Beyond the Wild Blue (2nd edition): A History of the U.S. Air Force, 1947-2007
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.
First and foremost, I must express my appreciation and pay my respects to a
group of leaders whose candor, insight, information, and review of my manuscript
were as valuable to me as their service was to their country, which is to say, ...
Every leader of the United States Air Force, from Secretary to Chief of Staff to
squadron commander, would be quick to note that these triumphs were won in
concert with the Army and the Navy. No matter how hotly the three services
In essence, the Air Force's success derived from having the right leaders at the
right time at the officer level and, perhaps surprisingly but even more importantly,
at the noncommissioned officer level. Obtaining those leaders derived from the ...
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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