Vietnam War Bibliography:

U.S. Air Force Publications

Note:: The Air Force has made a lot of its publications available online; I have given links to as many as I could, below. Recently, however, probably as part of a security upgrade in the aftermath of 9/11, some items (particularly publications of the Air University at Maxwell AFB) have been placed on a server that is only accessible to web browsers configured for 128-bit encryption. This does not mean you have to be in some way associated with the U.S. government to have access; it simply means that you have to have what is, by the standards of ordinary civilian Internet users, a pretty good web browser. I use Netscape 4.7, but there is probably some version of Internet Explorer that will work. I have been trying to notice cases in which a publication has been shifted to a new URL on this more secure server, and change the links in the listing below, but there are probably some cases I have not noticed, so some of the links may go to an old URL that is no longer valid.

Carl Berger, ed., The United States Air Force in Southeast Asia, 1961-1973: An Illustrated Account. Washington: Office of Air Force History & GPO, 1977. Rev. ed. 1984. xiv, 383 pp.
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The United States Air Force in Southeast Asia. The volumes of this series make up the Air Force's main official history of the war.

Air Force Health Study. In 1978, Congress directed the Air Force to do a study, at first called the Ranch Hand Study, of the effects of Agent Orange on the personnel of Operation RANCH HAND, who suffered a considerable exposure to Agent Orange while spraying the stuff in Indochina. Much of the work was done by private contractors, mainly the Science Applications International Corporation, of McLean, Virginia. The organization responsible for the Air Force side of the project was described initially as the Epidemiology Division, USAF School of Aerospace Medicine, Human Systems Division (AFSC); later as the Epidemiology Research Division, Armstrong Laboratory, Human Systems Division (AFSC). Under both names it was located at at Brooks Air Force Base, Texas. Many of the reports of this project used to be available on the Internet on an Air Force web site, but I am not sure they still are. Many are now available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive of the Vietnam Project, at Texas Tech University. A partial listing, with links:

Air Force History Report on Operation TAILWIND. Air Force History Support Office, 16 July 1998. A 19-page report with about 200 pages of appendices attached. Main text and appendices are on an Air Force web site.

Robert K. Abernathy, Weapons of Choice: The "Propeller versus Jet" Controversy and the "Appropriate Technology" Dilemma. Thesis, School of Advance Airpower Studies, 2000. vii, 67 pp. The dispute between Harry Aderholt and William Momyer during the Vietnam War. The FULL TEXT is available online at an Air University web site.

Maj. Donald I. Blackwelder, The Long Road to Desert Storm and Beyond: The Development of Precision Guided Bombs. Maxwell AFB: Air University Press, 1993. x, 40 pp. The 1992 thesis (School of Advanced Airpower Studies) from which this was derived, 61 pp., has been placed online.
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James R. Brungess, Setting the Context: Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses and Joint War Fighting in an Uncertain World. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Air University Press, 1994. xvii, 225 pp. The Vietnam War and Desert Storm are two of the cases considered.
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William A. Buckingham, Jr., Operation Ranch Hand: The Air Force and Herbicides in Southeast Asia, 1961-1971. Washington: Office of Air Force History & GPO, 1982. xi, 253 pp. Remarkably informative and candid for an official history of so controversial a program. The FULL TEXT is available online at an Air Force web site.
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Aloysius G. Casey and Patrick A. Casey, Velocity: Speed with Direction: The Professional Career of Gen Jerome F. O’Malley. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Air University Press, 2007. x, 286 pp. O'Malley entered the Air Force after graduation from West Point in 1953. He piloted the first SR-71 mission over North Vietnam on 21 March 1968. In April 1971 he became vice commmander, then soon afterward commander, of the 460th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing, at Tan son Nhut, flying the RF-4C. The unit stood down at the end of August, as the US was withdrawing from Vietnam. Soon after, he became vice commander of the 432d TRW, based at Udorn in Thailand. The 432d had F-4D and RF-4C aircraft; O'Malley flew operational missions in both. The book discusses at some length the increase in US air strikes on North Vietnam in late 1971 and early 1972, and the controversy over the controversy over whether these had violated the rules of engagement.

