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Hap Arnold and the evolution of American airpower

by Dik A. Daso

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Arnold, Henry Harley, 1886-1950.,
    • United States. Army Air Forces -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.,
    • Generals -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Air power -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-305) and index.

      StatementDik Alan Daso.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesSmithsonian history of aviation series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD790 .A925 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 314 p. :
      Number of Pages314
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL47602M
      ISBN 10156098824X
      LC Control Number99048037

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      American Airpower Comes of Age General Henry H. “Hap” Arnold’s World War II Diaries Edited by MAJOR GENERAL JOHN W. HUSTON USAF Retired Volume 1 Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama January Henry Harley "Hap" Arnold (J – Janu ) was an American general officer holding the ranks of General of the Army and General of the Air was an aviation pioneer, Chief of the Air Corps (–), Commanding General of the U.S. Army Air Forces, the only U.S. Air Force general to hold five-star rank, and the only officer to hold a five-star rank in two Battles/wars: World War I, World War II.


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