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Cruel April : the fall of Saigon

Author: Olivier Todd
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of the fall of Saigon. Written by a left-wing journalist who was originally anti-American until he personally encountered the Vietcong, this work deals with the four months leading to the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Olivier Todd
ISBN: 0393027872 9780393027877
OCLC Number: 20391025
Notes: Translation of: Cruel avril.
Description: viii, 470 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Hanoi-Saigon : 1789 kilometers --
Even the gods wept for Phuoc Long --
Nixon's letters --
The flames of Hanoi --
A stroke of the ax at the base of the trunk --
Asleep on their feet --
The dragon's vein --
Campaign 275 --
"Little head, big butt" --
Route 7B --
What are Moscow and Beijing up to? --
The bell tolls for Danang --
Three red stripes --
Not a thread, not a needle --
The black cuckoo --
Flowers behind their ears --
Filling up the ocean with stones --
Big Minh's big moment --
Half-price sale --
Brothers of the same house --
April 29 : put out the lights --
April 30 : the last lotus --
Breaking stones to mend the sky.
Other Titles: Cruel avril.
Responsibility: Olivier Todd ; translated from the French by Stephen Becker.

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