A History of Air Warfare

A History of Air Warfare

by John Andreas Olsen
     
 

An overview of air power's history and effectiveness, by the top experts in the fieldSee more details below

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An overview of air power's history and effectiveness, by the top experts in the field

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597974332
Publisher:
Potomac Books
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Pages:
522
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

List of Abbreviations ix

Introduction xiii

Part I 1914-1945 1

1 The First World War, 1914-1919 John H. Morrow 3

2 The Air War in Europe, 1939-1945 Richard Overy 27

3 The Air War in the Pacific, 1941-1945 Richard R. Muller 53

Part II 1945-1990 81

4 The Air War in Korea, 1950-1953 Alan Stephens 85

5 Operations over North Vietnam, 1965-1973 Wayne Thompson 107

6 Air Superiority in the Israel-Arab Wars, 1967-1982 Shmuel L. Gordon 127

7 Air Power and the Falklands, 1982 Lawrence Freedman 157

Part III 1990-2000 175

8 Operation Desert Storm, 1991 John Andreas Olsen 177

9 Operation Deliberate Force, 1995 Robert C. Owen 201

10 Operation Allied Force, 1999 Tony Mason 225

Part IV 2000-2006 253

11 Operation Enduring Freedom, 2001 Benjamin S. Lambeth 255

12 Operation Iraqi Freedom, 2003 Williamson Murray 279

13 The Second Lebanon War, 2006 Itai Brun 297

Part V Perspectives 325

14 Air Power in Small Wars: 1913 to the Present James S. Corum 327

15 The Rise and Fall of Air Power Martin van Creveld 351

16 Air and Space Power: Climbing and Accelerating Richard P. Hallion 371

Notes 395

Selected Bibliography 441

Index 453

Biographical Notes 481

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