Shrewsbury, 1st Eng. ed., 1989. Xx + 323 pp., photo-plates. D.j., 24 x 15 cm. FINE. This is the first book to trace the evolution of battlefield air attack and its impact on military operations world-wide. To do this the author uses case studies from World War I through 1945 and examines issues like technology choices, doctrine, military strategy, battlefield experience, and lessons learned. He reveals how experience in air-land attack shaped and conditioned modern warfare. The concluding section offers an intriguing perspective on the nature of contemporary and future air-land warfare.