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Title Airpower and ground armies : essays on the evolution of Anglo-American air doctrine 1940-43 / editor, Daniel R. Mortensen.

Imprint Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. : Air University Press, 1998.


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 Axe Federal Documents Online  D 301.26/6:2003014676    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 207 pages) : illustrations
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System Details Mode of access: Internet from the Air University Press web site.
Note Title from title screen (viewed May 30, 2003).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary These four independent essays provide a perspective on airpower doctrine development that varies somewhat from the usual view. Essay 1 describes the organization, doctrine, operational practices, and personality of the air forces in the western desert from 1940 to 1943. Essay 2 describes and analyzes the events in northwest Africa during Operation Torch while the third analyzes the machination in policy development in Washington. Essay 4 analyzes the great tactical aviation exercise in northwest Europe, emphasizing the famous cooperation between George S. Patton and Otto P. Weyland.
Contents Introduction -- Getting together / Vincent Orange -- A glider in the propwash of the Royal Air Force? / David R. Mets -- The legend of Laurence Kuter / Daniel R. Mortensen -- Patton and Weyland / David Spires -- Appendix.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda MiAaHDL
Subject Operation Torch (1942) (OCoLC)fst01756678
World War (1939-1945) (OCoLC)fst01180924
Air power -- Great Britain -- History.
Air power -- United States -- History.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North.
Operation Torch, 1942.
Air power. (OCoLC)fst00802495
Military campaigns. (OCoLC)fst01710190
Military operations, Aerial -- American. (OCoLC)fst01710199
Military operations, Aerial -- British. (OCoLC)fst01710205
Africa, North. (OCoLC)fst01239515
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term 1939-1945
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Mortensen, Daniel R.
Air University (U.S.). Press.
Added Title Air power and ground armies : essays on the evolution of Anglo-American air doctrine 1940-43
Essays on the evolution of Anglo-American air doctrine 1940-43
Other Form: Airpower and ground armies : essays on the evolution of Anglo-American air doctrine, 1940-43 xvii, 207 p. (OCoLC)38042924
Gpo Item No. 0422-K (online)
Sudoc No. D 301.26/6:2003014676

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