✓ The Air War: 1939-45 ´ Richard Overy, The Air War: 1939-45, Richard Overy, The Air War Originally published in and still the best one volume aerial history of World War II Richard Overy s classic work remains profound and highly origi nal Far from just an account of the various air battles Professor Overy treats the air war as a complex and fascinating historical web woven out of grand strategy economic mobilization the recruitment of science andOrigi ✓ The Air War: 1939-45 ´ Richard Overy - The Air War: 1939-45, The Air War Originally published in and still the best one volume aerial history of World War II Richard Overy s classic work remains profound and highly origi nal Far from just an account of the various ai

  • Title: The Air War: 1939-45
  • Author: Richard Overy
  • ISBN: 9781574887167
  • Page: 176
  • Format: Paperback

✓ The Air War: 1939-45 ´ Richard Overy ✓ The Air War: 1939-45 ´ Richard Overy - The Air War: 1939-45, The Air War Originally published in and still the best one volume aerial history of World War II Richard Overy s classic work remains profound and highly origi nal Far from just an account of the various ai

  • ✓ The Air War: 1939-45 ´ Richard Overy
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The Air War: 1939-45

About "Richard Overy"

  1. Richard Overy

    Richard James Overy is a British historian who has published extensively on the history of World War II and the Third Reich.

501 thoughts on “The Air War: 1939-45”

  1. Very thorough review of numerous facets of the general air war during World War II, including the interaction of the military industrial scientific political communities, strategies, technology, prioritization compared against other military services economic considerations, doctrine, and a host of other topics Not a light read, but well documented and even handed in its approachexcellent information, overall.


  2. wietne totalne opracowanie tematu wojny bombowej w ramach WW2 od przedwojennych apokaliptycznych teorii przysz ej wojny przez taktyczne u ycie lotnictwa, stopniowe przekraczanie kolejnych etycznych i technicznych granic a po bezpardonowe ataki na ludno cywiln Overy zestawia cele operacyjne oraz przyczyny takiego a nie innego ich wyboru z rzeczywistymi rezultatami bombardowa Wnioski bywaj bardzo gorzkie, zw aszcza dla lotnictwa ameryka skiego i brytyjskiego y k dziegciu w tej beczce miodu jest t [...]


  3. I am a big fan of Richard Overy, a Professor at Oxford or Cambridge, who has written a number of excellent histories of World War II, all from the perspective that the various enemies economies and wartime productivity had a great deal to do with the outcome This is, I think, his first book in that vein it is certainly the first such book that addresses the Air War based on those factors This is not a combat action book it is an exceptional analysis of the war in terms of productivity, economy, [...]


  4. A interesting book that described the various aspects of the air war The four first chapters are a chronology of the air war, one chapter about the years leading to the war, two chapters about european war and the last about the pacific war.There chapters about strategic bombic and its impactscost There a chapter on that described the leadership and organizations of the differents airforces Chapter seven and eight are about economics and scientictresearch aspects of the air war.This book could a [...]


  5. A very clear and concise analysis of many different aspects of the air campaigns waged by all the major powers of WWII it was well organized and delivered without any useless flowery language The main lesson drawn from this book for me was simply that Goering was an idiot.


  6. History can be instructive, but all participants operate in different paradigms of environment and objectives Strategy is dependent on many factors.


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