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RAF : the birth of the world's first air force / Richard Overy.

Overy, Richard, (author.).

Available copies

  • 6 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 6 total copies.

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Andrews-Dallas PL - Andrews HISTORY MILITARY AIRFORCE (Text) 73351000052917 Adult Nonfiction Available -
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library 940.4 OVE (Text) 30477101169211 Adult: New Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 940.4494 OVE (Text) 34330513241787 Adult - New Non-Fiction Books Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 940.4494 OVE (Text) 78551000536559 Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 940.4494 Overy (Text) 31208912581602 new non-fiction Reshelving -
Washington Carnegie PL - Main 940.4494 OVE (Text) 21401000501611 Adult New Release Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393652291
  • Physical Description: x, 149 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published: The birth of the RAF, 1918 : the world's first air force. London : Penguin Books, 2018.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 115-139) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Britain and the war in the air -- Battles in the sky, Battles in Whitehall -- April Fools' Day 1918 -- "A very grueling business": Saving the RAF.
Summary, etc.:
"Chronicles the origins of air power in the Royal Air Force during World War I, describing the creation of an independent air ministry that launched effective wartime campaigns, enforced imperial control in the Middle East, and shaped development in othernations"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: World War, 1914-1918 > Aerial operations, British.
Great Britain. Royal Air Force > History > 20th century.

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