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Master of the air : William Tunner and the success of military airlift / Robert A. Slayton.

Author/Creator:
Slayton, Robert A.
Publication:
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 291 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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Subjects:
Tunner, William H.
Tunner, William H. -- Military leadership.
Generals -- United States -- Biography.
United States. Air Force -- Officers -- Biography.
United States. Air Force -- Transport service -- History -- 20th century.
Airlift, Military -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.) -- History.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Burma.
Berlin (Germany) -- History -- Blockade, 1948-1949.
United States -- History, Military -- 20th century.
Contents:
Getting a mission
Tunner's women pilots
The Hump
Tunner's men
Buildup to destiny
Blockade
A cowboy operation
Black Friday
Solving problems
Finding solutions
Rebellion
The test
Korea
Final battles.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780817316921 (cloth : alk. paper)
0817316922 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780817383541 (electronic)
0817383549 (electronic)
OCLC:
430736524