Gerald T. Cantwell, Citizen Airmen: A History of the Air Force Reserve, 1946-1994. Washington: Air Force History and Museums Program, 1997. xix, 544 pp.

Chris R. Chambliss, The Role of Bridge Attack in the Interdiction Mission. Thesis, School of Advanced Airpower Studies, 1997. ix, 84 pp. pp. 30-44 cover Operation Rolling Thunder. The The text is available online at an Air University web site.

Maj. Tracy W. Colburn, Running on Empty: The Development of Helicopter Aerial Refueling and Implications for Future USAF Combat Rescue Capabilities. vii, 38 pp. AU/ACSC/0412/97-03. Student research paper, Air Command and Staff College, 1997. The FULL TEXT is available online at an Air University web site.

Commando Hunt V. Headquarters Seventh Air Force, May 1971. 307 pp. The air interdiction campaign directed against PAVN dry-season supply efforts from 10 October 1970 to 30 April 1971. The text has been placed on-line in the Virtual Vietnam Archive of the Vietnam Project, at Texas Tech University, in seven parts. Start by going to front matter and pp. 1-45, and then access the other sections by changing the A just before the .pdf at the end of the URL to B, C, D, E, F, and G.

Marc DiPaolo, Combat Rescue Operational Review: A Summary of Combat Rescue Operations from Vietnam to Kosovo. Langley AFB, VA: HQ ACC/DRMR, March 2001. The text has been placed on-line in the Virtual Vietnam Archive of the Vietnam Project, at Texas Tech University, in six parts. Pages 2-2 to 2-59 cover the war in Southeast Asia, 1961-1975. These pages can be found in the first two of the six parts that have been placed online: front matter and pp. 1-1 to 2-19, and pp. 2-20 to 2-59.

Major John W. Doucette, US Air Force Lessons in Counterinsurgency: Exposing Voids in Doctrinal Guidance. Thesis, School of Advanced Airpower Studies, Air University, 1999. vii, 92 pp. Chapter 2 (pp. 16-38) deals with Operation FARMGATE, 1961-1964. The FULL TEXT is available online at an Air University web site.

Maj. Ricky J. Drake, The Rules of Defeat: The Impact of Aerial Rules of Engagement on USAF Operations in North Vietnam, 1965-1968. Maxwell AFB: Air University Press, 1993. vii, 38 pp.
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Dennis M. Drew, Military Art and the American Tradition: The Vietnam Paradox Revisited. Maxwell AFB, AL: Air University Press, 1985. iii, 9 pp. A version that has been reformatted to fit onto fewer pages, but not actually abridged so far as I can tell, has been placed online.
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Dennis M. Drew, Rolling Thunder 1965: Anatomy of a Failure. Maxwell AFB: Air University Press, 1986. vi, 60 pp. A version that has been reformatted to fit onto fewer pages, but not actually abridged so far as I can tell, has been placed online.
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Col. Dennis M. Drew and Dr. Donald M. Snow, The Eagle’s Talons: The American Experience at War. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Air University Press, 1988. xx, 421 pp.
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Dennis M. Drew, "Air Theory, Air Force, and Low Intensity Conflict: A Short Journey to Confusion," in School of Advanced Airpower Studies (Colonel Philip S. Meilinger, ed.), The Paths of Heaven: The Evolution of Airpower Theory (Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama: Air University Press, 1997), pp. 321-355. A broad look at the development of USAF doctrine on low intensity conflict; only a few pages deal specifically with Vietnam.

Major Michael S. DuPerier, USAF, Vietnam: Incorporating Lessons Learned into the Curriculum of USAF PME. AU/ACSC/048/1999-04. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Air Command and Staff College, Air University. v, 40 pp. A student thesis from the Air Command and Staff College. The text.

