Richard Peirse

Royal Air Force air marshal

Richard Peirse (30 September 1892 – 5 August 1970) was a British squadron commander for bomber planes in World War II.

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  • I mention this because, for a long time, the Government for excellent reasons has preferred the world to think that we still held some scruples and attacked only what the humanitarians are pleased to call Military Targets. . . . I can assure you, Gentlemen, that we tolerate no scruples.

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