Soviet Air Force Theory, 1918-1945

By James Sterrett

© 2007 – Routledge

208 pages | 4 B/W Illus.

Purchasing Options:
Paperback: 9780415651868
pub: 2013-03-22
Hardback: 9780415770194
pub: 2006-12-21

About the Book

This new book examines the development of Soviet thinking on the operational employment of their Air Force from 1918 to 1945, using Soviet theoretical writings and contemporary analyses of combat actions.

Table of Contents

1. Early Concepts, 1900-1928 2. Expansion, 1928-1937 3. Small Wars, 1936-1940 4. The Great Patriotic War, 1941-1945 Conclusion

About the Author

James Sterrett received his PhD from the Department of War Studies, King’s College London. He works for Northrop Grumman on the US Army Command & General Staff College’s Simulations Team.

About the Series

Soviet (Russian) Study of War

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / Military / General
HISTORY / Military / Strategy
HISTORY / Military / Aviation