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By Thomas Hippler

ISBN-10: 1107037948

ISBN-13: 9781107037946

Giulio Douhet is mostly thought of the world's most crucial air-power theorist and this publication deals the 1st finished account of his air-power thoughts. It levels from 1884 while an air provider was once first carried out in the Italian army to the outbreak of the second one international warfare, and explores the evolution and dissemination of Douhet's rules in a global context. It examines the impression of the Libyan warfare, the 1st international warfare and Ethiopian struggle at the improvement of Italian air-power approach. It additionally addresses the difficulty of Douhet's advocacy of strategic bombing, exploring why it was once that Douhet turned an recommend of urban bombing; the which means and the bounds of his center proposal of 'command of the air'; and the mutual influence of air strength, army and naval concept. It additionally takes into consideration possible choices to Douhetism equivalent to the theories built via Amedeo Mecozzi and others.

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