Churchill's Spearhead: The Development of Britain's Airborne Forces During the Second World War

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This book covers the inception, growth and employment of Britain s airborne forces (parachute and glider-borne formations) between June 1940 and March 1945. It takes a comparative approach and follows tailored lines of development. Each of these lines - politics and policy, equipment and technology, personnel and training, command and control and concepts and doctrine - influence each other.The contents include: Politics and Policy: The political environment within which the major decisions were made concerning the concept ...

Churchill's Spearhead: The Development of Britain's Airborne Forces During the Second World War 2010, Pen & Sword Books

ISBN-13: 9781848842717

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