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American military aviation : the indispensable arm

Author: Charles Joseph Gross
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2002.
Series: Centennial of flight series, no. 2.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses major developments in aircraft, doctrine, training, and operations. The author also provides discussions of airlife, in-flight refueling, military budgets, industry, and inter-service squabbling. He deftly sketches the evolution of the air arms of each of the different services and provides clear analyisis of military budgets.
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Gross, Charles Joseph.
American military aviation.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2002005334
(OCoLC)49553645
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Joseph Gross
ISBN: 1585449938 9781585449934
OCLC Number: 50683461
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 375 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Brigades of flying horses --
A golden age of innovation --
Armageddon --
An age of limits --
Cold warriors --
The renaissance of American military power --
The empire strikes out.
Series Title: Centennial of flight series, no. 2.
Responsibility: Charles J. Gross.

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Since the Wright brothers made their famous flight at Kitty Hawk in 1903, aviation has emerged as the indispensable arm of American military power. In this detailed history, Charles J. Gross traces  Read more...

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