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Air Raids


"Air Raids" is a book by Martin L. Parsons.

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Google previewCollier's New Encyclopedia (1921)

A Loose-leaf and Self-revising Reference Work ; with Illustrations and Ninety-six Maps

SANDBAG PROTECTION AGAINST AIR RAIDS “trail fire.” A small lever in the fuselage effects the release. Care must be exercised to release them alternately when they are carried beneath the wings so as not to disturb too much the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Signals Intelligence (2012)

by Nigel West

Carpet bombing by B-52 air raids had failed to destroy COSV, so ground troops crossed the frontier but failed to find the headquarters, which was evacuated to central Cambodia. Although a major logistics center, lmown as “the city,” was ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Air Intelligence (2009)

by Glenmore S. Trenear-Harvey

The warship then moved to Kiel for sea trials in the Baltic, where there were further ineffective air raids, and in January 1942, a combination of signals analysis and air intelligence showed it sailing to Trond- heim. While the Tirpitz sheltered in ...

Google previewWorld War II: the Encyclopedia of the War Years, 1941-1945 (2012)

by Norman Polmar, Thomas B. Allen

from frequent Japanese air raids. Japanese air raids on Nanking sank the U.S. Navy gunboat PANAT (PR 45) and brought the distant war home to Americans.

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of the Third Reich (2013)

by Jean-Denis G.G. Lepage

enemy air raids and attacks on German cities, towns and installations. It functioned at all times, day and night, by taking reports from its members, from the Flugmeldedienst (Warning Service) and from the various related police or- ganizations, ...

Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of International Relations: S-Z (2002)

by Cathal J. Nolan

Massive air raids against German cities and industrial plant, mounted by the United Kingdom and United States during World War II. The first raid hit Cologne on the night of May 30-31, 1942. The British subsequently bombed Germany by ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Persian Gulf War (1998)

Though Hussein was not o‡cially an allied target, the allies launched some 250 air raids against him. Otherwise, the primary targets in the air war shift from incapacitating Iraqi runways to destroying hardened aircraft shelters and hunting for ...

Google previewPersian Gulf War Encyclopedia: A Political, Social, and Military History (2014)

A Political, Social, and Military History by Spencer C. Tucker

The Thomson-CSF company now developed an integrated computer system for Iraq to gather information from radars and use it to determine how to intercept incoming air raids most efficiently. The resulting integrated command, control, and ...

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On the eighteenth of December 1972, when we thought we were getting another of the hundreds of little tactical air raids, we heard the bombs going in out there in the railroad yards and this went on for about thirty minutes. (James Stockdale)
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