List compiled by Herbert Friedman and Edward Rouse
Abner, Alan. PSYWARRIORS - PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE DURING THE KOREAN WAR: Burd Street Press, Shippensburg, PA, 2001
This 118-page paperback booklet is the biography of a fighter pilot who became a psywarrior during the Korean War. However, it is mostly USAF strategic PSYOP theory against the USSR and has no real data on the Korean War.
THE AERO FIELD, house magazine of Francis J. Field Ltd., Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham.
General coverage of leaflets produced in wartime and peacetime. See particularly the magazine issues of the 50s, 60s and 70s.
American Institutes for Research, ed. THE ART AND SCIENCE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS: CASE STUDIES OF MILITARY APPLICATION. Department of the Army Pamphlet No. 525-7-1, 2 vols. Washington, DC: Department of the Army, 1976.
ARMY TALKS. Information and Education Division, APO 887.
A 32-page highly-illustrated magazine telling the troops the facts behind the news. The 16 September 1945 issue: "The Voice of Freedom" has various articles and images of WWII ETO propaganda.
Arnold, Kenneth W. and Daddy, Jean Marie. The Value of Propaganda Leaflets Disseminated by Aircraft, Operations Research Office (ORO) of the
, 1950. Johns Hopkins University
A 6-page booklet that unsuccessfully attempts to evaluate the leaflets dropped by aircraft in northwest
Europefrom 1944-1945 compared with other propaganda media.
Auckland, R.G., AERIAL PROPAGANDA OVER GREAT BRITAIN, a monograph written and published by R.G.Auckland and available from him at 60, High St., Sandridge, St. Albans, Herts. England AL4 9BZ.
Auckland, R.G.,THE FALLING LEAF - AERIAL DROPPED PROPAGANDA 1914-1961 The Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, in 1978.
A well illustrated exhibition catalogue of leaflets mainly of WWII but also from WWI to Vietnam.
Baldus, Wolfang: SCHWARZE POST (Two volumes), Munich, Germany, 1997.
A privately printed pair of books in the German language. They discuss and illustrate all the propaganda in the form of stamps, postcards, and letter sheets from WWI to the present. They are designed for the philatelic specialist, but contain information of interest to all psywar collectors.
Baldwin, R.E.: LAST HOPE - THE BLOOD CHIT STORY. Schiffer Military History, Atglen, PA, 1997.
This book is on the subject of blood chits, and gives the background of the governments attempt to provide flyers with a means to escape enemy capture. It shows numerous American leaflets used to instruct local natives how to return flyers to allied lines.
Balfour, Michael: PROPAGANDA IN WAR 1939-1945. Routledge and Kegan, London, 1979.
A history of the organizations, policies and themes of propaganda used on their own population by the governments of
and Great Britain . No illustrations. A brief look at what the propaganda ministries were saying month by month. Germany
Bairdain, Drs. Ernest F. and Edith M. the Final Report Psychological Operations Studies Vietnam, Human Sciences Research Inc., 1971.
Identifies basic theory, questions, problems and formulas that should be considered in Psychological operations. Many charts and formulae.
Baret, Peter, Beth Irwin Lewis and Paul Peret PERSUASIVE IMAGES: POSTERS OF WAR AND REVOLUTION FROM THE HOOVER INSTITUTION ARCHIVES, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1992
Barnett, Frank, and others, editor. SPECIAL OPERATIONS IN U.S. STRATEGY. Washington, National Defense University Press, 1984.
Basistov: PROPAGANDA LEAFLETS OF WWII, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1999.
A soft-cover, Russian-language, 135-page book. Many leaflets of WWII, some Desert Storm, Chechnya and Afghanistan leaflets. Appears to be influenced by "Heil Beil."
Batty, Peter PAPER WAR: Nazi propaganda in one
battle, on a single day, , May 11, 1944, Mark Batty, 2005. Cassino, Italy
A 63-page full-color illustrated book depicting 17 leaflets that the author picked up on one day on the Italian front during WWII. All leaflets are translated.
Berger, Carl: AN INTRODUCTION TO WARTIME LEAFLETS. American University, 1959.
Eight chapters with illustrations originally written for the Special Operations Research Office (SORO) of American University in an attempt to review and evaluate the wartime use of propaganda leaflets during WWII and Korea.
Berger, Carl. BROADSIDES AND BAYONETS: THE PROPAGANDA WAR OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. 1961 Reprinted Presidio Press, 1976
Berry, Jerald W. and Donna G. Berry PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE LEAFLETS OF THE VIETNAM WAR, 2001
Self Published review of Vietnam War leaflets offered on either CD-ROM or bound computer-printed pages. There are 188-pages containing many illustrations and translations of both Allied and Communist leaflets. Copies available for sale from the authors at www.currahee.org or by e-mailing them at email@example.com
Bhatt, Dr. Arunkumar, Psychological Warfare and
India, Lancer Publishers, , 2006. New Delhi, India
This 357-page sparsely-illustrated book was originally Dr. Bhatts PhD treatise. It is an excellent review of psychological warfare in general, with the last 100+ pages being devoted to some extent on
and its enemies. India
Blankenhorn, Heber: Adventures in Propaganda: Letters from an Intelligence Officer in France, Houghton Mifflin and Co.,France.
Bostonand , 1919. New York
The letters from an American WWI propagandist to his wife Mary at home. The letters are censored so not as complete as they might otherwise be. Very few propaganda comments, mostly the authors views of wartime
Boehm, Edward. BEHIND ENEMY LINES: WWII ALLIED/AXIS PROPAGANDA. London: Wellfleet Press, 1985.
A colorful look at Allied and Axis leaflets used in Italy, written by an Army PSYOP officer. Numerous illustrations in full color.
Bornstein. Joseph and Paul Milton. ACTION AGAINST THE ENEMY'S MIND - THIS PSYCHOLOGICAL WAR, New York, NY: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1942
Brown, Anthony Cave BODYGUARD OF LIES. 2 vol. New York: Harper & Row, 1975.
Breuer, William B.: SHADOW WARRIORS - THE COVERT WAR IN KOREA, John Wiley and Sons, N.Y., 1996.
This book explains the American PsyWar organization at the start of the Korean War. It has several minor comments on leaflets and propaganda missions.
Brickley, Christopher, FIVE VENTURES, HMSO, 1954.
Briscoe, Charles H., Richard L. Kiper, James A. Schroeder, and Kalev I Sepp, authors: WEAPON OF CHOICE, ARSOF IN AFGHANISTAN, Combat Studies Institute Press, Fort Leavenworth, KS 2003.
Although the book is the history of Special Forces military operations in Afghanistan, several leaflets are depicted and there are a small number of short passages that describe psychological operations.
Brouwer, Cornelis. NACHTMERRIE OORLOG (Nightmare War): Amazon Fulfillment, Poland, 2018.
This Dutch Language book is the story of the NATO Crisis Group, established to serve as support for the Coalition during the Gulf War. 263 pages, lightly illustrated. Much discussion of Iraqi atrocities and war crimes.
Bruce-Lockhart, Sir Robert, COMES THE RECKONING, Putnam 1947.
WWII - the story of the Political Warfare Executive.
Bruntz, George. ALLIED PROPAGANDA AND THE COLLAPSE OF THE GERMAN EMPIRE IN 1918, Hoover War Library, Volume Number 13, Stanford University, CA, Stanford University Press, 1938
Buchbender, Ortwin: DAS TONENDE ER,DEUTSCHE PROPAGANDA GEGEN DIE ROTE ARMEE IM ZWEITEN WELTKRIEG. Seewald Verlag, Stuttgart, 1978.
German-language book on the subject of radio propaganda in WWII, contains many illustrations of German leaflets and units.
Buchbender and Schuh: DIE WAFFEN DIE AUF DIE SEELE ZIELTPSYCHOLOGISCHE KRIEGSFUHRUNG 1939-1945, Motorbuch Verlag, Stuttgart, 1983.
A look at German propaganda radio. Some leaflets illustrated.
Buchbender, Ortwin and Schuh, Horst: HEIL BEIL! Seewald Verlag, Stuttgart, 1974.
German-language book on the subject of propaganda in WWII. Many illustrations of "black" and "white" leaflets. WWII - European Theatre
Büchel, Christopher and Carmine, Giovanni, PSYOP Post-9/11 Leaflets, Win with Words, 2005.
A 144-page paperback booklet heavily illustrated with
Iraqand leaflets. Unfortunately, no new data. The authors state, All the material in this publication has been collected on the Internet. They should have stated that in the advertisement. Afghanistan
Budd, Edward, A PRINTER GOES TO WAR, Howard Baker Press, London 1975.
General information on leaflet printing in WWII.
Bunker, Stephen: SPY CAPITAL OF
BEDFORDSHIRES SECRET WAR 1939-1945, Bedford Chronicles, 2007. BRITAIN
This 238-page, heavily illustrated book was sponsored by the
Bedford Borough Council Town Hall, and is a tourists guide to the various wartime agencies, military encampments, espionage and propaganda schools, printing plants, radio stations and air bases located in or near . There are many anecdotes about psywarriors, but no actual campaigns or operations. Bedford
Burke, Bryan, NAZI COUNTERFEITING OF BRITISH CURRENCY DURING WORLD WAR II: OPERATION ANDREW AND OPERATION BERNHARD, The Book Shop, San Bernardo, CA, 1987.
Bush H. C. PRETESTING PSYOP LEAFLETS IN
, Pacific Technical Analysis (Control Data Corporation), 15 March 1969. VIETNAM
A 187-page report is heavily illustrated with leaflets for
and presents a method for pre-testing newly developed leaflets and estimating their potential effectiveness. Vietnam
Butler, Ewan: AMATEUR AGENT. W.W. Norton. N.Y., 1963.
The story of a British agent during WWII. Numerous psywar campaigns. Some illustrations.
Bytwerk, Randall L: PAPER WAR: NAZI PROPAGANDA IN ONE BATTLE ON A SINGLE DAY CASSINO, ITALY, MAY 11 1944, Mark Batty Publisher, 2005.
A 64-page collection of leaflets, notes and drawings by a British officer during one day of the Battle of Cassino.
Campbell, John Martin. SLINGING THE BULL IN KOREA, Albuquerque, University of New Mexico Press, 2010. 178-page heavily-illustrated hardback book.
A look at the Air Force Units involved in psychological operations during the Korean War. about 50 leaflet images, but the newly commissioned lieutenant author arrived in Korea late and had little actual hands-on experience. Mostly comments about his travels and units he visited.
Campbell, John R.: ARE WE WINNING? ARE THEY WINNING?, Author House,
, 2004. Bloomington, IN
This 150-page illustrated paperback book describes the use of Allied Armed Propaganda Teams in
. There is some mention of various psychological warfare campaigns. Vietnam
Carty, Pat, SECRET SQUADRONS OF THE EIGHTH, Ian Allen Ltd.,
, 1990. London
112 pages, heavily illustrated book on the American Eighth Air Force in
. One 43-page chapter entitled The mouth of Psywar discussing PSYOP and depicting some leaflets. Britain
Chandler, Robert W. WAR OF IDEAS: THE US PROPAGANDA CAMPAIGN IN VIETNAM. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1981.
Probably the best reference on propaganda of the Viet Nam war. Heavily illustrated, close to 100 translations.
Chin-hsing, Huang and Ying-leu, Chen. PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE THEORIES AND APPLICATION, Chi Hsing Press, Hong Kong, 1953.
257 pages, no illustrations. This book was translated from Chinese and the text is very stilted and sometimes incorrect. It was apparently backed by Taiwan and is very political and anti-Communist.
Clark, Allen B. VALOR IN VIETNAM: CHRONICLES OF HONOR, COURAGE AND SACRIFICE: 1963-1977, Casemate Publishers, Philadelphia, PA, 2012.
A book of short stories on the Vietnam War, two of which tell the stories of American PSYOP officers. No PSYOP operations, just general comments on day-to-day activities.
Cockerill, Brigadier General, Sir George WHAT FOOLS WE WERE, Hutchinson, WWII.
COMMUNIST PROPAGANDA HIGHLIGHTS, 7th PSYOP Group, 3 July 1970.
37-page report on various Communist propaganda stories around the world.
COMMUNIST PROPAGANDA RADIO AND NEWS SERVICE HIGHLIGHTS,7th PSYOP Group, 23 June 1972.
37-page report on various Communist news broadcasts around the world.
Conboy, Kenneth & Dale Andrade SPIES AND COMMANDOS - HOW AMERICA LOST THE SECRET WAR IN NORTH VIETNAM, Kansas: Published by University Press of Kansas, 2000
Cooley, John: CURRENCY WARS,
City, 2008. Skyhorse Publishing, New York
The author studies both propaganda and counterfeit currency as a weapon of war from the Revolutionary War to the present. 341 pages, no illustrations to speak of.
Corvo, Max: THE O.S.S. IN ITALY. Praeger, New York, 1990.
History of OSS activities in Italy by director of field operations. Very little on propaganda, just a few minor comments.
Cruickshank, Charles, DECEPTION IN WORLD WAR II, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1979.
