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World War Two From Above

World War Two From Above
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978-1-921966-50-7
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Jeremy Harwood

World War Two From Above

An Aerial View of the Global Conflict

Jeremy Harwood

World War Two From Above retells the fascinating and hitherto little-known story of the battle waged by Allied and Axis spies in the skies to obtain accurate aerial intelligence during the Second World War.
 
Featuring dozens of eye-catching aerial reconnaissance photographs drawn from the archives compiled by all the major fighting powers, the accompanying text sheds light on the daring pilots who risked death to shoot these photographs, and the photographic interpreters who pioneered a totally new science to reveal the secrets they contained.
 
Inspiring and informative chapters focus on particularly crucial World War Two operations. Examples include the aerial reconnaissance that led to the airborne assault on the Italian fleet at Taranto; the hunt for the supposedly unsinkable German battleship Bismarck; and the Dam Busters’ raid on the Ruhr dams. The final section focuses on the end of the war with the D-Day landings, V-Weapons, the firestorm raids on Tokyo and the dropping of the first atomic bombs on Japan.
 
 
Specifications: Hardback | 220 x 250 mm | 208 pages | Full colour throughout
 

About the author:

Jeremy Harwood studied history at Christ Church, Oxford, where he won an Open Exhibition and, in his final year, was awarded the Sir Keith Feiling Memorial Prize as the top history undergraduate of his year. After graduation, he worked in publishing for many years before becoming a full-time author.

 

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World War 2 From Above -  Media

 

Aero Magazine - October 2014

 Aero


 

ADF Magazine - October 2014

ADF Magazine


The Daily Telegraph - September 2014

 Daily Telegraph


Australian Flying Review - September 2014

AustralianFlying REview


 

 West End Magazine - September 2014

West End Magazine


 

The Gold Coast Magazine - August 2014

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The Senior - review August 2014

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Airwaves review - August 2014

Airwaves review

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