The Resource Beneficial bombing : the progressive foundations of American air power, 1917-1945, Mark Clodfelter, (electronic resource)

Beneficial bombing : the progressive foundations of American air power, 1917-1945, Mark Clodfelter, (electronic resource)

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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
Statement of responsibility
Mark Clodfelter
Creator
Contributor
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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
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Cataloging source
E7B
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Clodfelter, Mark
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
UG703
LC item number
.C56 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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ebrary
Series statement
Studies in war, society, and the military
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  • World War (1914-1918)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Bombing, Aerial
  • Air power
  • Precision bombing
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Progressivism (United States politics)
  • Air power
  • Military operations, Aerial
  • Bombing, Aerial
  • Precision bombing
  • Progressivism (United States politics)
  • United States
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Beneficial bombing : the progressive foundations of American air power, 1917-1945, Mark Clodfelter, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Genesis in the Great War -- Progressive prophecy -- From prophecy to plan -- Breaching fortress Europe, 1942-43 -- Bludgeoning with bombs : Germany, 1944-45 -- Fire from the sky : Japan, 1944-45 -- Progressive legacies
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 347 p., [24] p.)
Form of item
online
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)704517542
  • (OCoLC)ocn704517542
Label
Beneficial bombing : the progressive foundations of American air power, 1917-1945, Mark Clodfelter, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Genesis in the Great War -- Progressive prophecy -- From prophecy to plan -- Breaching fortress Europe, 1942-43 -- Bludgeoning with bombs : Germany, 1944-45 -- Fire from the sky : Japan, 1944-45 -- Progressive legacies
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 347 p., [24] p.)
Form of item
online
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)704517542
  • (OCoLC)ocn704517542

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