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Thomas Wilson 1916–2001

M. FG. Scott

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 120, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, II

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263020
eISBN:
9780191734199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263020.003.0023
Subject:
History, Historiography

Tom Wilson's long career as an economist took him from Belfast to the London School of Economics, Whitehall (during the Second World War), Oxford, Glasgow, and finally Bristol; and the subjects which ... More


Torpex and the Air War

Colin F. Baxter

in The Secret History of RDX: The Super-Explosive that Helped Win World War II

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175287
eISBN:
9780813175294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175287.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

Lord Cherwell was critical of the bombing effort, particularly the deficiency of British bombs—like “carting old iron to Germany.” Cherwell pushed for the adoption of aluminized bombs filled with ... More


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