Cruickshank, Charles. THE FOURTH ARM: PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE 1938 1945. London: Davis Poynter, 1977
The history of the British propaganda organizations. Mentions themes and techniques. White propaganda only. Little data on black operations.
Cull, Nicholas John. SELLING WAR: THE BRITISH PROPAGANDA CAMPAIGN AGAINST AMERICAN "NEUTRALITY" IN WORLD WAR II. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995.
Cutler, Boone, VOODOO IN SADR CITY: THE RISE OF SHIAISM IN IRAQ, Author House, Bloomington IN, 2010.
Although the author was a PSYOP Sergeant in Iraq of Team Voodoo this book is not so much about PSYOP as about his philosophy on the proper way to fight a war against insurgents
Cummings, Richard H.: COLD WAR RADIO: THE DANGEROUS HISTORY OF AMERICAN BROADCASTING IN EUROPE, 1950-1989, McFarland and Company, Jefferson NC and London, 2009.
This book explores the history of American covert broadcasts by Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty against the Soviet-bloc countries. It details some American leaflet campaigns and documents many of the East-bloc attempts to infiltrate or destroy the radio stations and murder or kidnap the employees.
Daniel, Howard: REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM COINS AND CURRENCY. Minuteman Press, Annandale, VA, 1992
This book illustrates the currency of the Republic of (South) Vietnam. It gives information on propaganda banknotes produced by the Allies.
Daniel, Howard: DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM COINS AND CURRENCY. News Gazette, Lexington, VA, 1995
This book illustrates the currency of the Democratic Republic of (North)Vietnam. It gives information on propaganda banknotes produced by the Allies.
Darracott, Joseph. THE FIRST WORLD WAR IN POSTERS: FROM THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM, New York: Dover Publications, 1974
Daughtery, William E. compiler. A PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE CASEBOOK. Baltimore: Operations Research Office. New York: Arno Press, The John Hopkins University. 1958. Reprinted, 1979.
Selected readings. About 100 published articles in an anthology of various psywar operations up to 1958.
Daugherty, William E. TECHNICAL MEMORANDUM EVALUATION AND ANALYSIS OF LEAFLET PROGRAM IN THE KOREAN CAMPAIGN JUNE DECEMBER 1950, Operations Research Office (ORO) of the Johns Hopkins University, 23 January 1951.
A 36-page evaluation of the American leaflet operation during the first 205 days of the Korean War.
Deerfield, Eddie. THE PSYWARRIORS: Northwest Publishing Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah, 1994.
A novel about a PSYOP unit during the Korean War. Lots of sex, a plot to blow up a radio station and some background on Operation Rat Killer, when the ROK Army went after Communist units left behind after the U.N. advance.
Delmer, Sefton. BLACK BOOMERANG, New York: The Viking Press, 1962. (An exceptional account of British "black radio" during WW II and the effective and creative techniques used.)
** Written by the agent who ran numerous black radio and leaflet operations for Great Britain during WWII.
Delmer, Sefton, THE COUNTERFEIT SPY, Hutchinson & Co., Ltd., London, 1973.
Account of various Allied efforts at deception and espionage.
Denning, Dorothy. INFORMATION WARFARE AND SECURITY, Reading MA: Addison-Wesley, 1999
Department of Defense, United States. CONDUCT OF THE PERSIAN GULF WAR: FINAL REPORT TO CONGRESS, Washington, United States Department of Defense, 1992. 3 vols.
Dewar, Michael Colonel. THE ART OF DECEPTION IN WARFARE, New York: Sterling Publishing, 1989
Dusel, Hans: Selected booklets on the subject of Russian propaganda leaflets. written and published by Dr.H.H.Dusel in 1990 and available from the author at Hochreisstr. 12, D-83043, Bad Aibling, Germany.
DIE FLUGBLATTER DES NATIONALKOMITEES FREIES DEUTSCHLAND I
DIE FLUGBLATTER DES NATIONALKOMITEES FREIES DEUTSCHLAND II
DIE SOWJETISCHE FLUGBLATTPROPAGANDA GEGEN DEUTSCHLAND IM ZWEITEN WELTKRIEG + SUPPLEMENTS 1, 2, AND 3.
DIE SOWJETISCHE FLUGBLATTPROPAGANDA GEGEN DEUTSCHLAND IM ZWEITEN WELTKRIEG: Frontflugblätter, Leipzig 1998, ISBN 3-931922-63-4
DIE SOWJETISCHE FLUGBLATTPROPAGANDA GEGEN DEUTSCHLAND IM ZWEITEN WELTKRIEG Band 1: DIE FRONTFLUGBLATTER DER UKRAINISCHEN FRONTEN. Leipzig 2001, ISBN 3-934565-82-4
Band 1: FLUGBLATTER AUS ENGLAND 1939/1940/1941.
Band 2: DIE FRONTFLUGBLATTER DER NORDLICHEN FRONTEN. Leipzig 2001, ISBN 3-935693-61-3
Band 3: DIE FRONTFLUGBLATTER DER BELORUSSISCHEN FRONTEN. Leipzig 2003, ISBN 3-936522-49-9
Band 4: DIE FLUGBLATTER DER BALTISCHEN FRONTEN. in printing
Text in German. These books are for specialists interested in a listing of Russian leaflets during WWII.
Dyer, Murray. THE WEAPON ON THE WALL Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD, 1979.
A philosophical look at rethinking psychological operations by a researcher who prefers the term Political communication. No tactical examples and no illustrations.
Elliston, Jon. PSYWAR ON CUBA; THE DECLASSIFIED HISTORY OF U.S. ANTI-CASTRO PROPAGANDA New York: Ocean Press, 1998.
A look at all the types of American propaganda used against Cuba during the Cold War. Illustrates only three leaflets.
Ellul, Jacques. PROPAGANDA: THE FORMATION OF MEN'S ATTITUDES. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1965.
Erdmann, James: LEAFLET OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR. Denver Instant printing. 1969.
Doctoral thesis on U.S. leaflet operations in the European Theater of Operations.
Field, John C.W: AERIAL PROPAGANDA LEAFLETS. Francis J. Field, Sutton Coldfield, England, 1954.
A bound catalog of leaflets for sale by a dealer. Several chapters, numerous illustrations.
THE FIERCE PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE - A CROSS-SECTION OF THE TRAGIC WAR, AN EXHIBITION OF AERIAL LEAFLETS OF THE JUNE 25TH KOREAN WAR.
A 54-page Korean-language softback booklet with photos of the Korean War leaflets in color and black and white.
THE FINDINGS OF PROJECT
REVERE: A NON-TECHNICAL REPORT ON LEAFLET MESSAGE DIFFUSION: WashingtonPublic Opinion Laboratory, , 1954. Universityof Washington
A report on a project to drop leaflets on five western states and determine the speed and accuracy of leaflet message dissemination.
THE FIRST DAILY AIRBORNE NEWSPAPER IN THE WORLD, Home Counties Newspapers and Gibbs Bamforth and privately circulated amongst their staff at the end of WWII.
Nachrichten fur die Truppe
Fisher, John, AIRLIFT 1870 Max Parrish, London, 1965.
Occasional reference to Siege of Paris balloon leaflets.
Fouminet, G. REVUE HISTORIQUE DE L'ARMEE 3rd Annee Sept. 1947. Illustrated
"La guerre des tracts".
French, David. FIGHTING EOKA: THE BRITISH COUNTER-INSURGENCY CAMPAIGN ON CYPRUS, 1955-1959; Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 2015:
A wonderful research book on the British and Greek insurgency on Cypress. It covers the PSYOP battle in great depth. No photographs, and unfortunately costs $100. If you are interested in Cyprus and can afford it, it is worth it.
Friedman, Herbert. AZAD HIND AND CHALO DELHI STAMPS. Jal Cooper, Bombay, India, 1972.
The German propaganda stamps produced by Nazi Germany to publicize the anti-British Free India movement of Subhas Chandra Bose. 16 pages, paperback, heavily illustrated.
Friedman, Herbert. DUNYA SAVASINDA SEK VE PROPAGANDA. ("Sex and Propaganda in World War II") Parþömen Yayýncýlýk, Turkey, 2011.
My Psywarrior.com article on Sex and Psychological Operations translated into Turkish. 160 pages, paperback, heavily illustrated.
Gabrys, Jennifer AIRDROP, Book Works,
, 2004. London
A small 40-page well-illustrated paper-back booklet on the subject of airdropped leaflets. A light non-technical introduction to the subject.
Garnet, David, THE SECRET HISTORY OF PWE - THE POLITIVAL WARFARE EXECUTIVE 1939-1945, St. Ermin's Press (Little Brown), London, 2002
Gass, Robert H. and John S. Seiter. PERSUASION, SOCIAL INFLUENCE, AND COMPLIANCE GAINING. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1999.
Gilmore, Allison B. IN THE WAKE OF WINNING ARMIES: ALLIED PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE AGAINST THE IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY IN THE SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA DURING WWII. University Microfilms International
, 1991. Michigan
As above. The original PhD dissertation by Gilmore. 420 pages.
Gilmore, Allison B. YOU CANT FIGHT TANKS WITH BAYONETS: PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE AGAINST THE JAPANESE ARMY IN THE SOUTHEAST PACIFIC. Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 1998.
A description of the psychological warfare leaflets prepared and used against the Japanese Army during WWII. It contains only 18 illustrations, all in black and white. Compared to most books on this subject, the text is very academic. However, it will be a valuable asset to those who specialize in propaganda against the Japanese Army.
Gjems-Onstad, Erik: PSYKOLOGISK KRIGFORING I NORGE, DURHAM - HEMMELIGE OPERASJONER. Sollia Forlag, Oslo, 1981.
Norwegian-language book on the subject of psychological warfare in Norway. Copious illustrations of British black leaflets to Norway, and some lists of propaganda sent from England.
Glass, Leslie, A CHANGING OF KINGS, Peter Owen,1985.
Goldstein, Frank L., editor (Colonel, USAF Ret. Ph.d). PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS: PRINCIPLES AND CASE STUDIES. Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama: Air University Press, 1996.
Selected readings. An anthology of 21 articles in six different areas of study. Case studies of operations from the Cold War, Vietnam, Grenada, Panama, and Desert Storm. Areas examined include Nature and Scope of Psychological Operations, National Policy and PSYOP Planning, Strategic, Tactical, and Operational PSYOP, and Case Studies of PSYOP Applications.
Goldstein, Franklin (Colonel, USAF Ret. Ph.d) PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS: A PLAN FOR SUCCESS
Gordion, Joseph S. editor. PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS: THE SOVIET CHALLENGE, Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1988.
Gordon, Joseph, Dr. compiled/editor STRATEGIC PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS - BOOK OF READINGS, Defense Intelligence College.
Gregory, G.H. POSTERS OF WORLD WAR II, New York: Gramercy Books, 1993
Haas, Michael E.: APOLLOS WARRIORS UNITED STATES AIR FORCE SPECIAL OPERATIONS DURING THE COLD WAR. Air University Press, Maxwell AFB, Alabama, 1997.
The USAF paid for this book that tells the story of the special operations from Korea to Vietnam. Heavily illustrated, it does have some minor mentions of PSYOP campaigns. However, the book is mostly a military record of operations.
Hale, Gregory. JAPANESE INVASION CURRENCY: Centaur Media, Australia, 2014.
A well-produced full-color 180-page book that shows all the invasion currency produced by Japan during WWII. In addition it contains correspondence on Allied counterfeits and images of propaganda leaflets in the form of banknotes, many from my collection.
Harris, Elliot. The UN-AMERICAN WEAPON - PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE, New York: Published by Lads Publishing Company, 1967
A general look at some psywar campaigns of the Korean and Vietnam wars.
Hayden, H.T. (LtCol, USMC). SHADOW WAR: SPECIAL OPERATIONS AND LOW INTENSITY CONFLICT. Vista, CA: Pacific Aero Press, 1992.
Hays, Otis, Jr.: ALASKAS HIDDEN WAR SECRET CAMPAIGNS ON THE NORTH PACIFIC RIM,
Universityof Alaska Press, , 2004. Fairbanks
This 182-page illustrated paperback book is about the Japanese-American war strategies in the Aleutian and
Kurile islands, but has a 4-page section on leaflets dropped there.
Heideking, Jurgen and Mauch, Christof: AMERICAN INTELLIGENCE AND THE GERMAN RESISTANCE TO HITLER, Westview Press, Boulder, Colorado, 1966.
A collection of 102 wartime documents on foreign contacts of the German resistance during WWII. Limited information on black propaganda. Some correspondence from OSS MO Branch.
Herzstein, Robert Edwin, THE WAR THAT HITLER WON - THE MOST INFAMOUS PROPAGANDA CAMPAIGN IN HISTORY, G. B. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1978.
About Goebbels' propaganda campaign.
Hirsch, John L. et al. SOMALIA AND OPERATION RESTORE HOPE: REFLECTIONS ON PEACEMAKING AND PEACEKEEPING. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Institute of Peace Press, 1995.
Hoettl, Wilhelm, HITLER'S PAPER WEAPON, translated from the German by Basil Creighton, Rupert Hart-Davis, London, 1955.
