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Presumed Department of the Air Force, 1978. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. , xiv, 358,  pages. Illustrations. Maps. Footnotes. Index. Cover has some wear. William Wallace Momyer (September 23, 1916 – August 10, 2012) was a general officer and fighter pilot in the United States Air Force. Among his notable posts were those commanding the Air Training Command, the Seventh Air Force during the Vietnam War, and the Tactical Air Command (TAC). During his tour in Southeast Asia, he was concurrently the deputy commander of the Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV) for air operations and thus responsible for Operation Rolling Thunder, the air campaign against North Vietnam, which Momyer executed in the face of micromanagement from President Lyndon B. Johnson and Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara. Momyer was acknowledged in the Air Force community as "a true expert in tactical air warfare." After his 1973 retirement, he spent five years writing Airpower in Three Wars, his treatise on airpower doctrine, strategy, and tactics.
South Brunswick: A. S. Barnes and Company, 1968. First American Edition [stated], Presumed First printing. Hardcover. 224 pages. Foreword by Field Marshal C. J. Auchinleck. List of books consulted. Index. DJ has wear, tears, soiling and chips and is price clipped and taped to the boards. Some pencil marks noted. Bookplate of Walter Darnell Jacobs inside the front cover!!! There are twelve chapters: Warfare: An Analysis of Functions; The Cycle of Processes; The Evolution of Strategy; Strategic Background to the Second World War; The History of Tactics; The Principles of War; Guerilla Warfare; Nuclear Strategy: The Earlier Years; The Strategy of Deterrence; Nuclear Strategy: The Chinese Involvement; Nuclear Tactics; and War in the Deterrent Age. Walter Darnell Jacobs was an American Political scientist and educator. He earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Public Law, Columbia University in 1961. He served in WWII and retired as a Colonel. He was a Research Specialist, 1959-1961; and faculty at U. Maryland., College Park, 1961-1981.
Geneva: Genf, Verlag Interavia, Auslieferung: Europa-Verlag, 1945. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. 304 pages. Maps. Charts. Foxing to text & fore-edge. Text has darkened. DJ worn & soiled: small tears and small pieces missing. DJ in plastic sleeve. Ink notation on rep. This memoir by Lieutenant General Rieckhoff covers the development of the German Luftwaffe in World War I, the interwar years, and World War II (the West, the Balkans, and the East). Text is in German. Herbert Joachim Rieckhoff (25 December 1898 – 30 November 1948) was a German general during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany. This is part of the series Reihe internationaler Dokumente zum Luftkrieg.