Airpower and Ground Armies: Essays on the Evolution of Anglo-American Air Doctrine 1940-1943 by Daniel R Mortensen
Air University Press | 2003 | English | ISBN: 1585660477 | 132 Pages | PDF | 6 MB
hese four independent essays provide a perspective on airpower doctrine development that varies somewhat from the usual view. Essay 1 describes the organization, doctrine, operational practices, and personality of the air forces in the western desert from 1940 to 1943. Essay 2 describes and analyzes the events in northwest Africa during Operation Torch while the third analyzes the machination in policy development in Washington. Essay 4 analyzes the great tactical aviation exercise in northwest Europe, emphasizing the famous cooperation between George S. Patton and Otto P. Weyland.