Essays Tagged: "air superiority"

The Effect of the P-51 Mustang in World War II

able to contribute to the Allies' arsenal. It concludes with the effect that the P-51 had on German air superiority, and how it led the destruction of the Luftwaffe. The thesis is that: it was not unt ... rovements, benefits, and side effects that it brought with it, that the Allies were able to achieve air superiority over the Germans.This paper was inspired largely by my grandfather, who flew the P-5 ...

(17 pages) 98 3 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The effects of the P-51 Mustang in World War II.

able to contribute to the Allies' arsenal. It concludes with the effect that the P-51 had on German air superiority, and how it led the destruction of the Luftwaffe. The thesis is that: it was not unt ... rovements, benefits, and side effects that it brought with it, that the Allies were able to achieve air superiority over the Germans.This paper was inspired largely by my grandfather, who flew the P-5 ...

(18 pages) 58 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Biography of the zepplins during the 1st world war

The Times History accounts of the Zeppelin air raids on England during the first world war seem to depict the true ferocity and unmatched air s ... ically addresses the who, what, where, when, why and how the Zeppelins carried out their disastrous air raids. It also goes into great detail to expose how much each air raid damaged England, how many ... ow courageous the hero was and that he had put himself in such great danger in order to destroy the airship. "He [Lieutenant Robinson] attacked an enemy airship under circumstances of great difficulty ...

(4 pages) 23 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

F-86 Sabre VS MiG-15

When a war begins combat happens on land, sea and in the air. The two main contenders for air superiority during the Korean War were the F-86 Sabre and the M ... he Korean War were the F-86 Sabre and the MiG-15 fagot. The F-86 and MiG-15 while based on the same aircraft technology acquired from the Germans, these two fighters differed in designated roles, arma ...

(1 pages) 883 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The Atomic Bomb

tomic bomb was both military and moral. From a military perspective, the U.S. had achieved complete air superiority over Japan and had already firebombed Japanese cities with impunity. Using the atomi ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Book Review for Ill Met by Moonlight Ill Met by

small island off the coast of Greece. The German plan, Operation Mercury, was to capture Crete with airborne troops with a glider regiment and a parachute regiment to land at Maleme and Carea on May 2 ... eraklion. Additional troops came form a mountain division which was to be partly landed on captured airfields, with the remainder taken to Crete by sea. The ensuing fighting was bloody and vicious wit ...

(7 pages) 453 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Radar's Significance During World War II

war became imminent they were quickly technically improved so that by 1940 they could detect enemy aircraft 150 miles away. This defense system protecting Britain became known as the Chain Home Radar ... otecting Britain from the Luftwaffe in 1940 during the Battle of Britain. This was the name for the air war that occurred between the Royal Air Force and the Luftwaffe in the summer of 1940. Germany h ...

(9 pages) 10 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Warfare during World War II

d World War I-era battleships, but within only six years, armies around the world had developed jet aircraft, ballistic missiles, and even atomic weapons by one. The best jet fighters at the end of th ... tomic weapons by one. The best jet fighters at the end of the war easily outflew any of the leading aircraft of 1929, such as the Spitfire Mark I. The early war bombers that caused such carnage would ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

U.S. Navy Carrier Aviation During the First Days of Operation Iraqi Freedom

U.S. Navy Carrier Aviation During the First Days of Operation Iraqi FreedomThe aircraft carrier is one of the most powerful tools the United States military has at its disposal. I ... rve to stabilize a region. In the days leading up to Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) not one but five aircraft carriers were positioned in the waters surrounding Iraq. Two were in the Mediterranean Sea ... ith the nuclear powered USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72).Each carrier is outfitted with more than fifty aircraft. The usual configuration consists of the following squadrons;, one E-2 Hawkeye, one SH-60B ...

(5 pages) 1112 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers

WW1: Life of a Soldier

ched to it on June 4, 1916, it was the most likely cause of his death. Early in the war, arming the aircraft was difficult because of obstructions such as the propeller, wing and struts. RFC pilots fa ... s such as the propeller, wing and struts. RFC pilots faced a difficult challenge as their enemy had air superiority and weaponry. The weather was also a significant factor on the western Front with th ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 May/2012

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I