My blog do not consist in some series of day after day observations (or moods).
It is mainly dedicated to the analyses of some aeronautical and historical subjects (but not only).
Often, reading some of my old posts may be necessary to get a good understanding of the whole.
| to 1939, especially during the 1926-1937 interval, the French Minister
| |-- Aviation of the United Kingdom:
| | From the Spitfire to the Blenheim... There are superb narratives
| | on the behavior of very gallant warriors. Some deciders
| | displayed, at least, "inappropriate" attitudes, since the beginning
| | of WW II.
| |-- The French Air Forces: Specially vilified, but they fought very
| | gallantly with a lot of burden (e.g. the Morane 406 "fighter").
| |-- The Belgian Air Force gathered a lot of ill-matched aircrafts.
| | The deciders of this country might chose the Renard R 36,
| | a very good home-made fighter. But they did not conclude...
| |-- The Luftwaffe, conceived only to defeat France.
| | The next steps were never seriously considered by the high staffs.
| | So, they lack of strategic bombers as, also, of a sufficient amont of
| | fighters.
| |-- The Regia Aeronautica, initially a powerful Air Force, quickly
| | exhausted because involved in too much and too distant
| | conflicts in France, Balkanic states, Russia and Africa...
| | but a short legged, and too expensive bomber,