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Victory through air power

Author: Alexander P De Seversky
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1942.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Book of the Month Club ed.]View all editions and formats
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De Seversky shows that aviation has changed conceptions of strategy and tactics and that air power will play a decisive part in determining the power balance among nations. His conclusions were highly controversial early in World War II.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander P De Seversky
OCLC Number: 40457178
Notes: Preface to the Book of the Month Edition: p. xi-xiv.
Description: xiv, 354 pages, [27] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface to the Book-of-the-month Club edition / Harry Scherman --
I. The challenge to America --
II. Skagerrak and Dunkirk --
III. The Battle of Britain --
IV. The Mediterranean and the Bismarck --
V. Possession or elimination --
VI. Air-power lessons for America --
VII. The twilight of sea power --
VIII. Europe's aviation mistakes, and ours --
IX. The ordeal of American air power --
X. The emancipation of air power --
XI. Organization for air supremacy --
XII. Victory through air power!
Responsibility: by Alexander P. De Seversky.

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De Seversky shows that aviation has changed conceptions of strategy and tactics and that air power will play a decisive part in determining the power balance among nations. His conclusions were highly controversial early in World War II.

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