Operation JUBILEE and the Transformation of Air Support for Combined Operations: The Case of Command and Control and Aerial Bombardment

[Cross posted at The Aerodrome] Operation JUBILEE, the raid on Dieppe on 19 August 1942, has remained an area of intensive and divisive debate amongst historians. Debate remains over questions […]

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‘From ‘Jock Column’ to Armoured Column: Transformation and Change in British and Commonwealth Unit Tactics in the Western Desert, January 1941 to November 1942

This chapter looks at the various factors that influenced the transformation of offensive tactics in the Western Desert Force (later Eighth Army) of the British Army, from more conventional doctrines […]

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