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The author served in the British Army, including the duration of the 1990/91 Gulf war. This, his fifth book, covers a very popular military subject from a new angle. When the tank appeared on the battlefields of France and Belgium during the 1914-18 War, it introduced a major new approach to warfare. Armour was not new, only the combination of self-propelled machine, artillery and armour.
When naval aviation was first considered, Britain still ruled the waves with the greatest fleet and the best technology. It was therefore to be expected that British naval aviators would be at the forefront of innovation and exploration of this new method of fighting at sea. As British power declined, the contribution of British naval aviators continued to lead other navies.
In developing a list of aviation and military history titles, the publisher
has not neglected the important junior reader. In an age of video games
and computer simulators far too many publishers overlook the young
reader and complain about the demise of book reading.