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Lectures of the Air Corps Tactical School and American strategic bombing in World War II

Author: Phil M Haun; United States. Army. Air Corps Tactical School,
Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky, [2019]
Series: Aviation and air power.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The book is a collection of the 10 most important lectures written by the early leaders of the Air Force, like Muir Fairchild, Harold George, and Laurence Kuter. Haun went to the Air Force Historical Research Center archives and found the original typed lectures and reproduced the ones that best explained the school's philosophy on the primacy of the airplane in the modern battlefield, the offensive capabilities of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phil M Haun; United States. Army. Air Corps Tactical School,
ISBN: 9780813176789 0813176786
OCLC Number: 1077577127
Description: xvi, 297 pages : illustrations, tables ; 24 cm.
Contents: Air power and war --
An inquiry into the subject "War" by Harold George --
The objective of air warfare --
Air power and air warfare by Muir S. Fairchild --
Principles of war by Donald Wilson --
The aim in war by Haywood Hansell --
The bomber always gets through --
Driving home the bombardment attack by Kenneth Walker --
Tactical offense and tactical defense by Frederick Hopkins --
High-altitude daylight precision bombardment --
Practical bombing probabilities by Laurence Kuter --
Vital and vulnerable --
National economic structure by Muir S. Fairchild --
New York industrial area by Muir S. Fairchild --
What to target: the economy or military forces? --
Primary strategic objectives of Air Forces by Muir S. Fairchild --
High-altitude daylight precision bombing in World War II.
Series Title: Aviation and air power.
Responsibility: edited and with commentary by Phil Haun.

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In Lectures of the Air Corps Tactical School and American Strategic Bombing in World War II editor Phil Haun brings together nine ACTS lecture transcripts, which have been preserved in Air Force  Read more...

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