New PDF release: A History of Air Warfare

ISBN-10: 1597974331

ISBN-13: 9781597974332

This one-volume anthology offers a entire research of the position that air energy has performed in army conflicts during the last century. Comprising 16 essays penned by way of an international cadre of prime army specialists, A background of Air conflict chronologically examines the software of air strength from the 1st global conflict to the second one Lebanon conflict, crusade via crusade. every one essay lays out the pursuits, occasions, and key avid gamers of the clash in query, stories the position of air strength within the strategic and operational contexts, and explores the interaction among the political framework and army operations right. The concluding part bargains wider views by way of targeting air and house strength in either unconventional and traditional struggle from 1913 to the current. greater than an easy homage to air energy, A background of Air struggle exposes air power’s strengths and weaknesses and, the place proper, illuminates the demanding situations of joint operations and coalition war. as a result of its severe procedure, even therapy, and historic heritage, the publication will attract glossy war students, air energy experts, and basic readers attracted to army background alike.

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