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Title Air power history : turning points from Kitty Hawk to Kosovo / edited by Sebastian Cox and Peter Gray ; with an introduction by Richard Overy.

Publication Info. London ; Portland, OR : Frank Cass, 2002.

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Description 1 online resource (383 pages) : illustrations, maps.
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
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Series Cass series--studies in air power, 1368-5597 ; 13
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Part I: The First World War and the Inter-war Years -- 1 Learning in Real Time: The Development and Implementation of Air Power in the First World War -- Tami Biddle -- 2 Achieving Air Ascendancy: Challenge and Response in British Strategic Air Defence, 1915-40 -- John Ferris -- 3 The Royal Naval Air Service: A Very Modern Service -- Christina J. M. Goulter -- 4 The Luftwaffe and Lessons Learned in the Spanish Civil War -- James S. Corum -- Part II: The Second World War -- 5 The Second World War as a Turning Point in Air Power -- Richard P Hallion -- 6 Maritime Air Power and the Second World War: Britain, the USA and Japan -- John Buckley -- 7 A Neglected Turning Point in Air Power History: Air Power and the Fall of France -- Stuart W. Peach -- 8 'Learning is Winning': Soviet Air Power Doctrine, 1935-41 -- James Sterret -- 9 The Development of Tactical Air Doctrine in North Africa, 1940-43 -- Brad Gladman -- 10 Logistics Doctrine and the Impact of War: The Royal Air Force's Experience in the Second World War -- Peter Dye -- 11 Australia and the War in the Pacific, 1942-45 -- Ian MacFarling -- Part III: The Gulf War 1991 -- 12 Planning the Air Campaign: The Washington Perspective -- Diane Putney -- 13 The 1991 Bombing of Baghdad: Air Power Theory vs Iraqi Realities -- John Andreas Olsen -- 14 The Gulf War and UK Air Power Doctrine and Practice -- Sebastian Cox and Sebastian Ritchie -- Part IV: Air Power in Regional Conflict -- 15 Solidifying The Foundation: Vietnam's Impact on the Basic Doctrine of the US Air Force -- Mark Clodfelter -- 16 Air Power Victorious? Britain and NATO Strategy during the Kosovo Conflict -- Sebastian Ritchie -- 17 The Balkans: An Air Power Basket Case? -- Peter W. Gray.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Air power -- History.
Air warfare -- History.
Aeronautics, Military.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Cox, Sebastian.
Gray, Peter, 1953 June 13-
Other Form: Print version: Air power history : turning points from Kitty Hawk to Kosovo. London : Frank Cass, 2002 xix, 362 pages ; 24 cm. Cass series : studies in air power ; 13 1368-5597 ; 9780714652917 (DLC) 2002025987
ISBN 0714652911 (cloth)
0714682578 (pbk.)
9780714652917
9781315040158 (e-book)

 
    
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