By Warren A. Trest
Drawing on legitimate documents, own papers, and interviews with Aderholt and lots of who labored with him, Air strength historian Warren A. Trest information the existence and occupation of this charismatic, unconventional army chief who has develop into a legend of the chilly warfare Air strength. He tells how Aderholt’s lively help of low-flying, propeller-driven plane and nonnuclear munitions pitted him opposed to his superiors, who have been steeped in doctrines of huge retaliation and “higher and swifter” tactical air energy. within the mid-1960s Aderholt’s conflict with 7th Air strength Commander common William W. Momyer mirrored a schism that also exists among the conventional Air strength and its unconventional particular operations wings. The publication additionally integrates U.S. Air strength and CIA bills of a few of the main pivotal occasions of the previous fifty years.
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Air Commando One: Heinie Aderholt and America's Secret Air Wars (Smithsonian History of Aviation Series) by Warren A. Trest