Aircraft of the Royal Air Force Since 1918 (Putnam's British by Owen Thetford

By Owen Thetford

First released in 1957, this revised variation with new pictures and extended textual content additionally incorporates a a revised and augmented selection of three-view drawings. This booklet presents a entire consultant to each airplane ever utilized by the RAF because the institution in April 1918 to the current day, starting from the Snipe and Bristol Fighter of worldwide struggle I and the Twenties, to the twister and Eurofighter 2000 of recent instances. All features are lined, together with common evolution, carrier historical past, the personalities concerned, allocation to squadrons, technical and function info, serial quantity info and construction information. the most important RAF plane are supplemented by way of a long appendix overlaying all miscellaneous kinds, from the Airspeed Courier to the EH a hundred and one helicopter. The publication additionally encompasses different major topics, corresponding to civil plane inspired for wartime provider, RAF gliders, nuclear guns and missiles, Orders of conflict, and inventories of RAF airplane on energy at key dates in its historical past.

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42 Peter Ghosh and Lawrence Goldman Diaries were published on 13 March 1974 [OUP archives]; that both the text and Colin’s Introduction contained the first ever public discussion of Gladstone’s sexual anxieties and physical masochism; and that shortly after publication he (and the entire Mathew family) went to a London ITV studio, presumably Thames TV, to appear on a discussion about Gladstone, the Victorians, and sex, where the other participants included Barbara Cartland and John Braine. ) Neither the current ITV archives nor the British Film Institute contain a specific listing of Colin’s name relevant to the occasion.

D. Phil. 5056, pp. xvi ϩ 427 ϩ 36. ‘Saving Time in the Bodleian’: a short typescript distributed to new graduate students in modern history at Oxford from 1978 on. Speech on receiving an honorary degree at McMaster University, 1 June 1999, typescript, i ϩ 6 pp. MICROFILM The Papers of William Ewart Gladstone (Research Publications, 1994–8) TV AND SOUND ARCHIVES [ITV discussion programme], March–April 1974. This listing is vague but not entirely speculative. What can be said is that volumes iii and iv of the Gladstone ¹ Colin Matthew kept the considerable academic correspondence he accumulated in the process of editing the Gladstone Diaries, and these papers will be found on deposit at the Bodleian and at the Oxford University Press Archive.

Gladstone pulled Colin further into the nineteenth century while my interests for the most part stayed in the twentieth. Both of us were very fortunate, and Colin particularly so, that Boyd Hilton was a junior research fellow at Christ Church when we came, and although Boyd went to Cambridge in 1974 he had a much more direct influence on Colin’s work than I did. I read the introductions to the successive volumes of the Gladstone diaries and most of the entries Colin did for the new Dictionary of National Biography— but as an educated lay reader whose function was largely to point out things other readers might not follow.

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