Chasing the Silver Bullet: U.S. Air Force Weapons Development from Vietnam to Desert Storm

Chasing the Silver Bullet: U.S. Air Force Weapons Development from Vietnam to Desert Storm

by Kenneth P. Werrell
     
 

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This exhaustive study of 40 years of Air Force high-tech weaponry challenges myths about U.S. military prowess. With a panoramic sweep and shocking frankness unrivaled in the current literature, Ken Werrell reveals the true extent of the Air Force's technological transformation. Chasing the Silver Bullet traces in unprecedented detail the evolution of the Air Force

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This exhaustive study of 40 years of Air Force high-tech weaponry challenges myths about U.S. military prowess. With a panoramic sweep and shocking frankness unrivaled in the current literature, Ken Werrell reveals the true extent of the Air Force's technological transformation. Chasing the Silver Bullet traces in unprecedented detail the evolution of the Air Force's entire inventory since the Korean War and offers sage analysis of the strategies and doctrine that fashioned the hardware.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588341167
Publisher:
Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date:
03/17/2003
Pages:
346
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.18(h) x 1.27(d)

Meet the Author

Kenneth P. Werrell is a retired professor of history, former USAF pilot, and author of several books. He lives in Virginia.

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