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Title:
The Vietnam war : the story and photographs
Author:
Goldstein, Donald M.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First paperback edition.
Publication Information:
Washington : Brassey's, 1999.

©1997
Physical Description:
xii, 179 pages : illustrations, map ; 28 cm
General Note:
Originally published: c1997.
Language:
English
Contents:
Background to involvement -- The land and the people -- The antagonists -- America commits to the fight -- Tools of war -- Escalation -- Life in a strange land -- Reconsideration and Vietnamization -- Wind down, withdrawal, and Cambodia -- The end -- Aftermath.
ISBN:
9781574882100
Format :
Book

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Summary

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The photographic history of the war that almost tore apart the country's spirit.


Author Notes

Dr. Donald M. Goldstein, Lieutenant Colonel, USAF (Ret.), is professor of public and international affairs at the University of Pittsburgh
Katherine V. Dillon, Chief Warrant Officer, USAF (Ret.), of Arlington, Va.
J. Michael Wenger is a freelance historian living in Raleigh, N.C.


Table of Contents

Prefacep. v
Introductionp. x
1 Background to Involvementp. 1
2 The Land and the Peoplep. 7
3 The Antagonistsp. 16
4 America Commits to the Fightp. 24
5 Tools of Warp. 51
6 Escalationp. 72
7 Life in a Strange Landp. 92
8 Reconsideration and Vietnamizationp. 109
9 Wind Down, Withdrawal, and Cambodiap. 135
10 The Endp. 153
11 Aftermathp. 164
Selected Bibliographyp. 173
Indexp. 174
Sourcesp. 179
About the Authorsp. 180