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Hue 1968 : a turning point of the American war in Vietnam

Author: Mark Bowden
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Not since his #1 New York Times bestseller Black Hawk Down has Mark Bowden written a book about a battle. His most ambitious work yet, Hue 1968 is the story of the centerpiece of the Tet Offensive and a turning point in the American War in Vietnam. By January 1968, despite an influx of half a million American troops, the fighting in Vietnam seemed to be at a stalemate. Yet General William Westmoreland, commander of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
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All Authors / Contributors: Mark Bowden
ISBN: 9781611859393 1611859395 9780802189240 0802189245
OCLC Number: 989061120
Awards: Short-listed for PEN HESSELL-TILTMAN 2017 (UK)
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Bowden's most ambitious work yet, Hue 1968 is the story of the centrepiece of the Tet Offensive and a turning point in the American war in Vietnam.  Read more...

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There is no more complete, accurate and detailed book. It reads like a novel even though is it made up almost exclusively of very personal accounts. -- John Wear, president of the USMC Vietnam Read more...

 
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