John Buckley (historian)
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John D. Buckley is Professor of Military History at the University of Wolverhampton. He teaches and publishes on twentieth-century military and strategic studies, especially on air power and the final year of World War II.
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. 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). He is currently working for Yale University Press on Monty's Men: The British Army and the Liberation of Northwest Europe, 1944-5, which will analyze the performance of the British Army during the final stage of World War II.
Buckley has published books, articles and conference papers including:
- 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).
- 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.
- "Staff Profile: Professor John Buckley". University of Wolverhampton. Retrieved October 1, 2012.