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American Airpower Strategy in World War II: Bombs, Cities, Civilians, and Oil

Conrad C. Crane
Format
Book
Published
Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2016]
Edition
Revised edition
Language
English
Variant Title
Bombs, cities, civilians, and oil
Series
Modern War Studies
ISBN
9780700622092 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780700622108 (ebook)
Contents
  • Developing doctrine
  • From doctrine to practice: executing the air offensive against Germany
  • Attitudes of leaders and the public
  • Attitudes and perceptions of American airmen
  • The lure of technological innovation: bombing aids
  • The lure of technological innovation: better bombs
  • The lure of the deathblow in Europe
  • Delivering the deathblow to Germany
  • Torching Japan
  • Strategic airpower in limited wars
  • Legacies
  • Appendix.
Description
pages cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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