Strike From the Sky: The History of Battlefield Air Attack, 1910-1945

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University of Alabama Press, 14.03.2010 - 323 Seiten
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Chronicles the history of battlefield air attack from 1911, when the airplane was first used in war, to the end of World War II.

 

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Inhalt

Introduction
1
The First World War
7
Small Conflicts of the Interwar Years
43
Abyssinia Spain and War in Asia
77
The Second World War
127
Where We Have Come Where We Are Where We Are Going
261
Glossary
273
Source Notes
276
Selected Bibliography
299
Index
314
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Über den Autor (2010)

Richard P. Hallion retired as Senior Advisor for Air and Space Issues, Directorate for Security, Counterintelligence and Special Programs Oversight at the Pentagon. Among other works he is also the author of The Naval Air War in Korea, Rise of the Fighter Aircraft, 1914-1918, and Legacy of Flight: The Guggenheim Contribution to American Aviation.   Air Vice-Marshal R. A. Mason, RAF, CBE, was air secretary and director general of Personnel Management for the Royal Air Force Ministry of Defence and coauthor of Air Power in the Nuclear Age and The Soviet Air Forces.

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