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PSYOP and MILITARY

UNITED STATES ARMY SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND

United States Army Special Operations Command Official Web site

PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS RECRUITING

United States Army Psychological Operations Recruiting (Officer & Enlisted)

PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS UNITS

Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations Command & the 4th PSYOP Group (Airborne)
Psychological Operations Regiment
193rd Special Operations Wing
301st Radio Broadcasting and Leaflet Group by Herb Friedman
3rd Battalion, 1st Special Warfare Training Group (Airborne)
PSYOP Reserve Units
1st and 14th PSYOP Battalions and the 7th PSYOP Group by Tim Yoho
15th (UK) Psychological Operations Group - The PSYOPS Unit of the British Forces
PSYOP Distinctive Unit Insignias
U.S. Navy "Beach Jumpers"
USAF Psychological Operations, 1990 - 2003 by Dr.Daniel L. Haulman

EMPLOYMENT OF PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS

Propaganda Media
Propaganda Planning
Psychological Operation Leaflets
Mind Games by LTC Steven Collins
Comic Book PSYOP by Herb Friedman
Employment of Psychological Operations
PSYOP Dissemination by Herb Friedman
Intelligence & Electronic Warfare Support to PSYOP
The Aerial Dissemination of Learflets by Herb Friedman 
The Use of Music in Psychological Operations by Herb Friedman
Combat Loudspeakers: Weapon of the Battlefield Evangelists by Dennis Bartow
Centrally Planned & Decentrally Executed -- A Dilemma Facing Military PSYOP
PSYOP is a Nasty Term - Too Bad, Redux by August G. Jannarone and Charles G. Doig
NATO and Strategic PSYOPS: Policy Pariah or Growth Industry? by LTC Steven Collins
Current Challenges and Future Roles for US Army Reserve PSYOP Forces by LTC Steven Collins
Review of Psychological Operations Lessons Learned from Recent Operational Experience by Christopher J. Lamb 
Enlisting Madison Ave, The Marketing Approach to Earning Popular Support in Theaters of Operations. RAND Corporation
The 2006 "Divorce" of US Army Reserve and Active Component Psychological Operations Units by Dr. Al Paddock

PSYOP REFERENCE RESOURCES

PSYOP CREED
PSYOP Quotations
Propaganda Glossary
Psychological Operations Videos
Investigative Report Radio and US Military PSYOP
Psychological Operations Bibliography and Recommended Reading List
Joint Publication 3-53: Doctrine for Joint Psychological Operations
Psychological Effects of U.S. Air Operations in Four Wars (Rand)by Stephen T. Hosmer

PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS HISTORY

PSYWAR UK by Lee Richards
History of Psychological Warfare
Military Propaganda by Dr. Rod Oakland
PRINT Magazine article, "Falling Leaves" by Herb Friedman
A History of Modern-Day Psychological Warfare and Operations by Joshua Beninga
MG Robert McClure, Forgotten Father of Army Special Warfare by Dr. Al Paddock
A brief history of U.S. International Radio Broadcasting and War: From the Voice of   America to Radio Tikrit by Captain David Westover, USAF

UNUSUAL PROPAGANDA THEMES

Project Revere by Herb Friedman
The Death Card by Herb Friedman
PSYOP Mistakes by Herb Friedman
Sex & Propaganda by Herb Friedman
Malingering PSYOP by Herb Friedman
Superstition PSYOP by Herb Friedman
Strange Gifts from Above by Herb Friedman
Divide and Conquer PSYOP by Herb Friedman
Radio Leaflets During Wartime by Herb Friedman   
Venereal Disease and Propaganda by Herb Friedman
PSYOP & Mine Awareness by Herb Friedman
The Falling Leaves Leaflets by Herb Friedman
Counterfeit Christmas Cards by Herb Friedman
Deception and Disinformation by Herb Friedman
Poison Cornflakes for Breakfast by Herb Friedman
Unit Insignia on PSYOP Leaflet by Herb Friedman
The Chieu Hoi Program of Vietnam by Herb Friedman
Reward Leaflets of the Vietnam War by Herb Friedman
Race as a Military Propaganda Theme by Herb Friedman
The Strategic Bomber and American PSYOP by Herb Friedman
Death and Disfigurement as a PSYOP Theme by Herb Friedman
Operation Moolah - The Plot to Steal a MIG-15 by Herb Friedman
PSYOP in Support of Hurricane Andrew Recovery Operations by Herb Friedman
The Strange Case of the Vietnamese "Late Hero" Nguyen Van Be by Herb Friedman

