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Harris, Sir Arthur Travers,

1892–1984, British marshal of the Royal Air Force (RAF). In World War I, he served for a time in German West Africa before transferring to the Royal Flying Corps in France. Prominent in the RAF from its beginning, he was chief of the bomber command (1942–45) and proponent of the saturation bombing tactics used against German targets. He was made marshal of the RAF in 1945 and was created baronet in 1953.
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Arthur Harris, 73, fathered twins with wife Caroline, 40, when he was 63.
Rank: Private Regiment: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) Age: 31 Date of death: 27-3-1918 Buried at: Vaulx Hill Cemetery Heath Park Arthur Harris Best Born at St Ives, Cornwall.
Sir Arthur Harris, the commander of the operation said and wrote: "If the Germans would send 400 V2 as planned and the 6,000 V1 daily and we were not prepared for it there would not have been the Normandy invasion and not free Britain.
Arthur Harris, 74, of Bebington Road, Birkenhead, appeared at Wirral magistrates court.
In his article on Sir Arthur Harris and panacea targets in the Summer 2014 issue [Vol.
The original pylon | is blasted down after it began to lean dangerously PICS: ARTHUR HARRIS
It was bought by Scarborough entrepreneur Arthur Harris who wanted to bring it together with his own Woodhead bakery and supply his Ugo chain of stores.
It was bought by Scarborough entrepreneur Arthur Harris, the new owner's father, who wanted to bring it together with his Woodhead bakery and supply his Ugo chain of stores.
Wife of thelate Arthur Harris, shewill be missed by all her family and friends from Warwickshire and Coventry.
Ugo Stores owner and CEO Arthur Harris insisted last week that Nisa had been "fully paid up to date" and that stock levels were low because the business was preparing for a sale.
And Sir Arthur Harris, head of the Royal Air Force's (RAF) Bomber Command from 1942 to 1945, became the strongest and most persistent air advocate of his generation; he insisted to the end of his life that long-range bombing was the preferable alternative to bloody land warfare, and that, indeed, an Anglo-American ground campaign in World War II would have been unnecessary had he been given more latitude to fight the air war as he had seen fit.
Haldanes boss Arthur Harris, 58, complained to Ian Kenny, the administrator of a community website where ex-workers can discuss the company's pounds 8million crash.