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Dereliction of duty : Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the lies that led to Vietnam

Auteur: H R McMaster
Uitgever: HarperCollins, New York : HarperCollins, ©1997.
Editie/Formaat:   Gedrukt boek : Engels : 1st edAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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Dereliction of Duty makes a unique, groundbreaking contribution toward clarifying what happened, why, and who was responsible for the decisions that led to direct U.S. military intervention in the Vietnam War. Based on more than five years of painstaking research, it includes startling revelations from previously classified transcripts of crucial meetings, many of which were obtained by the author through the
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Genoemd persoon: Lyndon B Johnson; Lyndon B Johnson; Lyndon B Johnson
Genre: Internetbron
Soort document Boek, Internetbron
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: H R McMaster
ISBN: 0060187956 9780060187958 0060929081 9780060929084
OCLC-nummer: 36207626
Beschrijving: xviii, 446 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Inhoud: The new frontiersmen and the old guard : 1961-October 1962 --
Havana and Hanoi : October 1962-November 1963 --
New war new leader November : 1963-January 1964 --
Graduated pressure : January-March 1964 --
From distrust to deceit : March-July 1964 --
Across the threshold : July-August 1964 --
Contriving consensus : August-September 1964 --
Prophecies rejected and the path of least resistance : September-November 1964 --
Planning for failure : November-December 1964 --
A fork in the road : December 1964-February 1965 --
The foot in the door : February-March 1965 --
A quicksand of lies : March-April 1965 --
The coach and his team : April-June 1965 --
War without direction : April-June 1965 --
Five silent men : July 1965.
Verantwoordelijkheid: H.R. McMaster.
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