The Resource Learning to forget : US Army counterinsurgency doctrine and practice from Vietnam to Iraq, David Fitzgerald

Learning to forget : US Army counterinsurgency doctrine and practice from Vietnam to Iraq, David Fitzgerald

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Learning to forget : US Army counterinsurgency doctrine and practice from Vietnam to Iraq
Title
Learning to forget
Title remainder
US Army counterinsurgency doctrine and practice from Vietnam to Iraq
Statement of responsibility
David Fitzgerald
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book is a study of how the lessons of the Vietnam War influenced Army attitudes towards counterinsurgency in the post-Vietnam era, with a particular focus on the interplay between military doctrine and history. It demonstrates that Vietnam had a profound effect on Army attitudes towards counterinsurgency. These lessons, and the fortunes of counterinsurgency, were inextricably tied to the contemporary challenges the Army saw itself facing
Cataloging source
OTZ
Dewey number
355.0218097309045
Index
index present
LC call number
  • U241
  • U241
LC item number
.F58 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Target audience
specialized
Label
Learning to forget : US Army counterinsurgency doctrine and practice from Vietnam to Iraq, David Fitzgerald
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: Counterinsurgency and the Uses of History; Chapter 1: The Army's Counterinsurgency War in Vietnam; Chapter 2: "Out of the Rice Paddies " -- The 1970s and the Decline of Counterinsurgency; Chapter 3: Low-Intensity Conflict in the Reagan Years; Chapter 4: Peacekeeping and Operations Other Than War In The 1990S; Chapter 5: Mr. Rumsfeld's War: Transformation, Doctrine, and "Phase IV" Planning for Iraq; Chapter 6: Counterinsurgency and "Vietnam" in Iraq, 2003-2006; Chapter 7: The Return of Counterinsurgency: FM 3-24 and the "Surge."
  • Chapter 8: A Never-Ending War? -- The Renegotiation of "Vietnam" in AfghanistanConclusion; Reference Matter; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn875227753
Extent
1 online resource (x, 285 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804786423
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b30510776
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)875227753
  • pebcs0804786429

Library Locations

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