American Military Transport Aircraft Since 1925

American Military Transport Aircraft Since 1925

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Without the support of airlift, the modern American military machine would be brought to a standstill. Since World War II--beginning with the Cold War and continuing up to the present day--the U.S. armed forces have come increasingly to rely upon airlift for mobility. The power to rapidly move and thereafter support a military operation--anywhere in the world, at any time--has become a foundational element of American defense policy. This work provides the reader with a comprehensive historical survey--including technical specifications, drawings, and photographs--of each type of fixed-wing aircraft used by U.S. military forces over a nearly 90-year period to carry out the airlift mission.

Product Details

  • Author: E.R. Johnson
  • Publication Date: 2013-04-09
  • Publisher: McFarland
  • Product Group: Book
  • Manufacturer: McFarland
  • Binding: Paperback, 488 pages
  • Brand: Brand: McFarland
  • Features:
    • Used Book in Good Condition
  • Item Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 990L x 690W x 120H
    • Weight: 185
  • Package Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 990L x 690W x 110H
    • Weight: 190
  • List Price: $45.00
  • ISBN: 0786462698
  • ASIN: 0786462698

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