THE ADEN EMERGENCY 1963-1967

The Aden Emergency 1963-1967 by Herb Friedman

AFGHANISTAN - OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM

Afghanistan Leaflets
War on Terrorism in Afghanistan
Commando Solo Broadcast Afghanistan
Operation Enduring Freedom Humanitarian Aid
Psychological Operations in Afghanistan by Herb Friedman
PSYOP 9/11 Video Helps Explain Why We are in Afghanistan
PSYOP Soldiers: Winning the War One Friendship at a Time, by 1st LT Amy Abbott, USAF

BALKANS - BOSNIA & KOSOVO

PSYOP in Bosnia
PSYOP in Kosovo
Kosovo Leaflets
PSYOP in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia by Herb Friedman
PSYOP against Milosevic's Yugoslavia by Herb Friedman
Army PSYOP in Bosnia: Capabilities and Constraints by Steven Collins
The Antenna War & the Transformation of Bosnian-Serb Television by LTC Steven Collins
Shaping Perceptions During the Latest Balkans' Imbroglio by LTC Steven Collins

CHINA

Nationalist and Communist Chinese Propaganda Leaflets by Herb Friedman 

COLD WAR PROPAGANDA

Cold War Propaganda Banknotes by Herb Friedman
Free Europe Press Cold War Leaflets by Herb Friedman
The 5th Loudspeaker and Leaflet Company by Herb Friedman NewGreen.jpg (669 bytes)

CONGO - KATANGA

PSYOP of the Katanga - Congo War by Herb Friedman NewGreen.jpg (669 bytes)

CYPRUS

Cyprus 1954-1959 by Herb Friedman and Brigadier General Ioannis Paschalidis

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Dominican Republic PSYOP by Herb Friedman

FALKLAND ISLANDS

PSYOP of the Falkland Islands War by Herb Friedman

GRENADA - OPERATION URGENT FURY

Grenada Leaflets
United States PSYOP in Grenada by Herb Friedman

GULF WAR - OPERATION DESERT STORM

Gulf War Leaflets
Gulf War Photo Gallery
Leaflets Developed by Iraq
Gulf War Leaflet Dissemination
Loudspeaker Teams & The Gulf War
Desert Storm PSYOP Command & Control
Gulf War Facts on the Effectiveness of PSYOP
Baghdad Betty & Iraq's Psychological Warfare Campaign
Banknote PSYOP of Operation Desert Storm by Herb Friedman
Leaflets of Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm by Herb Friedman

The “Free Kuwait” Liberation Movement During the Iraqi Occupation by Herb Friedman NewGreen.jpg (669 bytes)

GULF WAR - OPERATION PROVIDE COMFORT

Operation Provide Comfort by Herb Friedman

GULF WAR - OPERATION DESERT FOX

Operation Desert Fox by Herb Friedman

HAITI - OPERATION UPHOLD DEMOCRACY

Operation Uphold Democracy PSYOP in Haiti
US PSYOP in Haiti - Operation Uphold Democracy by Herb Friedman

IRAQ - OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM

Iraqi Freedom Leaflets
Mind Games by LTC Steven Collins
Operation Iraqi Freedom by Herb Friedman
Commando Solo Radio Broadcast Over Iraq
No-Fly Zone Warning Leaflets to Iraq by Herb Friedman
The 361st Psychological Operations Company in Iraq by Herb Friedman 
Surveying Public Opinions During Stability and Support Operations:PSYOP Support to the First Marine Division in Iraq by MAJ Calvin C. DeWitt

