9780075547952

America's Longest War : The United States and Vietnam, 1950-1975

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  • ISBN13:

    9780075547952

  • ISBN10:

    0075547953

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Copyright: 1/1/1986
  • Publisher: MCG KNOPF RH
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Summary

An excellent overview of the Vietnam War that is oriented toward the American point of view.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
A Dead-End Alley: The United States, France, and the First Indochina War, 1950-1954p. 2
Our Offspring: Nation Building in South Vietnam, 1954-1961p. 46
Limited Partnership: Kennedy and Diem, 1961-1963p. 80
Enough, but Not Too Much: Johnson's Decisions for War, 1963-1965p. 120
On the Tiger's Back: The United States at War, 1965-1967p. 158
A Very Near Thing: The Tet Offensive and After, 1968p. 202
A War for Peace: Nixon, Kissinger, and Vietnam, 1969-1973p. 242
The "Postwar War" and the Legacy of Vietnamp. 284
Suggestions for Additional Readingp. 322
Indexp. 341
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