The Airship, A History

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Basil Collier has researched extensively into the history of the airship from a wide range of published and unpublished sources.

Caractéristiques

Format 18 x 25,5 x 2,5 cm
Nbr. de pages 271
Finition Cartonné
Particularités Jaquette
Année d’édition 1974
Langue English
Etat du livre Très bon état
Auteur Basil Collier

Description

This book, illustrated with over 100 photographs, is a magnificent record of the airship – its past glories and tragedies and its future possibilitiés.
À PROPOS DE CET AUTEUR
Basil Collier

John Basil Collier ( June 29th, 1908 - 1983 ) was born in Westcliff - on - Sea ( Southend - on - Sea, Essex, England ). 


He was in the R.A.F. ( 1940 - 1948 ) as a staff officer in Fighter Command until 1944. He worked in the Fighter Command H.Q.'s Underground Operations Room and handled secret Ultra material from Bletchley Park ( Buckinghamshire, England ). John B. Collier assembled information about German long - range weapons, going to France and Belgium in late 1944, to investigate captured sites. 


From 1944 to 1945, he was at S.H.A.E.F. Headquarters in Versailles ( France ). At the end of the war in Europe, he was appointed Air Historical Officer, Fighter Command. 


After leaving the R.A.F. in 1948, he went to the Cabinet Office as a historian and wrote the official history volume The Defence of the United Kingdom ( 1962 ). 


Since 1957, John B. Collier has been a freelance writer on military topics, such as : Brasshat : A biography of Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson ( 1961 ), The Battle of Britain ( 1962 ), The Battle of the V - Weapons, 1944 - 1945 ( 1964 ), The Lion and the Eagle : British and Anglo - American Strategy, 1900 - 1950 ( 1972 ), Japanese Aircraft of World War II ( 1979 ). 


( source : Wikipedia )

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