Author: Handleman, Philip
Publisher: Potomac Books Inc
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
New book, some shelf wear to jacket. 339 pages. This is an exciting anthology of some of the twentieth century's best writing on the topic of air combat. The chapters span the history of military aviation from WW1, through to the Gulf War, and examines the evolution of air combat strategy and tactics. This fascinating collection contains first person memoirs by aviation legends such as Antoine de Saint-Exupery, Douglas Bader, and Pete Mitscher. Classic chapters on the art and science of air warfare by Billy Mitchell, Guilio Douhet, and others trace the evolution of military aviation.