ISBN: 1585661082, 9781585661084
Author: Robert P. Givens
Source: aupress.au.af.mil
Keywords: theater, campaign, force, maneuver, vertical, flankairpower, turning
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

Colonel Givens examines three battles—1973 Yom Kippur War, 1972 Easter offensive, and1944 Normandy campaign—to test the validity of airpower operating as a maneuver force. He avoids wringing the concept through to the Persian Gulf War because of the heated feelings that arose during the analysis of that path-breaking campaign some 12 years ago. What is unique and instructive about this study i......