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Rise of the fighter generals

R. Michael Worden

Rise of the fighter generals

the problem of air force leadership, 1945-1982

by R. Michael Worden

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Published by Air University Press in Maxwell AFB, Ala .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Air Force -- Officers -- History.,
    • Fighter pilots -- Promotions -- United States -- History.,
    • Generals -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Leadership.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMike Worden.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUG793 .W67 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 281 p. :
      Number of Pages281
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL698993M
      LC Control Number97046742

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