The First Team: Thornton D. Hooper and America's First Bombing Squadrons.
quarto, (x), 162pp. The story of adaptation and innovation as the aviation element of the American Army attempted to overcome its extreme unpreparedness in 1917. As a member of the 96th and 11th Aero Squadrons, USAS, Hooper was involved with the creation of the bombing force from its earliest inception. His experience provides a close-up view of how the force was created, how it operated, and what it accomplished. Illustrations include numerous photographs, drawings, maps, and a chart of complete operations. Appendices include Table of Organization, Bomber Characteristics, Rosters of the 96th and 11th Aero Squadrons, Summary of Operations, October 1-31, 1918, and Conduct of a Day Bombing Raid. With a Postscript, Notes on Sources, and Index. A very fine, clean copy, jacket not clipped. blue boards in pictorial dust jacket. N° de réf. du libraire 17024
Titre : The First Team: Thornton D. Hooper and ...
Éditeur : (1992) The League of World War I Aviation Historians,, Dallas, TX:
Date d'édition : 1992
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included
Edition : First Edition..
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