DISPERSAL, DETERRENCE, AND DAMAGE
- Hemingway Reports Spain. Hemingway, Ernest // New Republic;6/8/38, Vol. 95 Issue 1227, p124
Relates the experience of the author during the war in Spain. Attack of the Heinkel light bombers protected by Messerchmidt pursuit planes; Struggles experience by the author entering Lerida; Meeting of the author with the first group of refugees after passing the old Roman walls of Tarragona.
- Reports: Letter from Dresden. Clark, Robert S. // Hudson Review;Winter1986, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p534
The article presents the author's experiences of visiting the city of Dresden that was attacked by British and American bombers in 1945. Dresden was holding a season-long celebration of the reopening of its gem of an opera house that was destroyed on the evening of February 13, 1945, as three...
- THEY FLEW FOR FRANCO. Musciano, Walter A. // Aviation History;Sep2004, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p30
Discusses an air battle in Spain. During the first week of July 1937, the German Condor Legion launched a spectacular coordinated attack on Spanish Republican forces at the Battle of Brunete, about 15 miles west of Madrid in Spain. Messerschmitt Bf-109B fighters flew top cover to maintain air...
- The jet race. // Airman;Jun2003, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p27
This article reports that Germany was the first to field jet-powered aircraft, but the U.S. wasn't far behind. As early as 1941, Army Air Forces and civilian engineers were experimenting with rocket powered aircraft with the goal of creating a faster, more maneuverable aircraft for wartime use....
- Legacy of Flight. Siegel, Nan // Aviation History;Sep2004, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p74
On a clear fall day, a group of biplane bombers bore down on USS Alabama, anchored southwest of Tangier Island, with deadly intent. Launched in 1898 and a veteran of U.S. Navy recruit training operations during World War I, the Illinois-class battleship was about to be attacked by U.S. aircraft....
- Kansas City's Bomber Plant, 1941-1945. Macias, Richard // Kansas History;Winter2005/2006, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p244
Focuses on the condition of the bomber plant in Kansas City, Kansas between 1941 and 1945. Role of the B-25 bomber in the World War II arsenal of the U.S.; Commencement of World War II in Europe; Army and navy appropriation legislative bills that were passed by the U.S. Congress.
- CHRONICLE. // America;10/21/1939, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p40
The article offers news briefs related to politics as of October 1939. Attorney General Murphy did not heed to the request of the U.S. Senate to give a statement on the President's emergency powers during times of war. Albert B. Chandler has resigned as governor of Kentucky and was appointed to...
- Historic Aircraft. Polmar, Norman // Naval History;Dec2005, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p14
This article focuses on the historic military aircraft of the U.S. Boeing is perhaps best known for its multi-engine bombers and commercial airliners, but in the 1920s and 1930s the Boeing Airplane Co. produced outstanding fighter aircraft for the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps. Boeing's first...
- THE KOREAN WAR AT 50. Hymel, Kevin M. // Army Magazine;Nov2001, Vol. 51 Issue 11, p16
Chronicles the events of October 1951 during the Korean War. Segregation of the United States Eight Army; Advance to the Jamestown Line in Operation Commando; Attack of fighter-bombers on communist troops.