|Other titles||Infantry journal.|
|Statement||by Owen Rutter.|
|Contributions||Great Britain. Admiralty., Great Britain. Ministry of Information.|
|LC Classifications||D786 .R84 1944|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||4 p. l., 248 p.|
|Number of Pages||248|
|LC Control Number||44006261|
This book charts the rapid evolution of the Fleet Air Arm during the war as air power took over at the cutting edge of naval warfare. Mark Barber's account is highly illustrated with photographs and specially commissioned full-colour artwork and offers an overview of the British Fleet Air Arm, from recruitment and training through to combat : Bloomsbury Publishing. This is a concise history of the Royal Navy's air arm during World War II (), from the Arctic convoys, to the battle for Malta, to the last raids on Japan. The contribution of British Naval aviation to the ultimate Allied victory cannot be underestimated/5(8). Osprey's Elite No. , The British Fleet Air Arm in World War II, is written by Mark Barber - a currently serving Royal Navy pilot. This volume covers the origins of the Fleet Air Arm (FAA), recruiting and training of personnel, major campaigns in the Second World War and tactics/5(12). David Hobbs David Hobbs, a retired Fleet Air Arm pilot, is the acknowledged expert on British naval aviation and the author of more than twenty published works. Having served in Victorious, he is supremely qualified to write this book. More Stories From This Author View Biography.
Verified Purchase. "Britain's Fleet Air Arm in World War II" by Ron Mackay is a solid general overview of the British Fleet Air Arm (FAA) during the Second World War. Chapters include: (1) In the Beginning, (2) The Locust Years , (3) The Lengthening Odds , (4) Battle of the Atlantic , (5) Mare Nostrum & Malta, (6) The Far East Boils Over , (7) The Frozen Hell (Russian Reviews: 6. MR. OWEN RUTTER has long been known as a leading writer on naval affairs and in this book on the origins and development of the Fleet air arm he gives us of his best. In August the British Pacific Fleet did not exist. Six months later it was strong enough to launch air attacks on Japanese territory, and by the end of the war it constituted the most powerful force in the history of the Royal Navy, fighting as professional equals alongside the U.S. Navy. Renamed the Air Branch of the Royal Navy, at the onset of the Second World War, the Fleet Air Arm consisted of only 20 squadrons and aircraft. Squadrons were to be numbered in two blocks – – for first-line and for second-line units; once these numbers were exhausted and series numbers were allocated.
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