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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

Command Study 3. Command and Staff

Description: This book is the student text for a training course "designed to reacquaint inactive duty Air Force Reserve officers with the fundamentals and also with more sophisticated aspects of command and staff activities" (Introduction, p. v). It consists of six lessons: Command Authority and Leadership; Command and Staff: Organization and Responsibilities; Management as a Staff Function; Organization for National Security; Headquarters USAF: Organization and Functions; and Air Force Commands. Each lesson includes background information, review questions, and a list of suggested readings for further study.
Date: 1960?
Creator: Detachment 1
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Specialized Training Manual

Description: This book is the student text for a training course on management for administrative officers in the Air Force Reserve. Each of the book's six lessons contains a set of readings and ends with a list of review questions.
Date: July 1, 1955
Creator: United States. Air Force. Continental Air Command.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Specialized Training Manual

Description: This book is the student text for a training course on management for administrative officers in the Air Force Reserve. Each of the book's six lessons contains a set of readings and ends with a list of review questions.
Date: July 1, 1955
Creator: United States. Air Force. Continental Air Command.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Disaster Actions and First Aid

Description: This book "provides training material in disaster actions and first aid as a part of the General Military Training Program (p. 1)."
Date: June 15, 1966
Creator: United States. Department of the Air Force.
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 4. The United States Air Force and the Defense of the Free World

Description: This book is the student text for a training course "designed to present a composite picture of the offensive and defensive posture of the Air Force today and the part it plays in the defense of the Nation and Free World" (Preface, p. v). It consists of five chapters: The Air Defense Command: Its Mission and Current Operations; Nuclear Weapons and the Free World; The United States Air Force in the Pacific; The Strategic Air Command: Its Mission and Current Operations; and A Review of Some Developments in the Air Force. 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