The lessons of history: The chinese people’s liberation army

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    THE LESSONS OF HISTORY: THE CHINESE PEOPLE’S LIBERATION ARMY

    The views expressed in this report are those of the authors and do
    not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Department
    of the Army, the Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government.
    This report is cleared for public release; distribution is unlimited.


    CONTENTS

    Foreword
    Ambassador James R. Lilley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . v
    Part I: Overview. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
    1. Introduction: The Lesson Learned by China’s Soldiers
    Laurie Burkitt, Andrew Scobell, and Larry M. Wortzel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
    2. China’s Defense Establishment: The Hard Lessons of Incomplete
    Modernization
    Paul H. B. Godwin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
    Part II: The Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59
    3. PLA Ground Forces Lessons Learned: Experience and Theory
    Dennis J. Blasko. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61
    4. PLA Air Force, 1949-2002: Overview and Lessons Learned
    Kenneth W. Allen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89
    5. The People’s Liberation Army Navy after Half a Century:
    Lessons Learned in Beijing
    Bernard D. Cole . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157
    6. The People’s Liberation Army and China’s Space and Missile Development:
    Lessons from the Past and Prospects for the Future
    Mark A. Stokes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193
    Part III: The Campaigns. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 251
    7. How Beijing Evaluates Military Campaigns: An Initial Assessment
    Ron Christman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253
    8. From Surprise to Stalemate: What the People’s Liberation Army
    Learned from the Korean War — A Half-Century Later
    John J. Tkacik, Jr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 293
    9. Concentrating Forces and Audacious Action: PLA Lessons
    from the Sino-Indian War
    Larry M. Wortzel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 327
    10. The 1979 Chinese Campaign in Vietnam: Lessons Learned
    Edward C. O’Dowd and John F. Corbett, Jr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 353
    11. The Lessons of the 1995-1996 Taiwan Strait Crisis: Developing a New Strategy
    Toward the United States and Taiwan
    Arthur S. Ding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 379
    iv
    Part IV: Domestic Deployments and Civil-Military Relations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 403
    12. Lessons Learned from the Cultural Revolution and the Tiananmen Massacre
    June Teufel Dreyer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 405
    13. Seventy-five Years of Civil-Military Relations: Lessons Learned
    Andrew Scobell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 427
    About the Contributors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 451

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  3. Pintu

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    Quite interesting , but Kunal , about 1962 border war, I think it has only presented only Chinese side view, neither there are mention about Sumdorong Chu or Cho La or Nathu La incident.

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    Very True..
     
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    Are there some free books about Indian military too??
     
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    what really happened in nathu la incident..
     

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