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Title:
Summons of the trumpet : U.S.--Vietnam in perspective
Author:
Palmer, Dave Richard, 1934-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
San Rafael, Calif. : Presidio Press, [1978]

©1978
Physical Description:
xxii, 277 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : maps ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780891410416
Format :
Book

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Table of Contents

Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
Prologue: the Incomprehensible Warp. xvii
Chapter 1 the Lines Are Drawnp. 0
Chapter 2 the Drift to Warp. 3
Chapter 3 the Naive Yearsp. 10
Chapter 4 Realization and Reactionp. 17
Chapter 5 Arms and Advicep. 22
Chapter 6 the Battle of Ap Bacp. 27
Chapter 7 the Downfall of Diemp. 39
Chapter 8 Turmoil and Transformationp. 45
Chapter 9 Season of Decisionp. 60
Chapter 10 Rolling Thunderp. 72
Chapter 11 the New Face of Conflictp. 80
Chapter 12 Battle of the Ia Drangp. 91
Chapter 13 """"An Escalating Military Stalemate""""p. 106
Chapter 14 """"A Protracted War of Attrition""""p. 116
Chapter 15 More Rolling Thunderp. 122
Chapter 16 the Iron Trianglep. 133
Chapter 17 the Phalanx of Firep. 140
Chapter 18 the Search Failsp. 147
Part IV the Climactic Year 1968p. 160
Chapter 19

p. 162

Chapter 20 General Offensive- General Uprisingp. 173
Chapter 21 Unexpected Callersp. 182
Chapter 22 the Battles of Tetp. 189
Chapter 23 of Victory and Defeatp. 201
Part V the Search for a Peace 1969-1973p. 210
Chapter 24 Nixon Takes Commandp. 212
Chapter 25 Vietnamizationp. 218
Chapter 26 Cambodian Incursionp. 228
Chapter 27 Lam Son 719p. 238
Chapter 28 the Testp. 244
Chapter 29 Exit Americap. 256
Chapter 30 an Indecent Intervalp. 261
Epilogue: No More Vietnamsp. 266
Sourcesp. 269
Indexp. 274

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