Competition for Army acquisition funding in the betrween wars depression years was fierce. The opposing camps of Fighter Supremacy versus Strategic Bombing played out at the Air Corps Tactical School (ACTS), at GHQ, before Congress and in the media. Military exercises pitted the Navy and the Air Corps in operations with real cloak and dagger background gambits, each trying to gain the upper hand. When leaders such as Benjamin Foulois, Billy Mitchell, and Frank Andrews eventually were able to foster a bomber competition to ...

Birth of a Legend: The Bomber Mafia and the Y1b-17 2012, Trafford Publishing, Bloomington IN

ISBN-13: 9781466906020

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Birth of a Legend: The Bomber Mafia and the Y1b-17 2012, Trafford Publishing

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