ISRAEL

Israel VS Hamas 2008 - 2009
Israeli Propaganda Raids on Lebanon by Herb Friedman
Hezballah, Israel and Cyber PSYOP by Timothy L. Thomas

KENYA

Psychological Operations during the Mau Mau Insurrection in Kenya 1952-1959 by Herb Friedman

KOREA

A Marine Grunt in Korea by Herb Friedman NewGreen.jpg (669 bytes)
Korean War Psychological Warfare Fact Sheet
Communist Korea War Leaflets by Herb Friedman
The Cold War in Korea - Operation Jilli by Herb Friedman
North Korea's Ongoing Psychological Warfare Campaign
Korean War Named PSYOP Campaigns by Herb Friedman
The First Loudspeaker and Leaflet Company - Korea 1953 by Herb Friedman NewGreen.jpg (669 bytes)
Allied Banknote PSYOP of the Korean War by Herb Friedman
The Making of a Korean War Psyop Officer by Herb Friedman
Operation Moolah - The Plot to Steal a MIG-15 by Herb Friedman
The American PSYOP Organization During the Korean War by Herb Friedman
The Republic of Korea's PSYOP Battle against Communist Guerrillas by Herb Friedman

LATIN AMERICA

PSYOP in Latin America by Herb Friedman NewGreen.jpg (669 bytes)

LEBANON

Israeli Propaganda Raids on Lebanon by Herb Friedman

LIBERIA

Combined Task Force Liberia PSYOP by Herb Friedman

LIBYA

LIBYA PSYOP - 2011 

MALAYA

Psychological Warfare of the Malayan Emergency 1948-1960 by Herb Friedman

PANAMA - OPERATION JUST CAUSE

Why the US Intervened in Panama
How the Rock Music Came To Be
PSYOP in Panama - Operation Just Cause
Leaflets from Operation Just Cause - Panama
U.S. PSYOP in Panama (Operation Just Cause) by Herb Friedman

RHODESIA

Rhodesia PSYOP 1965-1980 by Herb Friedman

SOMALIA - OPERATION RESTORE HOPE

Somalia Leaflets
PSYOP in Somalia Operation RESTORE HOPE
United States PSYOP in Somalia by Herb Friedman

VIETNAM

The Montagnards
Viet Nam Leaflets
PSYOP O-2B Aircraft
The Search for Hanoi Hannah by Don North
Tet PSYOP by Herb Friedman
North Vietnam's PSYOP Leaflets
Project Quick Speak Vietnam War
PSYOP in Laos by Herb Friedman
The Death Card by Herb Friedman
Cambodia PSYOP by Herb Fiedman
The Armed Propaganda Teams of Vietnam
Winning Hearts and Minds by Herb Friedman
The "White Mice" of Vietnam by Herb Friedman
Defoilation PSYOP of Vietnam by Herb Friedman
The Use of Superstitions in PSYOP in Vietnam
Anti-Viet Cong Atrocity PSYOP by Herb Friedman
Allies of the Republic of Vietnam by Herb Friedman
The Ho Chi Minh Trail Campaign by Herb Friedman
The Chieu Hoi Program of Vietnam by Herb Friedman
PSYOP Order of Battle for Vietnam by Herb Friedman
The NVA Soldier in South Vietnam as a PSYOP Target
Diem Betrayed - Anti-Diem Propaganda leaflets by Herb Friedman NewGreen.jpg (669 bytes)
Allied Weapons of the Vietnam War by Herb Friedman
Reward Leaflets of the Vietnam War by Herb Friedman
Special Forces Leaflets in Vietnam by Herb Friedman
The North Vietnam Leaflet Campaign by Herb Friedman
Australian PSYOP of the Vietnam War by Herb Friedman
Dai Doan Ket - National Reconciliation by Herb Friedman NewGreen.jpg (669 bytes)
PSYOP of the Strategic Hamlet in Vietnam by Herb Friedman
Vietnam War "Flag" Safe Conduct Passes by Herb Friedman
The 24th PSYOP Detachment in Vietnam by Herb Friedman  
The Wandering Soul PSYOP Tape of Vietnam by Herb Friedman
Propaganda Banknote Leaflets of the Vietnam War by Herb Friedman
MACV-SOG - The Sacred Sword of the Patriot League by Herb Friedman
The Strange Case of the Vietnamese "Late Hero" Nguyen Van Be by Herb Friedman
Psychological Operations Command & Control in Vietnam by Herb Friedman & Ed Rouse
National Liberation Front (NLF), Anti-American Leaflets of the Vietnam War by Herb Friedman
Fighting Words and Images, The use of Leaflets in the Propaganda War in Vietnam 1945 to 1975 by Dr. Rod Oakland  

