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    John Slessor. Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir John Cotesworth Slessor, GCB, DSO, MC (3 June 1897 – 12 July 1979) was a senior commander in the Royal Air Force (RAF), serving as Chief of the Air Staff from 1950 to 1952.

  2. Sir John Cotesworth Slessor, (born June 3, 1897, Rhanikhet, India—died July 12, 1979, Wroughton, Wiltshire, Eng.), British marshal of the Royal Air Force (RAF) who was one of the architects of British air strategy during and after World War II. A childhood victim of polio, Slessor was at first rejected for military service in World War I but ...

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  3. 26 de abr. de 2023 · At 5.15pm on Wednesday 26 April 2023, Bill Pyke will examine the key achievements of Air Marshal Sir John Slessor during the early-Cold War. This lecture will be hosted in-person at the University of Wolverhampton and livestreamed on Crowdcast.

  4. 24 de out. de 2022 · In Air Power Supremo: A Biography of Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir John Slessor, a rich and aptly titled survey of Slessor’s life and career, William Pyke has produced by far the most searching and authoritative assessment of the man and his contributions to have appeared in print.

  5. 23 de fev. de 2020 · Obituary: Sir John Slessor, Marshal of the Royal Air Force (1979) Michael Howard Pages 247-250 | Published online: 23 Feb 2020 Cite this article Full Article Figures & data Citations Metrics Reprints & Permissions View PDF

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  6. 13 de abr. de 2022 · Pen and Sword Military, Apr 13, 2022 - Biography & Autobiography - 288 pages. Sir John Slessor was one of the twentieth century’s most distinguished wartime commanders and incisive military thinkers, and William Pyke’s comprehensive new biography reveals how he earned this remarkable reputation.