The Wings of Democracy: The Influence of Air Power on the Roosevelt Administration, 1933-1941

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The air force made a huge impact on the events of World War II, but this new force of men and machines did not simply appear out of the blue. There was a long history leading up to the use of air power in military campaigns. When Franklin D. Roosevelt entered the White House in 1933, the leaders of the Army Air Corps wanted to force him, Congress, and the Army General Staff to create an independent air force. Using Billy Mitchell's tactics of public confrontation, exploitation of the air corps's poor condition, and unproven ...

The Wings of Democracy: The Influence of Air Power on the Roosevelt Administration, 1933-1941 1991, Texas A&M University Press

ISBN-13: 9780890963883

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