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MacArthur's airman : General George C. Kenney and the war in the southwest Pacific

Author: Thomas E Griffith
Publisher: Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [1998] ©1998
Series: Modern war studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fighter pilot who flew seventy-five combat missions in World War I, George C. Kenney was a charismatic leader who established himself as an innovative advocate of air power. As General MacArthur's air commander in the southwest Pacific during World War II, Kenney played a pivotal role in the conduct of the war, but until now his performance has remained largely unexplored.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
biografi
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Griffith, Thomas E.
MacArthur's airman.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©1998
(OCoLC)607093847
Online version:
Griffith, Thomas E.
MacArthur's airman.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©1998
(OCoLC)631550111
Named Person: George C Kenney; George C Kenney; George C Kenney
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas E Griffith
ISBN: 0700609091 9780700609093
OCLC Number: 38885310
Description: xiv, 338 pages : maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
The Early Years --
Army Aviator: World War I --
Preparation for Command: The Inter-War Years --
Taking Command: August 1942 to January 1943 --
The Papuan Campaign: August 1942 to January 1943 --
Moving Westward: January 1943 to June 1943 --
Isolating Rabaul: June 1943 to January 1944 --
Westward to Hollandia: January 1944 to October 1944 --
Return to the Philippines: October 1944 to December 1944 --
Luzon and Beyond: January 1945 to August 1945 --
Conclusion --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Modern war studies.
Responsibility: Thomas E. Griffith Jr.

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-A model work of military history that brings to life the drama of air warfare in the Southwest Pacific.---Michael Schaller, author of Douglas MacArthur -A cracking good operational history that Read more...

 
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