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A history of air warfare

Author: John Andreas Olsen
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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From the inception of manned flight warfare in 1914 to the present day, air power has played a significant role in military strategy. Air warfare experts present here a description and analysis of various campaigns in which air power has played a significant role. This book spans World War I, up to and including The Second Lebanon War. It provides insight into air warfare and its history, a critical approach to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Andreas Olsen
ISBN: 9781597974400 1597974404 9781597974332 1597974331
OCLC Number: 310392482
Description: xvii, 488 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1. 1914-1945: The First World War, 1914-1919 / John H. Morrow, Jr. ; The air war in Europe, 1939-1945 / Richard Over ; The air war in the Pacific, 1941-1945 / Richard R. Muller --
Part 2. 1945-1990: The air war in Korea, 1950-1953 / Alan Stephens ; Operations over North Vietnam, 1963-1973 / Wayne Thompson ; Air superiority in the Israel-Arab Wars, 1967-1982 / Shmuel I. Gordon ; Air power and the Falklands, 1982 / Lawrence Freedman --
Part 3. 1990-2000: Operation Desert Storm, 1991 / John Andreas Olsen ; Operation Deliberate Force, 1995 / Robert C. Owen ; Operation Allied Force, 1999 / Tony Mason --
Part 4. 2000-2006: Operation Enduring Freedom, 2001 / Benjamin S. Lambeth ; Operation Iraqi Freedom, 2003 / Williamson Murray ; The second Lebanon War, 2006 / Itai Brun --
Part 5. Perspectives: Air power in small wars, 1913 to the present / James S. Corum ; The rise and fall of air power / Martin van Creveld ; Air and space power: climbing and accelerating / Richard P. Hallion.
Responsibility: edited by John Andreas Olsen.

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This one-volume anthology provides a comprehensive analysis of the role that air power has played in military conflicts over the past century.  Read more...

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"A better qualified editor for such a volume could hardly be found. There is no better work on the general history of air warfare than this volume." * The Journal of Military History * "Everything Read more...

 
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