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The Resource Air power history : turning points from Kitty Hawk to Kosovo, edited by Sebastian Cox and Peter Gray with an introduction by Richard Overy

Air power history : turning points from Kitty Hawk to Kosovo, edited by Sebastian Cox and Peter Gray with an introduction by Richard Overy

Label
Air power history : turning points from Kitty Hawk to Kosovo
Title
Air power history
Title remainder
turning points from Kitty Hawk to Kosovo
Statement of responsibility
edited by Sebastian Cox and Peter Gray with an introduction by Richard Overy
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
He 20th century saw air power transformed from novelists' fantasy into stark reality. From string and canvas to precision weaponry and stealth, air power has progressed to become not only the weapon of first political choice, but often the only conceivable option. This rapid development has given rise to considerable debate and controversy with those holding entrenched views rarely slow to shout their case. Many myths have grown over the period, ranging from the once much vaunted ability of air power to win wars alone through to its impact as a coercive tool. This volume examines the th
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
358.4/009
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cass series--studies in air power,
Series volume
13
Label
Air power history : turning points from Kitty Hawk to Kosovo, edited by Sebastian Cox and Peter Gray with an introduction by Richard Overy
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Learning in real time: the development and implementation of air power in the First World War / Tami Biddle -- Achieving air ascendancy: challenge and response in British strategic air defence, 1915-40 / John Ferris -- The Royal Naval Air Service: a very modern service / Christina J.M. Goulter -- The Luftwaffe and lessons learned in the Spanish Civil War / James S. Corum -- The Second World War as a turning point in air power / Richard P. Hallion -- Maritime air power and the Second World War: Britain, the USA and Japan / John Buckley -- A neglected turning point in air power history: air power and the fall of France / Stuart W. Peach -- 'Learning is winning': Soviet air power doctrine, 1935-41 / James Sterret -- The development of tactical air doctrine in North Africa, 1940-43 / Brad Gladman -- Logistics doctrine and the impact of war: the Royal Air Force's experience in the Second World War / Peter Dye -- Australia and the war in the Pacific, 1942-45 / Ian MacFarling -- Planning the air campaign: the Washington perspective / Diane Putney -- The 1991 bombing of Baghdad: air power theory vs Iraqi realities / John Andreas Olsen -- The Gulf War and UK air power doctrine and practice / Sebastian Cox and Sebastian Ritchie -- Solidifying the foundation: Vietnam's impact on the basic doctrine of the US Air Force / Mark Clodfelter -- Air power victorious? Britain and NATO strategy during the Kosovo Conflict / Sebastian Ritchie -- The Balkans: an air power basket case? / Peter W. Gray
Control code
ocn862745725
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 362 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315040158
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)862745725
Label
Air power history : turning points from Kitty Hawk to Kosovo, edited by Sebastian Cox and Peter Gray with an introduction by Richard Overy
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Learning in real time: the development and implementation of air power in the First World War / Tami Biddle -- Achieving air ascendancy: challenge and response in British strategic air defence, 1915-40 / John Ferris -- The Royal Naval Air Service: a very modern service / Christina J.M. Goulter -- The Luftwaffe and lessons learned in the Spanish Civil War / James S. Corum -- The Second World War as a turning point in air power / Richard P. Hallion -- Maritime air power and the Second World War: Britain, the USA and Japan / John Buckley -- A neglected turning point in air power history: air power and the fall of France / Stuart W. Peach -- 'Learning is winning': Soviet air power doctrine, 1935-41 / James Sterret -- The development of tactical air doctrine in North Africa, 1940-43 / Brad Gladman -- Logistics doctrine and the impact of war: the Royal Air Force's experience in the Second World War / Peter Dye -- Australia and the war in the Pacific, 1942-45 / Ian MacFarling -- Planning the air campaign: the Washington perspective / Diane Putney -- The 1991 bombing of Baghdad: air power theory vs Iraqi realities / John Andreas Olsen -- The Gulf War and UK air power doctrine and practice / Sebastian Cox and Sebastian Ritchie -- Solidifying the foundation: Vietnam's impact on the basic doctrine of the US Air Force / Mark Clodfelter -- Air power victorious? Britain and NATO strategy during the Kosovo Conflict / Sebastian Ritchie -- The Balkans: an air power basket case? / Peter W. Gray
Control code
ocn862745725
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 362 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315040158
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)862745725

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