Peter London. U-Boat Hunters: Cornwall's Air War, 1916-19. Truro: Dyllansow Truran, 1999. RNAS airship and aeroplane anti-submarine operations: some success under pretty trying conditions.

Richard Overy. 1939: Countdown to War. London: Allen Lane, 2009. I've now met the author!

Robert Stradling. Your Children Will Be Next: Bombing and Propaganda in the Spanish Civil War 1936-1939. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2008. Argues that the memory of Guernica has obscured earlier atrocities, especially the 1936 bombing of Getafe near Madrid. A complete chance find in the shop at the National Museum Cardiff (though it might have been cheaper to order it over the net than fly to Wales to buy it).

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7 thoughts on “Acquisitions

  1. Robert Stradling has also written an article about the supply of horses to the early-modern Spanish army, so he's probably the only historian to have published on your PhD topic and mine. Now we need someone to write a book about horses and bombing at the same time...

  2. Chris Williams

    Excellent - have you taken in Mullion yet? That was a hotbed of RNAS blimp activity in Big Mistake One.

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