The Coming Battle of Germany

The Coming Battle of Germany

The Coming Battle of Germany

The Coming Battle of Germany

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BY BRIGADIER GENERAL WILLIAM E. GILLMORE U. S. ARMY AIR CORPS (Retired)

WILLIAM B. ZIFF, noted civilian authority on aviation, has at last put down for the permanent and public record the things he has been telling the experts, both military and civilian, during all these extraordinary and world-shaking months of World War II. None of the experts will agree one hundred per cent with what Ziff has to say; but at the same time I doubt that any reader, expert or layman, Army, Navy or Marine officer or average reader of the daily headlines, will be able to put this book aside once he starts reading it. It is dynamite, and by that I mean that it is dynamite of the kind that is needed to win this war.

Not long ago the author of this book made an intensive three-month tour of England. In connection with his writings he was able to visit the airfields, interview personnel and command officers, and among other things discuss highly technical problems pertaining to the broad strategy of the war in the air that will lead, as he hopes, to winning the coming battle of Continents.

But Ziff is not a new man in aviation. Those who have followed his career from the days of the last . . .

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