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Author Sherry, Michael S., 1945-

Title The rise of American air power : the creation of Armageddon / Michael S. Sherry
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, 1987


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 W'PONDS  358.400973 She/Roa  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 435 pages, 26 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents The age of fantasy -- Athe age of prophecy -- The decline of danger -- The attractions of intimidation -- From intimidation to annihilation -- The dynamics of escalation -- The sociology of air war -- The sources of technological fanaticism -- The triumphs of technological fanaticism -- The perisitence of apocalyptic fantasy
Analysis United States Military aviation, to 1945
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 421-428
Includes index
Subject Aeronautics, Military -- United States -- History.
Air defenses -- United States.
Air power -- History.
Air power -- United States -- History.
Bombing, Aerial -- United States -- History.
LC no. 86019003
ISBN 0300036000
0300044143 (paperback)