The Night Air War 1939-45

A Listmania! list by Adam (Somerset , United Kingdom)
 
The Hardest Victory: RAF Bomber Command in the Second World War
1.  The Hardest Victory: RAF Bomber Command in the Second World War by Denis Richards
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  "A good general narrative with sufficient pointers to expand and diversify across the subject"
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The Bomber War: Arthur Harris and the Allied Bomber Offensive 1939-1945
2.  The Bomber War: Arthur Harris and the Allied Bomber Offensive 1939-1945 by Robin Neillands
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  "Well researched, detailed sourcing and bibliography. Covers a broad swathe and lets the veterans speak."
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Victory Denied: Rise of Air Power and the Defeat of Germany, 1920-45
3.  Victory Denied: Rise of Air Power and the Defeat of Germany, 1920-45 by Dudley Saward
The list author says:
  "Places Bomber Command in the genral scheme of WW2 victory very well. Written by the biographer of Sir Arthur Harris,  on whose staff he served."
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Bomber Boys: The RAF Offensive of 1943
4.  Bomber Boys: The RAF Offensive of 1943 by Kevin Wilson
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  "chronological telling of the Bomber War to 1943 which airs the storries of a great many veteran aircrew in a thoroughly readable and informative manner."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

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A thousand shall fall
5.  A thousand shall fall by Murray Peden
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  "A pilot's story of flying training and ops on bombers, set in the wider context of the Canadians in Bomber Command. Superb"
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

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Dambusters: A Landmark Oral History
6.  Dambusters: A Landmark Oral History by Max Arthur
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  "Compellling account of the Dambuster's raid, woven from the stories of the participants. Extraordinarily informative and readable."
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Bomber Command (Pan Grand Strategy Series)
7.  Bomber Command (Pan Grand Strategy Series) by Sir Max Hastings
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  "A history that traces the development and application of area bombing whilst showing tremendous admiration of, and respect for,  those who carried it out."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (70 customer reviews)

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The Bomber Command War Diaries: An Operational Reference Book, 1939-45
8.  The Bomber Command War Diaries: An Operational Reference Book, 1939-45 by Martin Middlebrook
The list author says:
  "A massive undertaking that charts, albeit very briefly, each Bomber Command operation in WW2, the forces employed and totals of losses"
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Wellington Bomber
9.  Wellington Bomber by Chaz Bowyer
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  "A readable and enjoyable tome that is more a combat history than a book which has much to say concerning gestation or development of the design."
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Terror by Night
10.  Terror by Night by Michael Renaut
The list author says:
  "A biography by a Halifax pilot whose CO called him "the bravest of the brave". Amongst the missions is real insight to the impact and consequences of repeated sorties, losses and exposure to danger."
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Wings for Victory: Remarkable Story of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan in Canada: The Remarkable Story of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan in Canada
11.  Wings for Victory: Remarkable Story of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan in Canada: The Remarkable Story of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan in Canada by Spencer Dunmore
The list author says:
  "The British Commonwealth Air Training Plan in Canada. Beautifully written with in depth research brought to life in an informative and readable way."
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Reap the Whirlwind: Untold Story of 6 Group R.A.F. - Canada's Bomber Force of World War II
12.  Reap the Whirlwind: Untold Story of 6 Group R.A.F. - Canada's Bomber Force of World War II by Spencer Dunmore
The list author says:
  "Canadians in Bomber Command. The full history of 6 Group told by those who were there"
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Chased By the Sun: The Australians in Bomber Command in World War II
13.  Chased By the Sun: The Australians in Bomber Command in World War II by Hank Nelson
The list author says:
  "Australians in Bomber Command. Chockful of reminiscences to give a great account. Buy it, but treat it carefully as this paperback version is of poor quality paper and construction."
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Night After Night: New Zealanders in Bomber Command
14.  Night After Night: New Zealanders in Bomber Command by Max Lambert
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  "New Zealanders in Bomber Command. A superb rendition of the NZ contribution with many personal stories to bring it all to life."
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Master Bombers: The Experiences of a Pathfinder Squadron at War, 1942-1945
15.  Master Bombers: The Experiences of a Pathfinder Squadron at War, 1942-1945 by Sean Feast
The list author says:
  "582 Squadron Pathfinders, by those who were there. Well produced hardback book and a thundering good read"
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No Prouder Place: Canadians and the Bomber Command Experience, 1939-1945
16.  No Prouder Place: Canadians and the Bomber Command Experience, 1939-1945 by David L. Bashow
The list author says:
  "The Canadian contribution to the night air war 39-45. Over 30% of the Dambusters aircrew were Canadian. 6 group contained over 15 squadrons. A duperb treatment of the subject."
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Bomber Command, 1939-1945. Reaping the Whirlwind
17.  Bomber Command, 1939-1945. Reaping the Whirlwind by Richard Overy
The list author says:
  "Many photographs and reminiscences that chart the course of the development of RAF Bomber Command in WW2. Excellent."
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The Valley of the Shadow of Death: Bomber Command Campaign, March-July 1943
18.  The Valley of the Shadow of Death: Bomber Command Campaign, March-July 1943 by Alwyn J. Phillips
The list author says:
  "Well researched history, by a pilot who was there, of  the Bomber Command campaign against German targets March to July 1943."
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