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Bernard Fall : memories of a soldier-scholar

Author: Dorothy Fall
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Bernard Fall wrote the classics Street Without Joy and Hell in a Very Small Place, which detailed the French experience in Vietnam. One of the first (and the best-informed) Western observers to say that the United States could not win there either, he was killed in Vietnam in 1967 while accompanying a Marine platoon.".
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fall, Dorothy, 1930-
Bernard Fall.
Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, c2006
(OCoLC)607760974
Named Person: Bernard B Fall; Dorothy Fall; Bernard B Fall; Bernard B Fall; Dorothy Fall
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Fall
ISBN: 1574889575 9781574889574
OCLC Number: 64442861
Description: xxi, 285 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The last departure --
On what rests our destiny? --
Germany --
First encounter --
The first trip --
The yellow bamboo and the prune tree --
Washington --
The purple orchid --
Speaking truth to power --
Howard University --
Street without joy --
Cambodia --
The omen --
Surveillance --
To test oneself --
Opposing the war --
Return to the street without joy.
Responsibility: Dorothy Fall ; foreword by David Halberstam.
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