Harris, Sir Arthur Travers

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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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What role is Sir Arthur Harris best known for in WWII?
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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.
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.
the master bridge player Supreme Allied Commander Dwight Eisenhower, the unpretentious General Omar Bradley, the calculating Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, the "coarse" Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Harris, and the multifaceted Winston Churchill.
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.
Haldanes chief executive Arthur Harris has filed for an administration order.
Arthur Harris, sole shareholder of The Haldane Retail Group, said: "UGO will be a flexible, friendly and approachable company, with old-fashioned ideas and ethics to encompass a modern trading format.