Warden, John A., III
1943 - Present


April 2013

Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center
Maxwell AFB, AL


CONTENTS

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Internet Resources


CNN Sunday Morning. 
Available online at: http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0212/29/sm.13.html
Interview with Col. John Warden (Ret.), aired December 29, 2002.

Geller, Armando.  Strategisch Denken: John A. Warden.  Allgemeine Schweizerische Militärzeitschrift: ASMZ  170:6  2004.
Available online at: http://retro.seals.ch/digbib/view?rid=asm-004:2004:170::973
German language article focusing on Col. John Warden's military strategy.

Venturist, Inc.  John Warden. 
Available online at: http://www.venturist.com/aboutJohn.htm
Biographical information about John Warden, including photographs.


Books


Air Power and Leadership: Theory and Practice, edited by Peter W. Gray and Sebastian Cox.  Wiltshire, UK, Defence Studies (Royal Air Force) Joint Doctrine and Concepts Centre, 2002.  302 p.
See chapter 8 "Colonel (Retd) John A. Warden III: Smasher of Paradigms?", pp 129-159.
Book call no.: 358.400941 A2981

Benton, Jeffrey C.  They Served Here: Thirty-Three Maxwell Men.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air University Press, 1999.  78 p.
John A. Warden, III, pp 73-75.
Also available online at: http://permanent.access.gpo.gov/websites/dodandmilitaryejournals/www.maxwell.af.mil/au/aul/aupress/books/benton/benton.pdf
Book call no.: 358.41709761 B478t

Chun, Clayton K. S.  Aerospace Power in the Twenty-First Century: A Basic Primer.  Colorado Springs, CO, Maxwell AFB, AL, United States Air Force Academy in cooperation with Air University Press, 2011.  337 p.
References John Warden throughout book.
Also available online at: http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS20367
Book call no.: 358.400973 C559a

Fadok, David S.  La Paralysie Stratégique par la Puissance Aérienne: John Boyd et John Warden [John Boyd and John Warden: Air Power’s Quest For Strategic Paralysis].  Paris, Economica: Institut de stratégie comparée, 1998.  92 p. (Hautes études stratégiques, 10).
Translation of the author’s thesis submitted at Air University, 1995.
Book call no.: 358.4 F146p

Mann, Edward C., III.  Thunder and Lightning: Desert Storm and the Airpower Debates.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air University Press, 1995.  2 vols.
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA421939
Book call no.: 956.7044 M281t v.2

Mets, David R.  The Air Campaign: John Warden and the Classical Airpower Theorists.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air University Press, 1999.  86 p.
Also available online at: http://aupress.au.af.mil/digital/pdf/book/Mets_Air_Campaign.pdf
Book call no.: 358.4 M594a

Olsen, John Andreas.  John Warden and the Renaissance of American Air Power.  1st ed. Washington, Potomac Books, 2007.  349 p.
Book call no.: 956.7044248 O52j

Warden, John A., III.  The Air Campaign: Planning For Combat.  Washington, National Defense University Press, 1988.  193 p.
Also available online at: http://www.au.af.mil/au/awc/awcgate/warden/warden-all.htm
Book call no.: 358.414 W265a

Warden, John A., III and Russell, Leland.  Winning in Fast Time: Harness the Competitive Advantage of Prometheus in Business and Life.  Montgomery, AL, Venturist Publishing, 2002.  224 p.
Book call no.: 658.4012 W265w


Document


Warden, John A., III.  Planning to Win.  Fairbairn Base, Australia, Air Power Studies Centre, Royal Australian Air Force, 1998.  24 p. (Air Power Studies Centre paper no. 66)
Doc. call no.: M-U 36760-146

Documents (Student Research)

Birchmeier, Joseph F.  The Reliability of Warden’s Theory on the Use of Air Power: A Monograph.  Ft. Leavenworth, KS, School of Advanced Military Studies, U.S. Army Command and Staff College, 2000.  47 p.
Explores Warden's five-ring model.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42022-2 B617r

Carr, Anthony B.  America’s Conditional Advantage: Airpower, Counterinsurgency, and the Theory of John Warden.  Maxwell AFB, AL, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, 2009.  139 p. 
Also available online at: http://dtlweb.au.af.mil/webclient/DeliveryManager?pid=44198
Doc. call no.: M-U 43998-1 C311a

Dougherty, Stanley J.  Defense Suppression: Building Some Operational Concepts.  Maxwell AFB, AL, School of Advanced Airpower Studies, 1992.  62 p.
Also available online at: http://dtlweb.au.af.mil/webclient/DeliveryManager?frbrVersion=2&pid=25160
Doc. call no.: M-U 43998-1a D732d

Fadok, David S.  John Boyd and John Warden: Air Power’s Quest For Strategic Paralysis.  Maxwell AFB, AL, School of Advanced Airpower Studies, 1995.  55 p. 
Also available online at: http://dtlweb.au.af.mil/webclient/DeliveryManager?pid=34032
Doc. call no.: M-U 43998-1a F146j

