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Airland Battle Doctrine Douglas W. Skinner

Airland Battle Doctrine

Douglas W. Skinner

Published September 1st 1988
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AirLand Battle does not reflect a mere change in fashionablethought. Rather it is a reflection of the profound changes that haveoccurred in the U.S. Army during the post-Vietnam era. In spite of themany criticisms that have been leveled at the courseMoreAirLand Battle does not reflect a mere change in fashionablethought. Rather it is a reflection of the profound changes that haveoccurred in the U.S. Army during the post-Vietnam era. In spite of themany criticisms that have been leveled at the course these changes havetaken, the U.S. Army over this period found itself tasked with themonumental job of resurrecting an effective fighting force from theashes of physical depletion and psychological defeat at a time when theSoviets had made huge gains in their conventional and nuclear forces.When the Army finally did begin to lift its head from the smokyconfusion of Vietnam and turn its attention to Central Europe, it foundthe situation there daunting--to say the least.