World War: Where Is the Ark Royal?

Last week Herr Goring's fliers set out to test one theory of air-minded modern militarists: that the plane is mightier than the battleship. If that theory can be proved true, the balance of power in Europe is far different from what it seems on paper. If the German Air Force is greater than the British Navy, then the French and British Armies are in a bad way.

Dutchmen heard the German theorists passing overhead to their laboratory, the North Sea. High-flying bombers, moving above the autumn lanes of migratory wildfowl, but in the opposite...

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