The Resource Striking the hornets' nest : naval aviation and the origins of strategic bombing in World War I, Geoffrey L. Rossano, Thomas Wildenberg

Striking the hornets' nest : naval aviation and the origins of strategic bombing in World War I, Geoffrey L. Rossano, Thomas Wildenberg

Label
Striking the hornets' nest : naval aviation and the origins of strategic bombing in World War I
Title
Striking the hornets' nest
Title remainder
naval aviation and the origins of strategic bombing in World War I
Statement of responsibility
Geoffrey L. Rossano, Thomas Wildenberg
Title variation
Naval aviation and the origins of strategic bombing in World War I
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Striking the Hornets' Nest provides the first extensive analysis of the Northern Bombing Group (NBG), the Navy's most innovative aviation initiative of World War I and one of the world's first dedicated strategic bombing programs. Very little has been written about the Navy's aviation activities in World War I and even less on the NBG. Standard studies of strategic bombing tend to focus on developments in the Royal Air Force or the U.S. Army Air Service. This work concentrates on the origins of strategic bombing in World War I, and the influence this phenomenon had on the Navy's future use of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.4/4
Index
index present
LC call number
D602
LC item number
.R67 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Striking the hornets' nest : naval aviation and the origins of strategic bombing in World War I, Geoffrey L. Rossano, Thomas Wildenberg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Blazing the path: the Royal Naval Air Service and the beginnings of strategic bombing -- Crushing the hornets' nest -- Naval aviation enters the arena: April-December 1917 -- The Dunkirk dilemma -- Bombardment aviation: America to the rescue -- The General Board speaks: January-March 1918 -- Paris charts a different course: January-April 1918 -- The great debate: March-May 1918 -- Night bombers needed -- Putting the plan into motion: May-July 1918 -- Training of personnel -- Capronis coveted: Army versus Navy in Italy -- Airbases and support facilities -- Send in the Marines -- Learning from the British: July-November 1918 -- Operations against the enemy: the campaign begins -- Operations against the enemy: day bombing -- Bombing, bombing, and more bombing -- Lessons and legacies
Control code
ocn914296423
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612513911
Lccn
2015028818
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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3baad62e-e1d5-4d30-8c2a-a0801946f873
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.b34468766
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)914296423
  • pebcs1612513913

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