First Chief of Staff of the USAF and World War II Commander of Strategic Air Forces in Europe.
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American Airpower Biography: Spaatz
Available online at: http://www.airpower.maxwell.af.mil/airchronicles/cc/spaatz.html
Biography Carl A. Spaatz, General United
States Air Force.
Available online at: http://www.spaatz.org/gen/spaatzbio.html
219 Statement about the Death of General Carl A. Spaatz, July 15, 1974. American Reference Library January 1, 2001.
Available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=9FVPPNIX060220&site=ehost-live
General Carl Spaatz First US Air Force
Chief of Staff 1947
Available online at: http://www.af.mil/bios/bio.asp?bioID=7210
Contains USAF black & white photo & brief bio.
General Carl Spaatz - USAF People - USAF
Available online at: http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=1131
Photographs and Images of Carl Spaatz.
Available online at: http://images.google.com/images?q=carl+spaatz&btnG=Search+Images&gbv=2&svnum=10&hl=en
and the Bomb: A Documentary History -- Chapter 6 General Thomas T.
Handy to General Carl Spaatz, July 25th.
Available online at: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/whistlestop/study_collections/bomb/ferrell_book/ferrell_book_chap6.htm
Truman Presidential Museum and Library.
Air Leadership, edited
by Wayne Thompson. Washington, Office of Air Force History, 1986.
(USAF Warrior Studies Series)
Carl Spaatz, pp 3-55.
Book call no.: 358.400973 A298
American Heritage History of Flight. New
York, American Heritage Publishing Co., 1962. 416 p.
Introduction by Carl Spaatz and Ira C. Eaker.
Book call no.: 629.1309 A512a
American Militarv Leaders,
edited by Roger J. Spiller and others. New York, Praeger, 1989. 416 p.
Spaatz, pp 298-300.
Book call no.: 923.5A512
Andrews, Allen. The Air Marshals: The Air
War in Western Europe. New York, William Morrow, 1970. 299
Book call no.: 940.544 A565a
Copp, DeWitt S. A Few Great
Captains: The Men and Events That Shaped the Development of U.S. Air
Power. Garden City, NY, DoubleDay, 1980. 531 p.
Book call no.: 358.0973 C785f
Copp, DeWitt S. Forged in Fire: Strategy
and Decisions in the Air War over Europe, 1940-1945. Garden
City, NY, Doubleday, 1982. 531 p.
Book call no.: 940.544973 C785f
Current Biography, 1942. New York, H.W. Wilson, 1942. 940 p.
Carl Spaatz, pp 784-785.
Book call no.: R 920.02 C976 1942
Davis, Richard G. Carl A. Spaatz and
the Air War in Europe. Washington, Smithsonian Institution Press,
1992. 808 p.
Book call no.: 92 S7321d
Dictionary of American Military Biography. Volume 3, edited by Roger J. Spiller
and others. Westport, CT, Greenwood Press, 1984. 419 p.
Spaatz, Carl, pp 1030-1032.
Book call no.: R 923.573 D554 v. 3
DuPre, Flint O. U.S. Air Force Biographical
Dictionary. New York, Franklin Watts, 1965. 273 p.
Spaatz, Carl, pp 219-220.
Book call no.: R 923.573 D942w
Generals of the Army and the Air Force. Washington, Dunleavy Publishing, 1954. 1 vol.
Spaatz, March 1954, pp 24-26.
Book call no.: R 923.5 G326 v.2 Feb '54 - Jan '55
James, D. Clayton. A Time for Giants: Politics
of the American High Command in World War II.
New York, Franklin Watts, 1987. 317 p.
Committed to Strategic Air Power: Spaatz, pp 97-104.
Book call no.: 940.540973 J27t
MacIsaac, David. Strategic Bombing in World
War II: The Story of the United States Strategic Bombing
Survev. New York, Garland, 1976. 2 31 p.
See index for references to Spaatz.
Book call no.: 940.544 M152s
Meilinger, Phillip S. American
Airpower Biography: A Survey of the Field. Maxwell AFB, AL,
Air University Press, 1995. 65 p.
See pp 22-24.
Available online: http://www.airpower.maxwell.af.mil/airchronicles/cc/biograph.html
Book call no.: 358.400922 M513a
Mets, David R. Master of Airpower:
General Carl A. Spaatz. Novato, CA, Presidio Press, 1988. 430 p.
