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The Resource A Century of Air Warfare With Nine (IX) Squadron, RAF : Still Going Strong, (electronic resource)

A Century of Air Warfare With Nine (IX) Squadron, RAF : Still Going Strong, (electronic resource)

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A Century of Air Warfare With Nine (IX) Squadron, RAF : Still Going Strong
Title
A Century of Air Warfare With Nine (IX) Squadron, RAF
Title remainder
Still Going Strong
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
N the earliest days of World War One, when IX Squadron was formed, we went to the fight in little 50mph machines that were barely capable of taking pilot and observer, a gun and a few small, hand-held bombs into the sky, especially on a windy day. When we took a wireless set, to spot for the artillery and report on troop movements, the extra load forced the defenceless pilot to leave his observer behind. A century later, IX (B) Squadron flies jets that can exceed the speed of sound, place laser-guided missiles within a few centimetres of the target, and transmit the most complex data in real t
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Thorburn, Gordon
Dewey number
358.41310941
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Great Britain
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1914-1918
Label
A Century of Air Warfare With Nine (IX) Squadron, RAF : Still Going Strong, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword; Preface: The Origins of Bombing; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1: The Origins of IX Squadron; Chapter 2: Life and Death in France; Chapter 3: Peace and the RAF; Chapter 4: The Dreadnoughts; Chapter 5: Getting Ready; Chapter 6: The Shadow of Death; Chapter 7: The Battle of Heligoland; Chapter 8: Germany?; Chapter 9: Pilots; Chapter 10: Observers/Navigators; Chapter 11: Wireless Operators; Chapter 12: Gunners; Chapter 13: Bomb Aimers; Chapter 14: Flight Engineers; Chapter 15: Ground Crew; Chapter 16: Escapes, Evasions and Captures
  • Chapter 17: Brave New WorldAppendix: Specifications of IX Squadron's Main Aircraft; Bibliography and Sources; Index
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ocn893731966
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (298 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781473839120
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unknown
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)893731966
Label
A Century of Air Warfare With Nine (IX) Squadron, RAF : Still Going Strong, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword; Preface: The Origins of Bombing; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1: The Origins of IX Squadron; Chapter 2: Life and Death in France; Chapter 3: Peace and the RAF; Chapter 4: The Dreadnoughts; Chapter 5: Getting Ready; Chapter 6: The Shadow of Death; Chapter 7: The Battle of Heligoland; Chapter 8: Germany?; Chapter 9: Pilots; Chapter 10: Observers/Navigators; Chapter 11: Wireless Operators; Chapter 12: Gunners; Chapter 13: Bomb Aimers; Chapter 14: Flight Engineers; Chapter 15: Ground Crew; Chapter 16: Escapes, Evasions and Captures
  • Chapter 17: Brave New WorldAppendix: Specifications of IX Squadron's Main Aircraft; Bibliography and Sources; Index
Control code
ocn893731966
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (298 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781473839120
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)893731966

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