9780060921071

Vietnam Wars 1945-1990

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  • ISBN13:

    9780060921071

  • ISBN10:

    0060921072

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/2/2010
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publications

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Summary

This book is a work of synthesis that could not have been attempted without the extraordinary work of scholars and writers on both the history of American war and the history of the Vietnam war of resistance.

Table of Contents

Preface ix(2)
Acknowledgments xi(2)
List of Abbreviations xiii
CHAPTER ONE The Fate of OSS Agent 19 (1945-1946)
1(19)
CHAPTER TWO The Thirty-Year War Begins (1946-1954)
20(17)
CHAPTER THREE A Pause Between the Wars (1954-1956)
37(23)
CHAPTER FOUR The War for the South Begins (1956-1962)
60(29)
CHAPTER FIVE The Fall of Diem (1963)
89(16)
CHAPTER SIX Taking the War North (1963-1964)
105(19)
CHAPTER SEVEN A Wider War (1964-1965)
124(26)
CHAPTER EIGHT The American Invasion of South Vietnam (1965-1966)
150(22)
CHAPTER NINE An American War (1966-1967)
172(20)
CHAPTER TEN The War in America (1965-1967)
192(18)
CHAPTER ELEVEN The "Cross-Over Point" (1967-1968)
210(22)
CHAPTER TWELVE Bloodbaths (1968-1971)
232(22)
CHAPTER THIRTEEN "A Savage Retreat" (1971-1973)
254(27)
CHAPTER FOURTEEN "Their War" (1973-1975)
281(19)
CHAPTER FIFTEEN After the War (1975-1990)
300(19)
Epilogue 319(12)
Chronology 331(8)
Notes 339(36)
Additional Bibliography 375(8)
Index 383
Illustrations follow pages 50 and 242.

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