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Eye in the sky: The Royal Naval Air Service

Crawley, Rhys


In spite of its tri-service nature, the Gallipoli Campaign is commonly seen as a clash or armies and a land-only affair. By ignoring the other services, though, we are presented with a part-picture of the nine-month affiaar. This paper will examine the role of the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) - the allied eye in the sky - throughout the campaign, with a particular focus its two main roles: flying reconnaissance patrol missions as a source of operational and strategic intelligence; and aerial...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Gelibolu: Tarih, Efsane ve Ani (Gallipoli: History, Legend and Memory)


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