Knowing the enemy :naval intelligence in Southeast Asia /Richard A. Mobley and Edward J. Marolda

"Published by Naval History & Heritage Command in partnership with the Naval Historical Foundation"--Title page verso; Includes bibliographical references (page 100); "Published by Naval History & Heritage Command in partnership with the Naval Historical Foundation"--Title page verso; "Covers the Navy intelligence establishment's support to the war effort in Southeast Asia from 1965 to 1975. It describes the contribution of naval intelligence to key strategic, operational, and tactical aspects of the war including the involvement of intelligence in the seminal Tonkin Gulf Crisis of 1964 and the Rolling Thunder and Linebacker bombing campaigns; the monitoring of Sino-Soviet bloc military assistance to Hanoi; the operation of the Seventh Fleet's reconnaissance aircraft; the enemy's use of the "neutral" Cambodian port of Sihanoukville; and the support to U.S. Navy riverine operations during the Tet Offensive and the SEALORDS campaign in South Vietnam. Special features elaborate on the experiences of reconnaissance plane pilots navigating the dangerous skies of Indochina; intelligence professionals who braved enemy attacks at shore bases in South Vietnam; the perilous mission in Laos of Observation Squadron 67 (VO-67); the secret voyage of nuclear attack submarine Sculpin (SSN-590); and the leadership and heroism of Captain Earl F. Rectanus, Lieutenant Commander Jack Graf, and other naval intelligence professionals who risked, and sometimes lost, their lives in the service of their country during the war"--; Shipping list no.: 2016-0174-P; Shipping list no.: 2016-0174-P

Creator
Washington, DC :Department of the Navy, Naval History & Heritage Command, Mobley, Richard A., 1952- author, Marolda, Edward J. author, Naval History & Heritage Command (U.S.), issuing body, Naval Historical Foundation
Collection
uffamilysearch; univ_florida_smathers; americana
Subject
United States. Navy, Vietnam War (1961-1975), Military intelligence, Military operations, Naval