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hidden history of the Vietnam War

by John Prados

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Published by Elephant Paperbacks in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Prados.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS558 .P73 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 329 p. :
      Number of Pages329
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL350133M
      ISBN 101566631971
      LC Control Number98009472

        Drawing on interviews in Vietnam and a trove of previously unknown U.S. government documents -- including internal military investigations of alleged war crimes in Vietnam -- .   PBS produced an Emmy-winning television series, Vietnam: A Television History, to accompany the book’s release. Andrew F. Krepinevich, Jr., The Army and Vietnam ().

      This official collection features resources about the Vietnam War. A special collection about the Vietnam War is presented in both print books and eBook formats by the Naval History and Heritage Command, plus you will also find other narrative monographs and commemorative resources published by the US Department of Army Center of Military History, Joint Chiefs of Staff, and more. The Vietnam. General. Classified Secret-Controlling Air Strikes in the Clandestine War in Laos by Jan Churchill; Code Name Bright Light-US POW Rescue Efforts in the Vietnam War by George J. Veith; 10, Days Of Thunder- A History of the Vietnam War by Philip Caputo; Fast Movers-Jet Pilots and the Vietnam Experience by John Darrell Sherwood; In Retrospect: The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam by .

        Keith W. Taylor, A History of the Vietnamese. A History of the Vietnamese (Cambridge Concise Histories): K. W. Taylor: : Books There is no book in English, and probably none in any other language, that provides as comprehe. Christian Gerard Appy (born April 5, ) is a professor of history at the University of Massachusetts, is widely known as a leading expert on the Vietnam War experience. The most recent of his three books on the subject is American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National explores the war's impact on American politics, culture, and foreign policy from the s to Born: 5 April , Atlanta, Georgia.


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Soon thereafter, the U.S. joined the war effort, siding with South Vietnam to help stop the spread of communism. This intervention would become one of the most divisive decisions in U.S. history, spawning an anti-war movement that would remain influential long after the war.

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