Air Power: From Kitty Hawk to Gulf War II : a History of the People, Ideas and Machines that Transformed War in the Century of Flight

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Viking, 2003 - History - 518 pages
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Review: Air Power: The Men, Machines, and Ideas That Revolutionized War, from Kitty Hawk to Iraq

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Bought this book cheap and intended to read it 'some day.' Had to read it as a textbook for an online course. It was actually a very interesting book; very well written. It covers Air Power from the ... Read full review

Review: Air Power: The Men, Machines, and Ideas That Revolutionized War, from Kitty Hawk to Iraq

User Review  - Chuck - Goodreads

This is a history of air power, though mostly American air power, and of the American military's obsession with precision strategic bombing since World War One. Read full review

Contents

flying machine
14
Bogeymen
32
Scientists and empiricists Invading Frenchmen and phantom airships
52
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Stephen Budiansky, scientist & journalist, is a correspondent for "The Atlantic Monthly." His five highly acclaimed books include "If a Lion Could Talk: Animal Intelligence & the Evolution of Consciousness" & "The Nature of Horses." He lives in Leesburg, Virginia.

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