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The Touch of Greatness : Colonel William C. Bentley Jr., Usaac/Usaf; Aviation Pioneer - Stewart W., Jr., Ph.d. Bentley

The Touch of Greatness

Colonel William C. Bentley Jr., Usaac/Usaf; Aviation Pioneer

Paperback Published: 30th April 2010
ISBN: 9781449023850
Number Of Pages: 216

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Colonel William C. Bentley Jr. was a member of the small elite group of U.S. Army Air Corps officers who formed the genesis for the development of what we now know as the U.S. Air Force. He was not only rated as a Command Pilot and was a test pilot on the B-17, but he was a doctrinal visionary in airlanding tactics and serving as an advocate for servicemembers higher education. Colonel Bentley commanded the Paratroop Task Force during Operation Torch; the longest and first airborne mission in American military history. He was the first graduate of the University of Maryland's off campus degree completion program.

ISBN: 9781449023850
ISBN-10: 1449023851
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 30th April 2010
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.32