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The Luftwaffe : creating the operational air war, 1918-1940

Author: James S Corum
Publisher: Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, ©1997.
Series: Modern war studies.
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This study provides an appraisal of Germany's air forces from the post-World War I era through the early stages of World War II. The author demolishes several myths surrounding the Luftwaffe, including the belief that they had no ideas beyond the support of ground forces.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Corum, James S.
Luftwaffe.
Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, ©1997
(OCoLC)606957850
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James S Corum
ISBN: 0700608362 9780700608362 0700609628 9780700609628
OCLC Number: 36485848
Description: ix, 378 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The lessons of World War I --
Response to disarmament : Von Seeckt and Wilberg --
Preparation for aerial rearmament --
Theory and air doctrine in the Wever era, 1933-1936 --
Air organization and technology in the Wever era, 1933-1936 --
The Luftwaffe in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939 --
The Luftwaffe prepares for war : problems with leadership and organization --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Modern war studies.
Responsibility: James S. Corum.

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-A distinguished and provocative book that makes a major contribution to the fields of air power history and German military history.---Dennis Showalter, author of Tannenburg: Clash of Empires -A Read more...

 
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