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The RAF and tribal control : airpower and irregular warfare between the World Wars

Author: Richard D Newton; David Jordan
Publisher: Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Modern air power analysts have tended to hold the British air control experience in the Middle East between the two World Wars as the exemplar of how technology might solve the civil-military challenges of small wars. By seeking to find repeatable, technologically-oriented solutions to what are inherently human problems, these analysts have missed the Royal Air Force's innovative approach to air power and what made  Read more...
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(DLC) 2019019341
(OCoLC)1096341227
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard D Newton; David Jordan
ISBN: 9780700628728 070062872X
OCLC Number: 1140365432
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Air power and influence --
Air control between the wars --
Air control in practice --
Intelligence, influence, and air control --
Air power, tribal control, and irregular warfare.
Responsibility: Richard D. Newton ; foreword by David Jordan.

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Tells the story of the forgotten airmen, the RAF special service officers who, embedded among local populations and indigenous tribes, collected vital intelligence, developed targets, directed air  Read more...

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