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The Resource Alexander P. de Seversky and the quest for air power, James K. Libbey

Alexander P. de Seversky and the quest for air power, James K. Libbey

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Alexander P. de Seversky and the quest for air power
Title
Alexander P. de Seversky and the quest for air power
Statement of responsibility
James K. Libbey
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Language
eng
Summary
Today, air power is a vital component of the U.S. armed forces. James Libbey, in Alexander P. de Seversky and the Quest for Air Power, highlights the contributions of an aviation pioneer who made much of it possible. Graduating from the Imperial Russian Naval Academy at the start of World War I, de Seversky lost a leg in his first combat mission. He still shot down thirteen German planes and became the empire's most decorated combat naval pilot. While serving as a naval attache in the United States in 1918, de Seversky elected to escape the Bolshevik Revolution and offered his services as a p
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Alexander P. de Seversky and the quest for air power, James K. Libbey
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Alexander P. de Seversky and the quest for air power, James K. Libbey
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt1ddr8nb
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the Russian in the Russian context -- The Russian ace in the Great War -- Revolutionary changes -- The Russian test pilot and consultant in America -- The Russian inventor -- The Russian inventor becomes an American designer -- The innovative designer -- The P-35 manufacturer -- Troubled times -- The P-35 manufacturer loses his company -- The making of an air power prophet -- Prophet of air power -- Victory through air power -- The prophet at home and abroad -- The prophet challenged -- Return of the media personality -- The futurist
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Edition
First edition.
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1 online resource.
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612341804
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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Sound
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Specific material designation
remote

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