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Author Bailey, Gavin J., author.

Title The arsenal of democracy [electronic resource] : aircraft supply and the evolution of the Anglo-American alliance, 1938-1942 / Gavin J. Bailey.

Publication Info. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2013.

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Description 1 online resource.
Series Edinburgh studies in Anglo-American relations
Edinburgh studies in Anglo-American relations.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Through a series of case studies, Gavin J. Bailey reveals new details of how Britain used American aircraft and integrates this with broader British statecraft and strategy. He challenges conceptions that Britain was strategically reliant on the US and reveals a complicated, asymmetrical dependency between the wartime allies.
Contents The Anglo-American Relationship and the Need for Historical Interpretation -- The Evolution of Transatlantic Aircraft Supply Diplomacy, 1938-40 -- The Diplomacy of Critical Dependency, 1940 -- Lend-Lease and the Politics of Supply, 1941 -- The Limits of Dependency: American Aircraft in Action, 1940-2 -- Heavy Bomber Supply Diplomacy, 1941-2 -- The Problem of Quality: the Fighter Supply Crisis of 1942 -- Collaboration and Interdependency -- Appendix: RAF Air Strength by aircraft type on 3 September 1939, 1940, 1941 and 1942.
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Subject Great Britain. Royal Air Force -- Procurement -- History.
Great Britain. Royal Air Force.
Great Britain. Royal Air Force.
Lend-lease operations (1941-1945)
Lend-lease operations (1941-1945)
Aeronautics, Military -- Great Britain -- Equipment and supplies -- History -- 20th century.
Aeronautics, Military -- United States -- Equipment and supplies -- History -- 20th century.
Aeronautics and state -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Aeronautics and state -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Bailey, Gavin J., author. Arsenal of democracy 9780748647477 (OCoLC)835970885
ISBN 9780748649730 (electronic bk.)
0748649735 (electronic bk.)