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The Life of Viscount Trenchard, Father of the Royal Air Force

Russell Miller

Hugh Trenchard (1872–1956) had an unpromising start in life, failing the Army and Navy entrance exams, but found his métier when he joined the fledgling Royal Flying Corps in 1912. Nicknamed 'Boom' for his stentorian voice, he was obstinate and tactless, yet inspired unflagging loyalty in his men. As this fascinating biography makes clear, it was these very qualities that enabled him to create the Royal Air Force in the face of entrenched opposition from the older services.
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  • Publisher: Weidenfeld
  • Year: 2016
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 416pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 233x152mm
  • ISBN: 9780297871057
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.7kg
Product code:
224369
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