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Richard Overy

Richard Overy is Professor of History at the University of Exeter. He has published more than 25 books on the history of air power, the Second World War and the European dictatorships. Recent books include A History of War in 100 Battles (2014) and The Bombing War: Europe 1939-1945 (2013). He was the winner of the Wolfson Prize for history in 2004 and in 2010 was awarded the James Doolittle Award for his contributions to aviation history. He is a Fellow of the British Academy.