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CONFOUND AND DESTROY - 100 Group and the Bomber Support Campaign

Streetly, Martin

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ISBN 10: 0354011804 / ISBN 13: 9780354011808
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Librería: Articles of War Ltd (Silver City, NM, Estados Unidos de America)

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London 1978, Macdonald & Jane's, first UK edition, hard bound in dust jacket, 7x10, VG/VG condition, ( rlight wear and discoloration to top of dj spine & prev. owners name on front free end paper ), 279 pages, numerous illustrations, maps & drawings, bibliog, index. .One of the least publicized formations within the Royal Air Force, 100 Group waged an extraordinary war of electronic stroke and counter stroke in an effort to lessen Bomber Command's staggering losses during the strategic air offensive against Germany in the middle years of the Second World War.Confound and Destroy describes the Group's activities during the time between its formation in November 1943 and the end of the European war in May 1945 and places them within the overall strategic concepts of the day. To provide further insights into this complex subject, the background events leading to the Group's creation are fully covered.Based on newly released British and American documents, this book backs up 100 Group's operational record with minutely detailed appendices covering the technical aspects of the campaign, including the jamming and homing devices, the airborne and ground radar sets, radio and navigational aids, aircraft specifications and brief histories of the squadrons involved. Also included is material on the Luftwaffe's night fighter arm and on bomber support operations outside the European theatre.The text is fully complemented by detailed maps and diagrams, line and tone drawings of the aircraft involved, and by photographs, many of which have never previously been published. N° de ref. de la librería 34651

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Título: CONFOUND AND DESTROY - 100 Group and the ...

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Dust Jacket Included

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100 Group and the bomber squadron campaign: "One of the least publicized formations within the Royal Air Force, 100 Group waged an extraordinary war of electronic stroke and counter stroke in an effort to lessen Bomber Command's staggering losses during the strategic air offensive against Germany in the middle years of the Second World War."

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