Jackson, Gary M.  Warden’s Five-Ring System Theory: Legitimate Wartime Military Targeting or an Increased Potential to Violate the Law and Norms of Expected Behavior?  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, 2000.  30 p.
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA425331
Doc. call no.: M-U 43122 J133w

Johnson, Robert E.  Von Pape on Airpower Meets Airpower for Dummies: A Comparative Review of Robert Pape’s Bombing to Win and John Warden III’s Air Campaign.  Washington, National War College, 2002.  12 p.
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA442418
Doc. call no.: M-U 42279-26 J68v

Jordan, Martha K.  Terrorism and US Policy: Problems in Definition and Response.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, 1997.  33 leaves.
Also available online at: http://dtlweb.au.af.mil/webclient/DeliveryManager?pid=36697
Doc. call no.: M-U 43122 J823t

Lofgren, Jeffrey G.  21st Century Air Power Theorists: Who Has it Right John Warden or Robert Pape?  Washington, National War College, 2002.  14 p.
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA442423
Doc. call no.: M-U 42279-26 L828t

Marletto, Michael P.  The Myth of Strategic Airpower: Ignoring the Nature of War.  Washington, National Defense University, National War College, 1998.  11 p.
Fundamentals of military thought and strategy.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42942-5 M347m

Robinson, David M.  Losing the War by Winning the Battle: John Warden’s Theory of Strategic Bombing Applied to Limited Conflict.  Washington, National War College, 2000.  11 p.
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA433117
Doc. call no.: M-U 42942-26 R659L

Sample, Steven J.  Drug Cartel's: A Threat to National Security.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, 1998.  31 p.
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA398699
Doc. call no.: M-U 43122 S1923d

Smith, Bradley J.  Parallel Attack and the Enemy’s Decision Making Process.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, 1998.  40 p.
Explores planning for aerial and precision bombing using strategic paralysis (military science) method.
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA398704s
Doc. call no.: M-U 43122 S643p

Warden, John A., III.  The Air Campaign.  Washington, National War College, February 1986.  115 p.
Includes case studies about air warfare, air interdiction, close air support and air-ground warfare.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42279-23 W265a

West, Scott D.  Warden and the Air Corps Tactical School: Deja Vu?  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air University Press, 1999.  42 p. 
Also available online at: http://dtlweb.au.af.mil/webclient/DeliveryManager?pid=34615
Doc. call no.: M-U 43998-1a W521w

Whittemore, David M.  Modeling Strategic Effects in Wargames.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, 1999.  42 p.
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA391221
Doc. call no.: M-U 43122 W624m


Periodicals


Belote, Howard D.  Warden and the Air Corps Tactical School: What Goes Around Comes Around.  Airpower Journal  13:39-47  Fall 1999.

Hayward, Joel and Libel Tamir.  Reflections on the Maxwell 'Revolution': John Warden and Reforms in Professional Military Education.  Royal Air Force Air Power Review  14:11-33  Spring 2011.

Lewis, Michael W.  The Law of Aerial Bombardment in the 1991 Gulf War.  The American Journal of International Law  97:481-509  July 2003.
Also available online at: http://search.proquest.com/docview/201074955?accountid=4332

Manning, Todd.  New Security Force Would Respond Rapidly from Within American Borders.  Army Times  61:62  May 21, 2001.
Focuses on the idea of American security force as envisioned by U.S. Colonel John Warden.

Newton, Richard.  Strategic Paralysis in Irregular Warfare.  Royal Air Force Air Power Review  14:35-50  Spring 2011.

Pape, Robert A.  Air Force Strikes Back: A Reply to Barry Watts and John Warden.  Security Studies  7:191-214  Winter 1997-1998.

Profile: Col. John A. Warden III -- Air Force Veteran Battles for New World Order.  Government Executive  24:46  February 1992.

Warden, John A., III.  Enemy as a System.  Airpower Journal  9:40-55  Spring 1995.

Warden, John A., III.  The New American Security Force.  Airpower Journal  13:75-91  Fall 1999.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=2397163&site=ehost-live&scope=site&custid=airuniv

Warden, John A., III.  Special Review.  U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings  130:66  September 2004.
Focuses on U.S. Army white paper "Serving a Nation at War--A Campaign Quality Army With Joint and Expeditionary Capabilities."--Abstract.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=tsh&AN=14319395&site=ehost-live&scope=site&custid=airuniv

Warden, John A., III.  Strategy and Airpower.  Air & Space Power Journal  25:64-77  Spring 2011..
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=64285905&site=ehost-live&scope=site&custid=airuniv

Warden, John A., III.  Success in Modern War: A Response to Robert Pape's Bombing to Win.  Security Studies  9:87-93  Winter 1995.

Ware, Lewis.  Ware on Warden: Some Observations of the Enemy as a System.  Airpower Journal   9:87-93  Winter 1995.


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