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the good struggle tore the material of Europe aside, killing over 35 million males and difficult the concept of heroism in warfare. Air and Sea energy in global battle I makes a speciality of the event of global warfare I from the point of view of British pilots and sailors themselves, to illustrate that the army-centric view of conflict experiences has been too constrained. The Royal Flying Corps, created in 1912, tailored speedy to the wishes of recent conflict, pushed through the passion of its males. by contrast, the shortcoming of modernisation within the Royal army, regardless of the disclosing of HMS Dreadnought in 1906, undermined Britain’s dominance of the seas. by means of contemplating 5 key facets of the conflict adventure, this e-book analyses how motivation used to be created and sustained. that includes new basic resource fabric, together with the journals of servicemen themselves, this e-book might be crucial interpreting for college kids and students of worldwide warfare I and of Naval, Aviation and army History.

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