Website Seeks Essays on Air War over Vietnam

The editors of Balloons to Drones, a multi-disciplinary website that covers air-power history, theory, and operations, including space and cyber topics, recently solicited 2,500-word articles regarding the role of air power during the French Indochina War and Vietnam War, 1945-1975. Successful submissions will be published on the website starting May 2019.

In their call for submissions, editors note:
Two thousand nineteen marks 50 years since the announcement of President Nixon’s policy of Vietnamization. This marked a significant turning point in a conflict that dated back to the end of the Second World War when France returned to Indochina to reclaim her colonial possessions. Throughout this long conflict in Vietnam—-both during the French Indochina War and the Vietnam War—-air power played a significant role.
Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:
  • Roles
  • Operations
  • Strategy
  • Theory and Doctrine
  • Strategic and Operational Effect
  • Technological Developments
  • Organization and Policy
  • Culture
  • Ethical and Moral Issues
  • National, International and Transnational Experiences
Submissions should be marked "SUBMISSION – Air War Vietnam." Please include a 50- to 100-word biographical statement.

Questions and submissions may be directed to editor Ross Mahoney via e-mail: airpowerstudies AT gmail DOT com

More generally, the website welcomes articles of analysis, commentary, and book reviews, and other content here.

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