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Author Hallion, Richard.

Title Strike from the sky [electronic resource] : the history of battlefield air attack, 1911-1945 / Richard P. Hallion.

Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, 2010.


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Physical description xx, 323 p. : ill.
Notes Originally published: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1989.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The First World War. -- The military and the airplane -- Ground attack on the western front, 1917-1918 -- The Palestine Campaign of 1918 -- Great War air support in retrospect -- Small conflicts of the interwar years. -- Emergent ground attack doctrine and technology -- Small wars of the 1920s and 1930s -- Abyssinia, Spain, and war in Asia. -- The Abyssinian War -- The Spanish Civil War -- The Spanish legacy -- War in Asia -- The Second World War. -- The blitzkrieg -- The genesis of Anglo-American air support: the British experience in the Western Desert -- The necessary interlude: doctrine and the American experience in the Pacific, Tunisian, and Italian campaigns -- A deadly efficiency: Anglo-American air support in Western Europe -- Battlefield air support in the East: the case of Kursk -- Epilogue: where we have come, where we are, where we are going.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Close air support -- History.
Air interdiction -- History.
Electronic books.
Variant Title Strike from the sky : the history of battlefield air attack, 1910-1945
ISBN 9780817356576 (pbk. alk. paper)
9780817385439 (e-book)