All the Factors of Victory: Admiral Joseph Mason Reeves and the Origins of Carrier Air Power

All the Factors of Victory: Admiral Joseph Mason Reeves and the Origins of Carrier Air Power

by Thomas Wildenberg
     
 

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Adm. Joseph Mason Reeves (1872�1948) took command of the U.S. Navy�s nascent carrier arm during a critical period, transforming it from a small auxiliary command in support of the battle line into a powerful strike force. Until the carrier commanders of World War II proved their mettle, Reeves�s expertise in the use of the aircraft carrier in naval tactics was

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Adm. Joseph Mason Reeves (1872�1948) took command of the U.S. Navy�s nascent carrier arm during a critical period, transforming it from a small auxiliary command in support of the battle line into a powerful strike force. Until the carrier commanders of World War II proved their mettle, Reeves�s expertise in the use of the aircraft carrier in naval tactics was unequalled. All the Factors of Victory is the first fulllength biography of this eminent naval officer.

Author Bio: THOMAS WILDENBERG is a former Ramsey Fellow in Naval Aviation History at the National Air and Space Museum. He is the author of Destined for Glory: Dive Bombing, Midway, and the Evolution of Carrier Airpower. He lives in the Washington, D.C., area.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781574884869
Publisher:
Potomac Books
Publication date:
09/26/2005
Pages:
326
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.80(d)

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