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Educating Air Forces: Global Perspectives on Airpower Learning

Randall Wakelam, David Varey, and Emanuele Sica


Compared to armies and navies, which have existed as professional fighting services for centuries, the technology that makes air forces possible is much newer. As a result, these services have had to quickly develop methods of preparing aviators to operate in conditions ranging from peace or routine security to full-scale war. The first book to address the history and scope of air power professionalization through learning programs, Educating Air Forces offers valuable new insight into strategy and tactics worldwide. Here, a group of international experts examine the philosophies, policies, a ... More

Keywords: RAF Staff College, Guilio Douhet, École supérieure de guerre aérienne, Air Doctrine, Luftwaffe, Walter Wever, Hans-Jürgen Stumpf, RCAF Staff College, Air University, USAF Academy, Air Corps Tactical School

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780813180243
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813180243.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Randall Wakelam, editor
Royal Military College of Canada

David Varey, editor
Royal Military College of Canada

Emanuele Sica, editor
Royal Military College of Canada