OVER LORD General Pete Quesada and the Triumph of Tactical

❮PDF / Epub❯ ★ OVER LORD General Pete Quesada and the Triumph of Tactical Air Power in World WarII Author Thomas Alexander Hughes – Opel-rallye.de Over Lord is the fascinating story of how American tactical air power was developed by General Elwood Pete Quesada during World War II including its decisive role in Operation OVERLORD and the liberatOver Lord is the fascinating story of how American tactical air power was developed by General Elwood Pete Quesada during World War II including its decisive role in Operation OVERLORD and the liberation of Europe Pete Quesada is one of World War II's unsung yet crucial heroes With his famous Ninth Tactical Air Command Quesada established the best air ground team in the European theater he pioneered the use of radar in close air support operations introducing weapons systems specifically geared to tactical operations He nurtured new flying methods designed for the kind of precision bombing the battlefields of Europe demanded And than anything else Pete Quesada championed efforts to model air and ground officers into a single fighting unit His relationships with ground leaders like Generals Omar Bradley and Lightning Joe Collins were a model for the kind of interservice harmony that was.

Essential for dislodging the entrenched German Army At war's end everybody from General of the Army Dwight Eisenhower to ordinary infantrymen recognized Pete Quesada as the premier expert and dogged patron of close air support Allied airplanes over the battlefields of Europe had undoubtedly shortened the war and saved many thousands of lives and Pete Quesada came home to a hero's welcome in 1945 By then he was the personification of tactical air power Indeed he was its over lord Unfortunately Quesada's groundbreaking methods were all but forgotten after the war As the Cold War deepened Air Force leaders stressed the role of big bombers flying deep into enemy territory and renounced the importance of close air support missions Quesada himself was shuntedinto jobs that were both illsuited to his fiery temperament and divorced from his wartime expertise in tactical aviation Frustrated he.

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