By U.S. Air Force (USAF),Air University Press,U.S. Military,Department of Defense (DoD),Henry H. "Hap" Arnold,John W. Huston
The result's an account of the four-year odyssey that took Arnold to each continent yet one as he took half in deliberations that concerned Allied leaders in significant diplomacy/strategy conferences with Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S Truman, Winston Churchill, Josef Stalin, Charles de Gaulle, and Chiang Kai-shek. At these conferences, Hap recorded the reviews of a number of the contributors. His 12 diaries comprise his personal options, which variety from being misplaced over the Himalayas to comforting the wounded as they have been airlifted from the Normandy shores. He skilled an air raid in London and considered the carnage in lately liberated Manila. Arnold recorded his sincere impressions, from deepest conferences with King George VI in Buckingham Palace to consuming from mess kits along with his strive against crews within the North African desert—all whereas perceptively commenting at the many concerns concerned and assessing the folks, the tradition, and the surroundings.
This quantity bargains the simplest review we have now of Hap as he survived 4 wartime middle assaults and endured to paintings tirelessly for correct reputation of airpower. it is going to additionally proceed my emphasis whereas leader of employees of the USA Air strength on encouraging expert examining via making historic debts to be had to body of workers of the best air strength on this planet, a hit accomplished largely due to Hap Arnold.
Contents * FOREWORD * PREFACE * EDITORIAL NOTES * Notes * BIOGRAPHY * Notes * bankruptcy 1 * ENGLAND * nine APRIL-1 may possibly 1941 * creation * The Diary * Postscript * Notes * bankruptcy 2 * ARGENTIA, NEWFOUNDLAND * 31 JULY-14 AUGUST 1941 * advent * The Diary * Postscript * Notes * bankruptcy three * ENGLAND * 22 MAY-3 JUNE 1942 * advent * The Diary * Postscript * Notes * bankruptcy four * South Pacific * sixteen SEPTEMBER-2 OCTOBER 1942 * advent * The Diary * Postscript * Notes * bankruptcy five * NORTH AFRICA, center EAST, INDIA, CHINA * nine JANUARY-17 FEBRUARY 1943 * creation * The Diary * Postscript * Notes * BIBLIOGRAPHY
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American Airpower Comes of Age: General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold's World War II Diaries - England, South Pacific, North Africa, Middle East, India, China by U.S. Air Force (USAF),Air University Press,U.S. Military,Department of Defense (DoD),Henry H. "Hap" Arnold,John W. Huston