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A century of air power : the changing face of air warfare 1912-2012

Author: Dave Sloggett
Publisher: Havertown : Pen and Sword, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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No other technical development since the introduction of gunpowder has had as great an influence on warfare as the aircraft. From its early beginnings as simply a means of aerial reconnaissance to its utter supremacy on the battlefield, the aircraft has evolved into the most versatile and precise killing machine known to man. In this wide-ranging and comprehensive study, David Sloggett, an internationally-respected  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sloggett, David.
A Century of Air Warfare : The Changing Face of Warfare 1912-2012.
Havertown : Pen and Sword, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dave Sloggett
ISBN: 9781473828483 1473828481 9781473829343 1473829348
OCLC Number: 883568544
Description: 1 online resource (362 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 Airborne Intelligence Sources; Chapter 3 Air-to-Air Case Studies; Chapter 4 Tactical and Strategic Heavy-Lifting; Chapter 5 Maritime Air Power; Chapter 6 Air Power and Strategic Effect; Chapter 7 Air Power and Tactical Effect; Chapter 8 Conclusions; Bibliography.
Responsibility: Dr. Dave Sloggett.

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No other technical development since the introduction of gunpowder has had as great an influence on warfare as the aircraft. From its early beginnings as simply a means of aerial reconnaissance to its utter supremacy on the battlefield, the aircraft has evolved into the most versatile and precise killing machine known to man. In this wide-ranging and comprehensive study, David Sloggett, an internationally-respected defence analyst, investigates the changing role and increasing significance of air power over the course of the previous 100 years. This is accomplished by detailing every major con.

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