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Military Aviation in Ireland, 1921-45

  • Livre Relié
  • 360 Nombre de pages
The Air Service came about when the Civil War caused the postponement of Michael Collins' plans for a civil air service. This titl... Lire la suite
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Description

The Air Service came about when the Civil War caused the postponement of Michael Collins' plans for a civil air service. This title charts the history of the Air Corps from its early days as the Military Air Service established by Michael Collins in 1922 to the ineffective air operations conducted during the Second World War period.

Auteur

Lieutenant Colonel Michael C. O'Malley served in the Air Corps, as a flying officer, from 1961 to 1999 and holds a doctorate in history from NUI, Maynooth.



Texte du rabat

"Military Aviation in Ireland" charts the history of the Irish Air Corps from its early days as the Military Air Service established by Michael Collins in 1922 to the ineffective air operations conducted during the Second World War period. Using extensive archival research, Michael C. O'Malley throws new light on the people and operations of Ireland's early aviation history. Lieutenant Colonel Michael C. O'Malley served in the Irish Air Corps, as a flying officer, from 1961 to 1999 and holds a doctorate in history from NUI, Maynooth.



Contenu

Introduction; ONE: Early aviation in Ireland; TWO: Civil aviation developments in Saorstat Eireann; THREE: Michael Collins, the Military Air Service and the Civil War; FOUR: From Civil War to Army mutiny; FIVE: Organisation, policy and command, 1924-36; SIX: Pilot intake, 1922-45; SEVEN: Aviation policy and planning, 1935-40; EIGHT: Support services; NINE: The Air Corps' Emergency; TEN: Services rendered; ELEVEN: The Air Corps investigation of 1941; TWELVE: Re-equipping, reorganisation and demobilisation; Appendix I: Summary of expenses - Capt. C. F. Russell; Appendix II: Telegram received in the Irish Office; Appendix III: Statement of expenditure - Maj. Gen. McSweeney; Appendix IV: Department of Civil Aviation - 20 July 1922; Appendix V: Department of Military Aviation - 22 July 1922; Appendix VI: Aviation department of the Army - 18 October 1922; Appendix VII: Col. P. A. Mulcahy' pre-invasion address - 4 July 1940; Appendix VIII: Col. P. A. Mulcahy - Flying training; Appendix IX: Damage to army aircraft; Appendix X: Majority report on Col. P. A. Mulcahy; Appendix XI: Minority report on Col. P.A. Mulcahy; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Military Aviation in Ireland, 1921-45
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9781906359485
ISBN: 978-1-906359-48-5
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: University College Dublin Press
Genre: Sciences politiques
nombre de pages: 360
Poids: 752g
Taille: H241mm x B163mm x T34mm
Année: 2010