The Fleet Air Arm in the Second World War

The Fleet Air Arm in the Second World War

by Ben Jones

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This is the first of three volumes detailing the history of the Fleet Air Arm, during the Second World War. It deals with the formative period between 1939 and 1941, incorporating an in depth coverage of significant operations, including the Norwegian campaign, and incidents involving the loss of and damage to aircraft carriers, including the sinking of Ark Royal. A wide range of official documents are used to enable the reader to appreciate the complexity of the operations and how the Royal Navy adapted to the use of air power in the Second World War.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472404220
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 12/28/2012
Series: Navy Records Society Publications
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Ben Jones is a lecturer in the Air Power Studies Division, King's College London.

Table of Contents

Contents: General Introduction; Part I: 1939: The Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy. Part II: 1940: Norway and Taranto. Part III: 1941: Cape Matapan and the Bismarck. Sources and documents; Index.

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