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Plotting a true course : reflections on USAF strategic attack theory and doctrine : the post World War II experience

Author: David R Mets; William P Head
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2003.
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Presents a comprehensive look at the evolution of strategic air attack theory and doctrine over the years.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Plotting a true course.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2003
(DLC) 2002025200
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David R Mets; William P Head
OCLC Number: 646867361
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 351 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Preface by William P. Head Introduction by David R. Mets Technology, Thought, Troops: General Carl A. Spaatz and the Dawn of the Nuclear Age by David R. Mets War from above the Clouds: B-52 Operations during the Second Indochina War and the Effects of the Air War on Theory and Doctrine by William P. Head Strategic Attack in the Gulf War by Col. P. Mason Carpenter Kosovo: An Initial Analysis by William P. Head Should Deterrence Fail: Strategic Attack Theory and Planning in the Nuclear Era by Lt. Col. Mark J. Conversino Conculusion: Strategic Bombing and Airpower Doctrine and Theory-Then and Now, Some Final Thoughts by William P. Head Glossary of Terms Bibliography Index
Responsibility: edited by David R. Mets and William P. Head.

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?[s]uggests that the fundamental debates about the role, impact, and ultimate influence of airpower in modern war may never be finally resolved. In short, when the subject is airpower, it seems clear Read more...

 
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