War, Morality, and the Military Profession

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Alfred Vagts, A History of Militarism ( New York: Free Press, 1959), p. 13.
Dean Acheson, "Ethics in International Relations Today", in M. Raskin and B. Fall, eds., The Vietnam Reader ( New York: Random House, 1965), p. 13. See R. Wasserstrom's analysis on pp. 391ff., this volume.
Sir John Winthrop Hackett (General), "The Military in the Service of the State" ( Harmon Memorial Lecture, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, 1970), Chap. 7.
Sir John Winthrop Hackett (General), The Profession of Arms ( London: Times Publishing, 1962), p. 45.
Hackett, "Military in the Service of the State".
Samuel P. Huntington, The Soldier and the State ( New York: Random House, 1957), p. 62. Further delineation of Huntington's view of the professional military ethic is taken essentially from Chapter 3, which is descriptively entitled "The Military Mind:"Conservative Realism of the Professional Military Ethic.
Huntington, pp. 64-65.
Morris Janowitz, The Professional Soldier ( New York: Free Press, 1960).
Vagts, "History of Militarism", p. 42.
Janowitz, Professional Soldier, p. 217.
Huntington, Soldier and the State, p. 73.
Telford Taylor, Nuremberg and Vietnam:An American Tragedy ( New York: Bantam, 1971).
U. S. Army, The Law of Land Warfare, U.S. Army Field Manual, Department of the Army, 1956, p. 182.
Thomas Hobbes, The Leviathan, 1651.
Huntington, Soldier and the State, pp. 74-78.
Congressional Record—Senate, 1974, pp. 56257-56262.
John D. Ryan (General), "Air Force Policy Letter for Commanders", Washington, D.C., 1 November 1972. General Ryan's view of integrity versus obedience starkly contrasts with that of Murray Kempton, who stated, "The good soldier will lie under orders as bravely as he will die under them". ( "Review of Eisenhower's Mandate for Change, New Republic [ 30 November 1963].)
M. T. Smith (Lieutenant Colonel), "Reporting Inaccuracies-a Rose by Another Name". Air University Review, 1974.
U. S. Army War College, Study on Military Professionalism ( Carlisle Barracks, Pa.: U.S. Army War College, 1970), pp. 13-14.


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