Apollo's Warriors

Apollo's Warriors

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Presenting a fascinating insider's view of U.S.A.F. special operations, this volume brings to life the critical contributions these forces have made to the exercise of air a space power. Focusing in particular on the period between the Korean War a the Indochina wars of 1950-1979, the accounts of numerous missions are profusely illustrated with photos a maps. Includes a discussion of AF operations in Europe during WWII, as well as profiles of Air Commandos who performed above a beyond the call of duty. Reflects on the need for financial a political support for restoration of the forces. Bibliography. Extensive photos a maps. Charts a tables.... and has more than once turned, this already volatile combination into a witcha#39;s brew that explodes over the fire in all directions. In Americaa#39;s cold war history, this heat has frequently taken form in the personal involvement of the White House ... All early hopes for success as well as the subsequent failure of the operation evolved around the effective use of airpower. ... Allen Dulles, director of Central Intelligence, * had placed the project under Richard Bissell, his deputy assistant foranbsp;...

Title:Apollo's Warriors
Author: Michael E. Haas
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 1998-05

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