Sir Arthur Travers Harris

British marshal of the Royal Air Force; during World War II he directed mass bombing raids against German cities that resulted in heavy civilian casualties (1892-1984)
Syn: ↑Harris, ↑Bomber Harris
Instance Hypernyms: ↑general, ↑full general, ↑marshal, ↑marshall

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  • Arthur Travers Harris — Luftmarschall Sir Arthur T. Harris Sir Arthur Travers Harris, Bt., genannt Bomber Harris, (* 13. April 1892 in Cheltenham; † 5. April 1984) war im Zweiten Weltkrieg Oberkommandierender des Bomber Command und Luftmarschall der …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Harris, Sir Arthur Travers, 1er baronet — (13 abr. 1892, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, Inglaterra–5 abr. 1984, Goring on Thames, Oxfordshire). Oficial de la fuerza aérea británica. Sirvió en la primera guerra mundial y después de la guerra en varios cargos en la Royal Air Force (RAF).… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Arthur Travers Harris — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Harris. Arthur Travers Harris. Arthur Travers Harris (13 avril 1892 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Harris, Sir Arthur Travers, 1st Baronet — born April 13, 1892, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, Eng. died April 5, 1984, Goring on Thames, Oxfordshire British air officer. He served in World War I and after the war in various posts in the Royal Air Force (RAF). Nicknamed Bomber Harris, as… …   Universalium

  • Sir Arthur Harris, 1st Baronet — Bomber Harris redirects here. For the television film of that name, see Bomber Harris (television film). Sir Arthur Harris, Bt Official portrait (p …   Wikipedia

  • Harris Baronets — There have been four creations of baronets for people with the surname Harris, two in the Baronetage of England and two in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom. The first was created for Thomas Harris on 22 December 1622. The second was created… …   Wikipedia

  • Arthur Harris — Luftmarschall Sir Arthur T. Harris im April 1944 Sir Arthur Travers Harris, Bt., genannt Bomber Harris, (* 13. April 1892 in Cheltenham; † 5. April 1984 in Henley on Thames) war Commander in chief (Oberbefehlshaber) des …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Harris — noun 1. United States author who wrote the stories about Uncle Remus (1848 1908) • Syn: ↑Joel Harris, ↑Joel Chandler Harris • Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author 2. United States linguist (born in Ukraine) who developed mathematical linguistics… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Harris — Harris, Richard Harris, Zelling S. * * * (as used in expressions) Crawford, William H(arris) Christopher Harris Harris, Joel Chandler Harris, Roy LeRoy Ellsworth Harris Harris, Sir Arthur Travers, 1 baronet Harris, Townsend Jenkins (de Hillhead) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • sir — /serr/, n. 1. a respectful or formal term of address used to a man: No, sir. 2. (cap.) the distinctive title of a knight or baronet: Sir Walter Scott. 3. (cap.) a title of respect for some notable personage of ancient times: Sir Pandarus of Troy …   Universalium

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