Weapons for the flight

Arana-Barradas, Louis A.
January 2003
Airman;Jan2003, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p44
Looks into the weapons and services of airmen of the U.S. Air Force during the World War I. Support of the airmen to the ground troops; Potentials of the aviation pioneers; Sophistication of the weapons of the airmen.


Related Articles

  • WORLD WAR II.  // America's Civil War;Mar2015, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p9 

    A reprint of the article "Firestorm on the Eastern Front" which appeared in the February 2015 issue of the periodical "World War II" is presented.

  • Mitchell, William "Billy". Murray, Williamson // Reader's Companion to Military History;1996, p304 

    A pioneer airman, Billy Mitchell commanded the American Expeditionary Force's fledgling air force in World War I. Besides providing combat experience, the war allowed him to strike up a close acquaintance with the Royal Air Force leader, Sir Hugh Trenchard. Like Hugh Trenchard and Giulio Douhet,...

  • America's Top WWI Ace. Zabecki, David T. // Military History;Aug/Sep2009, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p19 

    The article profiles the late U.S. Air Force Captain Edward Vernon Rickenbacker. He has received eight Distinguished Service Crosses (DSC) for engaging in aerial combat during a 140-day period near the end of the World War I. He entered the 94th Aero Squadron as a qualified pilot and eventually...

  • FORGOTTEN FIFTEENTH: The Daring Airmen Who Crippled Hitler's War Machine. Hopkins, Scott // Military Review;Mar/Apr2015, Vol. 95 Issue 2, p143 

    No abstract available.

  • Lufbery's Fall and Other Fables. W.A.M. // Aviation History;Jan2004, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p30 

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Royal D. Frey, who served as chief of the Research Division, U.S. Air Force Museum, has been employed as a civilian historian with various military units. Based in France in 1962, 10 miles east of Verdun, Lt. Col. Frey traveled to the village of Maron to investigate the...

  • A Question of Success: Tactical Air Doctrine and Practice in North Africa, 1942--43. Bechthold, B. Michael // Journal of Military History;Jul2004, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p821 

    The campaign in North Africa in 1942-43 was an essential step on the road to the creation of an effective tactical air support doctrine for the U.S. Army and U.S. Army Air Forces in the Second World War. American theory prior to the campaign was found lacking in a number of areas, especially...

  • Iraq Bivouac. McKenna, Pat // Airman;Jul99, Vol. 43 Issue 7, p34 

    Profiles United States Air Force Technical Sergeant Richard Ryan, who lived in Baghdad, Iraq as a member of the United Nations (UN) team inspecting Iraq's program for weapons of mass destruction. Service of Ryan with the UN Special Commission for Iraq; Efforts of the Iraqis to stop the UN...

  • ARMING THE FORCE. Kinkade, Mark // Airman;Jan2005, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p44 

    Focuses on the importance of weapons on the defense of freedom in the U.S. Goal of the Air Force to arm war fighters with the right weapon; Superiority of the weapons used by airmen; Use of advanced weapons systems by the airmen.

  • Air launch missile...ground launched?  // Flying Safety;Mar1997, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p14 

    Reports that two Air Force airmen who failed to properly transport weapons from an F-16 were decertified. Service members' insistence on starting the transport procedure without their team chief; Tips for avoiding similar incidents.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics