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Harris, Sir Arthur Travers

Line breaks: Sir Ar¦thur Trav|ers Har¦ris
Pronunciation: /ˈharɪs
 
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Definition of Harris, Sir Arthur Travers in English:

( 1892–1984), British Marshal of the RAF; known as Bomber Harris. As Commander-in-Chief of Bomber Command (1942-5) in the Second World War he organized mass bombing raids against German towns which resulted in large-scale civilian casualties.

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