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[Air Force Extension Course Lesson Summary]

Description: Text summarizing key points of lesson plans from and Air Force extension course. The lessons cover military organization, hierarchy, Air Force functions and commands, foreign policy, and international politics, particularly about the USSR. A few brief notes in pen can be seen on the back of the last page.
Date: unknown
Creator: United States. Air Force.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Command Study 4 Key Points]

Description: Text summarizing key points of Chapters 1 through 5 from and Air Force Extension course. The chapters cover Air Force general operations and personnel, power dynamics of the free world, Soviet aerospace developments, United States manned and unmanned missiles, other Air force weapons, and target considerations.
Date: unknown
Creator: United States. Air Force.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Command Study 12, Chapter 1. Basic Military Doctrine: Soviet Union and Communist China

Description: This booklet is the first chapter of a training course developed for Air Force Reserve personnel about the military strength of communist countries. This chapter discusses the military doctrine of both the Soviet Union and China and includes background information, analysis, review questions, and a list of readings for further study.
Date: May 1964
Creator: Air University (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Academic Year 1969-1970, Unit 6: Some Aspects of Communist China's International Relations

Description: This booklet is the sixth unit of a training course developed for Air Reserve personnel about the military forces of Communist countries. This unit discusses China's relationships with other countries and includes background information, review questions, and a list of suggested readings for further study.
Date: July 1969
Creator: Air University (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Command Study 15, Chapter 5. Soviet Reactions to Changes in American Military Strategy

Description: This booklet is the fifth chapter of a training course developed for Air Reserve personnel about the United States' space program. This chapter discusses "the Soviet response to the changes in United States military strategy" (p. 2) through a review of Soviet military literature produced between 1945 to 1964. It includes background information, analysis, review questions, and a list of readings for further study.
Date: October 1966
Creator: Whiting, Kenneth R.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Command Study 12, Chapter 2. The Soviet Armed Forces

Description: This booklet is the second chapter of a training course developed for Air Force Reserve personnel about the military strength of communist countries. This chapter discusses the development of the Soviet armed forces and includes background information, analysis, review questions, and a list of readings for further study.
Date: May 1964
Creator: Air University (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Command Study 12, Chapter 5. Implications for the Future

Description: This booklet is the fifth chapter of a training course developed for Air Force Reserve personnel about the military strength of communist countries. This chapter discusses "the implications of the Communist war complex for future international relationships and the Communist drive for world domination" (p. 1). It includes background information, analysis, review questions, and a list of readings for further study.
Date: May 1964
Creator: Air University (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Current Study 11, Chapter 1. The Sino-Soviet Dispute

Description: This booklet is the first chapter of a training course developed for Air Force Reserve personnel about the Cold War's impact on world affairs. This chapter discusses the conflict between China and the Soviet Union and includes background information, analysis, review questions, and a list of readings for further study.
Date: March 1964
Creator: Air University (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Air Intelligence Training Bulletin, Volume 16, Number 1, January-June 1964

Description: Monthly publication of the Continental Air Command containing articles of interest to intelligence officers in the Air Force Reserve. This issue includes articles on Rumania, China, Brazil, Asian Economies, The Colombo Plan, and the Soviet army.
Date: January 1964
Creator: United States. Army Air Forces. Air Defense Command.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Air Intelligence Training Bulletin, Volume 15, Issue 8, November-December 1963

Description: Monthly publication of the Continental Air Command containing articles of interest to intelligence officers in the Air Force Reserve. This issue includes articles on Bolivia, Nikita Khrushchev, Mao Zedong, Soviet military aircraft, and Soviet military insignia. An index to all of the articles published during 1963 can be found on page 56.
Date: November 1963
Creator: Murray, James D.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Command Study 10, Chapter 5. Democracy Versus Communism

Description: This booklet is the fifth chapter of a training course developed for Air Force Reserve personnel. This chapter discusses the differences between democracy and communism and includes background information, analysis, review questions, and a list of suggested readings for further study.
Date: August 1963
Creator: Air University (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Command Study 4. Elements of Aerospace Warfare

Description: This book is the student text for a training course "designed to acquaint inactive duty Air Force Reserve officers with the basic elements and fundamentals that contribute to the current capability of the United States Air Force to carry out its mission" (Preface, p. v). It consists of six chapters: Target Considerations; United States Air Force: Weapons; United States Air Force Manned Delivery Vehicles; United States Air Force Unmanned Delivery Vehicles; United States Air Force Bases, Personnel, and Material; and Soviet Aerospace Developments. Each chapter includes background information, review questions, and a list of suggested readings for further study.
Date: October 1960
Creator: Detachment 1
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Current Study 3. The Cold War: A Protracted Conflict

Description: This book is the student text for a training course designed "to provide Reserve officers with a better understanding of the cold war; of the organization, resources, and methods used by the enemy to accomplish his aims; and of the strengths and weaknesses of the Communist World and Free World" (Introduction, p. vi). It consists of five lessons: The Communist Threat; The Soviet Nonmilitary Front; The Soviet Military Front: Doctrine and Organization; The Communist World: Strengths and Weaknesses; and The Free World: Strengths and Weaknesses. Each lesson includes background information, review questions, and a list of suggested readings for further study.
Date: July 1960
Creator: Detachment 1
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Course 2, Volume 1C. Two Worlds in Conflict

Description: This booklet is the Course 2, Volume 1, Part C issue of an extension training course developed for Air Force personnel. This book discusses the history and spread of the concept of democracy, especially as it pertains to 'American democracy" in comparison to communist ideologies. The book contains a blank exam on the material in the back..
Date: January 1960
Creator: Air University (U.S.). Extension Course Institute.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Course 2A, Volume 16. Two Worlds in Conflict: Examination

Description: Examination booklet to accompany Course 2A, Volume 16 of a extension training course developed for Air Force personnel. This phase discusses the USSR, democratic socialism, Marxism, Stalin, the United States, and the Great Depression, among other things. Included are the the Volume 16 graded answer sheet as well as a graded answer sheet for a Volume 14 examination.
Date: December 1959
Creator: Air University (U.S.). Extension Course Institute.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum