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Winged shield, winged sword : a history of the United States Air Force

Author: Bernard C Nalty
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Air Force History and Museums Program, United States Air Force : For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., 1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
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Winged shield, winged sword.
Washington, D.C. : Air Force History and Museums Program, United States Air Force : For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., 1997
(OCoLC)606910463
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard C Nalty
ISBN: 016049009X 9780160490095
OCLC Number: 36103616
Notes: Issued in a box.
Description: 2 v. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: v. 1. 1907-1950. Pt. I: The early and interwar years, 1907-1939. The roots of U.S. military aviation / Alfred F. Hurley and William C. Heimdahl --
The Air Service in the Great War / Daniel r. Mortensen --
From Air Service to Air Corps: the era of Billy MItchell; The coming of the GHQ Air Force, 1925-1935; The heyday of the GHQ Air Force,1935-1939 / John F. Shiner --
Pt. II: World War II, 1939-1945. Reaction to the War in Europe; The Army Air Forces in Desperate Battle, 1941-1942 / Bernard C. Nalty --
Building air power / George M. Watson, Jr. --
The defeat of Italy and Germany; Victory over Japan / Bernard C. Nalty --
Pt. III: Building the Air Force, 1945-1950. The quest for independence / Herman S. Wolk --
Framing Air Force missions / Warren A. Trest and George M. Watson, Jr. v. 2. 1950-1997. Pt. IV: A decade of deterrence, 1950-1960. The air war over Korea / Wayne Thompson --
The emergence of the Strategic Air Command / Walton S. Moody, Jacob Neufeld, and R. Cargill Hall --
The Air Force as an institution; Containing communism / Walton S. Moody and Warren A. Trest --
Pt. V: The war in Southeast Asia, 1960-1975. Flexible response: evolution or revolution? / Drue L. DeBerry, R. Cargill Hall, and Bernard C. Nalty --
The Air Force and operations short of war / Walton S. Moody, Jacob Neufeld, and Bernard C. Nalty --
The war in Southeast Asia, 1961-1968; Vietnamization and withdrawal, 1968-1975 / John Schlight --
Pt. VI: Regrouping after Vietnam, 1975-1982. Modernizing after Vietnam; Carrying out National Policy / Walton S. Moody and Jacob Newfeld --
Pt. VII: The post-Cold War era, 1982-1997. Peace is not always peaceful; From the deserts to the mountains; Metamorphosis: the Air Force approaches the next century / William T. Y'Blood.
Responsibility: Bernard C. Nalty, general editor.

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