David T. Fahrenkrug, Regime change and the role of airpower. Maxwell Air Force Base, AL: School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, Air University Press, 2006. ix, 55 pp.

Margaret C. Faulbaum, Air Weather Service in Southeast Asia, 1961-1976: A Pictorial Account. Scott Air Force Base, Illinois: Military Airlift Command, 1979. vi, 156 pp. The text has been placed on-line in the Virtual Vietnam Archive of the Vietnam Project, at Texas Tech University, in four parts: front matter and pp. 1-41, pp. 42-91, pp. 92-141, and pp. 142-156.

Lt. Col. Marc D. Felman, The Military Media Clash and the New Principle of War: Media Spin. Maxwell AFB: Air University Press, 1993. vii, 42 pp. The 1992 thesis (School of Advanced Airpower Studies) from which this was derived, 59 pp., has been placed online. Felman does not appear to have made any significant effort to look at what actually appeared in the media during the Vietnam War, when writing the chapter on Vietnam.
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Roger P. Fox, Air Base Defense in the Republic of Vietnam, 1961-1973. Office of Air Force History, 1979. ix, 278 pp. Appendix 1 (pp. 172-204), "Chronology of VC/NVA Attacks On the Ten Primary USAF Operating Bases in RVN, 1961-1973," has been placed on-line at an Air University web site and also in the Virtual Vietnam Archive of the Vietnam Project, at Texas Tech University.
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Robert F. Futrell, United States Policy toward Southeast Asia, 1943-1968. Maxwell AFB: Aerospace Studies Institute, Air University, 1968. iv, 652 pp. Written as part of Project Corona Harvest. Reprinted by Dalley Book Service, Christiansburg VA.

Robert F. Futrell, Ideas, Concepts, Doctrine: Basic Thinking in the U.S. Air Force, v. 2, 1961-1984. Maxwell AFB: Air University Press and GPO, 1989. xiii, 789 pp. About eighty pages of this large volume are devoted to Vietnam.
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Maj. Suzanne Budd Gehri, Study War Once More: Teaching Vietnam at Air University.  Maxwell AFB: Air University Press, 1985.  iii, 36 pp.

Herman L. Gilster, The Air War in Southeast Asia: Case Studies of Selected Campaigns. Maxwell AFB: Air University Press, 1993. xiii, 138 pp. Seems to involve mathematical modeling. Focus is on Commando Hunt in Southern Laos, close air support in SVN during the Easter Offensive, and Linebacker II.
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Col. Frank L. Goldstein, USAF, and Col. Benjamin F. Findley, Jr., USAFR, eds., Psychological Operations: Principles and Case Studies. Maxwell AFB: Air University Press, 1996. xii, 364 pp. Includes Col. Benjamin F. Findley, Jr., "US and Vietcong Psychological Operations in Vietnam" (pp. 233-241), and a little on Iraq.

William H. Greenhalgh, Jr., The Air Force in Southeast Asia: The RF-101 VOODOO, 1961-1970. USAF Historical Studies, no. 149. Office of Air Force History, 1979. 169 pp. Declassified in 1991. Available on microfilm #33688 from the Air Force Historical Research Agency, Maxwell AFB.

Michael E. Haas, Apollo's Warriors: US Air Force Special Operations during the Cold War. Maxwell AFB: Air University Press, 1997. xiii, 369 pp.
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R. Cargill Hall, ed., Case Studies in Strategic Bombardment. Washington, D.C.: Air Force History and Museums Program, 1998. xiv, 665 pp.
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William P. Head, War from Above the Clouds: B-52 Operations during the Second Indochina War and the Effects of the Air War on Theory and Doctrine. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Air University Press, 2002. vii, 138 pp.

