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Command and Control of Air Operations in the Vietnam War

Colloquium on Contemporary History No. 4, 23 January 1991

A-4 "Skyhawk" on the USS BON HOMME RICHARD (CVA-31)

An armed A-4 Skyhawk is raised to the flight deck of the USS Bon Homme Richard (CVA-31) during operations in the South China Sea, March 1967 (USN 1142093).  


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Transcripts from this colloquium include the following:

  • Opening Remarks
  • Tactical Command and Control of Carrier Operations
  • Washington’s Management of the Rolling Thunder Campaign
  • General Westmoreland and Control of the Air War
  • Operation Niagara: Air Power and the Siege of Khe Sanh
  • General Discussion
  • Speakers’ Biographies
Published: Wed Dec 23 09:44:02 EST 2020