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Pre-invasion bombing strategy : General Eisenhower's decision of March 25, 1944 / W.W. Rostow.


1st ed.. Austin : University of Texas Press, 1981.
ISBN 0292764707, 0292764715

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Subjects Deployment (Strategy)
Destruction and pillage.
Deutschland.
Economics.
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969.
Germany.
Luftangriff.
Military operations, Aerial.
Operation Overlord.
Tweede Wereldoorlog.
Weltkrieg (1939-1945)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Destruction and pillage -- Germany.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Economic aspects -- Germany.
Series Rostow, W. W. (Walt Whitman), 1916-2003. Ideas and action series ; no. 1.
Description xiii, 166 pages ; 22 cm.
Copyright Date 1981.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The apparent choices and the decision -- Zuckerman's theory : the strategic attack on transport for tactical purposes -- EOU and its doctrine -- The winning of daylight air supremacy over Germany -- The choice of oil and its initial defeat -- EOU goes tactical -- The arena of decision : power, vested interest, and personality -- How oil and bridges got in -- The neoclassical period : September 1944-May 1945 -- A few conclusions -- Appendix A : Final minutes of the March 25 meeting -- Appendix B : The EOU doctrine : four memoranda -- Appendix C : Spaatz-Eisenhower memorandum of March 31, 1944 -- Appendix D : Report on the May 7, 1944, destruction of the bridge at Vernon -- Appendix E : Bombing policy on the eve of the Battle of the Bulge : memorandum of W.W. Rostow, December 6, 1944 -- Appendix F : German rail movement in France in the first ten days after D-day : an interim report by Charles P. Kindleberger, June 16-19, 1944.
Geographic Area France
Germany
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7171888
(OCoLC)ocm07171888
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Rostow, W. W. 1916-2003.
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