Airpower: Theory and Practice / Edition 1

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Overview

The nine contributors to this volume study the rapid development of airpower during the twentieth century as well as the methodological problems involved in assessing such change.

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Nine contributors focus on key issues in the field and span the history of air warfare from WWI to the 1991 Gulf War. Three of the essays analyze the nature of Anglo-American air doctrine and cooperation during 1941-1945, both in the bombing of Germany and the Atlantic maritime war against the U-boat menace. Two essays concern the Cold War and its aftermath. Distributed by ISBS. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780714646572
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 8/31/1995
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 282
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.75 (d)

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RUSI Journal- "Overall, this is an interesting and eminently readable book of contemporary essays in Air Power. The quality of the research and analysis are high and a number of little-known aspects of Air Power"s gestation are articulated."

The Times Higher Education Supplement- " John Gooch"s collection of essays offer new ground in a well-trodden field"

War in History- " These case studies...add greatly to a volume that is a boon for students of air power theory and practice"

Foreign and Security Policy web site, at http://www.tgarden.demon.co.uk/writings/articles/artapr.html

"It is an unusual mix of pieces with some new ground covered in a well trodden field.

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