George Herring, "Cold Blood": LBJ's Conduct of Limited War in Vietnam. Washington: GPO, 1991. 37 pp. Harmon Memorial Lectures in Military History, no. 33, delivered October 17, 1990 at the U.S. Air Force Academy. This document has been placed on-line in the Virtual Vietnam Archive of the Vietnam Project at Texas Tech University.
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Maj. William A. Hewitt, Planting the Seeds of SEAD: The Wild Weasel in Vietnam. Maxwell AFB: Air University Press, 1993. vii, 31 pp. The 1992 thesis (School of Advanced Airpower Studies) from which this was derived, 47 pp., has been placed online.
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Maj. Peter W. Huggins, Airpower and Gradual Escalation: Reconsidering the Conventional Wisdom. Thesis, School of Advanced Airpower Studies, 2000. vii, 139 pp. The FULL TEXT is available online at an Air University web site.

George R. Jackson, Linebacker II: An Examination of Strategic Use of Air Power. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Air University, 1989. iv, 65 pp.

Charles Tustin Kamps, "The JCS 94-Target List: A Vietnam Myth That Still Distorts Military Thought," Aerospace Power Journal, XIV:1 (Spring 2001), pp. 67-80. The FULL TEXT is available online at an Air University web site. Points out that the target list drawn up in 1964 did not focus nearly as much on industrial facilities as has often been claimed.

Maj. Gregory C. Kane, Air Power and Its Role in the Battles of Khe Sanh and Dien Bien Phu. AU/ACSC/0344/97-03. Student research paper, Air Command and Staff College, 1997. vii, 43 pp. The FULL TEXT is available online at an Air University web site.

Herbert H. Kissling, An Air Commando and Special Operations Chronology, 1961-1991. Hurlburt Field, Florida: First Special Operations Wing, Air Force Special Operations Command, n.d. x, 320 pp.

Richard H. Kohn and Joseph P. Harahan, eds., Air Interdiction in World war II, Korea, and Vietnam: An Interview with General Earle E. Partridge, General Joseph E. Smart, and General John W. Vogt, Jr. Washington: Office of Air Force History and GPO, 1986. viii, 105 pp. The Vietnam War section is pp. 58-86. The FULL TEXT is available online at an Air Force web site.

Richard H. Kohn and Joseph P. Harahan, eds., Strategic Air Warfare: An Interview with Generals Curtis E. LeMay, Leon W. Johnson, David A. Burchinal, and Jack J. Catton. Washington, D.C.: Office of Air Force History and GPO, 1988. viii, 146 pp. The Vietnam War is pp. 119-130. The FULL TEXT is available online at an Air Force web site.

Col Perry L. Lamy, Barrel Roll, 1968-73: An Air Campaign in Support of National Policy. Maxwell AFB: Air University Press, 1996. xvi, 69 pp. The FULL TEXT is available online at an Air University web site.
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Lt. Col. John H. Lane, Command and Control and Communications Structures in Southeast Asia. Maxwell AFB: Air University, 1981. xi, 230 pp.
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Gary Robert Lester, Mosquitoes to Wolves: The Evolution of the Forward Air Controller. Maxwell AFB: Air University Press, 1997. xiii, 280 pp. More than half the book is devoted to the 2d Indochina War. So far as I know, the physical volume--hard copy--is not available through the normal distribution channels; it has to be ordered direct from the publisher.
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Eduard Mark, Aerial Interdiction in Three Wars. Washington: Center for Air Force History, 1994. xi, 432 pp. Covers WWII European Theater through June 1944; Korea 1950-51; Southern Laos 1971-72; and Vietnam 1972.
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General William M. Momyer, Airpower in Three Wars. Washington, D.C.: Department of the Air Force, 1978. xiv, 358 pp. Reprint edition, with a new preface by the author: Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Air University Press, 2003. xxiv, 401 pp. Momyer commanded 7th Air Force in Vietnam from mid-1966 to mid-1968, and then commanded Tactical Air Command from 1968 to 1973.

