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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:   Print book : English : 1st edView 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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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gross, Charles Joseph.
American military aviation.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)606908376
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Joseph Gross
ISBN: 1585442151 9781585442157 1585442550 9781585442553
OCLC Number: 49553645
Description: xv, 375 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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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