Book call no.: 92 S7321m
Nalty, Bernard and Berger, Carl. The Men
Who Bombed the Reich. New York, Elsevier-Dutton, 1978. 184
See index for references to Spaatz.
Book call no.: 940.544 N173m
National Aviation Hall of Fame (U.S.). Enshrinee
Album: "The First Twentv-one Years", by James
W. Jacobs. Dayton, OH, National Aviation Hall of Fame, 1984. 230
Spaatz, pp 176-177; includes portrait.
Book call no.: R 926.2913 N277e
The New York Times Biographical Edition.
July-December 1974. New York,
Arno Press, 1974. 1 vol.
Gen Carl A. Spaatz, 83, Dead, pp 1040-1041.
Book call no.: 920.02 N5321
Puryear, Edgar. Stars in Flight. San
Rafael, CA, Presidio Press, 1981. 295 p.
Spaatz, pp 47-98.
Book call no.: 358.400922 P986s
Smith, Dale O. U.S. Military Doctrine, A Study and Appraisal. New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce,
1955. 256 p.
Foreword by Carl Spaatz.
Book call no.: 355 S645u
Spaatz, Carl. Strategic Air
Power: Fulfillment of a Concept. New York, Council on
Foreign Affairs, 1946. 1 vol.
Book call no.: 358.4 S73s
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Military
Affairs. Department of Armed Forces. Washington, GPO, 1945.
General Spaatz' statement on the establishment of the Department of Armed Forces, pp 341-353.
Book call no.: 355 U58d
United States. Air Force. Report of
(General Carl Spaatz) the Chief of Staff, United States Air Force, to the
Secretary of the Air Force, 30 June 1948. Washington, GPO,
1948. 112 p.
Book call no.: 358.0973 C785f
The War Lords: Military Commanders of the
Twentieth Century, edited by Field
Marshal Sir Michael Carver. Boston, Little, Brown, 1976. 624 p.
General Carl A. Spaatz, by Alfred Goldberg, pp 568-581.
Book call no.: 923.573 W253
Webster's American Military Biographies.
Springfield, MA, G & C Merriam,
1978. 548 p.
Spaatz, pp 404-405.
Book call no.: R 923.5 W385
Who's Who in World Aviation and Astronautics.
Washington, American Aviation Publications,
1958. 497 p.
Spaatz, p 418.
Book call no.: R 926.29 W628 v. 2 1958
Zuckerman, Solly. Six Men Out of the Ordinary. London, Peter Owen, 1992.
Foreword by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.
Book call no.: 920.Z94s
Drewello, Christopher S. Operational
Leadership for the 21st Century: Three Characteristics. Newport,
RI, Naval War College, 2002. 19 p.
Also available online: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA400909
Doc. call no.: M-U 41662 D776o
Eppley, Samuel M. General Carl A.
Spaatz, 1891- .
Maxwell AFB, Air Command and Staff College, June
1965. 1 vol. (Thesis no. 35582)
Doc. call no.: M-U 35582-7 E64g
Mets, David R. A Glider in the Propwash of the Royal Air Force?: General Carl A. Spaatz, the RAF, and the Foundations of American Tactical Air Doctrine. Maxwell AFB, AL, School of Advanced Airpower Studies, Air Command and Staff College, May 22, 1993. 43 p.
Included in "Airpower and Ground Armies: Essays on the Evolution of Anglo-American Air Doctrine. 1940-1943", edited by Daniel R Mortensen.
Also available online at: http://aupress.maxwell.af.mil/Books/Mortenson_B-50/B-50.pdf
Doc. call no.: M-U 44252
Mets, David R. Technology, Thought,
Troops: General Carl A. Spaatz and the Dawn of the Nuclear Age. Maxwell
AFB, AL, School of Advanced Airpower Studies, Air Command and Staff College, 1997. 73 p.
Included in "Golden Legacy, Boundless Future : Essays on the United States Air Force and the Rise of Aerospace Power: Proceedings of a Symposium held on May 28-29, 1997 at the Double Tree Hotel, Crystal City, Virginia", edited by Rebecca H. Cameron and Barbara Wittig.
