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Triumph Forsaken : the Vietnam War, 1954-1965.

Author: Mark Moyar
Publisher: Leiden : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
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Triumph Forsaken overturns most of the historical orthodoxy on the Vietnam War revealing that the South Vietnamese government was winning the war until the coup of November 1963. It also shows that President Johnson ruled out several other aggressive policy options because of faulty assumptions and inadequate intelligence.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Moyar, Mark.
Triumph Forsaken : The Vietnam War, 1954-1965.
Leiden : Cambridge University Press, ©2006
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Moyar
ISBN: 9780511245831 0511245831
OCLC Number: 780996327
Description: 1 online resource (551 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 Heritage; Chapter 2 Two Vietnams; Chapter 3 Peaceful Coexistence; Chapter 4 Insurgency; Chapter 5 Commitment; Chapter 6 Rejuvenation; Chapter 7 Attack; Chapter 8 The Battle of Ap Bac; Chapter 9 Diem on Trial; Chapter 10 Betrayal; Chapter 11 Self-Destruction; Chapter 12 The Return of the Twelve Warlords; Chapter 13 Self-Imposed Restrictions; Chapter 14 Signals; Chapter 15 Invasion; Chapter 16 The Prize for Victory; Chapter 17 Decision; Abbreviations Used in Notes; Notes; Index.

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Triumph Forsaken overturns most of the historical orthodoxy on the Vietnam War revealing that the South Vietnamese government was winning the war until the coup of November 1963. It also shows that President Johnson ruled out several other aggressive policy options because of faulty assumptions and inadequate intelligence.

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