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The nine contributors to this volume study the rapid development of airpower during the twentieth century as well as the methodological problems involved in assessing such change.
RUSI Journal- "Overall, this is an interesting and eminently readable book of contemporary essays in Air Power. The quality of the research and analysis are high and a number of little-known aspects of Air Power"s gestation are articulated."
The Times Higher Education Supplement- " John Gooch"s collection of essays offer new ground in a well-trodden field"
War in History- " These case studies…add greatly to a volume that is a boon for students of air power theory and practice"
Foreign and Security Policy web site, at http://www.tgarden.demon.co.uk/writings/articles/artapr.html
"It is an unusual mix of pieces with some new ground covered in a well trodden field.