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The Resource Why air forces fail : the anatomy of defeat, edited by Robin Higham and Stephen J. Harris

Why air forces fail : the anatomy of defeat, edited by Robin Higham and Stephen J. Harris

Label
Why air forces fail : the anatomy of defeat
Title
Why air forces fail
Title remainder
the anatomy of defeat
Statement of responsibility
edited by Robin Higham and Stephen J. Harris
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
According to Robin Higham and Stephen J. Harris, "Flight has been part of the human dream for aeons, and its military application has likely been the dark side of that dream for almost as long." In the twentieth century, this dream and its dark side unfolded as the air forces of the world went to war, bringing destruction and reassessment with each failure. Why Air Forces Fail examines the complex, often deep-seated, reasons for the catastrophic failures of the air forces of various nations. Higham and Harris divide the air forces into three categories of defeat: forces that never had a chance
Cataloging source
N$T
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Language note
English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1925-2015
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Higham, Robin
  • Harris, Stephen John
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Air forces
  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Military history, Modern
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • HISTORY
  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Air forces
  • Military history, Modern
Label
Why air forces fail : the anatomy of defeat, edited by Robin Higham and Stephen J. Harris
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Poland's military aviation, September 1939 / Michael Alfred Peszke -- L'Armée de l'air, 1933-1940 / Anthony Christopher Cain -- The Arab air forces / Robin Higham -- Defeat of the German and Austro-Hungarian air forces in the Great War, 1909-1918 / John H. Morrow Jr. -- Downfall of the Regia aeronautica, 1933-1943 / Brian R. Sullivan -- The Imperial Japanese Air Forces / Osamu Tagaya -- Defeat of the Luftwaffe, 1935-1945 / James S. Corum -- The Argentine Air Force versus Britain in the Falkland Islands, 1982 / René De La Pedraja -- From disaster to recovery : Russia's air forces in the two world wars / David R. Jones -- The United States in the Pacific / Mark Parillo -- Defeats of the Royal Air Force : Norway, France, Greece, and Malaya, 1940-1942 / Robin Higham and Stephen J. Harris
Control code
ocm65331695
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (382 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283232845
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9780813123745
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2hfwm1
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)65331695
Label
Why air forces fail : the anatomy of defeat, edited by Robin Higham and Stephen J. Harris
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Poland's military aviation, September 1939 / Michael Alfred Peszke -- L'Armée de l'air, 1933-1940 / Anthony Christopher Cain -- The Arab air forces / Robin Higham -- Defeat of the German and Austro-Hungarian air forces in the Great War, 1909-1918 / John H. Morrow Jr. -- Downfall of the Regia aeronautica, 1933-1943 / Brian R. Sullivan -- The Imperial Japanese Air Forces / Osamu Tagaya -- Defeat of the Luftwaffe, 1935-1945 / James S. Corum -- The Argentine Air Force versus Britain in the Falkland Islands, 1982 / René De La Pedraja -- From disaster to recovery : Russia's air forces in the two world wars / David R. Jones -- The United States in the Pacific / Mark Parillo -- Defeats of the Royal Air Force : Norway, France, Greece, and Malaya, 1940-1942 / Robin Higham and Stephen J. Harris
Control code
ocm65331695
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (382 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283232845
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9780813123745
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2hfwm1
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)65331695

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