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America in Vietnam / Guenter Lewy.

By: Lewy, Guenter, 1923-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1978Description: xiii, 540 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0195023919; 9780195023916; 0195027329(pbk).Subject(s): Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States | United States -- History -- 1945- | EE.UU. -- Historia -- 1945 | Außenpolitik | Vietnamkrieg | USA | Vietnam | United States History 1945- | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 United StatesDDC classification: 959.704/3373
Contents:
The roots of involvement -- The big-unit war -- The failure of attrition and pacification -- Disengagement -- The travail of Vietnamization -- Vietnamization on trial: the collapse of South Vietnam -- American military tactics and the law of war -- Terrorism, counterinsurgency and genocide -- Atrocities: fiction and fact -- The punishment of atrocities and war crimes -- The bombing of North Vietnam -- Epilogue : The legacy of Vietnam.
Summary: Chronicles American involvement in Vietnam, from the 1950s through the 1970s, documenting strategic and tactical failures and reviewing the charges made against the American conduct of the war.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The roots of involvement -- The big-unit war -- The failure of attrition and pacification -- Disengagement -- The travail of Vietnamization -- Vietnamization on trial: the collapse of South Vietnam -- American military tactics and the law of war -- Terrorism, counterinsurgency and genocide -- Atrocities: fiction and fact -- The punishment of atrocities and war crimes -- The bombing of North Vietnam -- Epilogue : The legacy of Vietnam.

Chronicles American involvement in Vietnam, from the 1950s through the 1970s, documenting strategic and tactical failures and reviewing the charges made against the American conduct of the war.

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