Interview with Richard Overy

21 November 2016 Richard Overy

Airpower has been used in armed conflicts since World War I. Aircraft have been deployed in support of the army on the ground and the navy on the surface. However, the twentieth century, with two World Wars, has also seen aerial bombardment of cities that fell outside the traditional use of airpower.

About the author

Richard Overy
University of Exeter

Professor at the University of Exeter.

Subscribe to the ICRC newsletter