OTS Military Leader

February 2006

Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Air University Library
Maxwell AFB, AL


Internet Resources

Full-Text Articles, Books & Documents

70 Statement by the President on Death of General Hoyt S. Vandenberg, April 2, 1954.  American Reference Library, January 1, 2001.
Available online:  http://search.epnet.com/direct.asp?an=9FVPPDDE020071&db=f5h

Vandenberg, Hoyt S.  The Middle WayVital Speeches of the Day 17:139-141, December 15, 1950.
Available online:  http://search.epnet.com/direct.asp?an=9764589&db=aph

Other AUL Bibliographies

Great Warrior Leaders/Thinkers:  Vandenberg, Hoyt S.  1899-1954Air University Library   Bibliography, February 2003
Available online at: http://www.au.af.mil/au/aul/bibs/great/vanden.htm


General Hoyt S. Vandenberg - AF Biography from Air Force Link.
Available online:http://www.af.mil/bios/bio.asp?bioID=7455

General Hoyt S. Vandenberg - USAF Museum.
Available online:  http://www.wpafb.af.mil/museum/history/korea/vand.htm

Hoyt S. Vandenberg - American Airpower Biography from the Air & Space Chronicles Home Page.
Available online:  http://www.airpower.maxwell.af.mil/airchronicles/cc/vand.html

OTS Reserve Books

The following materials are located on the OTS Reserve Shelf and cannot be checked out.  Photocopy portions from the books you need. Check online catalog https://sisko.au.af.mil/ for availability of additional copies which may be checked out.

Makers of the United States Air Force edited by John L. Frisbee.  Washington, Office of Air Force History, 1987.  347 p.
Paper:  Book call no.:  920.073 M218
See pp 205-228.
Available online:

Meilinger, Phillip S.  Hoyt S. Vandenberg, the Life of a General.  Air Force History and Museums Program, 2000.  279 p.
Book call no.:  92 V227m

Meilinger, Phillip S.  American Airpower Biography:  A Survey of the Field.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air University Press, 1995.  65 p.
Paper: Book call no.:  358.400922 M513a
See pp 37-38.
Available online:  http://www.airpower.maxwell.af.mil/airchronicles/cc/biograph.html


Benton, Jeffrey C.  They Served Here: Thirty-Three Maxwell Men.  Maxwell Air Force Base, AL, July 1999.  78 p.
Book call no.:  358.41709761 B478t
Available online:  http://aupress.au.af.mil/Books/Benton/Benton.pdf


Documents are located across the lobby in the East Wing of the library and can be checked out long enough to make a copy.  You cannot take documents out of the library.

Davidson, William H. General Hoyt Sanford Vandenberg, the Man, the Advocate, the Architect.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, June 1966.  60 leaves.
Document no.:  M-U 35582-7 D253g

Funk, Carl F.  Hoyt Sanford Vandenberg.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, June 1965.  54 leaves.
Document call no.:  M-U 35582-7 F982h

Reynolds, Jon A.  Education and Training for High Command:  General Hoyt S. Vandenberg's Early Career.  Duke University, 1980.  244 leaves.
Document no.:  M-U 43567-310


Periodicals 2002 and earlier are located in the Older Periodicals Section (take the elevator at Circulation Desk). All other periodicals are located on the first floor in the Periodicals Section.

Hicks, George E.  Buck Sergeant and the Blue Suit (Gen Hoyt S. Vandenberg Takes the Request for Uniforms for the Newly Formed U.S. Air Force to Capitol Hill.  Sergeants 29:33, January-February 1990.

Meilinger, Phillip S.  Hoyt S. Vandenberg and the Independent Air ForceAir Power History 37:27-36, Fall 1990.

USAF Leaders Through the Years.  Air Force Magazine 85:38-42, May 2002.

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