Helicopters: An Illustrated History of Their Impact (Weapons and Warfare)

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First envisioned by Leonardo da Vinci and first deployed in World War II, the helicopter is now a universal icon of modern warfare, a key component of combat planning around the world, and one of the military's most versatile and effective tools.


· Approximately 70 photographs of helicopter models, including a number taken in combat situations

· Glossary of terms unique to rotorcraft, including autorotation, translating tendency, and dihedral roll

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In the recent Iraq war, the world saw coalition helicopters provide firepower and supplies, maneuver in both deserts and cities, facilitate rescues, and transfer wounded soldiers to hospitals in minutes. At one time, many military planners unbelievably dismissed helicopters as too expensive, too vulnerable, and too impractical.

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Stanley S. McGowen, PhD, is adjunct professor of military history at Columbia College, Joint Reserve Base, Fort Worth, TX. Dr. McGowen is a Vietnam veteran and an Army aviator with over 5,000 hours of flying helicopters.

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