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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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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 435 pages, 26 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents The age of fantasy -- The 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
Summary Includes material on firebombing and nuclear warfare
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 421-428
Notes Bancroft Prize, 1988
Description based on print version record
Subject United States. Army Air Forces -- History.
Aeronautics, Military -- United States -- History.
Air power -- United States -- History.
Bombing, Aerial -- United States -- History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0300185596 (electronic bk.)
9780300185591 (electronic bk.)