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Billy Mitchell

The Life, Times and Battles of America"s Prophet of Air Power

by H. Paul Jeffers

  • 375 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Zenith Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air forces & warfare,
  • Biography: general,
  • Military - Aviation,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • Military,
  • Military - United States,
  • History / Military / Aviation,
  • Military - World War I,
  • 1879-1936,
  • Biography,
  • Generals,
  • Mitchell, William,,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8011510M
    ISBN 100760320802
    ISBN 109780760320808

    Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Billy Mitchell books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. "In a highly publicized trial, Mitchell was court-martialed and found guilty, ostensibly for openly attacking the Navy and the War Department over the fatal crash of the airship Shenandoah, but primarily for making public his warnings about U.S. weaknesses in the air. Although the air attack on Pearl Harbor made Mitchell look to some like a prophet martyred for his integrity, Cooke revises.

    William Mitchell, byname Billy Mitchell, (born Dec. 29, , Nice, France—died Feb. 19, , New York, N.Y., U.S.), U.S. Army officer who early advocated a separate U.S. air force and greater preparedness in military aviation. He was court-martialed for his outspoken views and did not live to see the fulfillment during World War II of many of his prophecies: strategic bombing, mass. Billy Mitchell is a fictional character from the BBC soap opera EastEnders, played by Perry Fenwick, who made his first appearance on 2 November Billy was introduced by producer Matthew Robinson as a guest character facilitating the introduction of Jamie Mitchell to the the storyline, Billy is Jamie's abusive uncle and guardian, and Jamie is taken away from Billy by his relative Introduced by: Matthew Robinson.

    Mitchell’s death in New York City on 19 February Within this book are collected the words of William “Billy” Mitchell. His writings were astonishingly prophetic and remain strikingly relevant to modern air power. Although his words are dated by the context of his time, when stripped of their periodFile Size: 32KB. Get this from a library! General Billy Mitchell.. [Booth Mooney] -- A biography of the general, Billy Mitchell, whose insistence that the United States change its defense policy and stress air power resulted in his court-martial and professional ruin.


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This book provides a fair assessment of the contributions Billy Mitchell made to aviation. There is no idol worship in this book, and it plainly demonstrates his role more as a publicist and agitator for aviation than an innovator or revolutionary by: Mitchell Pioneer of Air Power A Biography of General "Billy" Mitchell by Isaac Don Levine and 8 B/W Photos Frontispiece | Jan 1, Hardcover.

William ‘Billy’ Mitchell was a crusader who had the vision to understand the potential of air power long before his contemporaries.

The name Billy Mitchell brings different images to mind. To most, he was a hero, without whose dire warning the United States might never have been able to field the world’s largest air force in time to fight Author: Historynet Staff.

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—Robert H. Ferrell, author of Harry S. Truman: A LifeRevered by. Predicting Pearl Harbor: Billy Mitchell and the Path to War adds to the ever-growing list of publications about the Japanese Pearl Harbor attack. Drez reminds us of the early predictions of Lea and Bywater and the quotations from the Robinson interviews are enlightening.

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