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The 25-year war : America's military role in Vietnam

Author: Bruce Palmer
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the reasons for the United States' military failure in Vietnam, examines the military and civilian chains of command, and suggests lessons of the war.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Palmer, Bruce, 1913-
25-year war.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©1984
(OCoLC)610120793
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Palmer
ISBN: 0813115132 9780813115139 0813190363 9780813190365
OCLC Number: 10532461
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Description: ix, 236 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: 1950-1963 --
American Involvement in Vietnam --
1963-1967: The JCS and Vietnam --
1967: Corps Command, Vietnam --
1967-1968: Army HQ, Vietnam --
1968-1969: The Transition Years --
1969-1971: Vietnamization --
1972-1973: Cease-Fire Achieved --
1973-1975: The Final War Years --
Assessment --
American Operational Performance --
American Strategy --
The Larger Lessons.
Other Titles: Twenty-five-year war.
Responsibility: Bruce Palmer, Jr.

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"Will stand for years to come as an indispensable resource for students of the war and the American defense establishment that has survived it." - New York Times Book Review "If you read only one Read more...

 
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