Memoir of a participant in Operation Bernhard. Hoettl is the pseudonym of Sturmbahnfuehrer Walter Hagen.
Hogan, Jr., David W. U.S. ARMY SPECIAL OPERATIONS IN WORLD WAR II. Washington, D.C.: The U.S. Army Center of Military History, 1992.
Hosmer, Stephen T. PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF U.S. AIR OPERATIONS IN FOUR WARS 1941-1991: LESSONS FOR U.S. COMMANDERS. Santa Monica, California: RAND, 1996.
Howe, Ellic, ASTROLOGY AND PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE DURING WORLD WAR TWO Rider and Co., London 1972.
Much about "Der Zenit" 'black' magazine and Nostradamus.
Howe, Ellic: THE BLACK GAME. Michael Joseph, London, 1982.
** Written by the WWII British master forger. This book is well illustrated and gives background on numerous British black operations.
Hyde, H. Montgomery: ROOM 3603. Farrar, Straus and Co., NY 1962.
The story of Sir William Stephenson, who ran British propaganda campaigns against Germany from his headquarters in New York City. This book was written when information on the subject was still closely guarded by the British Offical Secrets Act. The British government commissioned Hyde to write it in reaction to the escape to the Soviet Union of spy Kim Philby, in an effort to blunt the effect of any disclosures about Stephenson's activities in America.
Hyde, H. Montgomery, SECRET INTELLIGENCE AGENT, St Martin's Press, New York, 1982.
A later account of the work of Sir William Stephenson (Intrepid) in the U.S., with information that was still classified when Hyde wrote Room 3603.
INSTITUTO STORICO DELLA RESISTENZA IN PROVINCIA DI NOVARA "P. FORNARA." PROPAGANDA POLITICA E MEZZI DI COMUNICAZIONE DI MASSA TRA FASCISMO E DEMOCRAZIA, ADOLFO MIGNEMI, Edizioni Gruppo Abele, Torino, Italy 1995.
An Italian-language paperback book on the subject of anti-Nazi resistance in Italy. Contains a 14-page section on OSS Morale Operations in Rome.
International Public Opinion Research, Inc. TECHNICAL MEMORANDUM AN EVALUATION OF PSYWAR INFLUENCE ON NORTH KOREAN TROOPS, Operations Research Office (ORO) of the Johns Hopkins University, 23 January 1951.
A 120-page evaluation of Allied propaganda prepared from the interviews of over 2000 enemy prisoners of war during the first 205 days of the Korean War.
Jacobson, Mark R.: Minds then Hearts:
Political and Psychological Warfare during the Korean War, PhD Thesis. U.S. , 2005. Ohio State University
An excellent review of psychological warfare during the Korean War. It is one of the best research reports on the war that I have read. Well written and extremely well referenced. Available at the Military History Institute,
Jammes, Pierre, ESSAI DE REPERTOIRE DES TRACTS LANCES PAR AVION pendant la guerre 1939- 1945. A catalogue of leaflets made by and is an extract from "Vieux Papier" Avril-Juillet 1946.
Johnson, Richard: PSYOP - THE GULF PAPER WAR. 1992.
Privately printed photocopied pages with numerous B&W illustrations of Gulf War leaflets.
Johnson, Richard: PROPAGANDA MATERIALS OF THE PERSIAN GULF WAR. 1995.
Improved individual pages with computer colorized versions of the leaflets found in the first Johnson book. Requires plastic pockets for placing in loose-leaf binder.
Johnson, Richard D. SEEDS OF VICTORY Psychological Warfare and Propaganda, Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military/Aviation History, 1997. A professionally bound third edition of the Johnson book on the Persian Gulf war. The book is 288 pages with historical information, translations and over 400 color photographs of the psychological operations leaflets disseminated during the Gulf War. For more information, or to purchase a copy of this book, you can e-mail the author at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jordan; Aleyn R., LZ 130 - THE LAST OF THE GREAT ZEPPELINS McClellan Printing, Gorleston-on-Sea, 1977.
The story of the aerial "Danzig Corridor" postcard.
Jowett, Garth and Victoria O'Donnell. PROPAGANDA AND PERSUASION London: Sage Publications, Newbury Park, 1996.
A discussion on the similarities between propaganda and persuasion through communication. Not much for the military reader except for one chapter on psychological warfare that has a short interesting review of WWI.
Kendall, W., EIGHTH ARMY PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE IN THE KOREAN WAR Operational Research Office (US Army), December 1951.
Kempe, Frederick. DIVORCING THE DICTATOR: AMERICA'S BUNGLED AFFAIRS WITH NORIEGA. New York: G.P. Putnam, 1990.
Khalilzad, Zalmay M. and John P., white, eds. THE CHANGING ROLE OF INFORMATION IN WARFARE. Santa Monica, California: Rand, 1999.
Kirchner, Klaus: Erlangen, Germany.
A printer who prepares large full-color German-language books of various phases of propaganda leaflets from WWI and WWII.
01. BRITISH LEAFLETS 1914-1918.
02. FRENCH LEAFLETS 1914-1918.
01. BRITISH LEAFLETS 1939-1941.
02. GERMAN LEAFLETS 1939-1940.
03. FRENCH LEAFLETS 1939-1940.
04. BRITISH LEAFLETS 1942.
05. BRITISH LEAFLETS 1943-1944.
06. UNITED STATES LEAFLETS 1943-1944.
07. BRITISH AND U. S. LEAFLETS 1944-1945.
08. RUSSIAN LEAFLETS JULY-AUGUST 1941.
09. RUSSIAN LEAFLETS SEPTEMBER-DECEMBER 1941.
10. GERMAN LEAFLETS 1941.
11. BRITISH AND U. S. LEAFLETS "NACHRICHTEN FUR DIE TRUPPE" 1944.
12. BRITISH AND U. S. LEAFLETS "NACHRICHTEN FUR DIE TRUPPE" 1945.
13. RUSSIAN LEAFLETS "FRONT-ILLUSTRIERTE" 1941-1945.
14. RUSSIAN REGISTER OF STRATEGIC LEAFLETS 1941-1945.
15. RUSSIAN LEAFLETS FOR THE FREE
16.GERMAN LEAFLETS FOR THE ALLIES IN
17.GERMAN LEAFLETS FOR THE ALLIES IN
U.S.ARMY LEAFLETS FOR GERMAN SOLDIERS IN WESTERN EUROPE 1944-1945.
19. German Anti-Semitic Leaflets 1939-1945.
20. 20th Century Erotic Leaflets in Europe.
21. German leaflets for American and british Soldiers in Italy 1944-1945.
The above are comprehensively illustrated reference books by Dr. Klaus Kirchner and are available from him at Luitpoldstr. 58, D-91052, Erlangen, Germany.
Kirchner, Klaus: KRANKHEIT RETTET. PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE. (Content complete story of malingering leaflets used in Psywar. With facsimile of German "Suedstern" leaflet in English "Better a few weeks ill than all your live dead".
Kirchner, Klaus: Erlangen, Germany. PSYCHOLOGISCHE KRIEGSFUHRUNG IM ZWEITEN WELTKRIEG IN EUROPA
Kirchner, Klaus: Erlangen, Germany. POSTCARDS PRODUCED BY THE SOVIETS FOR AERIAL DISSEMINATION IN WWII, 1994
Soft-cover, 128-page book illustrating the various postcards leaflets prepared by the USSR against Germany and its fascist allies.
Kirchner, Klaus: HANDBOOK OF LEAFLETS, VOLUME 1, New edition in German and English. Including five original leaflets, among them two from Skorpion West disseminated during the "Battle of the Bulge"
Kodosky, Robert J. PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS AMERICAN STYLE THE JOINT UNITED STATES PUBLIC AFFAIRS
OFFICE, VIETNAMAND BEYOND: Books, Lanham, MD, 2007. Lexington
The author makes a case that the reason American PSYOP failed in Vietnam was a lack of understanding and caring about the needs and wants of the Vietnamese people. He implies that the same problem existed in WWII and Korea. 227-pages with no illustrations.
Kushner, Barak: THE THOUGHT WAR JAPANESE IMPERIAL PROPAGANDA,
Universityof HawaiiPress, , 2006. Honolulu
An excellent report on Japanese propaganda that argues that it was not the government that produced pro-war propaganda, but the Japanese people.
Latimer, Harry D.: U. S. PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS IN VIETNAM. Monograph on National Security Affairs, Brown University, September, 1973.
A review of the PSYOP order of battle, methods, techniques, evaluation, policy guidance and aspects of psychological warfare in Vietnam.
Laswell, Harold. PROPAGANDA TECHNIQUES IN WORLD WAR I, Cambridge: M.I.T. Press, 1971.
Laurie, Clayton. THE PROPAGANDA WARRIORS: AMERICA'S CRUSADE AGAINST NAZI GERMANY, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 1996.
A description of the founding of the OWI and OSS, their philosophies, and battle for domination within the American propaganda hierarchy.
Lerner, Daniel. PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE AGAINST NAZI GERMANY: THE SYKEWAR CAMPAIGN. Cambridge: The M.I.T. Press, 1971.
** A detailed look at the workings of OWI during WWII. Much data on themes, operations and concepts. Heavily illustrated.
Lerner, Daniel. PROPAGANDA IN WAR AND CRISIS, 1972
Leser, Lothar, PSYCHOLOGISCHE KRIEFFUHRUNG. DIE BRITISCHE UND AMERIKANISCHE FLUGBLATTPROPAGANDA GEGEN DEUTSCHLAND IM ZWEITEN WELTKRIEG Lothar Leser; published privately 1956.
Early catalogue of Allied leaflets to Germany.
Lewis, Jack. NOTHING IN RESERVE: TRUE STORIES, NOT WAR STORIES: Litsam Press, 2011.
Paperback and Kindle edition of the biography of a PSYOP soldier who joined the Army after the 9/11 terrorist attacks and was deployed to Iraq. Half the book is tactical PSYOP missions, the second half about the author's problems upon returning home.
Libicki, Martin. WHAT IS INFORMATION WARFARE, Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University, 1995
Linebarger, Paul M. A: PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE. Infantry Journal Press, Washington D.C., 1948. First edition.
** Possibly the best reference book on general propaganda. Illustrated with both "black" and "white" leaflets.
Linebarger, Paul M. A: PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE. Combat Forces Press, Washington D.C., 1954.Second Edition Reprinted by Combat Forces Press, Washington, D.C., 1972
** Second edition. Has some added data on Korean War propaganda.
Lochner, Louis P., THE GOEBBELS DIARIES Hamish Hamilton, 1948.
British 'black' propaganda.
Lord, Carnes and Frank R. Barnett, editors. POLITICAL WARFARE AND PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS: RE-THINKING THE US APPROACH. Washington, DC: National Defense University Press in cooperation with the National Strategy Information Center, Inc., 1989.
Lynch, Aaron. THOUGHT CONTAGION: HOW BELIEF SPREADS THROUGH SOCIETY, THE NEW SCIENCE OF MEMES. New York: Basic Books, 1996.
MacArthur, John. THE SECOND FRONT - CENSORSHIP AND PROPAGANDA IN THE GULF WAR, New York, NY: Hill and Wang, 1992
MacCloskey, Monro Brig GEN (USAF Ret), : SECRET AIR MISSIONS: Rosen Press, NY, 1966.
Written by the American commander of the 122nd Bomber Squadron, the Air Force unit that dropped leaflets over Europe during WWII.
MacCloskey, Monro, Brig GEN (USAF Ret), ALERT THE FIFTH FORCE: COUNTERINSURGENCY, UNCONVENTIONAL WARFARE AND PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS OF THE U.S. AIR FORCE IN SPECIAL AIR WARFARE. New York: Rosen Press, 1969.
Written by the American commander of the 122nd Bomber Squadron, Special Air Warfare operations of the U.S. Air Force that dropped leaflets over Europe from WWII to Vietnam. Includes some data on psyop.
Maincent, Paul, FORCES AERIENNES FRANCAISES, Comite d'Etudes Aeronautiques Militaires.Extensive and illustrated article "Les Origines du Tract Aerien" (1791 Jean Alexandre) Publ. Part 1 (Dec. 1960), Part 2 (March 1961).
Margolin, Leo. PAPER BULLETS: A BRIEF STORY OF PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE IN WORLD WAR II, New York: Froben Press, 1946.
Small book with strong anti-Nazi theme. Many illustrations.
Mauch, Christof: THE SHADOW WAR AGAINST HITLER, Columbia University Press, New York, 1999.
333 pages, no illustrations. Actually a book about all black operations against Hitler, but it does mention some PSYOP including Operation Cornflakes, Sauerkraut and Musac.
McDonald, Hamish: A WAR OF WORDS THE MAN WHO TALKED 4000 JAPANESE INTO SURRENDER, Queensland University Press, Australia, 2014.
A bit disappointing. An excellent biography of Charles Bavier, but propaganda is not mentioned for the first 200 pages. When it is, the subject is just lightly touched upon. There is not much for the PSYOP student.
