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Air power in UN operations : wings for peace

Author: A Walter Dorn
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, UK ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2014] ©2014
Series: Military strategy and operational art.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Air power for warfighting is a story that's been told many times. Air power for peacekeeping and UN enforcement is a story that desperately needs to be told. In rich detail this volume describes: aircraft transporting vital supplies to UN peacekeepers and massive amounts of humanitarian aid to war-affected populations; aircraft serving as the ""eyes in sky"" to keep watch for the world organization; and combat  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Air power in UN operations
(DLC) 2014005722
(OCoLC)875239820
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A Walter Dorn
ISBN: 9781472435477 1472435478 9781472435484 1472435486 9781322086057 1322086052 9781317183396 1317183398
OCLC Number: 881459704
Description: 1 online resource (xxxv, 350 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Organizing the air effort in the Congo, 1960 / William K. Carr --
Peacekeepers in combat : UN fighter jets and bombers in the Congo 1961-63 / Walter Dorn --
A fine line : use of force, the cold war, and Canada's air support for the United Nations organization in the Congo / Kevin Spooner --
Above the roof-top of the world : Canadian air operations in Kashmir and along the India-Pakistan border / Matthew Trudgen --
Humanitarian relief in Haiti 2010 : honing the partnership between the US Air Force and the United Nations / Robert Owen --
Flying humanitarians : the United Nations humanitarian air service / Walter Dorn and Ryan Cross --
Aerial surveillance : eyes in the sky / Walter Dorn --
United Nations observer group in Lebanon : aerial surveillance during a civil war, 1958 / Walter Dorn --
UAVs supporting UN operations : a commercial service model / Dave Neil --
The United nations Iraq-Kuwait observer mission and the southern no-fly zone, 1991-2003 / James McKay --
Observing air power at work in sector Sarajevo 1993-94 : a personal account / F. Roy Thomas --
Air operations in Somalia : "black hawk down" revisited / William Dean III --
Operation deliberate force in Bosnia 1995 : humanitarian constraints in aerospace warfare / Robert Owen --
Combat air power in the Congo, 2003 / Walter Dorn --
Allied air power over Libya / Christian F. Anrig --
Advances in aviation for UN peacekeeping : a view from un headquarters / Kevin Shelton-Smith --
Peace from above : envisioning the future of UN airpower / Robert D. Steele.
Series Title: Military strategy and operational art.
Responsibility: edited by A. Walter Dorn.

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