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Author O'Mara, Raymond P., author

Title Rise of the war machines : the birth of precision bombing in World War II / Raymond O'Mara
Published Annapolis, Maryland : Naval Institute Press, [2022]


Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Series The history of military aviation
History of military aviation.
Contents The birth and structure of bombardment : assembling the sociotechnical system -- Command and shared control : flying and the pilot as the system controller -- Shared cognition : aerial navigation and the navigator as the integrator -- Interpretation, definition, and redefinition : bombing and the bombadier as the man in the machine
Summary "Rise of the War Machines: The Birth of Precision Bombing in World War II examines the rise of autonomy in air warfare from the inception of powered flight through the first phase of the Combined Bomber Offensive in World War II"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 18, 2022)
Subject Precision bombing -- History -- 20th century
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American
Military operations, Aerial -- American
Precision bombing
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2021045917
ISBN 9781682477496
Other Titles Birth of precision bombing in World War II