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On strategy : a critical analysis of the Vietnam War

Author: Harry G Summers
Publisher: New York : Presidio Press, [2009]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Summer's inspired analysis of America's war in Vietnam answers the most pressing questions remaining from that terrible conflict more than a decade before Robert McNamara's painful admissions.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Summers, Harry G.
On strategy.
New York : Presidio Press, [2009]
(OCoLC)42207737
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harry G Summers
ISBN: 9780307558763 0307558762
OCLC Number: 464213324
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Part 1. The Environment. Ch. 1 The national will: the people --
Ch. 2 The national will: the Congress --
Ch. 3 Friction: the people --
Ch. 4 Friction: the bureaucracy --
Ch. 5 Friction: the danger --
Ch. 6 Friction: the doctrine --
Ch. 7 Friction: the dogma --
Part 2. The Engagement. Ch. 8 Tactics, grand tactics and strategy --
Ch. 9 The objective --
Ch. 10 The offensive --
Ch. 11 Mass, economy of force, and maneuver --
Ch. 12 Unity of command --
Ch. 13 Security and suprise --
Ch. 14 Simplicity --
Ch. 15 Coalition warfare.
Responsibility: Harry G. Summers, Jr.

Abstract:

Summer's inspired analysis of America's war in Vietnam answers the most pressing questions remaining from that terrible conflict more than a decade before Robert McNamara's painful admissions.

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