Air University Press releases updated The Command of the Air Published Oct. 3, 2019 Air University Press MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. -- Air University Press releases the 2019 updated edition of the airpower classic The Command of the Air by Giulio Douhet. Twentieth century Italian Gen. Giulio Douhet has influenced generations with his theories on airpower and air force development. The book collects Douhet’s separate writings The Command of the Air, The Probable Aspects of the War of the Future, Recapitulation and The War of 19– into one volume. This 2019 edition builds on a 1942 Italian-to-English translation and includes an index. Download it at www.airuniversity.af.mil/AUPress/.