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Author Bailey, Gavin J., author

Title The arsenal of democracy : aircraft supply and the evolution of the Anglo-American alliance, 1938-1942 / Gavin J. Bailey
Published 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.
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Great Britain. Royal Air Force -- Procurement -- History.
Aeronautics and state -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Aeronautics and state -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Aeronautics, Military -- Great Britain -- Equipment and supplies -- History -- 20th century.
Aeronautics, Military -- United States -- Equipment and supplies -- History -- 20th century.
Lend-lease operations (1941-1945)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0748649735 (electronic bk.)
9780748649730 (electronic bk.)