Soviet Air Force Theory, 1918-1945
Routledge – 2006 – 208 pages
Series: Soviet (Russian) Study of War
This new book examines the development of Soviet thinking on the operational employment of their Air Force from 1918 to 1945, using Soviet theoretical writings and contemporary analyses of combat actions.
1. Early Concepts, 1900-1928 2. Expansion, 1928-1937 3. Small Wars, 1936-1940 4. The Great Patriotic War, 1941-1945 Conclusion
James Sterrett received his PhD from the Department of War Studies, King’s College London. He works for Northrop Grumman on the US Army Command & General Staff College’s Simulations Team.