THE BOMBER OFFENSIVE THAT NEVER TOOK OFF

@article{Harvey2009THEBO,
  title={THE BOMBER OFFENSIVE THAT NEVER TOOK OFF},
  author={Arnold D. Harvey},
  journal={The RUSI Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={154},
  pages={102 - 96}
}
  • A. Harvey
  • Published 1 December 2009
  • History
  • The RUSI Journal
Abstract The Italian Regia Aeronautica was, in 1940, one of most powerful air forces in the world. Yet even when compared to the mixed records of other wartime air forces, it failed to significantly further Italy's war aims. In technology, training, tactics and strategy, the Regia Aeronautica failed to match the progress of the Luftwaffe or RAF, through misjudged dispositions and diffuse objectives. This article charts the squandering of a potentially important Axis asset. 
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