Lectures of the Air Corps Tactical School and American Strategic Bombing in World War II (Paperback)

Lectures of the Air Corps Tactical School and American Strategic Bombing in World War II By Phil Haun (Editor) Cover Image
By Phil Haun (Editor)
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Following the cataclysmic losses suffered in World War I, air power theorists in Europe advocated for long-range bombers to overfly the trenches and strike deep into the enemy's heartland. The bombing of cities was seen as a means to collapse the enemy's will to resist and bring the war to a quick end. In the United States, airmen called for an independent air force, but with the nation's return to isolationism, there was little appetite for an offensive air power doctrine. By the 1930s, howe.

About the Author


Phil Haun is professor and dean of Academics at the US Naval War College. He is author of Coercion, Survival, and War: Why Weak States Resist the United States and coeditor of A-10s over Kosovo.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780813179247
ISBN-10: 0813179246
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication Date: May 19th, 2020
Pages: 320
Language: English