Forrest E. Morgan, Big Eagle, Little Dragon: Propaganda and the Coercive Use of Airpower against North Vietnam. Thesis, School of Advanced Airpower Studies, Air University, 1994. vii, 85 pp. The FULL TEXT is available online at an Air University web site.

Donald Mrozek, Air Power and the Ground War in Vietnam: Ideas and Actions. Maxwell AFB, AL: Air University Press, 1988. xvi, 196 pp.
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Donald Mrozek, The United States Air Force after Vietnam: Postwar Challenges and Potential for Responses. Air University Press and GPO, 1988. 126 pp.
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Bernard C. Nalty, Air Power and the Fight for Khe Sanh. Washington: Office of Air Force History, 1986. x, 134 pp. The FULL TEXT is available online.

Bernard C. Nalty, War Against Trucks: Aerial Interdiction in Southern Laos, 1968-1972. Washington, D.C.: Air Force History and Museums Program, 2005. xiv, 365 pp. The part of this I have found time to read, so far, looks extremely good.
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Jacob Neufeld, Kenneth Schaffel, and Anne E. Shermer, Guide to Air Force Historical Literature. Washington, D.C.: Office of Air Force History, 1985. ix, 243 pp. This bibliography was declassified in 2008, and is now available online. Many of the works listed in it were originally classified, some as high as Top Secret; I have no idea how many of these have been declassified.

Richard A. Pfau and William H. Greenhalgh, Jr., The Air Force in Southeast Asia: The B-57G -- Tropic Moon III, 1967-1972. USAF Historical Studies, no. 200. 1978. v, 126 pp. Declassified in 1991.

Jeffrey Record, Serbia and Vietnam: A Preliminary Comparison of U.S. Decisions to Use Force. Occasional Paper No. 8, Center for Strategy and Technology, Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base, May 1999. 22 pp. The FULL TEXT is available online at an Air University web site.

Jeffrey Record, Perils of Reasoning by Historical Analogy: Munich, Vietnam and American Use of Force since 1945. Occasional Paper No. 4, Center for Strategy and Technology, Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base, March 1998. 30 pp. The FULL TEXT is available online at an Air University web site.

Lt. Col. Robert D. Rego, Anti-Infiltration Barrier Technology and the Battle for Southeast Asia, 1966-1972. AU/ACSC/147/2000-04. Student research report, Air Command and Staff College, 2000. xi, 69 pp. The FULL TEXT is available online at an Air University web site.

John Schlight, A War Too Long: The History of the USAF in Southeast Asia [title on cover] or A War Too Long: The USAF in Southeast Asia, 1961-1975 [title on title page]. Washington: GPO and Air Force History and Museums Program, 1996. 110 pp. The FULL TEXT is available online at an Air Force web site.
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John Schlight, Help from Above: Air Force Close Air Support of the Army, 1946-1973. Washington: GPO and Air Force History and Museums Program, 2003. xv, 455 pp.

Donald E. Schulz, Communist Policy Towards Southeast Asia, 1954-1969: A Chronological Compendium. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Aerospace Studies Institute, Air University, 1970. iv, 662 pp. Prepared at the Battelle Memorial Institute, of Columbus, Ohio, under contract for Project Corona Harvest. A chronological compendium of statements from open sources, intended to complement Futrell's volume United States Policy toward Southeast Asia, 1943-1968 (above). The text has been placed on-line in the Virtual Vietnam Archive of the Vietnam Project, at Texas Tech University.

