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The Foundations of US Air Doctrine:

The Problem of Friction in War

Barry D. Watts
1984, 159 pages
ISBN: 1-58566-007-8
Cost: $0, AU Press Code: B-8



This study analyzes airpower doctrine from the viewpoint of Clausewitzian friction. The study concludes that American airpower doctrine has changed very little since the 1930s and that it is fundamentally flawed.


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