ABSTRACT

The nine contributors to this volume study the rapid development of airpower during the twentieth century as well as the methodological problems involved in assessing such change.

chapter I|6 pages

Introduction

ByJohn Gooch

chapter 1|29 pages

Proselytiser and Prophet: Alexander P. de Seversky and American Airpower

ByPhillip S. Meilinger

chapter 2|32 pages

Institution and Airpower: The Making of the French Air Force

ByPascal Vennesson

chapter 3|23 pages

The Luftwaffe and the Coalition Air War in Spain, 1936–1939

ByJames S. Corum

chapter 5|30 pages

‘Precision' and ‘Area' Bombing: Who Did Which, and When?

ByW. Hays Parks

chapter 6|23 pages

Atlantic Airpower Co-operation, 1941–1943

ByJohn Buckley

chapter 7|39 pages

Strategic Bombers over the Missile Horizon, 1957–1963

ByPeter J. Roman