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Title:
The Vietnam War
Author:
Yancey, Diane.
Publication Information:
San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
256 pages ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
A brief history of the Vietnam War -- THE FIRST VIETNAM WAR: Ho Chi Minh champions Vietnam's independence / Stanley Karnow -- France's Vietnam War / David Halberstam -- Anti-Communist fears trigger U.S. aid to South Vietnam / James S. Olson and Randy Roberts -- AMERICA STEPS IN: U.S. military buildup in Vietnam / Homer Bigart -- The Kennedy administration supports a military coup / Dean Rusk -- The Tonkin Gulf Resolution: justification for war / Robert S. McNamara -- Johnson Americanizes the war / Michael H. Huns -- AMERICA FIGHTS A LOSING WAR: U.S. ground forces enter Vietnam / Christian G. Appy -- America fights a limited war / Phillip B. Davidson -- The Tet Offensive shakes America's confidence / Phillip H. Davidson -- President Johnson changes direction / Larry Berman -- AMERICA'S DISILLUSIONMENT: Antiwar protests rock America / Robert D. Schulzinger -- Tragedy at My Lai / David L. Anderson -- Crisis in the military / Gabriel Kolko -- America negotiates a meaningless peace / Joseph A. Amter -- LEGACY AND LESSIONS OF THE WAR: South Vietnam falls to the Communists / James P. Harrison -- Veterans: the painful price of service / Arnold R. Isaacs -- The long-term effect of the war on U.S. foreign policy -- Coping with the scars of war / Fred Turner -- Appendix of documents.
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ISBN:
9780737706130

9780737706147
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Diane Yancey writes about the strange, little-known facts of history for nonfiction young adult books. She has written The Hunt for Hidden Killers: Ten Cases of Medical Mystery and Camels for Uncle Sam, which received the Western Writers of America Spur Award for Best Western Juvenile Nonfiction.

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