McIntosh, Elizabeth P.: SISTERHOOD OF SPIES - THE WOMEN OF THE
OSS, Naval Institute Press, , 1998. Annapolis, MD
Mentions operations such as Sauerkraut, forged documents and PSYOP campaigns.
McLaurin, Ron D: MILITARY PROPAGANDA - PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE AND OPERATIONS. Praeger Publishers, N.Y.C., 1982.
An anthology of technical psywar articles reprinting many studies first published in A Psychological Warfare Casebook and The Art and Science of Psychological Operations. This book contains only technical data, and no specific leaflet operations.
McQuiston, Liz. GRAPHIC AGITATION: SOCIAL AND POLITICAL GRAPHICS SINCE THE SIXTIES. London: Phaidon Press, 1993.
Meehl, Gerald A. ONE MARINESS WAR: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland, 2012.
This 244-page book is well illustrated and tells the story of a Marine officer who was an interpreter on Tarawa and Saipan. He devised propaganda leaflets and put together a loudspeaker jeep in an attempt to save the lives of Japanese troops and civilians.
Messaris, Paul. VISUAL PERSUASION: THE ROLE OF IMAGES IN ADVERTISING. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, 1997.
Mints, Jeanne S.; Silverberg, Herbert M.; and Trainman, James E. A Short Guide to Psychological Operations in the Republic of Vietnam, Special Operations Research Office of the American University (SORO), 1965.
A 162-page booklet discussing the make up of enemy forces, PSYOP methods that might work against them, hints about local culture and some technical data. No actual operations are discussed. Really an introduction and guide to
Molnar, Charles J. MOLNAR'S Catalogue. Charles J. Molnar was an American dealer who produced an extensive illustrated sales catalogue of many leaflets, particularly of the Far East. Undated but circa 1965.
Morioka, Michiyo: AN AMERICAN ARTIST IN TOKYO FRANCES BLAKEMORE 1906-1997, the Blakemore Foundation, Seattle, WA.
This book is a biography of the American artist Frances Blakemore, but there is a 29-page section that depicts in full color the propaganda leaflets she drew during WWII for the Office of War Information in Honolulu.
Morris, Robert. NO WONDER WE ARE LOSING: The Bookseller, NYC, NY, 1958.
A biography that slightly mentions the author's time as a naval PSYWAR officer on Guam and Saipan during WWII. No illustrations. Perhaps 25 pages that mention psychological operations.
Müller, Major Thomas A., FROM TROY TO PSYOPS FACETS OF PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE, Ibidem Verlag, Stuttgart, 2011.
I corresponded with the author regularly during the writing of this book. It is a German-language, highly illustrated history of PSYOP written by a Swiss officer. 358 pages, 34 pages of B&W illustrations, paperback.
Murtha, Garry D: NVA & VIET CONG WARTIME DOCUMENTS
Written account of wartime documents. Some leaflets.
Murtha, Garry D: THE PHOENIX PROGRAM IN VIETNAM.
Booklet on the Phoenix program, some leaflets illustrated.
Murtha, Garry D: U.S. AND ALLIED FORCES PROPAGANDA LEAFLETS OF THE VIETNAM WAR.
Reproduced leaflets in a bound booklet format.
Newcourt-Nowodworski, Stanley Black Propaganda in the Second World War, Sutton Publishing,
, 2005. UK
A lightly illustrated 272-page book on the subject of German and British PSYOP during WWII. The author offers some new information on Polish intelligence and PSYOP under German occupation.
Owen, David. BATTLE OF WITS : A HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY & DECEPTION IN MODERN WARFARE
Paddock, Alfred Harlan. PSYCHOLOGICAL AND UNCONVENTIONAL WARFARE, 1941-1952: ORIGINS OF A SPECIAL WARFARE CAPABILITY IN THE UNITED STATES ARMY. Carlisle Barracks, PA, 1979. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan dissertation Transcripts, 1981.
Paddock, Alfred H. JR.: US ARMY SPECIAL WARFARE - ITS ORIGINS. National Defense University, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, DC, 20319, 1982.
This book contains several chapters concerning psychological warfare from World War II through the Korean conflict. It is of special interest since it denotes the origin of the US Armys psychological and unconventional warfare from 1941-1952.
Paddock, Alfred H. Jr. U.S. ARMY SPECIAL WARFARE - ITS ORIGINS, Revised Edition, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 2002
Page, Caroline: U.S. OFFICIAL PROPAGANDA DURING THE VIETNAM WAR 1965-1973, Leicester University Press, London and New York, 1996.
The effect of U.S. propaganda on Americas Western Allies particularly France, West Germany and Great Britain. Mostly a political look at the Vietnam War.
Pape, Robert A. BOMBING TO WIN: AIR POWER AND COERCION IN WAR. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1996.
Paul, Christopher, Todd C. Helmus, and Russel W.Glenn. ENLISTING MADISON AVE, The Marketing Approach to Earning Popular Support in Theaters of Operations. RAND Corporation National Defense Research Institute, 2007.
This book review the challenges the U.S. faces in shaping indigenous audiences through the synchonization of both word and deed by drawing on lessons from commercial marketing practices.
Paul, Christopher INFORMATION OPERATIONS--DOCTRINES AND PRACTICE, Praeger Security International Reference, 2008.
A no-nonsense treatment of information operations, this handbook makes clear what does and does not fall under information operations, how the military plans and executes such efforts, and what the role of IO ought to be in the "war of ideas." Paul provides detailed accounts of the doctrine and practice of the five core information operations capabilities (psychological operations, military deception, operations security, electronic warfare, and computer network operations) and the three "related" capabilities (public affairs, civil-military operations, and military support to public diplomacy).
Pease, Stephen E. Psywar: PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE IN KOREA 1950 1953. Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1992. A small paperback with background on the Korean war. This 194 page book is very well illustrated with 52 photos and 5 illustrated drawings. You may order a copy of the book directly from the author for $12.95 by writing Steve Pease, P.O. Box 15376, Colorado Springs, CO 80935. You can also e-mail the author at: email@example.com
PERSPECTIVES, the professional Journal of the Psychological Operations Association, published quarterly. Articles published include current happening in the world of PSYOP as well as historical information.
Peterson, Niel H.: FROM HITLERS DOORSTEP, THE WARTIME INTELLIGENCE REPORTS OF ALLEN DULLES, 1942-1945. The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1996.
Some minor mention of Operation Cornflakes, and some interesting code numbers, code names, and cover names, for people and places. Very little on propaganda leaflets.
Pettee, George S. TECHNICAL MEMORANDUM
U.S.PSYWAR OPERATIONS IN THE KOREAN WAR, Operations Research Office (ORO) of the , 23 January 1951. Johns Hopkins University
An excellent 80-page government-authorized review of the PSYOP of the first 205 days of the Korean War.
Pieslak, Jonathan: SOUND TARGETS: AMERICAN SOLDIERS AND MUSIC IN THE
IRAQWAR, Indiana UniversityPress, , 2009. Bloomington, IN
The author studies the music preferred by American soldiers in
. There is a single chapter on music as a psychological tactic that discusses its use in military motivation and its use in interrogation. Iraq
Plaster, John: SOG: THE SECRET WARS OF AMERICAS COMMANDOS IN VIETNAM, Simon and Schuster, 1997.
This book details the work of the Studies and Operations Group in Vietnam. It mentions some propaganda campaigns, including the forging of the money of North Vietnam.
Powell, Alan: WAR BY STEALTH: AUSTRALIANS AND THE ALLIED INTELLIGENCE BUREAU, 1942-1945,
Press, 1996. Melbourne University
The history of Australian special operations, coast watching and propaganda in the Southwest Pacific Area during WWII. 424 pages, some illustrations of individuals.
Pratkanis, Anthony R. AGE OF PROPAGANDA: THE EVERYDAY USE AND ABUSE OF PERSUASION. New York: W.H. Freeman, 1991.
PREPARATORY SOCIETY OF PEACE MUSEUM: PAPER WAR - PROPAGANDA LEAFLETS. Emir Publishing Co., Tokyo, 1990.
224 pages; Japanese-language book showing many full-color leaflets used by and against the Japanese during WWII.
PROPAGANDA LEAFLETS, MAGAZINES AND FLYERS OF THE PACIFIC WAR. The 2000s.
40 pages, 188 illustrations; Japanese-language book showing many full-color leaflets used by and against the Japanese during WWII. This is the catalogue of a propaganda leaflet exhibition held in Japan.
PROPAGANDA LEAFLETS OF THE PACIFIC WAR, Akira Suzuki & Akira Yamamoto, 1970, Kodansha, Tokyo, Japan, 1977.
176 pages of full-color and black and white Japanese and anti-Japanese leaflets of WWII. Text all Japanese. Very similar to the Peace Museum book we list elsewhere.
PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS A HISTORY, 4th PSYOP Group, Ft. Bragg, NC, July 2017.
An illustrated book telling the history of American psychological operations from WWI to the war against ISIS. Many of the images in the book are from the Psywarrior.com website.
THE PSYWAR SOCIETY: Selected paperback booklets on wartime propaganda.
THE FALLING LEAF (Quarterly Society publication) (The complete run of this booklet runs 208 issues, final issue winter 2012).
THE PSYWAR SOCIETY Catalogs:
01. Leaflets dropped on France by Germany 1939-40 (out of print)
02. GERMAN LEAFLETS TO ALLIED TROOPS IN ITALY 1943-1945
03. AXIS LEAFLETS DROPPED IN NORTH AFRICA 1940-1943 (out of print)
04. British and American leaflets to Holland 1940-45 (out of print)
05. Catalogue of Axis Leaflets Dropped in North Africa to Troops and Civilians 1940 -1943, 2nd. edn. 1989.
06. Cold War Rocket leaflets (Berlin) (out of print)
07. V1 Rocket Propaganda Leaflets 1944-1945, 4th. edn. 1989. ISBN 0 9502151 9 8
08. Air-dropped propaganda and facsimile currency (out of print).
09. French leaflets dropped over Germany 1939-40 (out of print).
10. BRITISH LEAFLETS BALLOONED TO GERMAN TROOPS 1917-1918
11. ALLIED LEAFLETS TO BURMA 1942-1945
12. "Leaflets and newspapers for Japanese soldiers by SEAC: SJ, SJF, SJG, SJI, SJM,
SJN, 2/MPS/J" (out of print).
13. BRITISH BLACK PROPAGANDA TO GERMANY 1941-1945
14. CATALOGUE OF AIRDROPPED FACSIMILE POSTAL STATIONERY 1916-1918
15. ALLIED FORGED GERMAN RATIONING DOCUMENTS OF WWII.
16. GERMAN LEAFLETS TO NORTHERN FRANCE 1944
17. ALLIED LEAFLETS TO NORTH AFRICA, 1940-1943.
18. LEAFLETS DROPPED ON BELGIUM 1940-1944.
19. U.S. LUFTPOST AND FRONTSPOST NEWSPAPER LEAFLETS
20. ALLIED LEAFLETS OF OPERATION DESERT STORM - 1991.
21. ALLIED LEAFLETS TO GERMAN AND AUSTRIAN TROOPS IN THE
MEDITERRANEAN COUNTRIES AND ISLAND 1943-1945.
22. UNITAF LEAFLETS IN SUPPORT OF "RESTORE HOPE" IN SOMALIA.
23. LEAFLETS DISSEMINATED BY ARTILLERY SHELL
Putnam, Bill. TALES FROM THE TIGRIS: Kindle, 2012.
This book was written by the head of an Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Cell who weekly published Whats the Word on the Streets of Baghdad? for the American leadership. It has little technical detail, but does cover the customs of the Iraqis he met and many of the rumors circulating in Baghdad in 2003-2004.
Qualter, Terence H. PROPAGANDA AND PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE, Random House, N.Y., 1962.
An academic look at propaganda in general from a 1956 PhD thesis. A general un-illustrated look at the field with no specific operations covered in depth.
Radvanyi, Janos, editor. PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS AND POLITICAL WARFARE IN LONG-TERM STRATEGIC PLANNING, New York: Praeger, 1990.
Ramakrishna, Kumar: EMERGENCY PROPAGANDA. Curzon Press,
, 2002. A University thesis on the British emergency in Surrey, UK Malaya1948-1958. 306 pages, no illustrations. A very detailed explanation of both British government and Malayan Communist Party propaganda.
Rendell, Kenneth W: WITH WEAPONS AND WITS. 1992.
Selections of propaganda and psychological warfare leaflets from the personal collection of the author.
Reske, Charles: MAC-V-SOG COMMAND HISTORY, ANNEXES A, N & M (1964-1966), (DECLASSIFIED), Alpha Publications, POB 308 Sharon Center, Ohio, 44274-0308, 1992.
This book contains a heavily edited history of MACVSOG during the first years of its existence in Vietnam. It would be a valuable resource, except that 11 of the 12 pages on psychological operations have been deleted.
Reske, Charles: MAC-V-SOG COMMAND HISTORY, 1971-1972, ANNEX B, VOLUMES I AND II. (DECLASSIFIED), Alpha Publications, POB 308 Sharon Center, Ohio, 44274-0308, 1990.
