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Air Defense and Warfare Publications

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3377

These three publications of the United States Air Force contain information pertaining to air strategy during World War II. The first, Air Defense in Theory and Practice: 1918-1945 by Denys Volan, provides a brief introduction to the development of conventional air defense tactics from the advent of auxiliary military air forces in World War I to their most prevalent implementation during World War II. The second publication, entitled Mission Accomplished: Interrogations of Japanese Industrial, Military, and Civil Leaders of World War II, contains a series of interviews conducted with a wide range of Japanese officials following the surrender of the Japanese Empire in 1945. The third publication, Impact: Air Victory over Japan, printed in 1945 September-October, is the final issue of a series published by the Office of the Assistant Chief of Air Staff. It contains photographs and text detailing the history of air operations against Japan in World War II from the bombing of Pearl Harbor to the use of the atomic bombs in 1945 August.

Dates

  • 1945-1946

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

These three publications of the United States Air Force contain information pertaining to air strategy during World War II. The first, Air Defense in Theory and Practice: 1918-1945 by Denys Volan, provides a brief introduction to the development of conventional air defense tactics from the advent of auxiliary military air forces in World War I to their most prevalent implementation during World War II. The second publication, entitled Mission Accomplished: Interrogations of Japanese Industrial, Military, and Civil Leaders of World War II, contains a series of interviews conducted with a wide range of Japanese officials following the surrender of the Japanese Empire in 1945. The third publication, Impact: Air Victory over Japan, printed in 1945 September-October, is the final issue of a series published by the Office of the Assistant Chief of Air Staff. It contains photographs and text detailing the history of air operations against Japan in World War II from the bombing of Pearl Harbor to the use of the atomic bombs in 1945 August.

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information could be located.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

These publications were donated to Special Collections.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480