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The Greene Papers : General Wallace M. Greene Jr. and the escalation of the Vietnam War January 1964-March 1965

Author: Wallace Martin Greene, Jr.; Nicholas J Schlosser
Publisher: Quantico, Virginia : History Division, United States Marine Corps, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : National government publication : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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General Wallace M. Greene Jr. was the 23d Commandant of the Marine Corps, serving from 1964 to 1967, a period in which American involvement in Vietnam increased dramatically. The Greene Papers: General Wallace M. Greene Jr. and the Escalation of the Vietnam War, January 1964-March 1965 contains more than 100 documents from the papers of General Greene and is the first edited volume of personal papers to be  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Greene, Wallace Martin, Jr., 1907-2003.
Greene Papers
(OCoLC)992976024
Named Person: Wallace Martin Greene, Jr.; Wallace Martin Greene, Jr.
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wallace Martin Greene, Jr.; Nicholas J Schlosser
ISBN: 9780991158898 099115889X
OCLC Number: 926623266
Description: xxxviii, 366 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: January-early March 1964 --
Late March 1964 --
April 1964 --
May 1964 --
June 1964 --
July 1964 --
August 1964 --
September 1964 --
October 1964 --
31 October-2 November 1964: The Bien Hoa attack --
November 1964 --
December 1964 --
January-February 1965 --
1-3 March 1965: preparations for the landing at Da Nang.
Other Titles: General Wallace M. Greene Jr. and the escalation of the Vietnam War January 1964-March 1965
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by Nicholas J. Schlosser.

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General Wallace M. Greene Jr. was the 23d Commandant of the Marine Corps, serving from 1964 to 1967, a period in which American involvement in Vietnam increased dramatically. The Greene Papers: General Wallace M. Greene Jr. and the Escalation of the Vietnam War, January 1964-March 1965 contains more than 100 documents from the papers of General Greene and is the first edited volume of personal papers to be published by the Marine Corps History Division as a monograph. Produced by a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Greene's notes provide readers with a firsthand account from one of the main participants in the decision-making process that led to the commitment of a large-scale American expeditionary force in Southeast Asia. -- Book jacket.

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