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America's war in Vietnam : a short narrative history

Author: Larry H Addington
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An overview of the Vietnam War, with an emphasis on its military campaigns and political issues.
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Addington, Larry H.
America's war in Vietnam.
Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)607470038
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry H Addington
ISBN: 0253336910 9780253336910 0253213606 9780253213600
OCLC Number: 41932622
Description: xii, 191 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Geography of Vietnam and its history to World War Two --
The career of Ho Chi Minh to 1939 --
World War Two and America's collaboration with Ho --
America and the Indochina War, 1946-1954 --
Eisenhower and the road to America's war in Vietnam, 1954-1960 --Kennedy's war; counter-insurgency and the fall of Diem, 1961-1963 --
Johnson's war, I; to the brink, 1964 --
Johnson's war, II; the year of the plunge, 1965 --
Johnson's war III; moving toward defeat, 1966-1967 --
Johnson's war, IV; the turning year, 1968 --
Nixon's war, I; the strategy of withdrawal, 1969-1970 --
Nixon's war, II; the final round, 1971-1972 --
The Paris Peace accords and the fall of Indochina, 1973-1975 --
Aftermath and summing up.
Responsibility: Larry H. Addington.

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