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The complete idiot's guide to the Vietnam War

Author: Timothy P Maga
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Alpha Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This guide helps you understand what the Vietnam War meant then, and what it means for us today. Brings all of the facts and analysis together with the hindsight of history, putting the complicated facts into meaningful focus.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Chronologies
Chronology
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Maga, Timothy P., 1952-
Complete idiot's guide to the Vietnam War.
Indianapolis, IN : Alpha Books, ©2010
(DLC) 2010902236
(OCoLC)650067500
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy P Maga
ISBN: 9781101439159 1101439157 9781101443156 1101443154
OCLC Number: 811574715
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 367 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The not-so-good war. Discovering Vietnam ; Ho, ho, Ho Chi Minh ; Uncle Ho meets Uncle Sam ; Thirty years' war, act one ; Destiny at Dienbienphu --
How to make a quagmire. Thirty years' war, act two ; Kings of corruption ; The Eisenhower era passes ; Enter the new frontier ; The American lake ; The other Vietnam? --
Escalation. Holding the beachhead ; All the way with LBJ ; Thirty year's war, act three ; Death in Pleiku ; March to victory? ; The young Turks and the search for victory --
No light in the tunnel. Question authority ; The art of lying ; The Tet offensive ; The battling Democrats and campaign '68 ; Thirty years' war, the final act --
Cambodia ; Watergate --
Defeat and renewal. Coming home ; The fall of Saigon ; Hollywood goes to Vietnam ; The road to normalization and beyond --
Casualty figures for the Vietnam War --
Glossary.
Other Titles: Vietnam War
Responsibility: by Tim Maga.

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This guide helps you understand what the Vietnam War meant then, and what it means for us today. Brings all of the facts and analysis together with the hindsight of history, putting the complicated facts into meaningful focus.

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