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The Right of the Line: The Royal Air Force 1939-45 #2020

The Right of the Line The Royal Air Force This text describes the RAF during the European war of John Terraine shows how the RAF which in was small and inadequate for the task it was called upon to perform had by the end of

  • Title: The Right of the Line: The Royal Air Force 1939-45
  • Author: John Terraine
  • ISBN: 9781853266836
  • Page: 476
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Right of the Line: The Royal Air Force 1939-45 By John Terraine, This text describes the RAF during the European war of 1939 1945 John Terraine shows how the RAF, which in 1939 was small and inadequate for the task it was called upon to perform, had, by the end of the war, taken up its position on the right of line, the vanguard position of honour.

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    1 thought on “The Right of the Line: The Royal Air Force 1939-45

    1. Damn, I was afraid I would never finish this I am so happy to be done It takes real talent to make a book about the RAF during WWII as utterly, horrifyingly boring as this one was I ve actually read quite a few books on essentially the same topic over the last 30 or 35 years, and I don t remember ever being bored by any of them If I were writing a scholarly article or paper on the wartime history of the RAF, and needed hard numbers of air frames produced in this or that year, I am sure this book [...]

    2. Terraine s narrative history of the role of the RAF in the European theatre in World War II encompasses the Battle of Britain, the Battle of the Atlantic and the near apocalyptic bomber offensive against Germany Whilst Terraine is well known for his spirited defence of the oft criticised generals of 1914 18, his largesse does not extend to Britain s air commanders in WWII Some fairly harsh criticism is meted out to several luminaries of the air war, particularly Marshal of the RAF Charles Portal [...]

    3. an excellent overview of the RAF in the European theatre of war during ww2, but assumes a certain knowlyge of events, which the complete neophyle may lack, for this reaason I cannot give it 5 stars, otherwise a damm good read

    4. So far, an excellent study of the RAF from the end of WWI through the fire of WWII My book is titled, A Time for Courage The Royal Air Force in the European War 1939 1945 I don t know if these are two different books, or the same one with different titles for USA and UK.

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