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"So long as large armies go to battle, so long will the air arm remain their spearhead." -- Cyril Falls
Cyril Bentham Falls CBE (Mar. 2, 1888 - Apr 23,1971) was a military historian noted for his work on the First World War. He was born in Dublin and died in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey.

Falls served in the First World War I, reaching the rank of Captain in the British Army. He was on the General Staff for the 36th Division and 62nd Division. He received the French Croix de Guerre.

After the war, he helped write several volumes of the British official History of the Great War. Later he wrote both detailed specialist histories as well as histories intended for the average reader. An expert on the history of the First World War, he was the Chichele Professor of Military History at All Souls, Oxford University from 1946 to 1953.

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