Biographies & Memoirs / Biography / Trenchard Man of Vision by Andrew Boyle Andrew Boyle Collins 1962, first edition: blue leatherette hardcover with silver lettering to spine: dust jacket: approximately 6 x 9.25 inches tall: 768 pages including index: black and white photographic illustration.  Synopsis: A definitive biography of the man who recognized that the aeroplane would  become the decisive weapon of war, and created the RAF.  Trenchard became the first Chief of the Air Staff when the RAF was established in 1918; writing the constitution of the RAF, laying down the basic principles of the strategy (adopted later by the air forces of the World); and providing  England with the material for the Battle of Britain.  The volume gives a comprehensive account of Trenchard's childhood, military career in South Africa; enrolment as one of the twenty  pilots in the Royal Flying Corps in 1912 ; and  ensuing struggles and successes in the RAF.  Contents as follows- Preface. Prologue. Chapters entitled: -- 1.  A Victorian Child.  2.  The Soldier.  3.  The Phoenix.  4.  The Leader.  5 Air Apprentice . 6.  The Improviser.  7.  The Aggressor. 8.  The Prophet. 9.  The Rock.  10.  The Hostage. 11.  Bomber  Baron. 12.  The Comeback. 13.  Poor Relation.  14.  The Heretic.  15.  The Unwanted.  16.  The Undefeated.  17.  The Master Builder.  18.  The Anti-Climax.  19.  Police Reformer.  20.  Police Administrator.  21.  The Oricle.  Epilogue.  Bibliography.  Notes on Sources.  Index.  Condition: Price corner removed: gift inscription  to front free endpaper: slight weakness to hinge title/ facing page: overall very  clean and good. used books
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  • Book Title: Trenchard Man of Vision
  • Author: Andrew Boyle
  • ISBN: MW0453198243
  • Publisher: Collins
  • Year Published: 1962
  • Our Normal Price: £27.50 GBP ($35.20 USD)
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  • Description: Collins 1962, first edition: blue leatherette hardcover with silver lettering to spine: dust jacket: approximately 6 x 9.25 inches tall: 768 pages including index: black and white photographic illustration. Synopsis: A definitive biography of the man who recognized that the aeroplane would become the decisive weapon of war, and created the RAF. Trenchard became the first Chief of the Air Staff when the RAF was established in 1918; writing the constitution of the RAF, laying down the basic principles of the strategy (adopted later by the air forces of the World); and providing England with the material for the Battle of Britain. The volume gives a comprehensive account of Trenchard's childhood, military career in South Africa; enrolment as one of the twenty pilots in the Royal Flying Corps in 1912 ; and ensuing struggles and successes in the RAF. Contents as follows- Preface. Prologue. Chapters entitled: -- 1. A Victorian Child. 2. The Soldier. 3. The Phoenix. 4. The Leader. 5 Air Apprentice . 6. The Improviser. 7. The Aggressor. 8. The Prophet. 9. The Rock. 10. The Hostage. 11. Bomber Baron. 12. The Comeback. 13. Poor Relation. 14. The Heretic. 15. The Unwanted. 16. The Undefeated. 17. The Master Builder. 18. The Anti-Climax. 19. Police Reformer. 20. Police Administrator. 21. The Oricle. Epilogue. Bibliography. Notes on Sources. Index. Condition: Price corner removed: gift inscription to front free endpaper: slight weakness to hinge title/ facing page: overall very clean and good.
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  • Dustcover: Yes
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