Beyond the Wild Blue: A History of the U.S. Air Force, 1947-2007 (2nd edition)
Macmillan, 2007/06/26 - 576 ページ
The second edition of Beyond the Wild Blue, an update of the popular history originally released in 1997, is a fascinating look at sixty turbulent years of Air Force history. From the prop-driven armada of World War II to the most advanced Stealth weaponry, from pioneers like General Henry "Hap" Arnold to glorious conquests in the Gulf War, Beyond the Wild Blue is a high-flying study of the triumphs (and failures) of leadership and technology.
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njust sixty years the United States Air Force has grown from a disorganized giant,
mired in the jumble of too rapid demobilization after World War II, to the most
influential military service in the world today. In the process it has achieved ...
On June 30, 1941, he became Chief of the Army Air Forces, receiving his third
star in December of that year. Arnold did not spare himself leading the Army Air
Forces in World War II, working long hours and sacrificing his health; in the
many respects, the United States' bungling, unprepared entrance into the Korean
conflict—the wrong war, in the wrong ... the Special Committee to Investigate the
National Defense Program—the Truman Committee—during World War II.
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Readers of veteran aviation writer Boyne will know what to expect in this update of The Wild Blue (1998): an enthusiastic account of American air power, rich in personal anecdotes as well as ... レビュー全文を読む
11 Terror and response
12 Assessing problems and facing challenges
A chronology of aerospace power since 1903
springboard to the future
10 Unremitting warfare