eight Mount BattenChapter Nine The Schneider Trophy Races, Hythe and the Blackburn Iris Crash; Chapter Ten Power Boats: The RAF 200; Chapter Eleven Power Boats: The Armoured Target Boat; Part Three: Tragedy at Clouds Hill; Chapter Twelve Out of the Service; Chapter Thirteen Monday, 13 May 1935; Chapter Fourteen The Inquest and After; Chapter Fifteen Conspiracy Theory --
1; Chapter Sixteen Conspiracy Theory --
2; Chapter Seventeen Conclusions; Part Four: The Commentators; Chapter Eighteen John Bruce and the Sunday Times; Chapter Nineteen Edward Robinson: A Bogus Biographer; Postscript.
Responsibility: Andrew R.B. Simpson.

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It examines the work he did for the 1929 Schneider Trophy Race, the development of the new RAF 200 seaplane tender, and the development of its armour plated offspring, the Armoured Target Boat.  Read more...

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