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Bombs, cities, and civilians : American airpower strategy in World War II

Author: Conrad C Crane
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©1993.
Series: Modern war studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As the capabilities of US airpower have grown in the last 60 years, so has the controversy about its use in the intentional and indiscriminate wartime bombardment of civilians. This book maintains  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Conrad C Crane
ISBN: 0700605746 9780700605743 0700611037 9780700611034
OCLC Number: 26351732
Description: xii, 208 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Developing Doctrine --
3. Attitudes of Leaders and the Public --
4. Attitudes and Perceptions of American Airmen --
5. The Lure of Technological Innovation --
Bombing Aids --
6. The Lure of Technological Innovation --
Better Bombs --
7. The Lure of the Deathblow in Europe --
8. Delivering the Deathblow to Germany --
9. Torching Japan --
10. Strategic Airpower in Limited Wars --
11. Legacies.
Series Title: Modern war studies.
Other Titles: American airpower strategy in World War II
Responsibility: Conrad C. Crane.

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