Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-2 of 2 items

  • Keywords: Carl Spaatz x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

RDX and the Army Air Forces

Colin F. Baxter

in The Secret History of RDX: The Super-Explosive that Helped Win World War II

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175287
eISBN:
9780813175294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175287.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

The Air Force requested the explosive Composition B filling for all of its bombs. The production capacity of RDX and Comp B was insufficient to meet this demand. The controversy over the Comp B2 ... More


Dark Days

Steven Casey

in The War Beat, Europe: The American Media at War Against Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190660628
eISBN:
9780190660659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190660628.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

Over the winter of 1943–44, the efforts by the Eighth Air Force to dominate media reporting faltered badly. The ill-starred Schweinfurt raid was the spark, since it focused attention on the high ... More


View: