Air Power: The Men, Machines, and Ideas That Revolutionized War, from Kitty Hawk to Iraq

4.07 avg rating
( 76 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780143034742: Air Power: The Men, Machines, and Ideas That Revolutionized War, from Kitty Hawk to Iraq

No single human invention has transformed war more than the airplane not even the atomic bomb. Even before the Wright Brothers first flight, predictions abounded of the devastating and terrible consequences this new invention would have as an engine of war. Soaring over the battlefield, the airplane became an unstoppable force that left no spot on earth safe from attack. Drawing on combat memoirs, letters, diaries, archival records, museum collections, and eyewitness accounts by the men who fought and the men who developed the breakthrough inventions and concepts acclaimed author Stephen Budiansky weaves a vivid and dramatic account of the airplane s revolutionary transformation of modern warfare.

On the web: http: //www.budiansky.com/

"

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Product Description:

[ [ Air Power: The Men, Machines, and Ideas That Revolutionized War, from Kitty Hawk to Iraq ] ] By Budiansky, Stephen ( Author ) Apr - 2005 [ Paperback ]

Review:

"A truly fascinating and insightful perspective on the history of air power." Norman R. Augustine, former chairman and CEO, Lockheed Martin Corporation

"A splendid job." The Wall Street Journal

"

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Stephen Budiansky
ISBN 10: 014303474X ISBN 13: 9780143034742
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97801430347420000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
11.28
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Stephen Budiansky
Published by Penguin Putnam Inc, United States (2005)
ISBN 10: 014303474X ISBN 13: 9780143034742
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Putnam Inc, United States, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 208 x 137 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. No single human invention has transformed war more than the airplane not even the atomic bomb. Even before the Wright Brothers first flight, predictions abounded of the devastating and terrible consequences this new invention would have as an engine of war. Soaring over the battlefield, the airplane became an unstoppable force that left no spot on earth safe from attack. Drawing on combat memoirs, letters, diaries, archival records, museum collections, and eyewitness accounts by the men who fought and the men who developed the breakthrough inventions and concepts acclaimed author Stephen Budiansky weaves a vivid and dramatic account of the airplane s revolutionary transformation of modern warfare.On the web: //. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780143034742

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
13.70
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Budiansky, Stephen
Published by Penguin Books
ISBN 10: 014303474X ISBN 13: 9780143034742
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Movie Mars
(Indian Trail, NC, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 014303474X Brand New Book. Ships from the United States. 30 Day Satisfaction Guarantee!. Bookseller Inventory # 4171146

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
10.74
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.19
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Budiansky, Stephen
Published by Penguin Books
ISBN 10: 014303474X ISBN 13: 9780143034742
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Mediaoutlet12345
(Springfield, VA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 014303474X *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next!. Bookseller Inventory # SWATI2122070559

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
10.75
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.19
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Budiansky, Stephen
Published by PENGUIN GROUP (2005)
ISBN 10: 014303474X ISBN 13: 9780143034742
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
PBShop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description PENGUIN GROUP, 2005. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IB-9780143034742

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
10.79
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.19
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Stephen Budiansky
Published by Penguin Putnam Inc, United States (2005)
ISBN 10: 014303474X ISBN 13: 9780143034742
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Putnam Inc, United States, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 208 x 137 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. No single human invention has transformed war more than the airplane not even the atomic bomb. Even before the Wright Brothers first flight, predictions abounded of the devastating and terrible consequences this new invention would have as an engine of war. Soaring over the battlefield, the airplane became an unstoppable force that left no spot on earth safe from attack. Drawing on combat memoirs, letters, diaries, archival records, museum collections, and eyewitness accounts by the men who fought and the men who developed the breakthrough inventions and concepts acclaimed author Stephen Budiansky weaves a vivid and dramatic account of the airplane s revolutionary transformation of modern warfare.On the web: //. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780143034742

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
14.18
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Stephen Budiansky
Published by Penguin Books (2005)
ISBN 10: 014303474X ISBN 13: 9780143034742
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX014303474X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
12.19
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.19
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Budiansky, Stephen
Published by Penguin Books (2005)
ISBN 10: 014303474X ISBN 13: 9780143034742
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 014303474X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
13.70
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.39
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Budiansky, Stephen
Published by Penguin Books (2005)
ISBN 10: 014303474X ISBN 13: 9780143034742
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # BKTY9780143034742

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
12.90
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.19
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Budiansky, Stephen
Published by Penguin Books (2005)
ISBN 10: 014303474X ISBN 13: 9780143034742
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # INGM9780143034742

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
13.54
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.19
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book