United States Air Force and Its Antecedents: Published and Printed Unit Histories, A Bibliography by James T. ControvichUnited States Air Force and Its Antecedents: Published and Printed Unit Histories, A Bibliography by James T. Controvich

United States Air Force and Its Antecedents: Published and Printed Unit Histories, A Bibliography

byJames T. Controvich

Hardcover | June 24, 2004

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This expanded and revised edition of the bibliography originally compiled for the United States Air Force Historical Research Agency is the most comprehensive listing of unofficial published histories of the United States Air Force and its antecedents. It covers the air force from its genesis as the US Army Signal Corps, Aviation Section to the present. These titles are a rich source of information for anyone interested in the history of combat and peacetime operations of the Air Force. Researchers and libraries will find the organization of titles easy to use. Entries include: private sponsored or "unofficial" histories often written by the unit historian personal narratives purely photographic or pictorial histories route of battle maps published or printed rosters officially produced titles This is an indispensable resource for military aviation historians, libraries with strong collections in military and air force history, and unit history collectors. It is also of special interest to genealogists as many unit histories contain rosters and photos of personnel.
James Controvich has been publishing research oriented bibliographies for both the private sector and government military history programs for more than 25 years.  His Scarecrow Press bibliography of United States Army Unit and Organizational histories has won major awards: Thomas Jefferson Prize for Best Reference Book of the Year, So...
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Title:United States Air Force and Its Antecedents: Published and Printed Unit Histories, A BibliographyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:192 pages, 11.1 × 8.76 × 0.83 inPublished:June 24, 2004Publisher:Scarecrow PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0810850109

ISBN - 13:9780810850101

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 1. User's Guide Chapter 3 2. Named Commands Chapter 4 3. Numbered Air Forces Chapter 5 4. Numbered Commands Chapter 6 5. Air Divisions Chapter 7 6. Wings Chapter 8 7. Groups Chapter 9 8. Squadrons Chapter 10 9. Aviation Engineers Chapter 11 10. Women's Army Corps (WAC) Chapter 12 11. Miscellaneous Numbered Units Chapter 13 12. Miscellaneous Named Units Chapter 14 13. Air Force Installations Chapter 15 14. United States Air Force Academy Chapter 16 15. Air National Guard State Histories Chapter 17 16. Americans in Foreign Service Chapter 18 17. Civil Air Patrol Chapter 19 Appendix: Library Location Codes Chapter 20 Index Chapter 21 About the Author

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This expanded and revised edition of a bibliography originally compiled for the US Air Force Historical Research Agency offers a listing of unofficial published histories of the US Air Force and its antecedents. Entries encompass personal narratives, photgraphic and pictorial histories, battle maps, published and printed rosters, officially produced titles, and privately sponsored and unofficial histories. The book will be of use to military aviation historians, libaries, and unit history collectors.