The Resource Luftwaffe maritime operations in World War II : thought, organization and technology, (electronic resource)

Luftwaffe maritime operations in World War II : thought, organization and technology, (electronic resource)

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Luftwaffe maritime operations in World War II : thought, organization and technology
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Luftwaffe maritime operations in World War II
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thought, organization and technology
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eng
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The development of airpower can be traced to three key elements: thought, organization and technology. The Luftwaffe of World War II is no different. This paper will examine the Luftwaffe's thought, organization and technology as it pertains to maritime operations, or as the modern United States Air Force (USAF) calls it, Countersea Operations. These maritime operations will include direct support of the Kriegsmarine and independent Luftwaffe operations against the Allies. Luftwaffe thought will show that doctrinally the Luftwaffe was not as prepared for the maritime role its leaders thrust upon it, but flexibility and the application of the tenets of airpower provided the basis for adaptation. Also included will be an examination of the fierce rivalry between the Luftwaffe and Kreigsmarine senior leadership and how this interfered with the conduct of countersea operations. Luftwaffe organization during World War II provided a more than adequate basis for conducting the countersea campaign. The adaptability of the operational and support structure allowed the Luftwaffe to accomplish a variety of missions, even as their aircraft and weapons were proving deficient. Finally, the Luftwaffe was at the forefront of innovation in the field of aviation technology, including airframe and weapon development. Once again, interference by senior leadership and equipment teething problems combined with increasing Allied attacks cost the Luftwaffe precious time
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Gould, Winston A
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940.545
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Germany
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Lightning war
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Luftwaffe maritime operations in World War II : thought, organization and technology, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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text
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unknown
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1 online resource
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9781782897989
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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11444521
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MWT11444521
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Luftwaffe maritime operations in World War II : thought, organization and technology, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781782897989
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
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11444521
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MWT11444521
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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