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John D. Buckley (born 27 March 1967) is Professor of Military History at the University of Wolverhampton. He teaches and publishes on twentieth-century military history and strategic studies, especially on air power and the final year of World War II.

John D. Buckley
Academic work
Main interestsmilitary history, including air power.

CareerEdit

His books and articles analyse maritime air power in the inter-war period and during World War II, most notably a study of RAF Coastal Command, and on various other aspects of air power including strategic bombing, British inter-war defence policy, and air power and total war.[1] His works include RAF and Trade Defence 1919-1945: Constant Endeavour (1995), Air Power in the Age of Total War (1999), British Armour in the Normandy Campaign (2004) and the edited collection, The Normandy Campaign 1944: Sixty Years On (2006). With George Kassimeris, he is editor of The Ashgate Companion to Modern Warfare (2009).

His most recent work is Monty's Men: The British Army and the Liberation of Northwest Europe, 1944-5, which analyzes the performance of the British Army during the final stage of World War II.[2]

BooksEdit

Buckley has published books, articles and conference papers including:

  • RAF and Trade Defence 1919-1945: Constant Endeavour (1995). ISBN 1853310697
  • Air Power in the Age of Total War (1999). ISBN 0253335574
  • British Armour in the Normandy Campaign (2004). ISBN 0714653233
  • Editor, The Normandy Campaign 1944: Sixty Years On (2006).
  • Editor, with George Kassimeris, The Ashgate Companion to Modern Warfare. (2009), London: Ashgate Publishing, ISBN 978-0-7546-7410-8.
  • Monty's Men: The British Army and the Liberation of Europe, 1944-5. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013. ISBN 9780300134490 OCLC 840803701

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Staff Profile: Professor John Buckley". University of Wolverhampton. Retrieved October 1, 2012.
  2. ^ Buckley, John. Monty's Men: The British Army and the Liberation of Europe, 1944-5. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013. ISBN 9780300134490