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The Air Force Way of War: U.S. Tactics and Training after Vietnam

Brian D. Laslie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813160597
eISBN:
9780813161297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160597.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This work traces the creation and evolution of air combat training exercises within the U.S. Air Force from Vietnam through Operation Desert Storm and Operation Allied Force. After Vietnam, the USAF ... More


Conclusion

Brian D. Laslie

in The Air Force Way of War: U.S. Tactics and Training after Vietnam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813160597
eISBN:
9780813161297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160597.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

The conclusion demonstrates the continued need for Red Flag and other realistic training exercises.


April 1899: The War

Patrick H. Hase

in The Six-Day War of 1899: Hong Kong in the Age of Imperialism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098992
eISBN:
9789882207592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098992.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter starts by considering the burning of the matsheds during 3 and 14 April. The action on 15 April (Battle of Mui Shue Hang) is described. While this Battle of Mui Shue Hang was ... More


Queen Cotton: Smuggling and the Exigencies of Citizenship during the Civil War

Sharada Balachandran Orihuela

in Fugitives, Smugglers, and Thieves: Piracy and Personhood in American Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640921
eISBN:
9781469640945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640921.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter studies the language of President Lincoln’s naval blockade of Southern ports on April 19, 1861, which frames the South as a “rebellious state” and severely limits the lawful commercial ... More


The sea as a dynamic and hybrid landscape

Robert Van de Noort

in North Sea Archaeologies: A Maritime Biography, 10,000 BC - AD 1500

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199566204
eISBN:
9780191917844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199566204.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

Since the last glacial maximum, some 22,000 years ago, the North Sea basin has undergone many transformational changes. Largely covered by ice at the beginning of the ... More


The National Front (II): Combating the Anglo-Irish Agreement, 1985–1990

James Loughlin

in Fascism and Constitutional Conflict: The British Extreme Right and Ulster in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941770
eISBN:
9781789623208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941770.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter assesses the state of the National Front as it sought to contribute to the loyalist/Unionist struggle against the imposition of the Anglo-Irish Agreement (AIA), an agreement reached ... More


Flags of Convenience

S.G. Sturmey

in British Shipping and World Competition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497322
eISBN:
9781786944528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497322.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the history of flags of convenience in the twentieth century - a term for the flags of countries which permitted other countries to register ships in their ports. It explores ... More


Using Props

Siu Wang-Ngai and Peter Lovrick

in Chinese Opera: The Actor's Craft

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789888208265
eISBN:
9789888268252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208265.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter demonstrates how props common to Chinese stage craft are used. It includes the horsewhip which represents an entire horse, paddles which represent boats, the fan and furniture.


Police Emblem and Flag

Desmond Rea and Robin Masefield

in Policing in Northern Ireland: Delivering the New Beginning?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381502
eISBN:
9781781382172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381502.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This short chapter deals with the contentious issue of symbolism, in relation to the creation of a new emblem and flag for the PSNI. The Commission’s judgement that the new beginning could not be ... More


The Black Flag and Confederate Soldiers: Total War from the Bottom Up?

Michael J. Bennett

in This Distracted and Anarchical People: New Answers for Old Questions about the Civil War-Era North

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823245680
eISBN:
9780823252664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245680.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This essay contends that there are inconsistencies in the Freedom School's interpretation of the Civil War as simultaneously a redemptive national conflict and the first modern total war. Examining ... More


Beginnings: The Kamehameha School for Girls, 1894–1897

Sandra E. Bonura

in Light in the Queen's Garden: Ida May Pope, Pioneer for Hawai'i's Daughters, 1862-1914

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866440
eISBN:
9780824876890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866440.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The beginning of the end of the Hawaiian monarchy coincided with the year the Kamehameha School for Girls came into being with Pope at the helm. Hawai‘i had officially become a Republic. Sanford Dole ... More


The Turbulent Ending of the Nineteenth Century

Sandra E. Bonura

in Light in the Queen's Garden: Ida May Pope, Pioneer for Hawai'i's Daughters, 1862-1914

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866440
eISBN:
9780824876890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866440.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1898, a series of explosive events led to the U.S. declaring war on Spain. A multitude of soldiers were in the port when the news came that President McKinley had signed the resolution annexing ... More


Gay Deceibers and Bonnie Blue Flags: The Anthems of the Confederacy

Christian McWhirter

in Battle Hymns: The Power and Popularity of Music in the Civil War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835500
eISBN:
9781469601861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882627_mcwhirter.7
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Northerners were content with patriotic songs, but Confederates sought anthems. This chapter describes the chosen anthems of the Confederacy. The first anthem widely adopted by Confederates was ... More


Operational Exercises

Brian D. Laslie

in The Air Force Way of War: U.S. Tactics and Training after Vietnam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813160597
eISBN:
9780813161297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160597.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

Chapter 3 places the training that began after the end of American involvement in Vietnam into the context of new large-force exercises designed to simulate combat at operational-level exercises, ... More


Benjamin F. Butler and Unionist New Orleans

Gary W. Gallagher

in Mutiny at Fort Jackson: The Untold Story of the Fall of New Orleans

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832288
eISBN:
9781469606187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887028_pierson.10
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes the dramatic changes New Orleans experienced after the arrival of U.S. troops. Slavery nevertheless cracked as enslaved people sought even a tenuous freedom behind Union lines. ... More


1998–Present: Still Speaking Out

Danny McKenzie

in A Time to Speak: Speeches by Jack Reed

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731309
eISBN:
9781604733402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731309.003.0012
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter describes Jack Reed’s activities from 1998 to the present. Reed has spent much of his time at home since his tenure on the Mississippi Board of Education and his run for governor. His ... More


Following the Flag in American Film

Robert Eberwein

in Eastwood's Iwo Jima: Critical Engagements with Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165655
eISBN:
9780231850438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165655.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter traces the importance of and historical change in the representation of the American flag in U.S. war cinema and examines the problematic aspects of another flag raising that functioned ... More


Origins

Kenneth P. Miller

in Texas vs. California: A History of Their Struggle for the Future of America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190077365
eISBN:
9780190077402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190077365.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter argues that the polarization of Texas and California can be traced to their origins. The chapter examines the two states’ common experiences as possessions of Spain and Mexico; their ... More


Becoming Americans in Paris: The Commune as Frontier in Turn-of-the-Century Adventure Fiction

J. Michelle Coghlan

in Sensational Internationalism: The Paris Commune and the Remapping of American Memory in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474411202
eISBN:
9781474426800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411202.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter charts the reconfiguration of the Commune’s domestic threat in American popular fiction in the 1890s. I show how America’s fin-de-siècle preoccupation with the revolution of 1871 ... More


The Asian Solidarity Association and the High Treason Case

Robert Thomas Tierney

in Monster of the Twentieth Century: Kōtoku Shūsui and Japan's First Anti-Imperialist Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520286344
eISBN:
9780520961593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286344.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the years after the war, Japanese socialists endeavored to establish ties with the large group of Asian students, intellectuals, and revolutionaries in Tokyo. Despite their different motivations, ... More


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