from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. In a war, the most favorable state of control of the air. It is defined by NATO and the United States Department of Defense as "that degree of air superiority wherein the opposing air force is incapable of effective interference."
Sorry, no etymologies found.
To draw back such an enormous army in face of the complete air supremacy which Lohr and Kesselring had established would have been perilous in the extreme.