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War in the Air

Lecture no. 24 from the course: World War II: A Military and Social History

 War in the Air

Taught by Professor Thomas Childers | 33 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

World War II introduced a new dimension in warfare: strategic bombing. This lecture traces the evolution of air doctrine, the strategic and moral choices made by the Allies, the course of Anglo-American air operations against Germany (and, to some extent, Japan) and the air war's contribution to the ultimate Allied victory over Germany and Japan.

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