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Arthur Travers Harris

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  1. Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Arthur Travers Harris, 1st Baronet GCB OBE AFC RAF (13 April 1892 - 5 April 1984), commonly known as "Bomber" Harris by the press, and often within the RAF as "Butcher" Harris, was Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (A

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  2. In 1942 the Cabinet agreed to the area bombing of German cities

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  3. Harris implemented Churchill's policy vigorously and encouraged the development of tactics and technology to perform the task more effectively

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  4. an architect of Great Britain's most devastatingly effective attacks against the German infrastructure at a time when the country was limited in its resources and manpower

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  5. Harris's preference for strategic area bombing over strategic precision targeting in the last year of the war remains controversial, partly because by this time in the war most of the senior Allied air commanders thought it less effective than precis

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