Several chapters on OP32 (The Air Studies Branch), OP33 (The Psychological Studies Branch), and OP39 (The Psychological Studies Group). However, 90% of the psywar data has been deleted, making the books a poor reference source.
Rhodes, Anthony. Edited by Victor Margolin. PROPAGANDA. THE ART OF PERSUASION: WORLD WAR II. New York: Chelsea House Publishers,1976. Republished by The Wellfleet Press. Secaucus NJ, 1987.
** Possibly the best of the big coffee-table books. Numerous illustrations and excellent text on all aspects and phases of Allied and Axis propaganda.
Richards, Lee, THE BLACK ART BRITISH CLANDESTINE PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE AGAINST THE THIRD REICH, Psywar.org, Peacehaven, UK, 2010.
This is a big coffee-table book; 443 pages and heavily illustrated. It explores the British WWII use of clandestine or black products against the Axis powers. An excellent reference, the best on the subject.
Richards, Lee. WHISPERS OF WAR: Psywar.Org, 2010.
This 236-page paperback book lists about 1500 of the 8,000+ underground propaganda rumors prepared by the British during WWII and disseminated in Europe as part of a whisper campaign. The rumors are broken up into sections so a specific theme such as Secret Weapons is easy to locate.
Robert, Philippe. POLITICAL GRAPHICS: ART AS A WEAPON. New York: Abbeville Press, n.d. Originally published as Il Linguaggio della Grafica Politica. Milan: Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, S.A., 1980; English trans. 1982
Roberts, Edwin Mervyn. THE PSYCHOLOGICAL WAR FOR VIETNAM, 1960-1968: University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 2018.
This 411-page book started as a Masters thesis in 2010 and is a very detailed look at the use of PSYOP during the Vietnam War.
M.E. Villagesof the Moon: Psychological Operations in Southern Afghanistan. . Publish Baltimore . 2005. A 195-page paperback book by a former PSYOP Detachment Sergeant in America and Team Chief in Geresk in 2002 and 2003. A look at how a Tactical PSYOP Team operates in todays uncertain atmosphere. Kandahar
Roetter, Charles. THE ART OF PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE, 1914-45. New York: Stein and Day Publishers, 1974. Also published by Batsford, London, 1974.
A fairly interesting look at wartime propaganda in two wars by both sides. 20 illustrations.
Roosevelt, Kermit: THE WAR REPORT OF THE OSS. Walker and Company, New York, 1976.
The first volume is a general look at wartime OSS operations, with emphasis on activities in the United States.
Roosevelt, Kermit: THE WAR REPORT OF THE OSS (THE OVERSEAS TARGETS). Walker and Company, New York, 1976.
The second volume gives a history of overseas OSS activities. It is an excellent reference source for Rome, Bern, and other posts where propaganda was manufactured.
Rutherford, Ward: HITLER'S PROPAGANDA MACHINE. Grosset and Dunlop, NY, 1978.
A general look at Nazi white propaganda. A large book, numerous illustrations. Little data on leaflets.
Salminen, Esko and Suvanne, Kauko KUVIEN SOTA 1935-1945, PROPAGANDALEHTISET TALVI- JA JATKOSODASSA, Otava Helsinki 1989. ISBN 951-1-10151-X.
The Finnish Winter War and the Continuation Wars.
Sandler, Dr. Stanley: "CEASE RESISTANCE: ITS GOOD FOR YOU": A HISTORY OF U.S. ARMY COMBAT PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS. 2nd Edition, 1999. USASOC, US Army
A 436-page paperback book that attempts to give a complete general history of U.S. Army PSYOP. There are chapters on WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Grenada, Panama, Kuwait and the Kurds.
Sareen, T.R.: SELECT DOCUMENTS ON INDIAN NATIONAL ARMY, Agam Prakashan, Delhi, 1988.
A series of documents on the foundation and activities of the Indian National Army. One section is on INA psychological warfare. Nothing specific on leaflets.
Scanlon, Phil Jr. THE TREE WANTS TO BE STILL BUT THE WIND WON'T LET IT - A STUDY OF SECOND
INDOCHINAWAR PROPAGANDA LITERATURE. , 1st Books, 2000. Bloomington, IN
A 240-page poorly illustrated and edited paperback whose saving grace is that the author translates several Viet Cong propaganda documents.
Schleifer, Dr. Ron, Psychological Warfare and its Role in the Arab-Israeli Conflict: Ministry of
, 2008. Defense, Israel
A 318-page Hebrew-language book on PSYOP, well illustrated with photographs, leaflets and propaganda cartoons
Schmidt, Palle, FLYVEBLADE NEDKASTET OVER DANMARK UNDER ANDEN VERDENKSRIG, Palle Schmidt, 1981.
All WWII British leaflets to Denmark illustrated.
Schmidt, Palle: SORT PROPAGANDA. Venners Forlag, Copenhagen, 1982.
Danish-language booklet on the subject of British black propaganda used in Denmark. British "black" leaflets to Denmark illustrated.
Schmidt, Palle: SORT PROPAGANDA FRA ANDEN VERDENSKRIG. 1980.
The original rough draft of Sort Propaganda, shown directly before this entry.
Shelley Robert G. PROPAGANDA LEAFLETS OF THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR written and publ. by Ronald G. in 1990 and available from the author at 9, Chanctonbury Rd., Hove, East Sussex BN3 6EL.
Shultz, Richard. THE SECRET WAR AGAINST HANOI, New York, NY: Harper Collins Publishers, 1999
Silvain, Gerard: LA QUESTION JUIVE EN EUROPE 1933-1945. J.C. Lattes, 1985.
A French-language book on anti-Semitic propaganda during WWII. Illustrates stamps, currency, leaflets and documents.
Simpson, Christopher. SCIENCE OF COERCION: COMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH AND PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE 1945-1960. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994. (A recent, rather hostile treatment of psychological warfare [broadly defined to include violence and covert operations of various sorts], which is useful in providing a different perspective on PSYOP.)
Smith, Paul. ON POLITICAL WAR, Washington, D.C., National Defense University Press, 1989
Smith, Peter J.C. , FLYING BOMBS OVER THE PENNINES, written and published by Peter J.C.Smith, 1990 and available from the author at Flat 5, Highfield Ct., 31, Glebelands Rd., Prestwich, Manchester, England M25 5WE.
Snyder, Russell. HEARTS AND MINES WITH THE MARINES IN AL ANBAR: A STORY OF PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE IN IRAQ, Casemate Publishing, Philadelphia, 2012
Snyder was a member of a Tactical PSYOP Team supporting the U.S. Marines in Iraq. 253 pages with no illustrations. An excellent biography of what it is like to be a PSYOP team member, but lacks detailed information about psychological operations.
Sorensen, Thomas C.: THE WORD WAR, Harper & Row, N.Y., 1968.
A concise history of U. S. propaganda from WWI to Vietnam by the former Deputy Director of the U.S. Information Agency.
Sparagana, Eleanor Anne: the Conduct and Consequences of Psychological Warfare: American Psychological Warfare Operations in the War against
, 1941-1945, PhD Thesis, Brandeis University, 1990. Japan
A very well written thesis on the history of U.S. Propaganda against
. It reads smoothly and the author covers almost every aspect of our propaganda campaign in the Pacific. Available at the Military History Institute, Japan CarlisleBarracks, PA.
Stanley, Peter: WHAT DID YOU DO IN THE WAR, DADDY? - A VISUAL HISTORY OF PROPAGANDA POSTERS. Oxford University Press, 1983.
A general look at propaganda posters used in WWI, WWII and Vietnam.
Steer, G.L., SEALED AND DELIVERED Hodder and Stoughton 1942.
Stevenson, William, A MAN CALLED INTREPID, Lyons Press, Guilford, Conn., 1976.
The story of Sir William Stephenson, who ran a secret British propaganda operation against Germany from New York City.
Stewart, Richard W., Dr. Stanley Sandler, Dr. Joseph R. Fischer. To Free From Oppression: A Concise History of U.S. Army Special Forces, Civil Affairs, Psychological Operations and the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School. 3d. Ed. Fort Bragg, NC: United States Army Special Operations Command, 1996.
Stokker, K.: FOLKLORE FIGHTS THE NAZIS. 1996
Occupied Norway in WWII. Mentions mock postage stamps.
Stuart, Sir Campbell, SECRETS OF CROWE HOUSE - THE STORY OF A FAMOUS CAMPAIGN, Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1920.
Recounts British propaganda operations in enemy countries during World War I.
Sturgill, Claude. LOW-INTENSITY CONFLICT IN AMERICAN HISTORY, Westport, CT: Praeger, 1993.
Sum, Wong Hon: THE JAPANESE OCCUPATION OF MALAYA (SINGAPORE) AND ITS CURRENCY. Wongs Collections, Singapore, 1996.
Although this book is actually on the subject of Japanese occupation currency in Malaya, it contains sections on airdropped currency, propaganda overprints, propaganda matchbooks, and a 21-page section on propaganda leaflets with over a dozen shown in full color. There is not much new information for the expert, but there are numerous illustrations, which are interesting and informative.
Summers, Robert E. AMERICA'S WEAPONS OF PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE (International Propaganda and Communications, 1972
Taylor, Philip M. MUNITIONS OF THE MIND: A HISTORY OF WAR PROPAGANDA FROM THE ANCIENT WORLD TO THE PRESENT DAY:
Manchester University , 2003: Press, UK
A general history of propaganda from the ancient world all the way to the Gulf War. 344 pages, no illustrations.
Taylor, Philip M. MUNITIONS OF THE MIND: WAR PROPAGANDA FROM THE ANCIENT WORLD TO THE NUCLEAR AGE. Wellingborough, England: Patrick Stephens Ltd., 1990.
Taylor, Philip M. WAR AND THE MEDIA, PROPAGANDA AND PERSUASION IN THE GULF WAR. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1998.
Thomson, Oliver. EASILY LED A HISTORY OF PROPAGANDA, Sutton Publishing Co.,
: 1999. UK
A very academic look at historical propaganda from an author who believes that every type of communication, including music, opera, dance, poetry and theatre is propaganda. No current operations mentioned.
Thomassen, Egil H.: FKYGEBLAD OVER NORGE 1940-1945 (Aerial Leaflets over Norway 1940-1945), War and Philabooks,
, 2009. Tamasen, Norway
Norwegian-language, highly illustrated 106-page soft-cover book has numerous photographs of white and black leaflets in full color, ends with a three-page English-language summary of the propaganda campaign
Thum, Gladys & Marcella. THE PERSUADERS: PROPAGANDA IN WAR AND PEACE. New York: Atheneum, 1972.
Tomek, Prokop. FREEDOM BALLOONS LEAFLET OPERATIONS OF RADIO FREE EUROPE 1951-1956: World of Wings, Podhrad, Czechoslovakia, 2014.
This 174-page Czechoslovakian-language book tells the history of RFE propaganda leaflets dropped on Czechoslovakia. It bears 200 photographs plus an accompanying CD.
Tonnelat, Hansi and E., A TRAVERS LES LIGNES ENNEMIES Payot et Cie, Paris, 1922.
"Through Enemy Lines - A three Years Offensive against German Morale." A French-language book with 48 illustrations of WWI propaganda against the Germans. Hansi worked for the American OSS in WWII and did it again.
Tourison, Sedgwick D. JR.: SECRET ARMY, SECRET WAR, Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland, 1995.
There are three references to the American counterfeiting of the currency of North Vietnam. In all cases, the currency was taken to the north by Vietnamese agents under the supervision of the CIA.
Tubin, Eino: BESEGRA UTAN STRID, (Subdue without Fighting), Santerus Forlag,
, 2007. Stockholm, Sweden
Swedish-language book on the history of PSYOP. 376 pages; heavily illustrated; mostly referenced from Psywarrior.com and Psywar.Org.
Tuch, Hans N. COMMUNICATING WITH THE WORLD: U.S. PUBLIC DIPLOMACY OVERSEAS. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1990.
THE VALUE OF PROPAGANDA LEAFLETS DISSEMINATED BY AIRCRAFT, Operations Research Office, John Hopkins University, Washington DC, USA in 1950.U. S. Army Senior officer debriefing program after-action report by
PSYOP Commanders. Lieutenant Colonel William J. Beck, 4th PSYOP Group, 15 October 1967 7 October 1968. 27 pages. Vietnam
U. S. Army Senior officer debriefing program after-action report by
PSYOP Commanders. Colonel Taro Katagiri, 4th PSYOP Group, 4 October 1968 13 March 1970. 17 pages. Vietnam
U. S. Army Senior officer debriefing program after-action report by
PSYOP Commanders. Vietnam
Colonel Harold F. Bentz, 7th PSYOP Group, 30 November 1968 16 May 1972. 12 pages.
Verlaglorch/Wurtt, Sieger, ZEPPELIN POST KATALOG.
Leaflets dropped by LZ129 (1935) and LZ130 (1938).
Verlaglorch/Wurtt, Sieger, RAKETENPOST KATALOG
Volkogonov, Dmitri. PSYCHOLOGICAL WAR, Published 1987
Vries, L and Groot, J., EEN FASCINERENDE SELECTIE UIT DE OORLOGSJAREN 1940-45, Uitgeverij Skarabee B.V. 1974.
