Download PDF by E.R. Johnson,Lloyd S. Jones: American Military Transport Aircraft Since 1925

By E.R. Johnson,Lloyd S. Jones

ISBN-10: 0786462698

ISBN-13: 9780786462698

with no the help of airlift, the trendy American army desktop will be dropped at a standstill. due to the fact that global struggle II—beginning with the chilly struggle and carrying on with as much as the current day—the U.S. defense force have come more and more to depend on airlift for mobility. the ability to speedily stream and thereafter aid an army operation—anywhere on the earth, at any time—has turn into a foundational portion of American security coverage. This paintings presents the reader with a complete ancient survey—including technical standards, drawings, and photographs—of each one form of fixed-wing airplane utilized by U.S. army forces over a virtually 90-year interval to hold out the airlift mission.

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