STRATEGY: Bye, Bye, Bombers

In World War I, Lieut. Arthur Travers Harris formed the first night-fighter squadron to protect London from Zeppelins. Thereafter, he became one of the major prophets of air power; the heavy bomber was his special love. Last week theR.A.F.'s Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Harris said goodbye to his job—and to air power as it had developed during his lifetime. Said Bomber Harris:

"In World War II the battleship was the dodo. In the next war—if there "is one—:the heavy bomber will probably be. For the heavy bomber is finished as the main striking instrument. . . .

"War in the...

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