Herring, George C., 1936-

America's longest war : the United States and Vietnam, 1950-1975 / George C. Herring. - New York : Wiley, c1979. - xiii, 298 p. : map ; 22 cm. - America in crisis . - America in crisis. .

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 273-288.

ISBN 0-471-01547-4 Pbk : \4.25.

The author portrays American participation in the Vietnam War as the logical culmination of the containment policy that began under Harry Truman in the late 1940's.Also his portrayal of the complex challenge that Vietnam posed for the United States and the varied responses it evoked from American people & leaders.

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Vietnam War, 1961-1975--United States.


Vietnam--History--1945-1975.
United States--History--1945-
United States--Foreign relations--Vietnam.
Vietnam--Foreign relations--United States.

United States Foreign relations Vietnam United States History 1945- Vietnam Foreign relations United States Vietnam History 1945-1975 Vietnam War, 1961-1975 United States Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 United States

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