Courage and Air Warfare: The Allied Aircrew Experience in the Second World War

Courage and Air Warfare: The Allied Aircrew Experience in the Second World War

by Mark K. Wells
     
 

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Colonel Wells investigates the nature of aerial warfare and the men who took part. The book analyzes aircrew selection, reaction to combat, adaptability to stress, morale, leadership and combat effectiveness, and compares the efforts of the US Eighth Air Force and RAF Bomber Command.See more details below

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Colonel Wells investigates the nature of aerial warfare and the men who took part. The book analyzes aircrew selection, reaction to combat, adaptability to stress, morale, leadership and combat effectiveness, and compares the efforts of the US Eighth Air Force and RAF Bomber Command.

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Wells (history, US Air Force Academy) examines first-hand reflections as well as reports and official documents to gain insight into the unique nature of air combat, its effects on aviators of the US Eighth Air Force and RAF Bomber Command, and the military policies which sprang from the aircrews' experiences. B&w photos. Distributed by ISBS. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781135204891
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/05/2014
Series:
Studies in Air Power
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
8 MB

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