The Limits of Air Power: The American Bombing of North Vietnam

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Index
Acheson, Dean, 13, 19, 111
Agricultural base
attacks on, 110–11, 126
Rolling Thunder's efficacy and, 144
Air commanders: see also Strategic Air Command (SAC); specific commanders and bombing programs
concern for civilian casualties, 127– 28
doctrinal and moral beliefs of, 205–6
misreading of Christmas bombing, 208
perception of Vietnam war aims, 68, 73–76, 82–84, 100–102, 107–8
on Rolling Thunder's effectiveness, 144–46
Air Corps, interwar objectives of, 2–3
Air Corps Tactical School (ACTS), 2, 11, 36, 73; see also Bombing doctrine, Air Force
Aircraft types
A-4 Skyhawk, 133
A-6 Intruder, 133, 166
B-29, 9, 12, 21, 26
B-52 bombers, 118–19, 152, 154, 159, 166, 182–83, 186–90
F-105 Thunderchief, 31, 133
F-111, 161–62, 166
F-4s, 133, 152, 153, 190
F-51 Mustang, 21
F-80, 21
P-51 Mustang, 5
in Rolling Thunder air strikes, 133
XB-17, 2
Air Force: see also Air commanders; Bombing doctrine, Air Force; Doctrinal manuals, Air Force; specific air programs and campaigns
bases, 184, 185, 187
countermeasures to enemy defenses, 165
creation of, 3
8th, 6, 185
5th, 21
perception of Vietnam War, 207–8
priority on preparing for nuclear war, 27, 234n.l30
role in Korea, 3
7/13th, 128
7th, 109, 192
attack on missile propellant storage area (1966), 122–23
daily mission critiques, 194
intelligence operations, 130–31
in Linebacker missions, 161
Operation Proud Deep Alpha, 151
organizational problems in, 128– 29
route packages, 129
unauthorized attacks ordered by Lavelle, 264n.l6
13th, 128
20th, 9
Air Force-Navy Coordinating Committee, 129
Air pressure campaign (Korean War), 16–19, 26
Allen, John R., 186, 189
Andersen Air Force base, 184, 185

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Introduction ix
  • Preface and Acknowledgments xiii
  • I - From Unconditional Surrender to Flexible Response 1
  • II - The Genesis of Graduated Thunder 39
  • III - An Extended Application of Force 73
  • IV - Restraints and Results, 1965–68 117
  • V - Nixon Turns to Air Power 147
  • VI - Persuading Enemy and Ally: the Christmas Bombings 177
  • VII - Assessment 203
  • VIII - Epilogue 211
  • Notes 225
  • Bibliography 277
  • Index 299
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