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Publisher's Summary

To Command the Sky is a scholarly record of the fight for domination of the skies over Western Europe during World War II. It also explains the technical details of the tactics used to defeat the Luftwaffe. This book is important for serious students of World War II or military aviation.

The book is published by The University of Alabama Press.

©1991 Smithsonian Institution (P)2015 Redwood Audiobooks

Critic Reviews

"To Command the Sky is an indispensable addition to the bookshelf of any serious student of World War II or military aviation." (Alan L. Gropman, The Journal of American History)

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Very informative account

A well rounded and informative account of the European fight for dominance of the air prior to DDay

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This book was Strategic View of WW II air war

Great Book as a technical guide of the strategic air campaign. I enjoyed it. Have Fun

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  • ChuckR
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Study of air war

Excellent technical review of the battle for air superiority over Germany in ww2. Narrator sometimes reads without pause and causes confusion.

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A poorly done book

The book has a good narrator but is boring and the authors get many fact wrong.

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