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Here’s Your Air War: Popular Culture Depictions of Land-Based Air Power in the Pacific

Steve Call

in War in the American Pacific and East Asia, 1941-1972

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813176550
eISBN:
9780813176581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176550.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

By World War II, public fascination with aviation and air power had created a powerful presence in popular culture.Military and government leaders sought to exploit that presence in shaping public ... More


Architect of Air Power: General Laurence S. Kuter and the Birth of the US Air Force

Brian D. Laslie

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169989
eISBN:
9780813174068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169989.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Only the most ardent of air power historians know the name of General Laurence S. Kuter, despite the fact he welded a B-17 group into a cohesive fighting force, was the deputy commander of allied ... More


Square Pegs in a Round Hole: John Boyd, John Warden, and Airpower in Small Wars

Wray R. Johnson

in Educating Air Forces: Global Perspectives on Airpower Learning

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180243
eISBN:
9780813180250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180243.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter follows the establishment of the Air Power Development Centre in 1989 to fill a gap in the RAAF lack of and air power education and doctrine. Under the patronage of Air Marshal Ray ... More


The Air Corps Tactical School

Brian D. Laslie

in Architect of Air Power: General Laurence S. Kuter and the Birth of the US Air Force

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169989
eISBN:
9780813174068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169989.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

The intellectual underpinnings for the development of American air power after the First World War took place at the Air Corps Tactical School, located at Langley Field, Virginia from 1920 to 1931 ... More


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