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Title:
Shooting the front : allied aerial reconnaissance and photographic interpretation on the Western Front--World War I
Author:
Finnegan, Terrence J., 1952-
Publication Information:
[Washington, D.C.] : Center for Strategic Intelligence Research, National Defense Intelligence College : [For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O.], [2006]
Physical Description:
xiii, 508 pages : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 28 cm
General Note:
"October 2006."
Language:
English
Contents:
Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Selected abbreviations and acronyms -- Legend for maps reproduced from West Point Atlas -- Aerial reconnaissance and photographic interpretation during the War : a chronological overview -- Introduction -- August to late 1914 : the evolution of aerial reconnaissance as a force multiplier -- Late 1914 to October 1915 : aerial photographic reconnaissance takes the stage -- October 1915 - October 1916 : fortifications across the front line -- October 1916 - December 1917 : positional warfare at its zenith -- 1918 : aerial photography refined -- architecture of Allied aerial reconnaissance and photographic interpretation -- ch. 6. The operation of interpretation -- framework of the aerial photograph -- exploitation operation -- French intelligence and photographic interpretation -- British intelligence and photographic interpretation -- American expeditionary force intelligence and photographic organization -- interpretation methodology for the front lines -- Strategical targets in the rear echelon -- Artillery organizations -- Command liaisons and coordination of artillery --

Challenges that shaped aerial reconnaissance and photographic interpretation -- During the battle -- Study of battlefield destructions -- Camouflage and deception -- Arranging aerial reconnaissance -- spectrum of technology -- Operational aerial cameras -- Aerial reconnaissance platforms and their configuration -- enduring professional legacy -- Training the first generation of aerial photographic interpreters -- human experience behind aerial reconnaissance -- intrigue of aerial photographic interpreters -- Conclusion : Intelligence and modern warfare -- Appendix A : World War I aerial reconnaissance platforms -- Appendix B : World War I Allied aerial cameras -- Appendix C : Steichen memo -- Bibliography -- Index.
ISBN:
9781932946048

9781932946062
Format :
Book

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