Selection and Use of Strategic Air Bases
by Albert Wohlstetter, et al.
Publisher: RAND Corporation 1954
Number of pages: 430
An examination of the critical factors in strategic-base selection and an application of this analysis to the basing of the 1956-1961 bombing force. The principal factors considered are the distances from bases to targets, to favorable entry points into enemy defenses, to the source of base supply, and to the points from which the enemy can attack these bases.
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