WWII - Holland
Vy, Tran Quang, VIETNAM POSTAGE STAMP COLLECTION ON THE ARMED STRUGGLE FOR THE FATHERLAND SAFEGUARD.
A book that describes the various propaganda postage stamps of Vietnam including the fight against the French and the Americans. Published for the 50th anniversary of the Peoples Army. A look at the Vietnam War as seen from the other side.
Wallace, Tim G.I. BILL. Yurchak Printing Inc., 2013.
A cartoon collection from a former member of the 4th PSYOP Group. Some of the cartoons were actually used in a black operation in Panama.
Waller, Douglas. THE COMMANDOS: THE INSIDE STORY OF AMERICA'S SECRET SOLDIERS, New York: Simon & Schuster, 1994.
WAR AIRDROPPED LEAFLET EXHIBITION SPONSORED BY THE INTERNATIONAL PSYWAR SOCIETY. EUROCOM Corporation and Dae Han Investment. June 24 July 1, 1990.
54-page booklet illustrating leaflets of the Korean War from the exhibition.
Wagner, Harry. THE HEADLESS SNAKE: Self-published, 2018.This 258-page lightly-illustrated paperback booklet is not exactly a PSYOP book. The author was a PSYOP official in Vietnam but the book is more a look at a philosophy of peaceful engagement rather than a forceful military engagement in future conflicts. Two leaflets are illustrated and there are numerous anecdotes about interaction with the military and Vietnamese people.
Warren, Major Harris G., SPECIAL OPERATIONS. AAF AID EUROPEAN RESISTANCE MOVEMENTS 1943-45 Aerospace Historian, Dept. of History, Eisenhower Hall, Manhattan, Kansas, USA in 1947.
A combat study.
Watson, Peter. WAR ON THE MIND: THE MILITARY USES AND ABUSES OF PSYCHOLOGY, New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1978
WEAPON OF CHOICE U. S. ARMY SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES IN AFGHANISTAN, Brisco, Kiper, Schroder and Sepp, Combat Studies Institute Press, Ft. Leavenworth, KS, 2003.
A detailed military history of Special Forces operations in Afghanistan. Several pages and some photographs dedicated to PSYOP.
White, John Baker. THE BIG LIE, New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company. , 1955
British Black Propaganda
Willard, Gordon. THE PSYCHOLOGY OF RUMOR, Allport, 1965
Williams, L.N. & Williams, M. FORGED STAMPS OF TWO WORLD WARS by L.N. and M. Williams; publ. by the authors, 1954.
British and German "black" philately
Winkler, Allen M: THE POLITICS OF PROPAGANDA - THE OFFICE OF WAR INFORMATION 1942-1945. Yale University Press, New Haven, 1978.
Discusses the background and political difficulties faced by the OWI. Some data on propaganda campaigns. No black operations.
Zeman, Zbynek: SELLING THE WAR. Exeter Books, NY, 1982.
A large illustrated book showing propaganda posters used by all sides during WWII.
---------- BOMBER COMMAND - An Air Ministry Account of Bomber Command's Offensive against the Axis Sept 1939 - July 1941. Contains a chapter entitled "White Bombs; the Leaflet Raids".
----------- FLUGBLATTPROPAGANDA IM 2. WELTKRIEG. Stattsbibiothek, West Berlin.
A small German-language softback booklet. Over 50 photocopies of leaflets.
----------- PAPER WAR - PROPAGANDA LEAFLETS, publ. by The Japan Peace Museum in 1990. ISBN 4-900592-03-X. Illustrated catalogue (50% colour) of WWII leaflets to and from Japanese
----------- PAPER BULLETS, GREAT PROPAGANDA POSTERS AXIS & ALLIED COUNTRIES WW II, New York/London: Chelsea House Publishers, 1977 with an Essay on Psychological Warfare by Daniel Lerner
----------- PERSUADING THE PEOPLE: GOVERNMENT PUBLICITY IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR, London: HMSO Publications Center, 1995
----------- PROPAGANDA POLITICA E MEZZI DI COMUNICAZIONE DE MASSA TRA FASCISMO E DEMOCRAZIA, edited by Adolfo Mignemi, Istituto Storica Dela Resistenza in Provincia di Novara "P. Fornara" in 1995 .
Mainly WWII Italian Theatre leaflets including OSS productions
----------- PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS IN GUERRILLA WARFARE/THE CIA'S NICARAGUA MANUAL, with Essays by Joanne Omang and Aryeh Neier, New York: Random House, 1985
----------- THE "SUN" AT WAR, Sun Engraving Co., Watford, 1945.
Their house publication - leaflets they printed for PID.
** Important books necessary for a meaningful reference collection.
OFFICIAL MILITARY PSYWAR PUBLICATIONS
5TH LOUDSPEAKER AND LEAFLET COMPANY 1951-1952.
7TH PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS GROUP: OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS PSYOP FOR NORTH KOREA.
The instructions and themes for the Propaganda to be dropped over North Korea are found in this 1968 18-page Department of the Army. This very detailed Operation Plan (OPLAN) contains about 200 different themes to be used specifically on soldiers, civilians, intellectuals, farmers, students, workers, party members, etc.
246TH PSYOP COMPANY. PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS LEAFLET CATALOGUE, originally published by the 246th PSYOP Company, Bien Hoa, Vietnam. This catalogue has illustrations of 200 plus different leaflets that were printed and distributed during the Vietnam War, with the English translation, methods of distribution, etc.
AIR FORCE DOCTRINE DOCUMENT 2-5.3 , 27 August 1999
ALLIED INFORMATION SERVICE ON THE WESTERN FRONT
AMERICAN PROPAGANDA LEAFLETS ALEUTIAN CAMPAIGN (1943). Office of the Acting Chief of Staff, Headquarters, Alaskan Defense Command, 25 October 1943.
A 13-page booklet depicting and translating some of the U.S. leaflets used in the Aleutian campaign against the Japanese.
AN INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE
ARMED FORCES TALK - YOUR DEFENSE AGAINST ENEMY PROPAGANDA.
** THE ART AND SCIENCE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS. Two Volumes, DA Pam 525-7-1/2.
A selection of several hundred articles on propaganda campaigns, similar to the Daugherty book mentioned above. This book updates the articles to 1976.
CAPABILITIES HANDBOOK 4th Psychological Operations Group.
COMMANDERS GUIDE TO TACTICAL PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS. 4th Psychological Operations Group.
Contains the title, identification number and period of dissemination of all Allied airborne leaflets dropped by UK based aircraft.
COMMUNICATING WITH VIETNAMESE THROUGH LEAFLETS. Field Development Division, Office of Plans and Policy, JUSPAO. Saigon, Republic of Vietnam, November 1968.
A 42-page illustrated manual depicting and explaining proper and improper uses of leaflet images and text.
A COMPLETE INDEX OF ALLIED AIRBORNE LEAFLETS AND MAGAZINES, 1939-1945 published in 1945 probably by an official British source. (Reprints are available from the Psywar Society).
EMPLOYMENT OF US ARMY PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATION UNITS IN VIETNAM. Army Concept Team in Vietnam. 1969
THE EFFECTIVENESS OF U.S. PSYOPS LEAFLETS: A SCALE FOR PRETESTING. Pacific Technical Analysts for DOD. 1969
FOREIGN POLICY BY PROPAGANDA LEAFLETS: Winter, 1945
HISTORY - 2ND MOBILE RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, May 1945.
INFORMATION OPERATIONS AND PSYCHOLOGY OPERATIONS IN THE USSOUTHCOM AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (U) Published by 4th Psychological Operations Group (Airborne) POG-2640-MX/N3/S-98 August 98
JTF PROVEN FORCE - VAN KEDISI - DESERT STORM, 1991
LEAFLET CATALOG - 7TH PSYOP BATTALION - DANANG, July 1969.
** LEAFLET MAGAZINE - PRINT COMPANY (The Psychological Operations Dissemination Battalion (Airborne) leaflet magazine of Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, 1990-1991). The magazine exists both with and without a blacked-out leaflet on page 26.
** LEAFLET MAGAZINE - 4th PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS GROUP (AIRBORNE) LEAFLETS OF THE PERSIAN GULF WAR. 4th PSYOP Group. 1991
** LEAFLET MAGAZINE - PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS IN SUPPORT OF OPERATION RESTORE HOPE. Unified Task Force Somalia. 1993
** LEAFLET MAGAZINE -JOINT PSYOP TASK FORCE UNITED SHIELD PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS CAMPAIGN. Printed in February 1995, on the USS Belleau Wood by the 4th PSYOP Groupwhile at sea in the Indian Ocean:
To minimize hostile contact between Somalis and Combined Task Force personnel, and to minimize both UNOSOM and Somali casualties.
** LEAFLET MAGAZINE - PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS SUPPORT FOR OPERATION PROVIDE COMFORT. (THE KURDS) 4th PSYOP Group. 1994
** LEAFLET MAGAZINE - PSYCHOLOGICAL SUPPORT TO OPERATION UPHOLD DEMOCRACY. Joint Psychological Operations Task force Haiti. 1995
** LEAFLET MAGAZINE - PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS SUPPORT TO OPERATION ALLIED FORCE. (KOSOVO). 4th PSYOP Group. 1999
LEAFLET OPERATIONS - WESTERN EUOPEAN THEATRE. Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF), 2 July 1945.
A 127-page history of SHAEF propaganda leaflet operations in Western Europe. Original leaflets are depicted along with official translations.
LOW, MEDIUM, AND HIGH ALTITUDE LEAFLET DISSEMINATION GUIDE: Department of the Army, 7th Psychological Operations group.
116-page handbook filled with formulas for leaflet dropping considering leaflet size, weight and drift.
NATIONAL CATALOG OF PSYOPS MATERIALS: Joint US Public Affairs Office, Field Development Division, Saigon, Vietnam APO 96243. August 1969.
NATIONAL CATALOG OF PSYOP MATERIAL JUSPAO, Saigon, March 1969.
NON-CLASSIFIED PRINT PROJECTS. Persian Gulf War documents
OFFICERS' CALL - ARMY PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE: Volume II, No. 5, Volume IV, No. 9
12-page DOD magazine for commanders. These issues discuss the functions and uses of psychological warfare.
OPERATING INSTRUCTION: PSYOP FOR NORTH KOREA: Department of the Army, 7th Psychological Operations group, 21 November 1968
16 page booklet listing over 100 PSYOP themes to be used against North Korea.
OPERATION DESERT STORM: PSYOP Dissemination Bn.
PUBLICITY AND PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE 1943 - 1945. 12th Army Group.
FM 33-1: PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS. DEPARTMENT HEADQUARTERS, Department of the Army. 1987.
FM 33-1-1: PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS - TECHNIQUES AND PROCEDURES: DEPARTMENT HEADQUARTERS, Department of the Army. 1993.
THE PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE SCHOOL, Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, 19 December 1952.
A restricted PSYOP school training book designed to teach students the history and uses of PSYOP in the Korean War. Includes 33 illustrated pages of Korean War propaganda leaflets, many with translations.
PSYOPS IN VIETNAM INDICATION OF EFFECTIVENESS. JUSPAO Planning Office, Saigon, Vietnam, May, 1967. A study of the effectiveness of US PSYOP using captured VC and NVA documents. Many enemy discussion of the Chieu Hoi program and how to counter it.
JOINT PUB 3-53 DOCTRINE FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS
PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS A HISTORY, 4th PSYOP Group, Ft. Bragg, NC, July 2017.
An illustrated book telling the history of American psychological operations from WWI to the war against ISIS. Many of the images in the book are from the Psywarrior.com website.
PWB - PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE BRANCH COMBAT TEAM...
The functions of the PWB Combat team during WWII. Marked "Confidential"
PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE AND OUTSIDE FACTORS AFFECTING THE SURRENDER OF NORTH KOREAN AND CHINESE FORCES
ORO-T-40, L.A. Kahn and J. Segal (US Army, Far East Command) in February 1953.
THE PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE DIVISION SUPREME HEADQUARTERS ALLIED EXPEDITIONARY FORCE AN ACCOUNT OF ITS OPERATIONS IN THE WESTERN EUROPEAN CAMPAIGN 1944 1945.
(with additional charts and leaflet images) on military PSYOP by SHAEF and the PWD in
Western Europefrom D-Day to the German capitulation. An excellent source of WWII Allied PSYOP data.
PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE PART TWO, SUPPLEMENT NO. 1, 14 July 1945
PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE PART TWO, SUPPLEMENT NO. 2, 15 August 1945
Published by CINCPAC-CINCPOA as Bulletin No. 164-45.
Illustrates and gives full English translations of many leaflets dropped on Japanese troops and civilians by the Americans after December 1944.
PSYWAR - A MAJOR WEAPON: United States Army Europe Information Bulletin 11.
PSYWAR LEAFLET REPORT: Headquarters, U.S. Forces, European Theater. July, 1945.
RADIO BROADCASTING IN PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS. U.S. Army Special Warfare School. ST 33-150. November, 1964.
READINGS IN PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS. U.S. Army Special Warfare School. ST 33-151. August, 1963.
