Essays Tagged: "Royal Air Force"

The Effect of the P-51 Mustang in World War II

two factors, the first of which was the difference in military theory between the Luftwaffe and the Royal Air Force. The theories concerning the purpose and function of the Luftwaffe and RAF were exac ...

(17 pages) 98 3 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The effects of the P-51 Mustang in World War II.

two factors, the first of which was the difference in military theory between the Luftwaffe and the Royal Air Force. The theories concerning the purpose and function of the Luftwaffe and RAF were exac ...

(18 pages) 58 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The royal canadian air force in world war 2.

The Royal Canadian Air Force During World War 2During world war 2 The Royal Canadian Air force (RCAF ... ir forces in the world and became the fourth largest of the allied powers if not for Canada and the Royal Canadian Air Force, the Royal Air Force (RAF) would not have been as effective in defending th ... as the bombing against Germany. The largest Canadian air formation overseas was No. 6 Group of the Royal Air Force's Bomber Command, which by mid-1944 included fifteen squadrons, these aircrafts co ...

(7 pages) 32 1 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Essay on UFO's and whether or not they are real; includes works cited.

an extraterrestrial craft.Another well-known sighting occurred at Rendlesham Forest in England. The Royal Air Force base in Walton first picked up an object on radar traveling at more than Mach 2. The ... air. At the same moment the object disappeared off the radar at Walton. The next morning a team of Royal Air Force scientists were sent to the site. They found three holes in the ground in a perfect ...

(7 pages) 151 1 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Battle of Britain

oments in Britain's twentieth century history and a decisive turning point of the Second World War. Royal Air Force Fighter Command defeated the Luftwaffe's attempt to gain air control over southern E ... most formidable air force in Europe. The organisation of the Luftwaffe was very different from the Royal Air Force. Whereas the latter had branches based on function, such as Fighter Command, the Ger ...

(3 pages) 57 1 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Women at war

y done by men. Women worked on farms, in factories, became members of organizations such as Women's Royal Navy, Women's Royal Air Force and the Women's Home Defense. They dealt with the blackouts, the ...

(4 pages) 88 2 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Historical essay on the bombing of Dresden.

On February 13-14, 1945 the British Royal Air Force gave the final clearance to commence what would later become known as one of the gre ...

(3 pages) 19 0 1.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

British Bomber Command during WWII

Bomber command was part of the Royal Air Force. It was probably the main and most influential division of the Royal Air Force, havi ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Blitz and its effect on British National Identity

usly ran stories of heroic citizens and described the David and Goliath like battles endured by the Royal Air Force (RAF) in fending off the Luftwaffe. Just four days into what would be known as The B ...

(12 pages) 48 0 4.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

The British Myth:The Myth of British Air Supremecy in WWII.

Predominantly two designs of aircraft were the most popular, powerful and principal aircraft in the Royal Air Force (RAF). These were the Avro Lancaster, a heavy bomber responsible for many night-time ... Heritage, Vol. 21 Iss. 5, HarrisburgPutland, A., 2003, The Battle of Britain 1940: Aircraft of the Royal Air Force: Supermarine Spitfire, on 'http://www.battleofbritain.net/0011.html' last accessed: ...

(12 pages) 35 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The Battle of Britain

ain" took place during the WW2, 1940. The battle was Luftwaffe's attempt to take out Britain's RAF (Royal Air Force). The purpose with this was to weaken the British air force, so the Nazi's could mak ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Assess the significance of the Battle of Britain in turning the tide of war against Germany in the period to the end of 1942

uftwaffe attempted to win dominance over southern Britain and the English Channel by destroying the Royal Air Force and the British aircraft industry, as victory over the RAF was seen by the Germans a ... l if they were to eventually mount an invasion of the British Isles. In view of the strength of the Royal Navy, the Germans decided they needed to eliminate the RAF first, before this invasion could t ...

(6 pages) 21 1 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Certificate in Education (British UK)

The core curriculum used in course 1206 (Basic Avionics Technicians) at Royal Air Force Cosford. Paying particular attention to the Twelve week phase of training involving ... duction and backgroundThis assignment will focus on a course taught in my training establishment at Royal Air Force (RAF) Cosford in the West Midlands. This is course number (CN) 1206, teaching Basic ... a good point to mention that there is no sexist bias intended in this statement at all, the Woman's Royal Air Force (WRAF) which did exist within the RAF itself, was disbanded several years ago and no ...

(13 pages) 68 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Certificate in Education (teacher training in UK)

sessment, the style and methods employed in the past and, more importantly, the present, within the Royal Air Force (RAF) and specifically within RAF Cosford. I cannot discuss the wider implications a ... . Which is, I firmly believe, the reason I became an instructor?Annex ATerms used in this assignmentRoyal Air Force RAFHangar Training Flight HTFCertificate in Education Cert EdTelford College of Arts ...

(16 pages) 136 0 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The Canadian Forces' Material Acquisition and Support Information System (MASIS) Project

the subsequent armament of airplanes to create fighting machines necessitated the inception of the Royal Air Force. Being a much more recent creation and lacking the histories of both the army and na ...

(29 pages) 101 1 4.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Battle of Britain

IntroductionThe Battle of Britain was a series of German Luftwaffe attacks to defeat the British Royal Air Force in preparation for the invasion of Britain by sea and air, which was called Operatio ... 27Messerschmitt Bf 1106 machine guns2 cannons8,000560The three main fighter planes that the British Royal Air force used were the Spitfire, the Hurricane, and the Defiant. The table below shows the sp ...

(6 pages) 26 0 5.0 May/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Battle Of Britain

r stations, airports, and shot hundreds of planes still lying on the ground. Now with the Britain's Royal Air Force severally battered, they headed for the capital.Britain's Aces Save England - With o ... fighters exactly where the attack would come and how many planes they faced. Without the radar, the Royal Air Force would have fallen in days. Another advantage for Britain was a superior plane design ...

(2 pages) 436 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Battle Of Britian

their all to last out the fire that fell from the sky.The Germans moved in on the British air, the Royal Air Force (RAF) destroyed the German planes at such a crippling rate that the Germans were una ... ers as fast as the British were shooting them down ( Internet 2.). Yet it was a total of only 2,500 Royal Air Force pilots that saved Britain from being bombed into submission--prompting Churchill's r ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

All Hale Radar, Savior Of The Brits

revealing the object to the sender (Sulzberger 297). Because British scientists created radar, the Royal Air Force had first access to it and was able to use radar as a tactical advantage, which gave ... d warning of any possible military threats from any direction. In the Battle of Britain the British Royal Air Force (RAF) had only 620 fighters compared to 1892 bombers and 1290 fighters for the Germa ...

(7 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Battle of Britain - A German Perspective

rce. This granted to you a safe passage to Paris. A similar technique was to be used to destroy the Royal Air Force of Britain. The task; easy you might say, another link in the Golden chain of German ...

(5 pages) 1124 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History