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Air Support for the Ground Forces

Emanuel Sakal

in Soldier in the Sinai: A General's Account of the Yom Kippur War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813150802
eISBN:
9780813153315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813150802.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

The ground forces had high expectations of the IAF. Elazar remained vague about the IAF's role in the defensive campaign, but he made it clear that the regulars would have to hang on singlehandedly ... More


Soldier in the Sinai: A General's Account of the Yom Kippur War

Emanuel Sakal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813150802
eISBN:
9780813153315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813150802.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The escalation of the War of Attrition led to the construction of Bar-Lev Line. Depth bombing forced Egypt to build up a dense antiaircraft layout. “The regulars will hold!” concept, even in the ... More


A Final Assignment: Back to School, 1951–1953

Michael E. Lynch

in Edward M. Almond and the US Army: From the 92nd Infantry Division to the X Corps

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813177984
eISBN:
9780813177991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177984.003.0015
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines Almond’s final assignment as Commandant, US Army War College, where he left an indelible impression. This final assignment proved especially rewarding. Subsequent commandants ... More


The Kill Chain (II): Dynamic Targeting

Craig Jones

in The War Lawyers: The United States, Israel, and Juridical Warfare

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198842927
eISBN:
9780191878824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842927.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter is the second of two chapters that analyse the role of military lawyers in the contemporary US kill chain. It focuses on dynamic (unplanned) targeting and shows how its ontology of ... More


Setting the Stage: Impact of New Aircraft on Training

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/9780813160597.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

Chapter 4 examines the development of new aircraft. It also details how new technologies were incorporated into training exercises. As the training revolution was beginning, the air force was ... More


Air Power versus Ground Forces: Deterrence at the Operational Level of War

Phil Haun

in Cross-Domain Deterrence: Strategy in an Era of Complexity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190908645
eISBN:
9780190909604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908645.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Classical deterrence concepts were developed to prevent nuclear war, for obvious reasons, and thus tend to focus on high-stakes crisis bargaining, or “chicken” games, to both threaten and avoid ... More


The Indian Army in Africa and Italy: 1940–4

Kaushik Roy

in India and World War II: War, Armed Forces, and Society, 1939–45

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463534
eISBN:
9780199087181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463534.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

The Indian Army defeated the Italians in Abyssinia and played a crucial role in containing Erwin Rommel’s Panzerarmee Afrika in Egypt–Libya in 1941–2. The Indian troops proved themselves masters of ... More


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