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Title Index to Publications by the Air Force Historical Studies Office

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7 December 1941: The Air Force Story    (.pdf)

10 Propositions Regarding Air Power (.pdf)

The 31 Initiatives: A Study in Air Force-Army Cooperation (.pdf)

The AAF in Northwest Africa(.pdf)

The AAF in the Invasion of Southern France(.pdf)

Aces and Aerial Victories: The USAF in SEA, 1965-1973 (.pdf)

Acquisition Management in the U.S. Air Force and Its Predecessors (.pdf)

Aerial Interdiction: Air Power and the Land Battle in Three American Wars (.pdf)

An Aerospace Bibliography(.pdf)

Africa to the Alps: The Army Air Forces in the Mediterranean Theater (.pdf)

Air Base Defense in the Republic of Vietnam (.pdf)

Air Force Bases:

Air Force Combat Medals, Streamers, and Campaigns (.pdf)

Air Force Combat Units of World War II (.pdf)

Air Force Combat Wings: Lineage and Honors Histories, 1947-1977 (.pdf)

Air Force Heroes in Vietnam (.pdf)

The Air Force Integrates, 1945-1964 (.pdf)

Air Force Officers: Personnel Policy Development, 1944-1974(.pdf)

The Air Force Role in Developing International Outer Space Law (.pdf)

Air Force Roles and Missions: A History (.pdf)

Air House : a history

Air Interdiction in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam (.pdf)

Air Leadership (.pdf)

Air Power and the Fight for Khe Sanh (.pdf)

Air Power and Warfare: Eighth USAF Academy Symposium (.pdf)

Air Power for Patton's Army: The 19th Tactical Air Command in the Second World War  (.pdf)

Air Power in Three Wars: World War II, Korea, Vietnam (.pdf)

Air Power Versus U-boats: Confronting Hitler's Submarine Menace in the European Theater (.pdf)

Air Superiority in World War II and Korea (.pdf)

Air War Over South Vietnam, 1968-1975 (.pdf)

Air Warfare and Air Base Defense, 1917-1973(.pdf)

Air-Ground Teamwork on the Western Front(.pdf)

Airborne Assault on Holland(.pdf)

Airlift and Airborne Operations in World War II (.pdf)

Airpower Advantage: Planning the Gulf War Air Campaign 1989 - 1991 (.pdf)

Airpower and the 1972 Spring Invasion (.pdf)

Airpower and the Airlift Evacuation of Kham Duc (.pdf)

The American Military and the Far East: Ninth USAF Academy Symposium (.pdf)

The American Military on the Frontier: Seventh USAF Academy Symposium (.pdf)

Anatomy of A Reform : The Expeditionary Aerospace Force (.pdf)

Anything, Anywhere, Anytime: Combat Cargo in the Korean War (.pdf)

The Army Air Forces in World War II [seven volumes]

The Army Air Forces in World War II: Combat Chronology (.pdf)

Army Air Forces Medical Services in World War II (.pdf)

Ash Warriors (.pdf)

Autonomy of the Air Arm(.pdf)

Aviation in the U.S. Army, 1919-1939 (.pdf)

The Battle Against the U-Boat in the American Theater(.pdf)

Belle Chance : a commander's haven

Billy Mitchell: Stormy Petrel of the Air (.pdf)

Blacks in the Army Air Forces during World War II: The Problem of Race Relations (.pdf)

Building a Strategic Air Force, 1945-1953 (.pdf)

A Career in Test and Evaluation: Interview of Charles E. "Pete" Adolph(.pdf)

Carl A. Spaatz and the Air War in Europe (.pdf)

Case Studies in Strategic Bombardment (.pdf)

Case Studies in the Achievement of Air Superiority (.pdf)

Case Studies in the Development of Close Air Support (.pdf)

Catalog of the United States Air Force Oral History Collection

Citizen Airmen: A History of the Air Force Reserve, 1946-1994 (.pdf)

Coalition Air Warfare in the Korean War, 1950-1953 (Neufeld & Watson)(.pdf)

The Cold War and Beyond: Chronology of the U.S. Air Force, 1947-1997 (.pdf)

Combat Squadrons of the Air Force: World War II (.pdf)

Command and Commanders in Modern Military History: Second USAF Academy Symposium (.pdf)

The Command of the Air (.pdf)

A Concise History of the U.S. Air Force(.pdf)

Condensed Analysis of the Ninth Air Force in the European Theater of Operations (.pdf)

Coningham: A Biography of Air Marshal Sir Arthur Coningham (.pdf)

Conquering the Night: Army Air Forces Night Fighters at War (.pdf)

D-Day 1944: Air Power Over the Normandy Beaches and Beyond(.pdf)

Decisive Force: Strategic Bombing in the Gulf War (.pdf)

Defending the West: The United States Air Force and European Security, 1946-1998 (.pdf)

Development and Employment of Fixed-Wing Gunships, 1962-1972 (.pdf)

The Development of Air Doctrine in the Army Air Army, 1917-1941 (.pdf)

The Development of Ballistic Missiles in the United States Air Force, 1945-1960 (.pdf)

