Air Campaign: John Warden and the Classical Airpower by David R. Mets

By David R. Mets

In mild of the age-old trust of Confucius that no proposal is new, Dr. Mets examines the position of Colonel Warden within the Gulf conflict to figure out if a revolution in army affairs had happened. He depends on a number of twentieth-century antecedents to Warden, together with Giulio Douhet, Hugh Trenchard, and Billy Mitchell to distill a trend. Mets additionally addresses even if ''the argument that antedated the Gulf warfare to the impact that such conflicts among states utilizing traditional guns and strategies are a urgent phenomenon.'' bankruptcy 6, the concluding bankruptcy, presents an summary of Mets's dialogue.

Show description

Read Online or Download Air Campaign: John Warden and the Classical Airpower Theorists PDF

Best military equipment: weapon books

Above the Lines

Книга Above the Lines:A entire list of the Fighter Aces of the German Air. .. Above the Lines:A whole checklist of the Fighter Aces of the German Air provider, Naval Air carrier and Flanders Marine Corps, 1914 - 1918 Книги Вооружение Автор: Norman L. R. Franks, Frank W. Bailey & Russell visitor. Год издания: 1998 Формат: pdf Издат.

B-17 Flying Fortress: Production Versions.

Книга B-17 Flying fort. half 1: construction models. B-17 Flying fort. half 1: construction types. Книги Вооружение Автор: Alwyn T. Lloyd Год издания: 1982 Формат: pdf Издат. :Aero Publishers Страниц: 86 Размер: 15. 25 ISBN: 0816850127 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Detail & Scale №2

The Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment 1694-1996

Книга The Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment 1694-1996. The Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment 1694-1996. Книги Вооружение Формат: pdf Размер: 25,3 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Книга о полках армии ВеликобританииИстория, униформа, снаряжение, вооружениецветные,ч/б фотографии61 стр

Balancing Scientific Openness and National Security Controls at the Nuclear Weapons Laboratories

This record addresses results of present and proposed regulations on foreign contacts through the U. S. division of power ’s (DOE) nationwide laboratories and explores equipment of top serving nationwide protection via confident new clinical advances facilitated through foreign conversation between scientists, via clinical contacts to additional non-proliferation, and during cautious safety of the most important categorised details from international espionage.

Additional resources for Air Campaign: John Warden and the Classical Airpower Theorists

Example text

At West Point Frank Andrews had been his classmate, and they were a year ahead of Henry Arnold. Some people have noted that Westover’s popularity within the Air Corps was limited because he had come to aviation late after having spent considerable time in the infantry and perhaps was insufficiently sympathetic to the Mitchell view of airpower. After Westover’s death, Henry Arnold, his assistant, took over. Arnold was one of Mitchell’s chief disciples. The ideas attributed to Mitchell certainly impacted the USAAF approach to war.

13. , 526; and William Trimble, Admiral William A. : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1994), 141–66—though doubtless after World War II the fight became at least as bitter in America as it had been for Trenchard. 14. Roskill, 264–65. 15. Jones, xx. 16. : McGraw-Hill, 1961), 65–66. 17. Jones, xxii, 172. 18. , 154. 19. Levine, 7. 29 THE AIR CAMPAIGN 20. : Doubleday, 1985), 44–47. 21. Meilinger, 253. 22. : Air University Press, 1987), 10–12. 30 Chapter 4 William Mitchell William “Billy” Mitchell was born in France in 1879 and spent the first three years of his life there.

4. Leonard Baker and Benjamin Franklin Cooling, “Developments and Lessons Before World War II,” in Case Studies in the Achievement of Air Superiority, ed. : Center for Air Force History, 1994), 10. 5. Jones, xv; and Meilinger, “Trenchard and ‘Morale Bombing,’” 248. 6. David MacIsaac, “Voices From the Central Blue: The Airpower Theorists,” in Makers of Modern Strategy: From Machiavelli to the Nuclear Age, ed. : Princeton University Press, 1986), 633; and Boyle, 520–21. 7. Boyle, 508–12. 8. Meilinger, 244, 256; and Boyle, 520–21.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.14 of 5 – based on 39 votes