By Michael L. Dockrill, David French

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2 During 1915-18, three German forces - the Zeppelins of the Navy and the airships and aeroplanes of the Army fought a campaign in the skies above Britain and on the leading edges of contemporary tactics and technology. Commanders and their men were the pioneers in unprecedented forms of warfare. The air war lay at the intersection 1 I am grateful to Eric Ash, Sebastian Cox, Christina Coulter and Holger Herwig for comments on earlier drafts of this essay. H. Morrow, German Air Power in World War One (Lincoln, 1982).

783. 34 In the face of Carson's intransigence Redmond showed himself equally obdurate, informing the Prime Minister that I can add very little to my letter of yesterday; but if the Government allow themselves to be bullied in this way by Sir Edward Carson, a position of the most serious difficulty will arise with us. It will be quite impossible for us to abstain from raising a discussion on the Second Reading of the Appropriation Bill, which would have most unfortunate and disastrous results in Ireland, and really would put us and our country in an absolutely cruel position.

P. ), The Modernization of Conservative Politics: The Diaries and Letters of William Bridgeman, 1904-35 (London, 1988), p. 79. 22 E. ), Inside Asquith's Cabinet: From the Diaries of Charles Hobhouse (London, 1977), p. 180. A. Pease diary, 3 Aug. 1914, Nuffield College, Gainford Papers, box 39. 24 Samuel to wife, 29 July 1914, HLRO, Samuel Papers, A/157/691. 25 Quoted in H. Montgomery-Hyde, Carson: The Life of Sir Edward Carson, Lord Carson ofDuncairn (London, 1976), p. 378. 21 Irish Recruiting and the Home Rule Crisis 7 had been brought up in south-west Ireland in a Protestant family and had been taught to see the Irish as a subject race.

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