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by Roger E. Bilstein

Author: Roger E. Bilstein
Subcategory: Military
Language: English
Publisher: Dept. of the Air Force; First Edition edition (August 5, 1998)
Pages: 51 pages
Category: History
Rating: 4.8
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Army Air Forces, World War II, Airlift, Military - United States, The . Contents Introduction 1 Early Airlift and Airborne Units 7 Pilots and Airplanes 13 DC-3/C-47 15 C 46 17 C-87 19 C 54 and C 69 20 Helicopters 23 Gliders 24 Airborne Operations.

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Army Air Forces in World War II. Airlift and Airborne. The rush of events included changes in nomenclature when the War Department established the . Army Air Forces (AAF) on June 20, 1941, to control both the Army Air Corps and the Air Force Combat Command

Army Air Forces in World War II. Operations in World War II Roger E. Bilstein. Army Air Forces (AAF) on June 20, 1941, to control both the Army Air Corps and the Air Force Combat Command.

The Army Air Forces in World War II is a seven-volume work describing the actions of the . Army Air Corps (from June 1941, the . Army Air Forces) between January 1939 and August 1945. It was published between 1948 and 1958 by the University of Chicago Press under the auspices of the Office of Air Force History.

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Germany and Japan depended on air forces that were closely integrated with land and naval forces; the Axis powers downplayed the advantage of fleets of strategic bombers, and were late in appreciating the need to defend against Allied strategic bombing.

As World War II unfolded in Europe during the late 1930s and early 1940s, . military planners realized the nation's airlift and airborne combat capability was underdeveloped and out of date. Army Air Forces relied largely on civil airline equipment and personnel to launch the Air Transport Command's intercontinental routes to overseas combat zones. A separate T As World War II unfolded in Europe during the late 1930s and early 1940s, .

United States Army Air Forces in World War . etails the history of the Air Transport Command. ISBN13:9780160496738. Release Date:August 1998.

By the end of World War II the US had used Airborne troops in fourteen major offensives and dozens of smaller operations. Anglo-American airborne forces mounted major assaults in Sicily in July 1943, Normandy in June 1944, and across the Rhine in March 1945. Smaller airborne landings occurred in North Africa in 1942 and in the Pacific: the Nadzab (New Guinea) operation in 1943, the dramatic long-range operations in Burma by Wingate's Raiders in 1943 and 1944, and the highly successful parachute drop on Corregidor in February 1945. Foreign Developments. A separate Troop Carrier Command and newly formed airborne divisions hammered out doctrinal concepts and tactical requirements for paratroop engagements.

United States Army Air Forces in World War 2.Details the history of the Air Transport Command.