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Steel and blood : South Vietnamese armor and the war for Southeast Asia

Author: Mai Việt Hà
Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©2008.
Series: AUSA Institute of Land Warfare book.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Col. Ha Mai Viet presents a historically accurate and detailed account of the Vietnam War from the perspective of the South Vietnamese armor forces. Highly decorated for his valor and leadership of the armored units, the author spent ten years documenting what went on so he could offer an analysis of the war based on facts. He interviewed hundreds of people, including all senior South Vietnamese officers involved  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Hà, Mai Việt.
Steel and blood.
Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008015590
(OCoLC)221665205
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mai Việt Hà
ISBN: 9781612514338 1612514332
OCLC Number: 647612899
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 458 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: pt. 1. Combat history. Ferocious battles, 1963-68 ; Vietnamization, 1969-74 : penetrating the Plain of Reeds on the border ; General offensive on three fronts ; The capture of South Vietnam : the Central Highlands campaign, 1975 --
pt. 2. Military history. Historical background ; Vietnam National Army ; Vietnamese Armored Cavalry ; Armor before 1975 ; Association remembers the Armor of the Republic of Vietnam.
Series Title: AUSA Institute of Land Warfare book.
Responsibility: by Ha Mai Viet.
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"In order to give the truth back to history, we did not hide anything, whether it be victory or defeat." When South Vietnam was abandoned by its American allies and consequently defeated by the  Read more...

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"Colonel Ha s Steel and Blood is one of those books that will resonate with historians as that process continues for many years into the future." HistoryNet

 
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