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The View from the Central Blue: The Violation of Swiss Neutrality by the Royal Air Force

NEVILLE WYLIE

in Britain, Switzerland, and the Second World War

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206903
eISBN:
9780191717338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206903.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, European Modern History

Although Britain made deep inroads into Switzerland's economic and financial neutrality, it was the over-flying and accidental bombing of Swiss territory by aircraft of the Royal Air Force that ... More


The Empire of the Air

Patrick Deer

in Culture in Camouflage: War, Empire, and Modern British Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199239887
eISBN:
9780191716782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239887.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter 2 traces the literary response to the seductive futurist appeal and colonialist genealogy of air power in two World Wars. After the Great War, the “empire of the air” was celebrated as a ... More


Brothers in Arms: The Admiralty, the Air Ministry, and the Battle of the Atlantic

Tim Benbow

in Decision in the Atlantic: The Allies and the Longest Campaign of the Second World War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781949668001
eISBN:
9781949668018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668001.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

During the Second World War, there were intense disputes between the Admiralty and the Air Ministry over the provision of air support for the Battle of the Atlantic. This was not mere inter-service ... More


Strike hard, strike sure … and strike together?

Ken Young

in The American Bomb in Britain: Us Air Forces' Strategic Presence, 1946-64

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719086755
eISBN:
9781526115300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086755.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter showsthe extreme vulnerability of Britain under this unequal partnership to be compensated for by the bringing together of American and British nuclear forces. This was not easily ... More


Determining the Effects of the Allied Air Offensive

Phillip S. Meilinger

in Thoughts on War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178899
eISBN:
9780813178905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178899.003.0014
Subject:
History, Military History

This essay deals with the massive report chartered by President Franklin Roosevelt in 1944 to measure the effects of strategic bombing on Germany and Japan—the US Strategic Bombing Survey (USSBS). ... More


Philanthropy in British and American Fiction: Dickens, Hawthorne, Eliot and Howells

Frank Christianson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625086
eISBN:
9780748652068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625086.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book examines the issue of British propaganda to France during the Second World War and aims to show the value of the propaganda campaign to the British war effort. It surveys the organisation, ... More


British Propaganda to France, 1940-1944: Machinery, Method and Message

Tim Brooks

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625192
eISBN:
9780748651351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625192.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book examines the issue of British propaganda to France during the Second World War and aims to show the value of the propaganda campaign to the British war effort. It surveys the organisation, ... More


The Turnstone: A Doctor's Story

Geoffrey Dean

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237570
eISBN:
9781846314292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314292
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book is an account of more than sixty years of travel, medical research, and clinical practice. The author was born in Wales in 1918 and trained as a doctor in Liverpool before serving with ... More


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