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How the war was won : air-sea power and Allied victory in World War II

Author: Phillips Payson O'Brien
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, [2015]
Series: Cambridge military histories.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book challenges the view that World War II was decided by land battles. It argues that victory was due to the production and allocation of American and British air and sea weaponry that was used  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phillips Payson O'Brien
ISBN: 9781107014756 1107014751
OCLC Number: 885313234
Description: xx, 626 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The dominance of air and sea production --
The air and sea war and the phases of equipment destruction --
The air and sea war to November 1940 --
Grand strategies and the air and sea war --
Understanding the air and sea was from December 1940 to March 1942 --
Grand strategy in action: prioritizing the air and sea war --
Winning the shipping war --
The war in Europe in 1943: strategic bombing and the land war --
The war in Europe in 1944 --
The air and sea war against Japan, 1942-4 --
The end of the war.
Series Title: Cambridge military histories.
Other Titles: Air-sea power and allied victory in World War II
Responsibility: Phillips Payson O'Brien, University of Glasgow.

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'It has become the conventional wisdom that the Soviet Union won the Second World War with only minor contributions from the United States and Great Britain. Phillips Payson O'Brien has written a Read more...

 
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