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America's longest war : the United States and Vietnam, 1950-1975

Author: George C Herring
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©1979.
Series: America in crisis.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author portrays American participation in the Vietnam War as the logical culmination of the containment policy that began under Harry Truman in the late 1940's. Also his portrayal of the complex challenge that Vietnam posed for the United States and the varied responses it evoked from American people & leaders.
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Genre/Form: History
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Herring, George C., 1936-
America's longest war.
New York : Wiley, ©1979
(OCoLC)568950658
Online version:
Herring, George C., 1936-
America's longest war.
New York : Wiley, ©1979
(OCoLC)631910403
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George C Herring
ISBN: 0471015466 9780471015468 0471015474 9780471015475 0394341856 9780394341859
OCLC Number: 5126110
Performer(s): ISBN 0-471-01547-4 Pbk : \4.25.
Description: xiii, 298 pages : map ; 22 cm.
Contents: A dead-end alley : the United States, France and the first Indochina War, 1950-1954 --
Our offspring : nation-building in South Vietnam, 1954-1961 --
Limited partnership : Kennedy and Diem, 1961-1963 --
Enough, but not too much : Johnson's decisions for war, 1963-1965 --
On the tiger's back : the United States at war, 1965-1967 --
A very near thing : the Tet Offensive and after, 1968 --
A war for peace : Nixon, Kissinger, and Vietnam, 1969-1973 --
The "postwar war" and the end of an ear.
Series Title: America in crisis.
Responsibility: George C. Herring.

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The author portrays American participation in the Vietnam War as the logical culmination of the containment policy that began under Harry Truman in the late 1940's. Also his portrayal of the complex challenge that Vietnam posed for the United States and the varied responses it evoked from American people & leaders.

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Cold War was started right after the World War II, as we know. But it had some periods of rising and falling that I want to call “Stages of Cold War”. So,· Early Cold War (1947-1953)· Middle Cold War (1953-1973)· Late Cold War (1973-1991)
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