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HIST 173: Vietnam in War and Peace

Dr. Cimbala

Readings

Absher, Kenneth Michael. "John Kearns and the Cold War in Laos." Studies in Intelligence 46, no. 4 (2002): 45-54. Originally SECRET//NOFORN¬ Released in part. 
 
Ahern, Thomas L. Jr. "The CIA and the Government of Ngo Dinh Diem." Studies in Intelligence 37, no. 4 (1993): 41-51. Originally SECRET- Released in part.
 
Allen, George W. "Covering Coups in Saigon." Studies in Intelligence 33, no. 4 (1989): 57-61. Originally SECR ET-Released in part. 
 
Allen, George W. "Intelligence in Small Wars." Studies in Intelligence 35, no. 4 (1991): 19-27. Originally UNCLASSIFIED. 
 
Atkins, Merle, Kenneth C. Fuller, and Bruce Smith. " 'Rolling Thunder' and Bomb Damage to Bridges." Studies in Intelligence 13, no. 4 (1969): 1-9. Originally SECRET//NOFORN- Released in full. 
 
Bunker, Ellsworth. "Vietnam in Retrospect." Studies in Intelligence 18, no. 1 (1974): 41-47. Originally CONFIDENTIAL-Released in full. 
 
Castle, Timothy.  "From the Bay of Pigs to Laos-Operation MILLPOND: The Beginning of a Distant Covert War."  Studies in Intelligence,  59, no. 2 (2015): 1-16. Originally UNCLASSIFIED. 
 
Elkes, Martin C. "The LAMS Story." Studies in Intelligence 19, no. 2 (1975): 29-34. Originally  SECRET- Released  in part. 
 
Finlayson, Andrew R. "The Tay Ninh Provincial Reconnaissance Unit and Its Role in the Phoenix Program, 1969-70." Studies in Intelligence 51, no. 2 (2007): 59-69. Originally UNCLASSIFIED. 
 
Ford, Harold P. "The US Decision to Go Big in Vietnam."  Studies in Intelligence 29, no. 1 (1985): 1-15. Originally SECRET//NOFORN- Released in full.
 
Ford, Harold P. "Thoughts Engendered by Robert McNamara's In Retrospect." Studies in Intelligence 39, no. 1 (1995): 95-109. Originally UNCLASSIFIED. 
 
Ford, Harold P. "William Colby: Retrospect." Studies in Intelligence 40, no. 1 (1996): 1-5. Originally UNCLASSIFIED. 
 
Ford, Harold P. "Why CIA Analysts Were So Doubtful About Vietnam." Studies in Intelligence 40, no. 2 (1996): 43-53. Originally UNCLASSIFIED.  
 
Hall, Arthur B. "Landscape Analysis." Studies in Intelligence 11, no. 3 (1967): 65-75. Originally SECRET//NOFORN- Released in full. 
 
Hartness, William M. "Aspects of Counterinsurgency Intelligence." Studies in Intelligence 7, no. 4 (1963): 71-83. Originally CONFIDENTIAL-Released in full. 
 
Hathaway, Robert M. "Richard Helms as DCI." Studies in Intelligence 37, no. 4 (1993): 33-40. Originally SECRET- Released in full.  
 
Holm, Richard L. "Recollections of a Case Officer in Laos, 1962-1964." Studies in Intelligence 47, no. 1 (2003): 1-17. Originally UNCLASSIFIED. 
 
Kitchens, Allen H. "Crisis and Intelligence: Two Case Studies [Tet and Iran]." Studies in Intelligence 28, No. 3 (1984): 71-78. Originally UNCLASSIFIED. 
 
Laurie, Clayton. "Intelligence in Public Literature, Takes on Intelligence and the Vietnam War"-a review essay of Vietnam: The History of an Unwinnable War, 1945- 1975, by John Prados; Why Vietnam Matters: An Eyewitness Account of Lessons
Not Learned, by Rufus Phillips; This Time We Win: Revisiting the Tet Offensive,
by James S. Robbins. Studies in Intelligence 55, no. 2 (2011): 73-77. Originally UNCLASSIFIED.  
 
Leary, William M. "CIA Air Operations in Laos, 1955-1974." Studies in Intelligence 42, no. 2 (1998): 71-86. Originally UNCLASSIFIED. 
 
