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The Resource Beneficial Bombing : the Progressive Foundations of American Air Power, 1917-1945

Beneficial Bombing : the Progressive Foundations of American Air Power, 1917-1945

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Beneficial Bombing : the Progressive Foundations of American Air Power, 1917-1945
Title
Beneficial Bombing
Title remainder
the Progressive Foundations of American Air Power, 1917-1945
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Progressive Era, marked by a desire for economic, political, and social reform, ended for most Americans with the ugly reality and devastation of World War I. Yet for Army Air Service officers, the carnage and waste witnessed on the western front only served to spark a new progressive movement--to reform war by relying on destructive technology as the instrument of change. In Beneficial Bombing Mark Clodfelter describes how American airmen, horrified by World War I's trench warfare, turned to the progressive ideas of efficiency and economy in an effort to reform war itself, with the heavy b
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Clodfelter, Mark
Dewey number
  • 358.4/14097309041 22
  • 358.41477309041
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
UG703 .C56 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in War, Society, & the Military
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bombing, Aerial
  • Air power
  • Precision bombing
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Progressivism (United States politics)
  • World War
  • World War
  • HISTORY
  • Air power
  • Bombing, Aerial
  • Military operations, Aerial
  • Precision bombing
  • Progressivism (United States politics)
  • United States
  • Military & Naval Science
  • Law, Politics & Government
  • Air Forces
Label
Beneficial Bombing : the Progressive Foundations of American Air Power, 1917-1945
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Source Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Genesis in the Great War; 2. Progressive Prophecy; 3. From Prophecy to Plan; 4. Breaching Fortress Europe, 1942-43; 5. Bludgeoning with Bombs; 6. Fire from the Sky; 7. Progressive Legacies; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
699475345
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (390 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803234499
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 955cecc7-71b3-4a20-b677-78e3b224a69b
  • 22573/ctt1dfp14q
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)699475345
Label
Beneficial Bombing : the Progressive Foundations of American Air Power, 1917-1945
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Source Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Genesis in the Great War; 2. Progressive Prophecy; 3. From Prophecy to Plan; 4. Breaching Fortress Europe, 1942-43; 5. Bludgeoning with Bombs; 6. Fire from the Sky; 7. Progressive Legacies; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
699475345
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (390 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803234499
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 955cecc7-71b3-4a20-b677-78e3b224a69b
  • 22573/ctt1dfp14q
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)699475345

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