Down in the Weeds: Close Air Support in Korea (.pdf)

The Emerging Shield: The Air Force and the Evolution of Continental Air Defense, 1945-1960 (.pdf)

Encyclopedia of U.S. Air Force Aircraft and Missile Systems

The Enlisted Experience: A Conversation with the Chief Master Sergeants of the Air Force (.pdf)

A Fit, Fighting Force: The Air Force Nursing Services Chronology (Pamphlet)(.pdf)

Foulois and the U.S. Army Air Corps, 1931-1935 (.pdf)

Foundation of the Force: Air Force Enlisted Personnel Policy, 1907-1956(.pdf)

Frank M. Andrews: Marshall's Airman (.pdf)

Fueling the Fires of Resistance: AAF Special Operations in the Balkans During World War II(.pdf)

Fulcrum of Power: Essays on the United States Air Force and National Security (.pdf)

General Kenney Reports: A Personal History of the Pacific War (.pdf)

Generations of Chevrons (.pdf)

Golden Legacy, Boundless Future (PDF) available by chapters

Gradual Failure (.pdf)

Green Light: A Troop Carrier Squadron's War from Normandy to the Rhine (.pdf)

A Guide to Documentary Sources(.pdf)

Guideposts for the United States Military in the 21st Century(.pdf)

Gulf War Air Power Survey (Summary .pdf) (Vol. 1 .pdf) (Vol. 2 .pdf) (Vol. 3 .pdf) (Vol. 4 .pdf) (Vol. 5 .pdf)

HAP: Henry H. Arnold, Military Aviator(.pdf)

The Harmon Lectures in Military History, 1959-1987 (.pdf)

Harnessing the Genie: Science and Technology Forecasting for the Air Force, 1944-1986 (.pdf)

Help From Above (.pdf)

High Frontier: The U.S. Air Force and the Military Space Program (.pdf)

The High Road to Tokyo Bay(.pdf)

History of the Air Corps Tactical School, 1920-1940(.pdf)

A History of the United States Air Force, 1907-1957

Hitting Home: The Air Offensive Against Japan (.pdf)

The Home Front and War in the Twentieth Century: Tenth USAF Academy Symposium (.pdf)

Hoyt S. Vandenberg, the life of a general (.pdf)

The Hypersonic Revolution [three volumes]

Ideas and Weapons (.pdf)

Immediate Reach, Immediate Power: Air Expeditionary Force and American Power Projection(.pdf)

The Intelligence Revolution: A Historical Retrospective: Thirteenth USAF Academy Symposium(.pdf)

Interdiction in Southern Laos, 1960-1968 (.pdf)

Last Flight From Saigon (.pdf)

Leaping the Atlantic Wall: Army Air Forces Campaigns in Western Europe, 1942-1945 (.pdf)

Linebacker II: A View from the Rock (.pdf)

The Literature of Aeronautics, Astronautics, and Air Power (.pdf)

Locating Air Force Base Sites: History's Legacy (.pdf)

Logbook of Signal Corps No. 1 (.pdf)

Lucrative Targets: United States Air Force in the Kuwaiti Theater of Operations (.pdf)

Makers of the United States Air Force (.pdf)

Medical Support of the Army Air Forces in World War II (.pdf)

Mig Alley: The Fight for Air Superiority (.pdf)

The Military and Society: Fifth USAF Academy Symposium (.pdf)

Military History of the American Revolution: Sixth U.S. Air Force Academy Symposium(.pdf)

Military Planning in the Twentieth Century: Eleventh USAF Academy Symposium (.pdf)

The Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, 1947-1965(.pdf)

Office of the Secretary of the Air Force: Organizational and Functional Charts,1947-1984(.pdf)

The Official Pictorial History of the AAF

Official Report of the Pan-American Flight (.pdf)

On Target: Organizing and Executing the Strategic Air Campaign against Iraq (.pdf)

One Hundred Years of Flight: USAF Chronology of Significant Air And Space Events 1903-2002 (Pamphlet)(.pdf)

Operation Ranch Hand: The USAF and Herbicides in SEA, 1961-1971 (.pdf)

Operation Thursday: Birth of the Air Commandos (.pdf)

Organization and Lineage of the United States Air Force (.pdf)

Organizational Charts: Headquarters USAF, 1947-Present (.pdf)

Over the Hump (.pdf)

Pacific counterblow : the 11th Bombardment Group and the 67th Fighter Squadron in the battle for Guadalcanal : an interim report (.pdf)

A Pattern for Joint Operations: World War II Close Air Support ´┐ŻNorth Africa (.pdf)

Pearl to V-J Day: WW II in the Pacific(.pdf)

Personal Papers in the U.S. Air Force Historical Research Center

Piercing the Fog: Intelligence and Army Air Forces Operations in World War II (.pdf)

Planning and Organizing the Postwar Air Force, 1943-1947 (.pdf)

Preemptive Defense: Allied Air Power Versus Hitler's V-Weapons, 1943-1945 (.pdf)

