The Resource Fulcrum of power : essays on the United States Air Force and national security, Herman S. Wolk

Fulcrum of power : essays on the United States Air Force and national security, Herman S. Wolk

Label
Fulcrum of power : essays on the United States Air Force and national security
Title
Fulcrum of power
Title remainder
essays on the United States Air Force and national security
Statement of responsibility
Herman S. Wolk
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Additional physical form
Also available via Internet from the Air Force History web site. Address as of 5/6/04: http://www.airforcehistory.hq.af.mil/Publications/fulltext/FulcrumOfPower.pdf; current access is available via PURL.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-2010
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wolk, Herman S.
Dewey number
358.4/00973
Government publication
federal national government publication
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Air Force History and Museums Program (U.S.)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Air power
Label
Fulcrum of power : essays on the United States Air Force and national security, Herman S. Wolk
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Shipping list no.: 2004-0019-P
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
World War II. The first air staff -- Doolittle: renaissance man of aviation -- Prelude to war -- The Overlord Air controversy -- The genius of George C. Kenney -- General Arnold, the atomic bomb, and the surrender of Japan -- The postwar world. The quiet victory -- The strategic world of 1946 -- Planning and organizing the Air Force -- Arnold, Eisenhower, and Norstad : the fight for air independence -- Men who made the Air Force -- When the color line ended -- Roles and missions. The defense unification battle, 1947-50 -- The battle of the B-36 -- The quiet coup of 1949 -- The Korean War. Truman's war -- The first five years of the first 50 -- The Cold War. The blueprint for Cold War defense -- The new look in retrospect -- Scientists, politics, and the bomb -- The uses of history in the nuclear age -- The war in Southeast Asia. The new American military -- Strategic superiority and Vietnam -- The Vietnam manipulators -- Reprise. The USAF in the defense establishment -- American chieftains
Control code
51892996
Dimensions
24 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
vi, 297 pages
Lccn
2003005563
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • tmp97322619
  • (GPO)99149090
Label
Fulcrum of power : essays on the United States Air Force and national security, Herman S. Wolk
Publication
Note
Shipping list no.: 2004-0019-P
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
World War II. The first air staff -- Doolittle: renaissance man of aviation -- Prelude to war -- The Overlord Air controversy -- The genius of George C. Kenney -- General Arnold, the atomic bomb, and the surrender of Japan -- The postwar world. The quiet victory -- The strategic world of 1946 -- Planning and organizing the Air Force -- Arnold, Eisenhower, and Norstad : the fight for air independence -- Men who made the Air Force -- When the color line ended -- Roles and missions. The defense unification battle, 1947-50 -- The battle of the B-36 -- The quiet coup of 1949 -- The Korean War. Truman's war -- The first five years of the first 50 -- The Cold War. The blueprint for Cold War defense -- The new look in retrospect -- Scientists, politics, and the bomb -- The uses of history in the nuclear age -- The war in Southeast Asia. The new American military -- Strategic superiority and Vietnam -- The Vietnam manipulators -- Reprise. The USAF in the defense establishment -- American chieftains
Control code
51892996
Dimensions
24 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
vi, 297 pages
Lccn
2003005563
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • tmp97322619
  • (GPO)99149090

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