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CLOSE AIR SUPPORT
INDEPENDENT AIR FORCE
ENEMY
AIR SUPERIORITY
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
IRAQ
TALIBAN
UNITED STATES
AIR
WWII
BATTLE
BATTLESHIP
WAR EFFORT
SIEGE
HILO
AIRCRAFT CARRIERS
TRENCH WARFARE
UNITED STATES ARMY
BILLY MITCHELL
AIR POWER
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Definitions

  1. US air power is almost always called in when there are clashes with Taliban or other anti-western forces.
  2. U.S. air power was credited with breaking the siege of Khe Sanh and blunting the 1972 Communist offensive against South Vietnam.
  3. German air power was instrumental during the battle.

Close Air Support

  1. World War II marked the universal acceptance of the integration of air power into combined arms warfare as close air support.

Independent Air Force

  1. Between the wars he was a vigorous advocate of air power and an active supporter of Billy Mitchell's attempt to create an independent air force.

Enemy

  1. This was blitzkrieg (lightning war): the use of armor, air power, and mobile infantry in a pincers movement to encircle the enemy.

Air Superiority

  1. As air power has become an increasingly powerful element of military campaigns, air superiority is increasingly focus on by military planners.

Chemical Weapons

  1. Moreover, the Italians made widespread use of chemical weapons and air power.

Iraq

  1. A generation later the next cohort of US Air Force Generals said that air power was all that was needed to subdue any resistance in Iraq.

Taliban

  1. Under pressure from U.S. air power and anti-Taliban ground forces, the Taliban disintegrated rapidly and Kabul fell on November 13.

United States

  1. In the final analysis, General William "Billy" Mitchell proved to be the prophet of air power for the United States.
  2. Others, such as General Billy Mitchell in the United States, saw the potential of air power to augment the striking power of naval surface fleets[51].

Air

  1. Major General William "Billy" Mitchell defined air power as " the ability to do something in the air.

Wwii

  1. Napalm: First used in WWII, it was a key part of air power during the Korean War and the Vietnam War.
  2. Shortly after the end of WWII, the Korean Air Construction Association was founded in 1946 by air-affiliated people to publicize the importance of air power.
  3. As naval air power became more and more predominant during WWII, measures had to be taken in order to provide effective anti-aircraft defence.

Battle

  1. After the defeat, Poland lost its ability to take the initiative and counterattack on a large scale.German air power was instrumental during the battle.
  2. The victory of the Royal Navy at the Battle of Taranto was a pivotal point as this was the first true demonstration of naval air power.

Battleship

  1. Nonetheless, the advent of air power spelled doom for the battleship.

War Effort

  1. Disney contributed to the war effort with propaganda shorts and a feature film entitled Victory Through Air Power.

Siege

  1. But at Khe Sanh a mere 14 years later, advances in air power allowed the United States to overcome the siege and win the battle.
  2. However, at Khe Sanh a mere 14 years later, advances in air power allowed the United States to withstand the siege.

Hilo

  1. An eruption in 1935 that headed toward the city of Hilo led to an unusual employment of air power.
  2. An especially big eruption in 1935 was large enough that its lava flows threatened Hilo, leading to an unusual employment of air power.

Aircraft Carriers

  1. By 1942, however, the battleship was already becoming regarded as obsolete, displaced by the mobile projection of air power via aircraft carriers.
  2. Aircraft carriers allow a naval force to project air power great distances without having to depend on local bases for land-based aircraft.

Trench Warfare

  1. Artillery dominated the battlefield of trench warfare in the same way air power dominates the modern battlefield.
  2. Artillery Artillery dominated the battlefield of trench warfare in the same way air power dominates the modern battlefield.

United States Army

  1. The United States Army embraced air power in 1914 by creating an aviation group within the Signal Corps.

Billy Mitchell

  1. Billy Mitchell (1879–1936) was an American general and advocate of air power.
  2. Billy Mitchell was a strong believer in the importance of air power.

Air Power

  1. Artillery dominated the battlefield of trench warfare in the same way the air power dominates the modern battlefield.
  2. Artillery Artillery dominated the battlefield of trench warfare in the same way that air power dominates the modern battlefield.
  3. During the 2003 invasion of Iraq US aircraft carriers served as the primary base of US air power.

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