REPORT OF THE DEFENSE SCIENCE BOARD TASK FORCE ON THE CREATION AND DISSEMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF INFORMATION AND SUPPORT OF PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS (PSYOP) IN TIME OF MILITARY CONFLICT. May 2000, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, Washigton, DC 20301-3140
REPORT OF OPERATIONS - 12TH ARMY GROUP:
Propaganda operations by the 12th Army Group during WWII.
REPORT ON PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE IN THE SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA 1944-1945.
This is a 310-page compendium of formerly classified reports on psychological warfare plans and objectives for various targets in SWPA compiled by Colonel Bonner F. Fellers, Military Secretary and Psychological Warfare Officer to General Douglas MacArthur, Commander in Chief, SWPA.
ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945; HMSO, 1954. Volume 1. Early Leaflet Dropping.
SMART BOOK FOR PSY-OPERATIONS 5th Psychological Operations Group.
SPECIAL WARFARE: Various issues of Bulletin of Special Warfare Center, among them:
SPECIAL WARFARE: 5:2-5 Oct 1992, Training the PSYOP Force, by Parker, Jay M.
SPECIAL WARFARE: 5:6-9 Oct '92, PSYOP Support to Operations Desert Shield/Desert Storm, by Summe, Jack N. (Maj, USA).
SPECIAL WARFARE: 5:13-17 Oct 1992, Upheaval in Europe: PSYOP Communication Lessons Learned, by Stech, Frank J. (LtCol).
SPECIAL WARFARE: 5:18-25 October 1992, Army Psywarriors: A History of U.S. Army Psychological Operations. by Sandler, Stanley. Includes information on Urgent Fury, Just Cause, & Desert Storm.
SPECIAL WARFARE: 5:26-31 October 1992. PSYOP in Support of Low-Intensity Conflict by Kilgore, Joe E. (Maj).
SPECIAL WARFARE: 5:32-34 October 1992. PSYOP-Unique Equipment: Special 'Weapons' of Communication by Bailey, Chris (Capt)
SPECIAL WARFARE: 6:24-25 May 1993, When Forces Work Together: Army PSYOP and the FBI in St Croix, by Van Zandt, Clinton R.
SPECIAL WARFARE: 6:18-21 Jul 1993. PSYOP Task Force to JTF (Joint Task Force) Andrew: A Case Study in Support to Disaster-Recovery Operations by Kappelman Paul B. (LtCol) and Armstrong, Robert E. (Maj)
SPECIAL WARFARE: 7:19-21 January 1994, Military Psychological Operations in the 1990's, by Timmes, Thomas A. (Col, USA, Ret).
SPECIAL WARFARE: 7:22-29 Jul 1994. Psychological Operations in Desert Shield, Desert Storm and Urban Freedom, by Jones, Jeffrey B. (Col,USA).
SPECIAL WARFARE: 7:2-9 October 1994. PSYOP (psychological operations) in Somalia: The Voice of Hope. by Borchini, Charles P. (LtCol) and Borstelmann, Mari.
SPECIAL WARFARE: 7:2-9 July 1994. JTF Haiti: A United Nations Foreign Internal Defense Mission. by Epstein, Stephen M. (LtCol) and others.
SPECIAL WARFARE: 10:12-19 Winter 1997, Russian Information - Psychological Actions: Implications for U.S. PSYOP, by Thomas, Timothy L.
A SYLLABUS OF PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE: Washington D.C. October, 1946. The Pentagons general answer to all questions concerning wartime propaganda.
UNITED STATES ARMY. Combined Arms Training Strategy for Special Forces, Psychological Operations, and Civil Affairs Units. Washington, Mar 1994. 1 vol.
UNITED STATES ARMY SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND HISTORY OFFICE: UNITED STATES ARMY PSYOP HISTORY HANDBOOK
Small 4 x 6.5-inch paperback booklet, 90 pages, heavily illustrated with chapters: overview; timeline; Lineages; insignia; evolution and acronyms.
UNITED STATES SOUTHERN COMMAND. Small Wars Operational Requirements Division. El Salvador: Psychological Operations Assessment. Fort Clayton, Panama, Feb 1988. 22 p.
UNITED STATES SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND. Psychological Operations in Panama During Operations Just Cause and Promote Liberty. MacDill AFB, FL, Mar 1994. 36 p.
US PSYOP SUPPORT TO DISASTER PREPAREDNESS AND RELIEF IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN: A PRELIMINARY GUIDE (U), published by the 4TH Psychological Operations Group (Airborne), POG-2640-N4/N5/S-97, April 1997.
WHAT IS PROPAGANDA. EM 2 GI Roundtable. The United States Armed Forces Institute, July 1944.
WHITE BOMBS - OWI, London.
** Important military books/booklets necessary for a meaningful reference collection.
PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATION PAPERS
Aquino, Michael A. (LtCol, USAR). Psychological Operations: The Ethical Dimension. Fort McNair, DC, 1987. 31 p. (Industrial College of the Armed Forces (U.S.) ICAF student research report).
Bartow, Dennis (LtCol, USAR). Combat Loudspeakers: Weapon of the Battlefield Evangelists. Posted on the PSYWARRIOR website.
Boling, Deanna I. (CAPT, USN). Operational Law in Support of Public Affairs and Psychological Operations. Newport, RI, Jun 1988. 32 p. (Naval War College (U.S.) Student thesis).
Brown, Stephen D. PSYOP in Operation Uphold Democracy. Military Review 76:57-64 Sep-Oct '96.
Collins, Steve (LtCol USA), The Antenna War & the Transformation of Bosnian-Serb TelevisionCollins, Steven (LtCol USA). Centrally Planned & Decentrally Executed -- A Dilemma Facing Military PSYOP, September 4, 1998, Published in Cyber Sword and posted on the PSYWARRIOR website.
Collins, Steven (LtCol USA) and Guy, Jack C.(LtCol USA). Current Challenges and Future Roles for US Army Reserve PSYOP Forces. Trends and challenges faced by PSYOP and the need for reevaluation of resources. 15 March 2000. Published in Special Warfare Magazine, posted with permission on the PSYWARRIOR website.
Collins, Steven (LtCol USA). Mind Games. An assessment of the Coalition's perception-management operations before, during and after Operation Iraqi Freedom and their implications for NATO. Posted on the PSYWARRIOR website.Collins, Steven (LtCol USA). NATO and Strategic PSYOPS: Policy Pariah or Growth Industry? This paper examines current NATO PSYOPS policy, and the reasons why NATO should make changes in the aftermath of 9/11. Posted on the PSYWARRIOR website.
Collins, Steve (LtCol USA), Shaping Perceptions During the Latest Balkans' Imbroglio
Dayton, Roy D. (Maj, USAF). Airborne Psychological Warfare in South Vietnam. Maxwell AFB, AL, Jun 1968. 75 p. (Air Command and Staff College (U.S.) Thesis).
DeWitt, Calvin C. (MAJ USA), Surveying Public Opinions During Stability and Support Operations: PSYOP Support to the First Marine Division in Iraq
Dunn, Michael J. (Maj, USAF). The Soviet Disinformation Campaign. Maxwell AFB, AL, April 1987. 67 p. (Air Command and Staff College (U.S.) Student report).
Friedman, Herbert A. (SGM USA Ret.).
The following are a just a few of the many articles written by SGM Herbert A. Friedman (Ret.) on psychological operations in the form of official government papers and publications like stamps, envelopes, postcard and banknotes. He has published well over 100 articles and wrote regular columns in the Spacecraft Explorer, British Stamp News, and Linns Stamp News in the past. In addition, he has written the propaganda sections for several books on Vietnamese and US military currencies, and has approximately 120 articles on the Psywarrior.com website and several others on the Psywar.org site. He has written a number of articles for The Falling Leaf, The Psywar Society publication, and Perspectives, the Psychological Operations Association publication. This is just a brief sampling of his articles.
Falling Leaves, PRINT, September/October 2003
Poison Cornflakes For Breakfast, THE JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY OF PHILATELIC AMERICANS, February 1972, The OSS campaign to drop propaganda mail on bombed German mail trains.
Propaganda Christmas Cards, THE AMERICAN PHILATELIST, December 2002, Propaganda Christmas cards produced by the enemy to demoralize Allied soldiers.
Propaganda Currency., COINS, November 1970
Propaganda Leaflets Invade Afghanistan, WORLD COIN NEWS, August 2002
PROPAGANDA: Paper Bullets Aimed at Hearts and Minds, SOLDIER OF FORTUNE, July 1986
Propaganda Ricocheted Both Sides, THE AMERICAN PHILATELIST, November 1985, German and American propaganda leaflets in the Form of letters and letter sheets.
Sex and PSYWAR: Pornographic Paper Dolls. SOLDIER OF FORTUNE, May 1981,
Sex Wars OUI, September 1983
Gill, Paul F. (Maj, USAF). The USAF Psychological Warfare Mission in South Vietnam--An Analysis of Doctrine and Tactics. Maxwell AFB, AL, May 1981. 28 p. (Air Command and Staff College (U.S.) Research report).
Greene, Terry F. U.S. Army Psychological Operations into the Year 2000. Carlisle Barracks, PA, April 1993. 44 p. (Army War College (U.S.) Study project).
Kriesel, Melvin E. (Col, USA). PSYOP: A Strategic Dimension. Carlisle Barracks, PA, April 1984. 63 p. (Army War College (U.S.) Study project).
Lewis, Barry W. (Maj, USAF). The Role of the Air Force in Psychological Operations. Maxwell AFB, AL, Apr 1984. 26 p. (Air Command and Staff College (U.S.) Research report).
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Roles and Functions of U.S. Combat Forces: Past, Present, and Prospects, by John M. Collins. Washington, Jan 1993. 112 p. (CRS Report for Congress no.93-72 S), Psychological Operations, pp 57-59.
McKelvy, Dolan M. (LtCol, USAF). Psychic Warfare: Exploring the Mind Frontier. Maxwell AFB, AL, May 1988. 53 p. (Air War College (U.S.) Research report).
Noll, James P. (Col, USAR). The 13th Psychological Operations Battalion (EPW) During Mobilization, Desert Shield/Desert Storm and Demobilization. Carlisle Barracks, PA, May 1993. 164 p. (Army War College (U.S.) Study Project). A discussion of the leaflets used in Desert Storm and an evaluation of their effectiveness from pre-tests and post-tests by Iraqi EPWs.
Paddock, Al, Dr. (COL USA RET). MG Robert McClure, Forgotten Father of Army Special Warfare by Dr. Al Paddock, Special Warfare, Fall 1999 Vol. 12, No. 4. Posted on the PSYWARRIOR website.
Pecot, C. Matthew, III (Capt, USA). Integrating Psychological Operations into the Joint Theater Level Simulation (JTLS). Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, Mar 1993. 1 vol. (Air Force Institute of Technology (U.S.) Thesis).
Pugh, Carol (Maj, USAF). Psychological Operations for the Operational Commander. Newport, RI, Jun 1996. 20 p. (Naval War College (U.S.) Student thesis).
Singer, P.W. and Olin, John M., Winning the War of Words: Information Warfare in Afghanistan, Analysis Paper #5, Brookings Project on Terrorism and U.S. Foreign Policy, October 23, 2001
Sparagana, Eleanor A. The Conduct and Consequences of Psychological Warfare: American Psychological Warfare Operations in the War Against Japan, 1941-1945. Ann Arbor, MI, UMI, 1990. 238 p. (Brandeis University. Thesis).
Thomas, Timothy L. The Mind Has No Firewall, Parameters, Spring 1998, pp 84-92
Torres, Herminio. Managing Meaning: The Role of Psychological Operations and Public Diplomacy in a National Information Warfare Strategy. Monterey, CA, Dec 1995. 1 vol. (Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.) Student thesis).
Volker-Cox, Lee (MAJOR USAF) Planning for Psychological Operations, A Proposal. Research Paper Presented to the Research Department, Air Command and Staff College, March 1997.
Westover, David (Capt.,USAF), A brief history of U.S. International Radio Broadcasting and War: From the Voice of America to Radio Tikrit, Strategic Public Relations Management: International Perspective, April 22, 2003.
Whitley, Gary L. (USN Civilian), PSYOP Operations in the 21st Century, Strategy Research Project, US Army War College. Carlisle, Barracks, PA, April 10, 2000.
Wilson, Eleanor M. (LtCol, USMCR). Psychological Warfare in Low Intensity Conflict (Latin America). Newport, RI, May 1987. 24 p. (Naval War College (U.S.) Student.
PERIODICAL ARTICLES ON THE GENERAL SUBJECT
OF PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE
AIRMAN: 37:2-5 February 1993, Never Seen, Always Heard (the mission of the 193rd Special Operations Group is Psychological Warfare), by Morrow, Janice M.(Capt).
ARMED FORCES JOURNAL: 133:44 July 1996. Getting the Word Out: Psychological Operations Play Key Role in Saving Soldiers' Lives. by Goodman, Glenn W., Jr.