WORLD WAR I

Allied PSYOP of WWI by Herb Friedman
German WWI PSYOP by Herb Friedman
British Forgeries of the Stamps and Banknotes of the Central Powers by Herb Friedman

WORLD WAR II

WWII's Axis Sally
World War II Posters
Tokyo Rose The Real Story
D-Day PSYOP by Herb Friedman  NewGreen.jpg (669 bytes)
Propaganda Leaflets of World War II
Operation Sauerkraut by Herb Friedman
The Battle of the Bulge by Herb Friedman NewGreen.jpg (669 bytes)
Return to Wake Island by Herb Friedman NewGreen.jpg (669 bytes)
Joseph Goebbels' Principles of Propaganda
The Falling Leaves Leaflets by Herb Friedman
The Threat of Allied Bombing by Herb Friedman
Japanese PSYOP During WWII by Herb Friedman
Poison Cornflakes for Breakfast by Herb Friedman
Conversation with a Master Forger by Herb Friedman
Army PWB Leaflets for the Pacific War by Herb Friedman
Axis Propaganda Currency of WW II by Herb Friedman
OWI Pacific PSYOP Six Decades Ago by Herb Friedman
Propaganda Postage Stamps of WWII by Herb Friedman  
Axis Propaganda Against Indian Troops by Herb Friedman
Propaganda Gummed Labels of of WWII by Herb Friedman
The German V1 Rocket Leaflet Campaign by Herb Friedman
British "Black Postcards" of World War II by Herb Friedman
World War II Allied Propaganda Banknotes by Herb Friedman
The Vilification of Enemy Leadership in WWII by Herb Friedman
Herb Friedman on British TV Channel 4 documentary “Sex Bomb
The German-Japanese Propaganda Connection by Herb Friedman
Anti-Semitism as a Psychological Warfare Theme by Herb Friedman NewGreen.jpg (669 bytes)
The World War II OSS Black Propaganda Postcards by Herb Friedman 
A U.S. Army Newspaper Editor in the WWII Philippines by Herb Friedman
The Allied "Passierschein" Safe Conduct Passes of WWII by Herb Friedman
Mount Fuji as a Pictorial Theme in Allied WWII PSYOP by Herb Friedman
The "I Cease Resistance Safe Conduct Passes to the Japanese by Herb Friedman
The United States PSYOP Organization in Europe During World War II by Herb Friedman
The United States PSYOP Organization in the Pacific During World War II by Herb Friedman
The British Black "Parole der Woche" ("Slogan of the Week") forgeries by Herb Friedman and Lee Richards

PROPAGANDA LEAFLETS FOR SALE

The Leaflet Collector - Propaganda Leaflets Direct Sales List by Klaus Kirchner

PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS/WARFARE ORGANIZATIONS

Psychological Operations Veterans Asssociation (POVA) 2010 Reunion
Psychological Operations Veterans Association (POVA)
193rd Special Operations Wing Association
Psychological Warfare News Group
U.S. Navy Beach Jumpers Association
PSYWAR Society Home Page
"The Falling Leaf"On-Line
PSYOP Museum at Fort Bragg

TRUE AMERICA HEROES

In Memory of PSYOP Fallen Heroes
The Son Tay POW Raid
Col. Nick Rowe, An American Hero
MSG Roy Benavidez, His Medal of Honor Story

MISCELLANEOUS LINKS OF INTEREST

Military & Veterans Links
Army Times Online
Air Force Times Online
Marine Times Online
Navy Times Online

PSYWARRIOR WEB SITE

Awards Received

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