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Air force : an illustrated history : the U.S. Air Force from the 1910s to the twenty-first century

Author: Chester G Hearn; Robert F Dorr
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Zenith Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The history of United States Air Force, from its beginnings in 1907 as the Aeronautical Division of US Army's Signal Corps through its growth into the foremost aerial armed force it is today. Read the entire history of how the USAF flies, fights, and wins.
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chester G Hearn; Robert F Dorr
ISBN: 9780760347249 0760347247
OCLC Number: 937058496
Notes: Originally published in 2008.
Description: 224 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: From gas bags to flying machines 1783-1916 --
The first air war 1916-1920 --
Between the wars 1919-1940 --
The War in Europe 1939-1945 --
The War in the Far East 1941-1945 --
Cold War: from Berlin to Korea 1945-1955 --
The Vietnam War 1955-1975 --
From Cold War to Desert War 1977-2007 --
Moving toward the future --
Sustaining the force in the twenty-first century.
Responsibility: Chester G. Hearn, with contributions by Robert F. Dorr.

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The history of United States Air Force, from its beginnings in 1907 as the Aeronautical Division of US Army's Signal Corps through its growth into the foremost aerial armed force it is today. Read the entire history of how the USAF flies, fights, and wins.

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