6 edition of America"s last Vietnam battle found in the catalog.
|Series||Modern war studies|
|LC Classifications||DS557.8.E23 A53 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 551 p. :|
|Number of Pages||551|
|LC Control Number||2001026796|
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America in Vietnam is a book by Guenter Lewy about America's role in the Vietnam book is highly influential, although it has remained controversial even decades after its publication. Lewy contends that the United States' actions in Vietnam were neither illegal nor immoral, and that tales of American atrocities were greatly exaggerated in what he understands as a "veritable industry. The Paris Peace Accords ended U.S. involvement in Vietnam, and two months later the last U.S. combat troops left along with prisoners of war held by the Vietnamese. But in May, , Communist Khmer Rouge troops from Democratic Kampuchea (modern-day Cambodia), captured an American-flagged merchant ship, the SS Mayaguez, off its : Blake Stilwell.
Indeed, Vietnam: Explaining America's Lost War is the finest effort by any scholar to date to take stock of the voluminous historiography of the war, expose the central points of contention, and weigh the persuasiveness of competing claims in light of available evidence. As such, the book unquestionably deserves the careful attention of. More than forty years after its conclusion, the Vietnam War is a persistent wound on the American psyche. It is a war that divided families and communities, and sparked massive protests on college.
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America's Last Vietnam Battle: Halting Hanoi's Easter Offensive (Modern War Studies (Paperback)) Paperback – December 4, by Dale Andrade (Author) out of 5 stars 18 ratings.
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The humiliating Apimage of U.S. helicopters evacuating Americans and Vietnamese from Saigon rooftops as North Vietnamese troops overran South Vietnam to win the Vietnam War was a political-military disaster damaging America’s global prestige. Two weeks later, the U.S. endured another humiliation in Southeast Asia.
Trial by Fire: The Easter Offensive, America's Last Vietnam Battle Dale Andrade, Author Hippocrene Books Americas last Vietnam battle book (p) ISBN Buy this book.
Get this from a library. The eleven days of Christmas: America's last Vietnam battle. [Marshall L Michel, III] -- "In telling the story of America's last great air battle, Marshall Michel has used hundreds of formerly classified documents from U.S.
government archives and traveled to Hanoi to examine records. The book is the culmination of a seven-year project of articles from the VFW magazine. Each chapter focuses on a specific battle and there are separate chapters on the naval and air wars.
I finished this book with vivid pictures of American advisors caught in the heat of action, US bombers bailing out the ineffective S. Vietnam army, and perhaps a taste of the sickening feeling the S. Vietnamese felt as they watched the US troops leave. A good by: 3. A solid and well-recounted narrative of the penultimate communist Vietnamese attempt to end the conflict, this book fills an important gap in the history of the Vietnam War.
Drawing on archival sources as well as interviews, the author takes the perspective of the small band of American advisers who helped South Vietnamese forces stalemate the North Vietnamese assault. Review of Marshall Michel's "The Eleven Days of Christmas: America's Last Vietnam Battle" Despite winning nearly every battle in Vietnam, the U.S.
somehow lost the war. This exceptional book should be mandatory reading for Air Force senior leaders and especially B leadership and aircrew members.
It is educational and controversial. Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one.
Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. item 3 Trial by Fire: The Easter Offensive, America's Last Vietnam Battle (ExLib) - Trial by Fire: The Easter Offensive, America's Last Vietnam Battle (ExLib) $ This is an excellent account of the last battle of the Vietnam War. The author has painstakingly researched and documented the battle, the details of the chaotic command and control, the woeful planning and preparation, the ad hoc execution of the battle plan and the individual courage and heroics of the participants/5.
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After the battle Politics and Diplomacy The Election of Peace at last Chapter Nine: The Fall of South Vietnam, Nixon Turns Inward War without End Hanoi Prepares for War Crisis in South Vietnam Washington’s Response The Great Spring Offensive The Fall of Saigon Author: Charles E. Neu.
"The War Within" is a painfully engrossing account of America's internal battle over the Vietnam War. Hailed by critics of every persuasion, this absorbing narrative is the product of over a decade's worth of research: the author sifted through thousands of government and antiwar documents and interviewed virtually all of the key players on both sides of the fence, from Dean Rusk, John Reviews: 1.
John Keegan's book The Face of Battle proved extremely influential with the U.S. military as the armed forces worked their way out of the funk of the post-Vietnam era. U.S. military training.
America’s involvement in Vietnam, that was to lead to a full-scale military attack on North Vietnam, was all part of the Cold War scenario that had enveloped world politics. In the ’s, John Foster Dulles, US Secretary of State, had formulated the Domino Theory.
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