The Command of the Air / Edition 2

The Command of the Air / Edition 2

by Giulio Douhet
     
 

The Italian General Giulio Douhet reigns as one of the twentieth century’s foremost strategic air power theorists. As such scholars as Raymond Flugel have pointed out, Douhet’s theories were crucial at a pivotal pre-World War II Army Air Force institution, the Air Corps Tactical School.

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The Italian General Giulio Douhet reigns as one of the twentieth century’s foremost strategic air power theorists. As such scholars as Raymond Flugel have pointed out, Douhet’s theories were crucial at a pivotal pre-World War II Army Air Force institution, the Air Corps Tactical School.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780817356088
Publisher:
University of Alabama Press
Publication date:
07/12/2009
Edition description:
1
Pages:
404
Sales rank:
1,293,748
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

Contents

Book One: The Command of The Air,
PART I,
Chapter I - The New Form of War,
II - The Independent Air Force,
III - Aerial Warfare,
IV - The Organization of Aerial Warfare,
PART II,
Book Two: The Probable Aspects of The War of The Future,
Book Three: Recapitulation,
Introduction,
Chapter I - Auxiliary Aviation,
II - Aerial Defense,
III - The Aerial Battle,
IV - The Aerial Field As the Decisive Field,
Book Four: The War of 19—,
PART I,
Introduction,
Chapter I - The Causes of the Conflict,
II - The Moral Preparation,
III - The Intellectual Preparation,
IV - The Material Preparation—France and Belgium,
V - The Material Preparation—Germany,
PART II,
VI - The Allies' Plan of Operation,
VII - Germany's Plan of Operation,
VIII - The Battle of June 16,
IX - Operations of June 17,

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