Accession Number:

ADA361792

Title:

Infrastructure And Power Seizure: A Structural Function Analysis of the Bolshevik And Chinese Communist Models Revolution

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis Aug 69-Jun 70

Corporate Author:

ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLL FORT LEAVENWORTH KS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

181.0

Abstract:

This thesis examines U.S. Army doctrine, as expressed in FM 31-23, to evaluate its adequacy for application to Communist inspired Wars of National Liberation. Concludes that addition conceptual tools, or definitions, are required to assist military personnel who are engaged in combating Communist inspired revolutionary movements. Proposes two models of such movements explosive revolutions patterned upon the Bolshevik Revolution, and implosive, patterned upon the Chinese Communist revolution.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science
  • Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE