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The arsenal of democracy : aircraft supply and the evolution of the Anglo-American alliance, 1938-1942

Author: Gavin J Bailey
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2013.
Series: Edinburgh studies in Anglo-American relations.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through a series of case studies, Gavin J. Bailey reveals new details of how Britain used American aircraft and integrates this with broader British statecraft and strategy. He challenges conceptions that Britain was strategically reliant on the US and reveals a complicated, asymmetrical dependency between the wartime allies.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Bailey, Gavin J.
Arsenal of democracy.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2013]
(DLC) 2013431812
(OCoLC)835970885
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gavin J Bailey
ISBN: 9780748649730 0748649735
OCLC Number: 854918714
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The Anglo-American Relationship and the Need for Historical Interpretation --
The Evolution of Transatlantic Aircraft Supply Diplomacy, 1938-40 --
The Diplomacy of Critical Dependency, 1940 --
Lend-Lease and the Politics of Supply, 1941 --
The Limits of Dependency: American Aircraft in Action, 1940-2 --
Heavy Bomber Supply Diplomacy, 1941-2 --
The Problem of Quality: the Fighter Supply Crisis of 1942 --
Collaboration and Interdependency --
Appendix: RAF Air Strength by aircraft type on 3 September 1939, 1940, 1941 and 1942.
Series Title: Edinburgh studies in Anglo-American relations.
Responsibility: Gavin J. Bailey.

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