Security Classification Guide for Southeast Asia (SEA) Operations. Air Force Office of Information Security, 26 June 1992. 87 pp. plus Appendices A-C. Online in the Virtual Vietnam Archive of the Vietnam Project, at Texas Tech University, in six .pdf files. A guide for personnel reviewing Air Force documents from the Vietnam War for declassification. The three appendices that make up most of the document are useful reference works.
Appendix A. USAF Aircraft and Roles in Southeast Asia, 1965-1972. 2 pp.
Appendix B. Munitions Used in the Vietnam War. 12 pp. "Munitions" defined broadly, to include not only bombs and rockets, but rocket launching tubes, flares, airdropped mines, guns, and gun pods.
Appendix C. Glossary: Southeast Asia Terms,Nicknames, and Abbreviations. 174 pp. (runs from the third to the sixth of the six .pdf files).

Diana Simpson, Vietnamese Conflict: Lessons Learned: Selected References. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Air University Library, 1990. 14 pp.

Leonard D. G. Teixeira, Linebacker II: A Strategic and Tactical Case Study. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Air University, 1990. v, 32 pp.

Earl H. Tilford, Jr., Setup: What the Air Force Did in Vietnam and Why. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Air University Press, 1991. xx, 308 pp. (A revised version titled Crosswinds was later published in the private sector.)
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Earl H. Tilford, Jr., Search and Rescue in Southeast Asia. Washington: Center for Air Force History, 1992. ix, 212 pp. The FULL TEXT is available online at an Air Force web site.
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Captain Gilles Van Nederveen, Sparks over Vietnam: The EB-66 and the Early Struggle of Tactical Electronic Warfare. ARI Paper 2000-03. Maxwell Air Force Base: Air University, 2000. vii, 100 pp. The FULL TEXT is available online at an Air University web site.

Captain Gilles Van Nederveen, Wizardry for Air Campaigns: Signals Intelligence Support to the Cockpit. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Air University Press, 2001. iv, 38 pp. The Vietnam section is about the way Project Teaball, introduced in mid 1972, gathered radar, sigint, and elint info to give real-time threat warnings to U.S. aircraft over North Vietnam. The text is available online at an Air University web site.

Jacob Van Staaveren, USAF Plans and Policies in South Vietnam, 1961-1963. USAF Historical Division Liaison Office, June 1965. 106 pp. This was originally published as a "Top Secret" document. A declassified copy has been placed online by the National Security Archive.

Jacob Van Staaveren, USAF Plans and Policies in South Vietnam and Laos, 1964. USAF Historical Division Liaison Office, December 1965. 104 pp. This was originally published as a "Top Secret" document. A declassified copy has been placed online by the National Security Archive.

Jacob Van Staaveren, USAF Plans and Operations in Southeast Asia, 1965. USAF Historical Division Liaison Office, October 1966. 102 pp. This was originally published as a "Top Secret" document. A declassified copy has been placed online by the National Security Archive.

Jacob Van Staaveren, The Air Force in Vietnam: The Search for Military Alternatives, 1967. Office of Air Force History, December 1969. v, 80 pp. This was originally published as a "Top Secret" document. A declassified copy has been placed online by the National Security Archive.

Jacob Van Staaveren, The Air Force in Southeast Asia: Toward a Bombing Halt, 1968. Office of Air Force History, September 1970. vii, 102 pp. This was originally published as a "Top Secret" document. A declassified copy has been placed online by the National Security Archive.

A Timothy Warnock, Short of War: Major USAF Contingency Operations. Washington, D.C.: Air Force History and Museums Program/Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Air University Press, 2000. xxix, 274 pp.

Kenneth P. Werrell, Archie, Flak, AAA, and SAM: A Short Operational History of Ground-Based Air Defense. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Air University Press, 1988. xx, 198 pp. Vietnam is pp. 95-136.

Kenneth P. Werrell, "Did USAF Technology Fail in Vietnam? Three Case Studies." Airpower Journal, Spring 1998, pp. 87-99. The F-105, the fixed-wing gunship, and the laser-guided bomb. The FULL TEXT is available online at an Air University web site.

Darrell D. Whitcomb, On a Steel Horse I Ride: A History of the MH-53 Pave Low Helicopters in War and Peace. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Air University Press, 2012. xxxi, 738 pp.

