Intelligence and Anglo-American Air Support in World War Two: Tunisia and the Western Desert, 1940-43

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Among the greatest developments in conventional war since 1914 has been the rise of air/land power the interaction between air forces and armies in military operations. This book examines the forging of an air support system that was used with success for the remainder of the war, the principles of which have applied ever since.

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Intelligence and Anglo-American Air Support in World War Two: Tunisia and the Western Desert, 1940-43

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Overview

Among the greatest developments in conventional war since 1914 has been the rise of air/land power the interaction between air forces and armies in military operations. This book examines the forging of an air support system that was used with success for the remainder of the war, the principles of which have applied ever since.

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BRAD W. GLADMAN has a background in aviation and continues to study the history of air power and intelligence, as well as the history of Canada-US defence relations. After completing his PhD in history at University College London, UK, he taught history at the University of Calgary. Dr. Gladman currently works as a strategic analyst for the Canadian Department of National Defence.

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Table of Contents

Dedication
List of Maps
Foreword—J.Ferris
Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
Introduction
The Fall and Rise of Air Support Doctrine
Air Support from Compass to Crusader
Air Support Between Crusader and the Consolidation of the El Alamein Line
Air Support During Alam Halfa and El Alamein
The Pursuit From El Alamein to Tunisia
Air Support During Operation Torch
Air Support After the Reorganisation of February 1943
Conclusions
Bibliography

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