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Author Ehlers, Robert S.

Title Targeting the Third Reich : air intelligence and the Allied bombing campaigns / Robert S. Ehlers, Jr.

Imprint Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  940.5486 E55t 2009    ---  Available
Description xv, 422 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Series Modern war studies
Modern war studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Air intelligence in its historical context -- The Great War and the beginnings of air intelligence -- Lessons learned, unlearned, and forgotten : analyses of aerial bombardment in World War I and their consequences -- Retrenchment and advance : air intelligence developments in the early interwar period, 1919-1933 -- The pace quickens : air intelligence developments in the late interwar period, 1933-1941 -- Air intelligence grows to adolescence : British developments, 1939-1941 -- The shift to night area bombing : air intelligence, doctrinal evolution, and operational change, 1941-1942 -- Air intelligence reaches maturity, January 1943-January 1944 -- Transportation campaigns : bombing, air intelligence, and the defeat of German armies in France, 1944 -- The attack on oil, April-December 1944 : air intelligence and the acceleration of German defeat in the field -- Endgame, November 1944-May 1945 : air intelligence, the final destruction of oil and transportation assets, and the defeat of the Wehrmacht -- Retrospective.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Military intelligence.
Military intelligence -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Aerial reconnaissance -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Bombing, Aerial -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British.
United States. Army Air Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945.
Great Britain. Royal Air Force -- History -- World War, 1939-1945.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe.
Germany -- History -- 1933-1945.
ISBN 9780700616824 (cloth : alk. paper)
0700616829 (cloth : alk. paper)

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