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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95
Warfare in the first half of the 20th century was fundamentally and irrovocably altered by the birth and subsequent development of air power. This work assesses the role of air power in changing the face of battle on land and sea. Utilizing late-1990s research, the author demonstrates that the phenomenon of air power was both a cause and a crucial... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
Arthur Tedder became one of the most eminent figures of the Second World War: first as head of Anglo-American air forces in the Middle East, the Mediterranean and North Africa; then as Deputy Supreme Commander to General Eisenhower for the Allied campaign that began in Normandy and ended in Berlin. During those anxious, exhilarating years, he was,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
Recent concern about mainland China's intentions towards Taiwan, and more general concern about the risk of instability in the region, has led to growing interest in Taiwan's military strategy. This book brings together a range of experts from the West and from Taiwan itself who examine the key issues connected with Taiwan's air power, which is a... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
This new book examines the development of Soviet thinking on the operational employment of their Air Force from 1918 to 1945, using Soviet theoretical writings and contemporary analyses of combat actions. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 94.00
An in-depth history of the time when airpower became the great equalizer, changing military strategy forever and bringing once-safe targets in reach. more...
- Allen & Unwin 2009; US$ 31.81
Jack Davenport was a well-decorated,well-known, and well-respected member of the Royal Australian Air Force serving with distinction in Bomber Command and Coastal Command in World War 2. After the war he became a very successful businessman and a very generous philanthropist. more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 23.99
The CliffsTestPrep series offers full-length practice exams that simulate the real tests; proven test-taking strategies to increase your chances at doing well; and thorough review exercises to help fill in any knowledge gaps. CliffsTestPrep Military Flight Aptitude Tests offers you a complete guide to test preparation to qualify to become a military... more...
- Counterpoint 2005; US$ 13.99
A singular life often circles around a singular moment, an occasion when one's life in the world is defined forever and the emotional vocabulary set. For the extraordinary writer James Salter, this moment was contained in the fighter planes over Korea where, during his young manhood, he flew more than one hundred missions. James Salter is considered... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 118.00
During Desert Shield, the Air Force built a very complicated organizational architecture to control large numbers of air sorties. During the air campaign itself, officers at each level of the Central Command Air Forces believed they were managing the chaos of war. Yet, when the activities of the many significant participants are pieced together, it... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 122.00
Using recently released French official documents and a variety of other sources, this study explains how the French Army, so recently defeated by the Viet Minh insurgents in Indochina, was able to successfully defeat the Algerian nationalist rebels on the battlefield, while nevertheless losing the war at the conference table. This French success,... more...