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Author Libbey, James K.
Title Alexander P. de Seversky and the quest for air power / James K. Libbey.
Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, 2013.
Edition First edition.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: the Russian in the Russian context -- The Russian ace in the Great War -- Revolutionary changes -- The Russian test pilot and consultant in America -- The Russian inventor -- The Russian inventor becomes an American designer -- The innovative designer -- The P-35 manufacturer -- Troubled times -- The P-35 manufacturer loses his company -- The making of an air power prophet -- Prophet of air power -- Victory through air power -- The prophet at home and abroad -- The prophet challenged -- Return of the media personality -- The futurist.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject De Seversky, Alexander P. (Alexander Procofieff), 1894-1974.
Aeronautical engineers -- United States -- Biography.
Air power -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Aeronautics, Military -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Print version: Libbey, James K. Alexander P. de Seversky and the quest for air power. First edition 9781612341798 (DLC) 2013008387
ISBN 9781612341804 (electronic bk.)
1612341802 (electronic bk.)
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