Winged Shield, Winged Sword 1907-1950: A History of the United States Air Force, Volume 1
Bernard C. Nalty
The Minerva Group, Inc., 2003 - History - 524 pages
Describes and analyzes, in the context of national policy and international rivalries, the evolution of land-based air power since the United States Army in 1907 established an Aeronautical Division. Provides a clearer understanding of the central role of the Air Force in current American defense policy.
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The Air Service in the Great War
The Era of Billy Mitchell
The Coming of the GHQ Air Force 19251935
The Heyday of the GHQ Air Force 19351939
Reaction to the War in Europe
The Army Air Forces in Desperate Battle 19411942
Building Air Power
The Defeat of Italy and Germany
Victory over Japan
The Quest for Independence
Framing Air Force Missions