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA433345
Doc. call no.: M-U 44252-4
Singleton, Darrell W. Great Warriors - Harris
vs Spaatz. Maxwell AFB, AL, March 1982. 77 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 43122 S6173g
Sokolewicz, James P. Great Warriors of
World War II: Sir Arthur T. Harris (and) General Carl A. Spaatz.
Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, April 1985. 45 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 43122 S6831g
Barnett, Lincoln. General Tooey Spaatz. Life 14:72-76+ April 19, 1943.
Crawford, Kenneth. Insight to Airpower: The Life of General Spaatz. Air Force Policy Letter for Commanders: Supplement No.7:33-38 July 1976.
Davis, Richard G. Bombing Strategy Shifts, 1944-45. Air Power History 36:33-45 Winter 1989.
Davis, Richard G. Carl A. Spaatz and the Development
of the Royal Air Force-U.S. Army Air Corps Relationship, 1939-1940.
Journal of Military History 54:453-472 October 1990.
Also available online at: http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0899-3718%28199010%2954%3A4%3C453%3ACASATD%3E2.0.CO%3B2-O
Davis, Richard G. and Hurley, Alfred F. Carl
A. Spaatz and the Air War in Europe. American Historical Review
100, no. 4:1330+ 1995.
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=9081765&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD
Davis, Richard G. Gen Carl
Spaatz and D-Day. Airpower Journal 11:4:20 Winter 1997.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=213295&site=ehost-live
Davis, Richard. Spaatz - He
Graduated from West Point with Three Things that Stuck: A Nickname, a
Desire to Fly, and a Reputation for Honesty. Air Force Magazine
83:66-73 December 2000.
Also available online at: http://www.afa.org/magazine/dec2000/1200spaatz.asp
Dorr, Robert F. I Wonder: What Would General Spaatz Think? Air Force Times 57:62 May 5, 1997.
Eaker, Ira C. (Air Chief MajGen Oscar) Westover, (Gen H.H.) Arnold, (Gen Carl A.) Spaatz. Aerospace Historian 20:188-196 December 1973.
Eaker, Ira C. and others. Gen. Carl A. Spaatz, USAF, June 28, 1891-July 14, 1974. Air Force Magazine 57:43-53 September 1974.
Lee, James. General Tooey. Flying 38:32-33+ May 1946.
Man Who Paved the Way. Time 43:23-24 June 12, 1944.
McNeely, Gina. Legacy of
Flight. Aviation History 8:4:74 March 1998.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=186857&site=ehost-live
Middleton, Drew. Boss of the Heavyweights.
Saturday Evening Post 216:18-19+ May 20 1944.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=18906310&site=ehost-live
Perspectives: 1947. Air Power History
44:72-78 Fall 1997.
Excerpts from documents pertaining to the USAF include Gen. Spaatz' "Future of Airpower" speech.
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=14572935&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD
Renfro, Robert B. Question Mark's Flight. American Aviation Historical Society 34:136-143 Fall 1995.
Spaatz, Carl A. Air Power in the Atomic Age. Collier's 116:11-12+ December 8, 1945.
Spaatz, Carl A. Strategic Air Power. Foreign
Affairs 24:385-396 April 1946.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=14723303&site=ehost-live
(Spaatz Comments on Question of Effective Command in Strategic Air Warfare). Army Navy Air Force Journal 92:520 January 1, 1955.
Spaatz, Carl A. Leaves from My Battle-of-Britain Diary. Air Power Historian 4:66-75 April 1957.
Gen Carl Spaatz, Chief of Staff USAF, 1946-1948. Pegasus 26, supp:8-9 July 1957.
Welsh, Jay B. Never a Question Mark (Historic Flight Proved That In-Flight Refueling Was Practical). Airman 22:9-13 December 1978.
Wolk, Herman S. Men Who Made the Air Force.
Air University Review 23:9-23 September-October 1972.
Also available online at: http://www.airpower.au.af.mil/airchronicles/aureview/1972/sep-oct/wolk.html
Wolk, Herman S. Prelude to D-Day: The
Bomber Offensive--the (Operation) Overlord Air Disputes.
Air Force Magazine 57:60-67 June 1974.
Legends of Air Power. Arlington VA, 3
roads Communications, 2001. 3 videocassettes.
Video call no.: 629.13092 L5112
Masters of War: Operation Pointblank. New York, A&E Home Video, 1994.
Video call no.: 940.544 M423
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