Leidesdorf, Titus. "The Vietnamese as Operational Target." Studies in Intelligence 12, no. 4 (1968): 57-71. Originally  SECRET- Released  in full.   (could not find free PDF)
 
LePage, Jean-Marc and Elie Tenenbaum. "French and American Intelligence Relations During the First Indochina War,  1950-1954." Studies in Intelligence 55, no. 3 (2011): 19-27. Originally UNCLASSIFIED.  
 
Lewis, Anthony Marc. "Re-examining Our Perceptions on Vietnam." Studies in Intelligence 17, no. 4 (1973): 1-62. Original SECRET- Released  in full.  
 
Linder, James C. "The Fall of Lima Site 85." Studies in Intelligence 38, no. 4 (1994): 43-52. Originally  UNCLASSIFIED and reprinted with  updating editor's note and new afterword in Studies in Intelligence 59, no. 1 (March 2015).  
 
Mark, David, "The Mayaguez Rescue Operation Revisited." Studies in Intelligence 23, no. 2 (1979): 29-32. Originally SECRET//NOFOR N-Released in full.  
 
Matthias, Willard C. "How Three Estimates Went Wrong." Studies in Intelligence 12, no. 1 (1968): 27-38.  Originally SECRET//NOFOR N-Released in part.  
 
Maximov, William J. and Edward Scrutchings. "The Metal Traces Test." Studies in Intelligence 11, no. 4 (1967): 37-44. Originally CONFIDENTIAL//NOFOR N¬ Released in full.  
 
Mccann, Frederic. "Gathering Intelligence in Laos in 1968." Studies in Intelligence 49, no. 1 (2005): 27-31. Originally UNCLASSIFIED. 
 
Palmer, Gen. Bruce. "US Intelligence and Vietnam." Studies in Intelligence 28, no. 5 (Special Issue, 1984). Originally SECRET//NOFORN- Released in part.  (online access unavailable - this reading is available at Vairo Library)
 
Petchell, Robert A. "Cash on Delivery." Studies in Intelligence 17, no. 1 (1973): 1-7. Originally  SECRET- Released  in part. 
 
Peterson, Gordon I. and David C. Taylor. "A Shield and Sword: Intelligence Support to Communications with US POWs in Vietnam." Studies in Intelligence 60, no. 1 (2016): 1-16. Originally UNCLASSIFIED. 
 
Pribbenow, Merle L. "The Man in the Snow White Cell." Studies in Intelligence 48, no. 1 (2004): 59-69. Originally UNCLASSIFIED. 
 
Puchalla, Edward F. "Communist Defense Against Aerial Surveillance in Southeast Asia."  Studies in Intelligence  14, no. 2 (1970): 31-78. Originally SECRET// NOFORN-Released  in  full.  
 
Schiattareggia,  M. H. "Counterintelligence  in Counter-Guerrilla Operations."  Studies in  Intelligence 6, no. 3 (1962):  1-24. Originally  SECRET- Released  in full and reprinted in Studies in Intelligence 57, no. 2 (2013): 39-63.  
 
Schwarzchild, Edward T. "The Assessment of Insurgency." Studies in Intelligence 7, no. 4 (1963): 85-89. Originally SECR ET-Released in full. 
 
Sinclair, Robert, "One Intelligence Analyst Remembers Another: A Review of Who the Hell Are We Fighting?- The Story of Sam Adams and the Vietnam Intelligence Wars." Studies in Intelligence 50, no. 4 ( 2006):  1-9. Originally  UNCLASSIFIED.  
 
Smith, Russell Jack. "Intelligence Production During the Helms Regime." Studies in Intelligence 39, no. 4 (1995): 93-102. Originally SECRET- Released in part.  
 
Steinmeyer, Walter. "The Intelligence Role in Counterinsurgency."  Studies in Intelligence 9,  no. 4 (1965):  57-63. Originally  SECRET- Released  in full and reprinted in Studies in Intelligence 59, no. 4 (December 2015). Steinmeyer  is a penname for a former senior operations officer, Theodore Shackley.  
 
Stockinger, Edwin K. "Five Weeks at Phalane." Studies in Intelligence 17, no. 1 (1973): 11-19. Originally SECRET//NOFORN- Released in part.  
 
Swift, Carleton A., Richard D. Kovar, and Russell J. Bowen. "Intelligence in Recent Public Literature: Why Vietnam? Prelude to America's Albatross."  Studies in Intelligence 25,  no. 2 (1981): 99-116. Originally  UNCLASSIFIED.  
 
Tidwell, William A. "A New Kind of Air Targeting." Studies in Intelligence 11, no. 1 (1967): 55-60. Originally CONFIDENTIAL//NOFOR N-Released in full.