R. Michael Worden, Rise of the Fighter Generals: The Problem of Air Force Leadership, 1945-1982.  Maxwell Air Force Base, AL: Air University Press, 1998.  xiii, 281 pp.

R. Frank Futrell, William H. Greenhalgh, Carl Grubb, et. al., Aces and Aerial Victories: The United States Air Force in Southeast Asia 1965-1973. Office of Air Force History, 1976. xiii, 188 pp.
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USAF Southeast Asia Monograph Series.

CHECO Reports

Project CHECO (Contemporary Historical Examination of Current Operations), under HQ, PACAF, produced histories of important events during the war. Most CHECO reports have been declassified, in whole and in part.  Copies of many are available from Dalley Book Service, 90 Kimball Lane, Christiansburg VA 24073. Copies of some can be purchased from the National Technical Information Service (NTIS). Complete or almost complete texts of many of the reports have also been placed online in the Virtual Vietnam Archive of the Vietnam Project, at Texas Tech University. For a listing, with links to the full texts, enter "Contemporary Historical Examination Of Current Operations (CHECO) Reports Of Southeast Asia (1961-1975)" in the "Collection Title" field. Some have also been placed online by the Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC). In the listing below of those that are available either online or in hard copy from Dalley, bear in mind that many of those available online can also be obtained from Dalley: Most CHECO reports are not yet available, so far as I am aware, either from Dalley or online. Some of the ones that look interesting include:

Readers interesting in identifying additional reports might start by consulting the bibliographies of several of the volumes of the series The United States Air Force in Southeast Asia (see above), which list numerous CHECO reports.  For a still more comprehensive listing, with a short summary of each report, one can obtain, from Dalley,

Research Guide to Contemporary Historical Examination of Current Operations (CHECO) Reports of Southeast Asia (1961-1975).  Compiled by Secretary of Air Force Southeast Asia Declassification and Review Team.  Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Air Force Historical Research Agency, 1992. vii, 110 pp.

Air Force Journals

Air University Review, "The Professional Journal of the United States Air Force." Six issues per year. Published by the Air University, Maxwell AFB, 1947-1987. (It was replaced in 1987 by Airpower Journal, later Aerospace Power Journal, Air & Space Power Journal--see below.) I believe that during part of the Vietnam War era there was also a classified version of Air University Review, titled Aerospace Commentary.
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Air & Space Power Journal Index. This is a complete subject index to articles published since 1987 in the journal, published by the U.S. Air Force Air University, at Maxwell AFB, Alabama, now called Air & Space Power Journal, formerly Airpower Journal and Aerospace Power Journal. These titles are successors to Air University Review (above). The texts of the articles are available online. Some of the ones relevant to the Vietnam War are:

DeRemer, Maj Lee E. "Leadership between a Rock and a Hard Place," Vol. X, No. 3 (Fall 1996): 87-94.
Gunzinger, Lt Col Mark A. "Airpower as a Second Front," No. 3 (Fall 1995): 63-73.
Kamps, Charles Tustin, "The JCS 94-Target List: A Vietnam Myth That Still Distorts Military Thought," Vol. XV, No. 1 (Spring 2001): 67-80.
Meggett, 2d Lt Dave. "Organizing for Search and Rescue," No. 2 (Summer 1995): 82-88.
Wendt, C2C Diego M. "Using a Sledgehammer to Kill a Gnat: The Air Force's Failure to Comprehend Insurgent Doctrine during Operation Rolling Thunder," Vol. IV, No. 2, (Summer 1990): 52-64.
Werrell, Kenneth P. "Did USAF Technology Fail in Vietnam?" Vol XII, No. 1 (Spring 1998): 79-86.

Airman, "Official Magazine of the U.S. Air Force." Monthly, published by the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force.
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The Air War: Congressional Committee Hearings and Reports

The Air War: Private Sector Publications

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