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The Resource Alexander P. de Seversky and the quest for air power, James K. Libbey

Alexander P. de Seversky and the quest for air power, James K. Libbey

Label
Alexander P. de Seversky and the quest for air power
Title
Alexander P. de Seversky and the quest for air power
Statement of responsibility
James K. Libbey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Today, air power is a vital component of the U.S. armed forces. James Libbey, in Alexander P. de Seversky and the Quest for Air Power, highlights the contributions of an aviation pioneer who made much of it possible. Graduating from the Imperial Russian Naval Academy at the start of World War I, de Seversky lost a leg in his first combat mission. He still shot down thirteen German planes and became the empire's most decorated combat naval pilot. While serving as a naval attache in the United States in 1918, de Seversky elected to escape the Bolshevik Revolution and offered his services as a p
Biography type
individual biography
Dewey number
623.74/6092
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Alexander P. de Seversky and the quest for air power, James K. Libbey
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: the Russian in the Russian context -- The Russian ace in the Great War -- Revolutionary changes -- The Russian test pilot and consultant in America -- The Russian inventor -- The Russian inventor becomes an American designer -- The innovative designer -- The P-35 manufacturer -- Troubled times -- The P-35 manufacturer loses his company -- The making of an air power prophet -- Prophet of air power -- Victory through air power -- The prophet at home and abroad -- The prophet challenged -- Return of the media personality -- The futurist
Control code
ocn858282657
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612341804
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)858282657
Label
Alexander P. de Seversky and the quest for air power, James K. Libbey
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: the Russian in the Russian context -- The Russian ace in the Great War -- Revolutionary changes -- The Russian test pilot and consultant in America -- The Russian inventor -- The Russian inventor becomes an American designer -- The innovative designer -- The P-35 manufacturer -- Troubled times -- The P-35 manufacturer loses his company -- The making of an air power prophet -- Prophet of air power -- Victory through air power -- The prophet at home and abroad -- The prophet challenged -- Return of the media personality -- The futurist
Control code
ocn858282657
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612341804
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)858282657

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