Accession Number : ADA160932


Title :   The United States Air Force in Southeast Asia, 1961-1973: An Illustrated Account,


Corporate Author : OFFICE OF AIR FORCE HISTORY WASHINGTON DC


Personal Author(s) : Ballard, Jack S ; Bowers, Ray L ; Doty, Roland W , Jr ; Futrell, R F ; Greenhalgh, William


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a160932.pdf


Report Date : Jan 1984


Pagination or Media Count : 395


Abstract : While United States' involvement in the Southeast Asian Conflict extended back into the 1950s, this volume covers the years of active American participation from the early 1960's to 1973. The Office of Air Force History is reissuing this book in revised form because of demand for a single-volume history of air activity in the Vietnam War. Contents: Origins of the War, The U. S. Air Force in Indochina, Kennedy Administration Policies, Air Operations in South Vietnam, 1962-1964, The In-Country Air War, 1965-1972, The Air War Against North Vietnam, Rolling Thunder, 1965-1968, The Bombing Pauses, The Communist Spring Offensive, 1972, The 11-Day Air Campaign, Interdiction in the Loatian Panhandle, Air Operations Over Northern Laos, Air War in Cambodia, B-52 ARC light Operations, Tactical Airlift, Strategic Airlift, Air Refueling, Tactical Reconnaissance, Control of Strike and Defense Forces, Air Rescue, Logistics, Base Defense, Medical Support, Military Civic Action, Training and Manning the Combat Force, Vietnamization, American POW's and Operation Homecoming, Appendices cover: List of Key Wartime Commanders, Air Force Medal of Honor Winners, Aces of the Vietnam War, USAF Air Munitions Consumption (WW II, Korea, SEA), Air Force Losses-Cumulative.


Descriptors :   *AIR FORCE OPERATIONS , HISTORY , VIETNAM , BOOKS , CAMBODIA , LAOS , BOMBING , PHOTOGRAPHS , AIRLIFT OPERATIONS


Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE