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Endgame in the Pacific:Complexity, Strategy, and the B-29

By G. Scott Gorman

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Title: Endgame in the Pacific:Complexity, Strategy, and the B-29  
Author: G. Scott Gorman
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Language: English
Subject: Non Fiction, Military Science, Air Force
Collections: Technology, Business Strategy, Science Fiction Collection, Military Science, Authors Community, Naval Science, Literature, History
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Publisher: Air University Press
Member Page: Air University Press

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Gorman, G. S. (n.d.). Endgame in the Pacific:Complexity, Strategy, and the B-29. Retrieved from http://www.self.gutenberg.org/


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Endgame in the Pacific examines the challenges encountered by XX and XXI Bomber Commands in employing the B-29 against Japan, first from India and China, later from the Marianas. In turn, it examines the adaptations required to meet those challenges.

Table of Contents
1 COMPLEXITY AND TECHNOLOGY IN WAR . . .1 Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 2 ENDGAME AGAINST JAPAN: THE STRATEGIC PROBLEM . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 3 DOCTRINAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 4 APPLYING A TECHNOLOGICAL SOLUTION . .21 Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 5 UNCERTAINTY AND UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 6 TECHNOLOGICAL AND OPERATIONAL ADAPTATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 CONCLUSION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45

 
 



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