A Preliminary to War: The 1st Aero Squadron and the Mexican Punitive Expedition of 1919 (.pdf)

Prelude to the Total Force: Air National Guard, 1943-1969 (.pdf)

Prophecy Fulfilled: "Toward New Horizons" and Its Legacy (.pdf)

Reach and Power: The Heritage of the United States Air Force in Pictures and Artifacts

Reflections and Remembrances: Veterans of the US Army Air Forces(.pdf)

Reflections on Research and Development in the United States Air Force (.pdf)

The Roswell Report: Fact Versus Fiction in the New Mexico Desert (.pdf)

Bernard A. Schriever: Challenging the Unknown (pamphlet) (.pdf)

Science, Technology and Warfare: Third USAF Academy Symposium (.pdf)

Search and Rescue Operations of the United States Air Force in Southeast Asia, 1961-1975 (.pdf)

Secretaries and Chiefs of Staff of the United States Air Force: Biographical Sketches and Portraits (.pdf)

Seeing Off the Bear (.pdf)

Separate and Unequal: Race Relations in the AAF During World War II (.pdf)

Seventy-Five Years of Inflight Refueling: Highlights, 1923-1998 (.pdf)

The Shootdown of Trigger 4 (.pdf)

Short of War: Major United States Air Force Contingency Operations, 1947-1997(.pdf)

Sierra Hotel: Flying Air Force Fighters in the Decade After Vietnam (.pdf)

Silver Wings, Golden Valor: The USAF Remembers Korea (Hallion)(pdf)

Soldiers and Statesmen: Fourth USAF Academy Symposium (.pdf)

Steadfast and Courageous: FEAF Bomber Command and the Air War in Korea, 1950-1953 (.pdf)

The Strategic Air War Against Germany and Japan (.pdf)

Strategic Air Warfare (.pdf)

The Struggle for Air Force Independence, 1943 - 1947(.pdf)

Sunday Punch in Normandy(.pdf)

Tactical Airlift (.pdf)

The Tale of Two Bridges and the Battle for the Skies over North Vietnam (.pdf)

Technology and the Air Force: A Retrospective Assessment (.pdf)

That Others May Live (.pdf)

They Fought With What They Had (.pdf)

The Three Wars of Lt. Gen. George E. Stratemeyer: His Korean War Diary (.pdf)

To Hanoi and Back (.pdf)

To Save a City: The Berlin Airlift, 1948-1949(.pdf)

Toward Independence: The Emergence of the U.S. Air Force, 1943-1947(.pdf)

Training to Fly: Military Flight Training, 1907-1945 (.pdf)

Transformation in Russian and Soviet Military History: Twelfth USAF Academy Symposium(.pdf)

ULTRA and the Army Air Forces in World War II (.pdf)

The U.S. Air Force in Space, 1945 to the 21st Century (.pdf)

The U.S. Air Service in World War I [four volumes]

  • Volume I: The Final Report of the Chief of Air Service AEF and a Tactical History (.pdf)

  • Volume II: Early Concepts of Military Aviation (.pdf)

  • Volume III: The Battle of St. Mihiel (.pdf)

  • Volume IV: Postwar Review (.pdf)

The United States Air Force Basic Documents on Roles and Missions (.pdf)

The United States Air Force and Humanitarian Airlift Operations, 1947-1994 (.pdf)

The United States Air Force and Its Antecedents: A Select Bibliography of Unit and Command Histories (.pdf)

United States Air Force and the Culture of Innovation, 1945-1965 (.pdf)

United States Air Force History: An Annotated Bibliography(.pdf)

The United States Air Force in Korea (.pdf)

The United States Air Force in Korea: A Chronology, 1950-1953(.pdf)

United States Air Force in Korea: Campaigns, Units, and Stations, 1950-1953(.pdf)

The United States Air Force in Southeast Asia: An Illustrated Account, 1961-1973(.pdf)

The United States Air Force in Southeast Asia - CIVIC ACTION (.pdf)

The United States Air Force in Southeast Asia - The Advisory Years to 1965 (.pdf)

The United States Army Air Arm, 1861-1917 (.pdf)

The USAF in Korea: Campaigns, Units, and Stations 1950 - 1953 (.pdf)

The USAF Scientific Advisory Board: Its First Twenty Years, 1944-1964 (.pdf)

The Vietnamese Air Force, 1965-1975: Its Role in Combat and Fourteen Hours at Koh Tang (.pdf)

The War Against Trucks: Aerial Interdiction in Southern Laos, 1968-1972 (Nalty)(.pdf)

A War Too Long: The History of the USAF in Southeast Asia, 1961-1975 (.pdf)

Weapon of Denial: Air Power and the Battle for New Guinea (.pdf)

Winged Shield, Winged Sword: A History of the United States Air Force (Vol. 1 .pdf) (Vol. 2 .pdf)

Wings of Hope: The U.S. Air Force and Humanitarian Airlift Operations(.pdf)

With Courage: The United States Army Air Forces in World War II (.pdf)

Within Limits: The U.S. Air Force and the Korean War (.pdf)

The Years of the Offensive, 1965-1968 (.pdf)