Giulio Douhet - Quotes

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The one effective method of defending one's own territory from an offensive by air is to destroy the enemy's air power with the greatest possible speed. ---->>>

To conquer the command of the air means victory; to be beaten in the air means defeat and acceptance of whatever terms the enemy may be pleased to impose. ---->>>


Nationality: Italian
Born: May 30, 1869
Die: 02-15, 1930
Occupation: Soldier

General Giulio Douhet (30 May 1869 – 15 February 1930) was an Italian general and air power theorist. He was a key proponent of strategic bombing in aerial warfare. He was a contemporary of the 1920s air warfare advocates Walther Wever, Billy Mitchell and Sir Hugh Trenchard.(wikipedia)