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The U.S. Air Service in the Great War, 1917-1919

Author: James J Cooke
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1996.
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This work charts the history of the US Air Service from 1917 to 1919, showing how it emerged from one squadron of obsolete aircraft in 1917 to the 1918 aero squadrons which were specialised in air  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cooke, James J.
U.S. Air Service in the Great War, 1917-1919.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1996
(OCoLC)605353433
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James J Cooke
ISBN: 0275948625 9780275948627
OCLC Number: 32855592
Description: x, 248 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Building Something from Nothing --
2. Getting into the Air --
3. The Gathering --
4. Quiet Sectors No Longer --
5. Bloody Spring and Summer --
6. The Marne Counteroffensive --
7. The St. Mihiel Offensive, Preparation --
8. The St. Mihiel Offensive, Execution --
9. Meuse-Argonne, The First Day --
10. Meuse-Argonne and Armistice --
11. Demobilization and Occupation --
12. I've Been Through the Mill.
Other Titles: United States Air Service in the great war, 1917-1919
Responsibility: James J. Cooke.

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"This remarkable study of World War I air warfare fills a gap in scholarship that seemed unlikely ever to be filled....[This book] is a wonderful addition to the handful of analytical studies that Read more...

 
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