A History of Air Warfare by John Andreas Olsen

By John Andreas Olsen

This one-volume anthology offers a entire research of the position that air strength has performed in army conflicts during the last century. Comprising 16 essays penned via an international cadre of top army specialists, A historical past of Air conflict chronologically examines the application of air energy from the 1st global warfare to the second one Lebanon conflict, crusade through crusade. each one essay lays out the ambitions, occasions, and key gamers of the clash in query, studies the function 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 through targeting air and house strength in either unconventional and traditional conflict from 1913 to the current. greater than an easy homage to air strength, A background of Air war exposes air power’s strengths and weaknesses and, the place suitable, illuminates the demanding situations of joint operations and coalition conflict. as a result of its severe process, even therapy, and ancient historical past, the booklet will attract sleek battle students, air energy experts, and basic readers attracted to army historical past alike.

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