The Philosophy of Air Power

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Overview

Traces the history of man's ability to fly from the inception of the idea found in ancient religious and philosophical writings to today's use of air and space weapons. Emphasizes and critically examines military use of air power, including the invention of the military airplane in 1903, military air strategy of WW II, and the capabilities and limitations of the power we possess in the space and air weapons of today. Of interest to the student and general reader of political science and government, particularly international relations and military strategy.

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Col. Albert J. Carey
...a lively style of writing, spiced at many points with sharp wit, which makes the book highly readable and informative, even for the layman. It is a book which will be much appreciated by the informed layman. It should be of compelling interest to every member of the Congress. It is bound to be a must for study and reference by the planning units of both our military and political organizations.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780819139535
  • Publisher: University Press of America
  • Publication date: 8/1/1984
  • Pages: 474
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

James Trapier Lowe is Adjunct Professor of International Studies at the University of Miami.

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