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Page 231 - I am not prepared to impose from this distance any restriction on military action by the responsible commanders that in their opinion might militate against the success of "Overlord" or cause additional loss of life to our Allied forces of invasion.
Page v - Air operations conducted to destroy, neutralize, or delay the enemy's military potential before it can be brought to bear effectively against friendly forces, at such distance from friendly forces that detailed integration of each air mission with the fire and movement of friendly forces is not required.
Page 216 - ... and could be less effectively supported from the air, but would nevertheless produce the greatest political and strategic impact if it were to succeed. During the opening phase of the battle, the entire striking power of the enemy will of necessity be directed against our forces manning the coast. Only an all-out effort in the construction of fortifications, an unsurpassed effort that will enlist all available manpower and physical resources of Germany and the occupied areas, will be able to...
Page 30 - ... the most important target at a particular time will usually be that target which constitutes the most serious threat to the operations of the supported ground force.
Page 16 - Air warfare cannot be separated into little packets; it knows no boundaries on land or sea other than those imposed by the radius of action of the aircraft; it is a unity and demands unity of command.
Page 262 - Knaack, Encyclopedia of US Air Force Aircraft and Missile Systems, vol. 1, Post-World War II Fighters, 1945-1973 (Washington, DC: Office of Air Force History, 1978), 55.
Page 399 - The Committee on Armed Services, and the Subcommittee on the Department of Defense of the Committee on Appropriations, met jointly, pursuant to recess, at 10 am, in room S-127, US Capitol Building, Hon.
Page 9 - There were few major outbreaks between the end of the Napoleonic Wars and the beginning of World War I.
Page 234 - Effectiveness of Air Attack Against Rail Transportation in the Battle of France, Jim 45.
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