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Currey, Cecil B.

Overview
Works: 27 works in 95 publications in 4 languages and 4,855 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Military history  Trials, litigation, etc  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: DS560.72.V6, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Cecil B Currey
Victory at any cost the genius of Viet Nam's Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap by Cecil B Currey( )
21 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Resources. His genius lay in his ability to learn, to modify his tactics, and to motivate a whole nation to fight to the death and sacrifice everything for victory. Giap fought three of the world's great powers over three decades. He won
Code number 72/Ben Franklin; patriot or spy? by Cecil B Currey( Book )
5 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Road to revolution: Benjamin Franklin in England, 1765-1775 by Cecil B Currey( Book )
15 editions published between 1968 and 1978 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Edward Lansdale, the unquiet American by Cecil B Currey( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follow me and die : the destruction of an American division in World War II by Cecil B Currey( Book )
13 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In November 1944, the 28th Infantry Division, under inept commanders, was ordered to attack the Germans in the H?rtgen Forest near the Siegfried Line. Resistance was fierce. The American infantrymen, though courageous, were demoralized by cold, hunger, exhaustion, and fear. They broke and ran. Ten percent losses would have been considered unacceptable high, but American casualties climbed to seventy-five percent. Now, from access to recently declassified documents and with first-hand testimony from both German and American survivors, the virtual destruction of an American division in one of World War II's most costly and useless attacks is revealed in detail to the general public for the first time"--Jacket
For God and country : the history of a constitutional challenge to the Army chaplaincy by Israel Drazin( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Long Binh Jail : an oral history of Vietnam's notorious U.S. military prison by Cecil B Currey( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In 1968, these tensions erupted when most of its African-American prisoners took over the prison compound. The riot, which had to be put down by armed American troops using tear gas, was noted around the world as another sign of the sagging morale of U.S. forces. Noted military historian Cecil Barr Currey tells the story of Long Binh jail through the words of dozens of former guards, prisoners, and administrators. They reveal a disturbing aspect of the Vietnam War that has not been examined until now."--Jacket
With wings as eagles : the history of Army flight from its beginnings as a branch of aviation to its establishment as aviation branch by Cecil B Currey( Book )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reason and revelation : John Duns Scotus on natural theology by Cecil B Currey( Book )
4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Self-destruction, the disintegration and decay of the United States Army during the Vietnam era by Cecil B Currey( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vietnam was a failure of the American military mind. Our commanders were provided with overwhelming firepower, vast supplies, superior troops, massive and nearly unopposed air and sea forces, and the pick of commanders. Yet they were defeated
Sheng li, bu xi yi qie dai jia : er shi shi ji jun shi qi cai wu yuan jia chuan by Cecil B Currey( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in Chinese and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vo Nguyên Giap : la victoire à tout prix by Cecil B Currey( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Innocence dies : a Viet Nam war novel by Cecil B Currey( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Benjamin Franklin and the radicals, 1765-1775 by Cecil B Currey( )
2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A time to remember : a tale of the Viet Nam conflict by Cecil B Currey( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The craft and crafting of history by Cecil B Currey( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chiến thắng bằng mọi giá : thiên tài quân sự Việt Nam : đại tướng Võ Nguyên Giáp by Cecil B Currey( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in Vietnamese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
North Viet Nam's Senior General Vo Nguyen Giap ranks among the greatest of military geniuses. Giap began preparing for his wars hiding in a cave with Viet Nam's future leader, Ho Chi Minh. Giap had no troops, no equipment, no formal military education or training. Through sheer determination, he forged a military during World War II that helped defeat the Japanese. He then drove the French out of Viet Nam, crushing them in 1954 at Dien Bien Phu. Twenty-one years later, the United States lost its first war when Saigon fell. Until now, reports of Giap's life story have been a patchwork of erroneous information and larger-than-life legends. Even his date of birth has been misreported. This the a thoroughly documented and complete biography of Giap from his birth through his schooling; his exile in China; his complex relationships with the French, Ho Chi Minh, and the Communist Party; his early role as journalist and propagandist; his development of a victorious peasant army; and his genius at defeating superior forces. It also tells the full story of his mistakes and his ruthless commitment of Vietnamese lives and resources. His genius lay in his ability to learn, to modify his tactics, and to motivate a whole nation to fight to the death and sacrifice everything for victory
The man who defeated America : a biography of General Vo Nguyen Giap by Cecil B Currey( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Student's guide to Images of America by Cecil B Currey( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Long Binh Jail : an oral history of Vietnam's notorious military prison by Cecil B Currey( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Currey, Cecil B.
Languages
English (83)
Chinese (2)
Vietnamese (1)
French (1)
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