American Military Transport Aircraft Since 1925
By: E.R. Johnson (author)Paperback
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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 present day the U.S. armed forces have come to increasingly 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 an 86-year period to carry out the airlift mission.
E.R. Johnson is an attorney, aviation writer and third generation airman. He is an instrument-rated private pilot who has flown 20 different types of aircraft as pilot-in-command. He is the author of four books and more than 50 articles on aviation. He lives in Mountain Home, Arkansas, USA.
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