By Warren A. Trest
Drawing on legitimate documents, own papers, and interviews with Aderholt and lots of who labored with him, Air strength historian Warren A. Trest info the existence and profession of this charismatic, unconventional army chief who has turn into a legend of the chilly battle Air strength. He tells how Aderholt’s energetic help of low-flying, propeller-driven plane and nonnuclear munitions pitted him opposed to his superiors, who have been steeped in doctrines of huge retaliation and “higher and speedier” tactical air strength. within the mid-1960s Aderholt’s conflict with 7th Air strength Commander common William W. Momyer mirrored a schism that also exists among the conventional Air strength and its unconventional detailed operations wings. The ebook additionally integrates U.S. Air strength and CIA money owed of a few of the main pivotal occasions of the prior fifty years.
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Air Commando One: Heinie Aderholt and America's Secret Air Wars (Smithsonian History of Aviation Series) by Warren A. Trest