British Naval Aviation: The First 100 Years

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Tim Benbow
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2011 - History - 235 pages
Drawing on historical research, this collection takes a broadly chronological approach which allows a scholarly examination of key themes from across the history of British naval aviation. The subjects tackled include the long-standing controversies over the control of naval air power.

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British Naval Aviation The First 100 Years
Seamen or Airmen? The Early Days of British Naval Flying
Air Force Fleet Air Arm or Armoured Corps? The Royal Naval Air Service at War
Competing Visions The Admiralty the Air Ministry and the Role of Air Power
The Fleet Air Arm and the Struggle for the Mediterranean 194044
New Tricks for Old Sea Dogs British Naval Aviation in the Pacific 194445
British Naval Aviation and the Radical Review 195355
Limited War and Crisis Management Naval Aviation in Action from the Korean War to the Falklands Conflict
The Battle for CVA01
More Than Just Spare Airfields Defence Policy Defence Reviews and the Queen Elizabethclass Aircraft Carriers

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About the author (2011)

Tim Benbow is a Senior Lecturer in the Defence Studies Department of King's College London, based at the Joint Services Command and Staff College, UK Defence Academy. He studied at Brasenose College and St Antony's College, Oxford and at Harvard University, and previously taught at Oxford and at Britannia Royal Naval College Dartmouth. He is Maritime Historian on the Higher Command and Staff Course and is a member of the council of the Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies.

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