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Beyond the wild blue : a history of the United States Air Force, 1947-1997  Cover Image Book Book

Beyond the wild blue : a history of the United States Air Force, 1947-1997

Summary: Beyond the Wild Blue is a fascinating look at fifty 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.

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  • ISBN: 0312154747
  • ISBN: 9780312154745
  • Physical Description: print
    xix, 442 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1997.

Contents / Notes

General Note: "A Thomas Dunne Book."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [343]-348) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The man of influence -- The sorting-out process : 1943-1949 -- The first crucible -- Power and peace, 1953-1961 -- The many facets of war -- The pillars of the Air Force : four major commands -- Change after Vietnam -- Leadership, doctrine, and technology after Vietnam -- Victory : springboard to the future.
Subject: United States. Air Force History
Aeronautics, Military United States History

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