3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Air warfare.

  1. United States Strategic Bombing Survey : [reports]

    109 items. -- Science Section, Researcher Engagement and General Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    During World War II, the United States undertook massive aerial attacks against cities and industrial areas in the Pacfic Theater of Operations (PTO) to destroy Japanese military forces. After the surrender of Japan on August 15, 1945, the United States Strategic Bombing Survey (USSBS) was ordered by President Harry S. Truman to study the effects of this strategic bombing in the Pacific. Organized in November 1944, the USSBS was assigned two tasks: to establish a basis for evaluating the importance and potential of air power as an instrument of military strategy, and to plan the future development of the armed forces. The USSBS conducted surveys in both Europe (European War reports) and the Pacific (Pacific War reports).

  2. Donald Wilson papers, 1910-1979

    37,600 items. 67 containers plus 2 oversize and 3 vault containers. 26 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. Army and Air Force officer. Diaries, journals, correspondence, speeches, lectures, flight records, maps and other items relating to Wilson’s personal life and military career. Diaries include accounts of the Iwo Jima and other South Pacific campaigns during World War II.

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  3. United States Strategic Bombing Survey : [reports]

    212 items. -- Science Section, Researcher Engagement and General Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    During World War II, the United States undertook massive aerial attacks against cities and industrial areas in the European Theater of Operations (ETO) to destroy German military forces. To study the effects of this strategic bombing in Europe, the United States Strategic Bombing Survey (USSBS) was organized in November 1944 by order of President Harry S. Truman. The USSBS was assigned two tasks: to establish a basis for evaluating the importance and potential of air power as an instrument of military strategy, and to plan the future development of the armed forces. Initially focused on Europe (European War reports), a Pacific survey (Pacific War reports) was added after the surrender of Japan on August 15, 1945.

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