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The Resource The science of bombing : operational research in RAF Bomber Command, Randall T. Wakelam

The science of bombing : operational research in RAF Bomber Command, Randall T. Wakelam

Label
The science of bombing : operational research in RAF Bomber Command
Title
The science of bombing
Title remainder
operational research in RAF Bomber Command
Statement of responsibility
Randall T. Wakelam
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A fascinating glimpse into military strategy and decision-making, The Science of Bombing will find a wide audience among those interested in air power history as well as military strategists, air force personnel, and aviation historians
Cataloging source
CNCGM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wakelam, Randall T.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Harris, Arthur Travers
  • Great Britain
  • Harris, Arthur Travers
  • Grande-Bretagne
  • Gro€britannien
  • Harris, Arthur Travers
  • Bombing, Aerial
  • Bombing, Aerial
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Operations research
  • Military scientists
  • HISTORY
  • Bombing, Aerial
  • Military operations, Aerial
  • Military scientists
  • Operations research
  • Germany
  • Great Britain
Label
The science of bombing : operational research in RAF Bomber Command, Randall T. Wakelam
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Commanders, Headquarters, and Decision Making -- 1 Strategic Bombing: When Theory and Practice Do Not Match -- 2 Operational Research: Finding a Solution through Science -- 3 Boffins at Bomber Command: September 1941 -- 4 Sorting Out Process and Producing Results: September 1941-February 1942 -- 5 Arthur Harris and a New Beginning: February-December 1942 -- 6 Concentration and Other Curatives: February-December 1942 -- 7 Putting Concepts to the Test: January-February 1943 -- 8 New Concepts, Old Targets -- The Ruhr: March-June 1943 -- 9 Hamburg and New Science: July-October 1943 -- 10 Science versus Attrition -- Berlin: November 1943-March 1944 -- 11 Debates Both Political and Technical: April 1944-May 1945 -- 12 Round-the-Clock Bombing: April 1944-May 1945 -- 13 Conclusions -- Apprendix 1 Britain and Northwest Europe: Selected Bomber Command Targets -- Appendix 2 Clossary of Operational Terminology -- Appendix 3 Air Ministry and Bomber Command Headquarters Organization Charts -- Appendix 4 Air Ministry and Bomber Command Appoinuuents -- Appendix 5 Air Staff Directive to Bomber Command, 13 July 1940 -- Appendix 6 Principal Bomber Command Aircraft -- Appendix 7 Bomber Command ORS Senior Personnel -- Appendix 8 Bombing Techniques
Control code
ocn635458108
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 347 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442689862
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt59wcr
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)635458108
Label
The science of bombing : operational research in RAF Bomber Command, Randall T. Wakelam
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Commanders, Headquarters, and Decision Making -- 1 Strategic Bombing: When Theory and Practice Do Not Match -- 2 Operational Research: Finding a Solution through Science -- 3 Boffins at Bomber Command: September 1941 -- 4 Sorting Out Process and Producing Results: September 1941-February 1942 -- 5 Arthur Harris and a New Beginning: February-December 1942 -- 6 Concentration and Other Curatives: February-December 1942 -- 7 Putting Concepts to the Test: January-February 1943 -- 8 New Concepts, Old Targets -- The Ruhr: March-June 1943 -- 9 Hamburg and New Science: July-October 1943 -- 10 Science versus Attrition -- Berlin: November 1943-March 1944 -- 11 Debates Both Political and Technical: April 1944-May 1945 -- 12 Round-the-Clock Bombing: April 1944-May 1945 -- 13 Conclusions -- Apprendix 1 Britain and Northwest Europe: Selected Bomber Command Targets -- Appendix 2 Clossary of Operational Terminology -- Appendix 3 Air Ministry and Bomber Command Headquarters Organization Charts -- Appendix 4 Air Ministry and Bomber Command Appoinuuents -- Appendix 5 Air Staff Directive to Bomber Command, 13 July 1940 -- Appendix 6 Principal Bomber Command Aircraft -- Appendix 7 Bomber Command ORS Senior Personnel -- Appendix 8 Bombing Techniques
Control code
ocn635458108
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 347 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442689862
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt59wcr
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)635458108

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