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Airmen and Air Theory : A Review of the Sources

By Phillip S. Meilinger

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Book Id: WPLBN0002170180
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Reproduction Date: 10/12/2012

Title: Airmen and Air Theory : A Review of the Sources  
Author: Phillip S. Meilinger
Volume:
Language: English
Subject: Non Fiction, Bibliography, Airpower
Collection: Authors Community
Subcollection: Reference
Historic
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Publisher: Air University Press
Member Page: Air University Press

Description
My intent in this book is to help overloaded researchers get started in their quest for good sources on airpower.

Table of Contents
PART 1 Biographies and Autobiographies 1 INTRODUCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 2 THE AIRMEN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 Mason M. Patrick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 William “Billy” Mitchell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Benjamin D. Foulois . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 Oscar M. Westover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 Clarence L. Tinker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 William A. Moffett . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 John H. Towers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 Henry H. “Hap” Arnold . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 Warner Robins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24 Claire L. Chennault . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26 James H. “Jimmy” Doolittle . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Ira C. Eaker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Carl A. Spaatz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Laurence S. Kuter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 George C. Kenney . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Donald Wilson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40 Kenneth N. Walker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40 Haywood S. Hansell Jr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Ennis Whitehead . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Lewis H. Brereton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Hugh J. Knerr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Elwood R. “Pete” Quesada . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Hoyt S. Vandenberg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50 Orvil A. Anderson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Howard A. Craig . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Dale O. Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .54 Frank Armstrong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Charles P. Cabell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Nathan F. Twining . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Curtis E. LeMay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .59 Edwin W. Rawlings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 William H. Tunner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .64 George E. Stratemeyer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Lauris Norstad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 Benjamin O. Davis Jr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71 Daniel “Chappie” James Jr. . . . . . . . . . . . .73 Edward G. Lansdale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .75 George S. Brown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 James V. Hartinger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .80 Charles A. Horner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 3 ANTHOLOGIES AND ORAL HISTORIES . . . .85 4 CONCLUSION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91 PART 2 The Historiography of Airpower Theory and Doctrine 5 OVERALL TREATMENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97 6 EARLY THINKING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99 7 GIULIO DOUHET . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103 8 WILLIAM “BILLY” MITCHELL . . . . . . . . . .107 9 AIR CORPS TACTICAL SCHOOL . . . . . . .109 10 OTHER US THEORISTS . . . . . . . . . . . . 115 11 THE ROYAL AIR FORCE . . . . . . . . . . . .117 12 THE EUROPEAN THEORISTS . . . . . . . . .125 13 NAVAL AVIATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .127 14 WORLD WAR II AND THE POSTWAR ERA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .129 15 VIETNAM AND NATO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135 16 THE CURRENT DEBATE . . . . . . . . . . . . .139 17 ANTHOLOGIES ON MODERN AIRPOWER 149 18 CONCLUSION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .155 GLOSSARY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .157 INDEX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .159

 

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