The flying machines of their day were primitive and could carry only a handful of bombs but these architects of air power foresaw that in an era of total warfare, civilians as well a soldiers would become targets of aerial attacks aimed at crushing their will to resist.
Architects of Air Power book is one volume included in the Time-Life Epic of Flight series.
Epic of Flight: Architects of Air Power
1 Prophets of the new power 15
2 An explosive American’s battle for bombers 51
3 Secret genesis of a deadly force 81
4 The Rising Sun takes wing 115
5 “We bombed it and bombed it and bombed it” 143