ARMED FORCES JOURNAL: 134:22-23 Feb '97. Rebuilding Bosnia: Army Civil Affairs and PSYOP Personnel Play Critical Nonmilitary Role in Operation Joint Endeavor. by Goodman, Glenn W., Jr.
ARMY: 42:16-22 December 1992, Psyop: Gulf War Force Multiplier, by Adolph, Robert B., Jr (Maj, USA).
ARMY DIGEST: 22 May 1967, Leaflet War, pages 32-35.
ARMY TIMES: 54:12-14 February 28 1994. Psyching Out the Enemy, by McIntire, Katherine and Munro, Neil.
ARMY TIMES, July 1, 2003, PsyOps unit gets new home
ASIA-PACIFIC DEFENSE FORUM 17:8-14 Winter 1992-1993, PSYOP: Winning Wars by Saving Lives (PSYOP leaflets during Gulf War), by Stankiewicz (LtCol, USAF, Ret).
AUSTRALIAN DEFENSE FORCE JOURNAL No.107:35-42 Jul-Aug '94, Psychological Operations in Somalia, by Wilson, D. J. (Capt, Australian Army).
CANADIAN MILITARY JOURNAL Vol 14, No. 3, Spring 2014. Three Practical Lessons from the Science of Influence Operations Message Design by M. Atzal Upal.
CARD PLAYER: 21c/11c-June 2008, The Opposite of Peace Sign, by James McManus. An article on the use of the Ace of Spades in warfare.
CARTES POSTALES ET COLLECTION: No. 139: ...Avec les Daguets.
DEFENSE & FOREIGN AFFAIRS STRATEGIC POLICY 24:8-10 January 1996. Invisible Hand of Strategy: A Brief Introduction to Psychological Strategy. by Copley, Gregory R.
DEFENSE & FOREIGN AFFAIRS STRATEGIC POLICY 24:10 March 1996. Rediscovering Psy-Ops. by Copley, Gregory R.
DÉFENSE & SÉCURITÉ INTERNATIONALE: October 2007, POUR QUE LES PSYOPS RÉUSSISSENT, IL FAUT QUE LENNEMI SOIT CONVAINCU DE SA DÉFAITE.
ICON: August 1999, PSYOPS by Alex Lewin
INFANTRY, 86:14-17 September - October 1996. Tactical PSYOPS Supporting the Infantry Brigade and Battalion. by Boisselle, James C. (Maj).
INTERNATIONAL DEFENSE REVIEW 29:59-61 March 1996. Peace in Mind: Will the UN Give Psyops a Chance? by Cloughley, Brian.
JOINT FORCES QUARTERLY: No.8:28-33 Summer 1995. PSYOP (psychological operations) and the Warfighting CINC (Commander in Chief) by Jones, Jeffrey B. (Col) and Mathews, Michael P. (LtCol).
LOW INTENSITY CONFLICT & LAW ENFORCEMENT: 2:195-211 Autumn 1993, 'No More Tactical Information Detachments': U.S. Military Psychological Operations in Transition, by Paddock, Alfred H., Jr.
MARINE CORPS GAZETTE 73:38 September 1989, Discovering Psychological Operations by Barr, Edward J..
NATIONAL DEFENSE MAGAZINE: February 2001, PSYOPS Units Encouraged to Modernize Their Equipment, by Harold Kennedy
NIGHT FLYER MAGAZINE: 4:9 September 1996, PSYOP: Most Powerful Non-Lethal Weapon System, by Rodgers, R. Scott (Maj, USAF).
ORBIS: 22 Winter 1978, VC/NVA Propaganda Leaflets addressed to U.S. Troops: Some Reflections. pages 913 - 926.
PRINT MAGAZINE: September-October 2003, FALLING LEAVES.
PUBLIC OPINION QUARTERLY. XII, fall 1949, Some Psychological Lessons from Leaflet Propaganda in WWII, article by M. F. Hertz , pp 471-486
PUBLIC OPINION QUARTERLY. XV, spring 1951, Psychological Warfare in Korea: an Interim Report, (Report of U.N. PSYOP in Korea from June to December 1950), no author listed, pp 65-75
Reserve-National Guard.com: October 1993, Getting the Word Out - The 193rd Special Operations Wing by Jennifer G. Williams.
SOLDIERS: 47, 6-8 May 1992, Mind Games, (psychological operations in Operation Desert Storm), by McMichael, William H. (SSgt, USA)
SPECIAL WARFARE: October 1992, Psyop - Waging Warfare for the Mind.
SPECIAL WARFARE: July 1994, Psychological Operations in Desert Storm.
SPECIAL WARFARE: Fall 1999, Theory, Research, Practice: Three Ways to Increase PSYOP Effectiveness.
USACAPOC's (Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command) FOCUS Project: Waging the War for Information by Blanchette, Joel G. (BrigGen).
VERITAS, the Journal of Army Special Operations History. We list a few stories below, but the reader should understand that this magazine is issued quarterly and just about every issue has one or two articles on psychological operations.
VERITAS, The Journal of Army Special Operations History, Volume 1, Number 2, Volunteering for Combat Loudspeaker Psywar in Korea, by Charles H. Briscoe
VERITAS, The Journal of Army Special Operations History, Volume 1, Number 1, Reaching Out: Psychological Operations in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Cherilyn A. Walley and Michael R. Mullins
VERITAS, The Journal of Army Special Operations History, Volume 1, Number 1, Getting the Message Out: Tactical PSYOP in Operation Iraqi Freedom , by Robert W. Jones, Jr.
VIETNAM: December 1990, Winning Vietnamese minds was what the U.S. Armys 4th Psychological Operations group was all about.
VIETNAM: October 2005, Ho Chi Minh's Propaganda War, by Bob Horton. An illustrated article that discusses the Viet Cong leaflets archived in the Vietnam Center at Texas Tech University.
VIETNAM: April 2007, North Vietnam Propaganda Posters 1965-1985.
VIETNAM: October 2009, Weapons of Mass Persuasion, by Herb Friedman.
An illustrated article on the subject of the Chieu Hoi (Open Arms) program in Vietnam.
WORLD WAR TWO: Issue 63, The Propaganda War. An illustrated 28-page magazine with articles on Goebbels, anti-Semitism and Russian, German, British, and Japanese propaganda.
OPERATIONS ENDURING FREEDOM
PSYOP RELATED ARTICLES
ABC NEWS: October 15, 2001, Bombs and Words.
ABC NEWS: October 16, 2001, To Win Them Over, The Fight for Good PR in the Arab World by Andrew Chang.
ABC NEWS: December 18, 2001, Twist of Horror, New U.S. Leaflets Bear Gruesome Images by Martha Raddatz.
ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION: October 10, 2001, Leaflets, broadcasts among arsenal ised to change hearts, minds. By Ron Martz.
BALTIMORE SUN: October 16, 2001, U.S. radio broadcasts, pamphlets tell Afghans they aren't the enemy.
BBC NEWS: October 16, 2001, The US war of minds, by George Eykyn.
BOSTON GLOBE: October 18, 2001, PSYOP Readiness Doubted, by David Abel
CHICAGO TRIBUNE: October 15, 2001, Alls Fair in Psychological Warfare, by Michael Kilian.
CNN.com: October 16, 2001, Information Warfare as Important as Bombing, by David Grange
CNN.com: October 18, 2001, U.S. Propaganda to Taliban: You are Condemned, by Jamie McIntyre
CNN.com: October 18, 2001, The Partnership of Nations is Here to Help
DALLAS MORNING NEWS: October 9, 2001, Battling to Change Minds, by David Tarrant
DALLAS MORNING NEWS: October 23, 2001, War's Latest Weapons: Words, by Gregg Jones and Tod Robberson
DALLAS MORNING NEWS: October 26, 2001, Winning the Crucial Battle for Hearts, Minds by David Tarrant.
FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER: October 11, 2001, Psyop Soldiers fight with a message By J.S. Newton.
FreeRepublic.com: November 8, 2001, DOD Officials Call Afghanistan 'Ideal' For Psychological Operations by Adam J. Hebert.
Freeserve.com: October 17, 2001, War of Words by Ryan Battles.
THE HERALD: Glasgow Scotland, October 4, 2001, How a War of Nerves Can Be Won Without Body Bags, by Ian Bruce
INDEPENDENT.co.uk: October 26, 2001, The World at War.
MSNBC: October 9, 2001, Information Warriors Drop Leaflets Into Afghanistan, by Deb Riechmann.
MSNBC: October 16, 2001, U.S. Finding It Tough to Reach Arabs
MSNBC: October 18, 2001, U.S. Reaches Out to Afghans Via Radio
MSNBC/ASSOCIATED PRESS: November 8, 2001, Psyop Group Tries Music to Entice Afghanistan.
NEWS AND TELEGRAPH: United Kingdom, August 8, 2001, Hippy Who Waged War with Music and Posters by Toby Harnden.
NewScientist.com, December 8, 2001, Psychological Warfare Waged in Afghanistan, by Emma Young
THE NEW YORK TIMES: October 14, 2001: Sewing Seeds of Doubt. A comparison of leaflets used in Afghanistan with those of other wars by Tom Zeller.
THE NEW YORK TIMES: November 11, 2001, In the War on Terrorism, a Battle to Shape Public Opinion, by Elizabeth Becker.
THE NEW YORK TIMES: February 19, 2002, Pentagon Readies Efforts to Sway Sentiment Abroad, by James Dao and Eric Schmidt.
THE PALM BEACH POST, November 12, 2001, We're in your head, By Chris Hutchins
STARS AND STRIPES: 5 February 2002, Soldiers work to win minds and hearts in Afghanistan
THE STRAITS TIMES: 17 October, 2001, Radios Being Dropped to Woo Afghan Hearts, by Alfred Lee.
TIME: October 16, 2001, Opening Up the PSYOPS War, The U.S. goes on the offensive for the hearts and minds of Afghans by Douglas Waller.
TIME: December 10, 2001, Using Psywar Against the Taliban. There's another war going on in Afghanistan, one you don't need missiles or bullets to win by Douglas Waller
TORONTO STAR: October 21, 2001, The Use of Media as a Weapon, by Eric Margolis
USA TODAY: October 16, 2001, U.S. Message Is Difficult Delivery by Barbara Slavin
USA TODAY: October 02, 2001, Special Soldiers Cover Mental Terrain. The PSYOP campaign in Afghanistan, by Andrea Stone.
USA TODAY: October 15, 2001, Pentagon Drops Leaflets During Bombings
THE VIRGINIA PILOT: October 30, 2001, Pentagon Says Propaganda War Proving To Be Tough, by Dale Eisman
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: October 4, 2001, U.S. Tries to Manage Its Message, by Carla Ann Robbins.
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: November 8, 2001, Spreading the Word, An Elite Army Team Opens A New Front: The Afghan Mind, by Greg Jaffe.
THE WEEKLY STANDARD: December 20, 2001, The Power of Propaganda, by Matt Labash.
THE WEEKLY STANDARD: December 24, 2001, Psyching Out The Taliban, The Army Plays Mind Games at Fort Bragg, by Matt Labash.
WIRED MAGAZINE: October 11, 2001, After Bullets Fly: War of Words, by Noah Shactman
OPERATIONS IRAQI FREEDOM
PSYOP RELATED ARTICLES
ABERDEEN AMERICAN NEWS: April 15, 2003, Psy-war: Old tactic, new technique; unit aims to confuse, convince, by Rick Rogers.
AIR FORCE NEWS: February 28, 2003, Waging war with wits, words.
BBC: May 20, 2003, Sesame Street breaks Iraqi POWs
BBC NEWS: February 27, 2003, US escalates psy-ops war.
DAILY PRESS: Hampton Roads, VA: April 5, 2003. Psy-war: Old tactic, new technique
FEDERAL COMPUTER WEEK: 24 March 2003, DOD aims psy-ops at Iraqi officers by Matthew French.
FEDERAL NEWS RADIO: March 1, 2003, U.S. Drops Leaflets Over Northern Iraq.
GAINESVILLE SUN: June 15, 2003, U.S. radio in Baghdad increases surrender appeals
THE GUARDIAN: April 2, 2003, The Battle for Our Hearts and Minds by Phillip Knightley
HERALD TRIBUNE: June 15, 2003, U.S. increases surrender appeals to Iraq scientists
HERALD TRIBUNE: June 15, 2003, U.S. increases surrender appeals to Iraq scientists
HOUSTON CHRONICLE: June 15, 2003, U.S. increases surrender appeals to Iraq scientists
MACON TELEGRAPH: March 28, 2003, Leaflets Send Message to Iraqi Soldiers by George Jahn.
NORRISTOWN TIMES HERALD: March 21, 2003, War of the mind , by Keith Phucas.
TALAHASSEE DEMOCRAT: June 5, 2003, U.S. troops try to win over Iraqi hearts
USA TODAY: October 3, 2002, Allied planes drop leaflets warning Iraqi troops by The Associated Press
US EUROPEAN COMMAND: March 13, 2003, Coalition Drops Leaflets in Northern Iraq
US NEWS & WORLD REPORT: March 21, 2003, Conflict with Iraq: Psychological Operations Getting the U.S. message to Iraqis by Jeff Glasser.