Air University Press


Kenneth N. Walker

  • Published
  • By Martha Byrd
  • Air University Press, Maxwell AFB, AL

This biography of Brig Gen Kenneth N. Walker provides an in-depth look at the career of one of airpower’s pioneer thinkers. Martha Byrd traces Walker’s emergence from one of the early converts to airpower to his role as a key player in the formation of strategic bombardment doctrine. Her look at his performance in the Southwest Pacific theater during World War II gives us a deep insight into Walker’s place in history as an innovator in the employment of airpower. Byrd not only highlights Walker’s accomplishments but also provides a look at his often stormy relationships with fellow officers and in his personal life. [Martha Byrd / 1997 / 242 pages / ISBN: 1-58566-020-5 / AU Press Code: B-22]

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