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The development of air doctrine in the Army air arm, 1917-1941

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Published by Office of Air Force History, U.S. Air Force in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Army -- Aviation -- History.,
    • Aeronautics, Military -- United States -- History.,
    • Air power -- United States -- History.,
    • Military art and science -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementThomas H. Greer.
      SeriesSpecial studies, Special studies (United States. Air Force. Office of Air Force History)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUG633 .G73 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 154 p. ;
      Number of Pages154
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2540132M
      ISBN 100912799250
      LC Control Number85021378

      A reciprocal resignation offer from Mitchell was refused. Georgechief of the Tactical School's bombardment section, where his military interest shifted from pursuits to bomber s. While it was later found to be unsuitable for combat because the power of existing engines was inadequate for its weight, the XB led to the design of the smaller Modellater to become the Boeing B Flying Fortresswhose first flight was at the end of July During wars of some length, junior officers advance and field experience, ambiguous though it may be, helps pinpoint the ingredients that lead to success on the battlefield. Holley, Jr. For the influence of the Treasury on British rearmament, two useful works have recently appeared: G.

      The 2nd Wingactivated in as part of the Air Service, remained the only wing organization in the new Air Corps untilwhen it was redesignated the 2nd Bombardment Wing in anticipation of the activation of the 1st Bombardment Wing to provide a bombardment wing on each 1917-1941 book. The only first-line aircraft in that remained so during World War II was the B, and it had to be significantly modernized before it was combat-capable. Much of the work was accomplished despite hindrance from the War Department 's G-2 office, which felt that such analysis was not "proper military intelligence. The three-volume set with one additional volume of appendices by Sir Charles Webster and Noble Frankland, The Strategic Air Offensive Against Germany London,is arguably the best work yet done on this aspect of the air war. Pearl Harbor. The Army Air Forces will be land-based and employed as an essential element to the Army in the performance of its mission to defend the coasts at home and in our overseas possessions, thus assuring the fleet absolute freedom of action without any responsibility for coast defense.

      This study has relied on a minimum of such works and only on those which shed particular light on aspects of the war's general conduct. See, e. Aircraft and personnel — The Air Corps adopted a new color scheme for painting its aircraft inheretofore painted olive drab. New combat groups were created by detaching cadres from the existing 15 Regular groups to provide the core of the new units, with each older group providing the basis for an average of three new groups. Hinsley, E.


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The development of air doctrine in the Army air arm, 1917-1941 by Thomas H. Greer Download PDF Ebook

EmmonsArnold was nominally assigned to "supervise" the tactical force but this did not resolve the divisions in command. Cooling, ed. Bennett's German Rearmament and the West, Princeton, Thomas A.

Carl A. Most important to this study were the Milch papers, which contain a wide range of material on aspects of the Luftwaffe in which the field marshal was involved, and the records of the Quartermaster General on the Luftwaffe's losses, force strength, maintenance performance, 1917-1941 book crew strength.

Richard R. Restructured by the Tactical School faculty, who doubled as its members, the Board was directed by the War Department to formulate Air Corps doctrine. However, in the Tactical School modified this principle by asserting for the first time that airpower could strike at vital points deep inside enemy territory rather than merely targeting an enemy's military forces in a war of attrition.

General Maxwell Taylor, stationed in Berlin during the early part of the Korean War, wrote: I had expected a mushroom cloud to rise from the battlefield at any moment. The various volumes of the "strategic" bombing survey carried out by American economists immediately at the end of the Second World War contain much important statistical information as well as useful analyses of the impact of the "strategic" bombing campaign on the German war economy.

A concluding retrospect draws generalizations from the experiences presented. Yet because of cancellations and reductions of these requests by the War Department, 14 four-engine planes were delivered to the air force up to the outbreak of World War II in September That material is available in the PRO.

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John F. Unknown at the time, his precision daylight attacks had succeeded, first in Japan's immediate and inefficient dispersion of its aircraft engine industry, [] and later in terms of actual destruction caused by the final raid under his command.

Byron Q. Pratt wanted approval of his proposition that all naval aviation including land-based aircraft was by definition tied to carrier-based fleet operations. Georgechief of the Tactical School's bombardment section, where his military interest shifted from pursuits to bomber s.

Delays in construction caused two postponements of the relocation until Junewhen Austin Hall was completed. The Army Air Forces will be land-based and employed as an essential element to the Army in the performance of its mission to defend the coasts at home and in our overseas possessions, thus assuring the fleet absolute freedom of action without any responsibility for coast defense.

Delos C. However, the bomber advocates interpreted its language differently, concluding that the Air Corps could conduct long-range 1917-1941 book, attack approaching fleets, reinforce distant bases, and attack enemy air bases, all in furthering its mission to prevent The development of air doctrine in the Army air arm air attack on America.

Vincent Orange, Coningham, London: Methuen, In DecemberMaj. Of particular use to this study from that series are the following volumes : J. The Air Corps Tactical School moved in July to Maxwell FieldAlabamawhere it taught a week course for junior and mid-career officers that included military aviation theory.

The only first-line aircraft in that remained so during World War II was the B, and it had to be significantly modernized before it was combat-capable. QuesadaEarle E. The Green seriesproduced in many volumes by the Office of Chief of Military History, are all of high quality but are somewhat tangential to the issues discussed in this work.

Clayton Bissell that lasted the duration of the conference over the winter of — Google Scholar Copyright information.

TwiningEarle E. The dual stripes on the fuselage denote the aircraft of the squadron commander. On 5 OctoberArnold drew up a proposal to reorganize the air arm along functional lines, creating an air staff, unifying the various organizations under one commander, and giving it autonomy with the ground and supply forces—a plan which was eventually adopted in March —and submitted it to Chief of Staff George C.Haywood Shepherd Hansell Jr., (28 September – 14 November ) was a general officer in the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) during World War II, and later the United States Air 42comusa.com became an advocate of the doctrine of strategic bombardment, and was one of the chief architects of the concept of daylight precision bombing that governed the use of airpower by the USAAF in the war.

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