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The two Viet-Nams : a political and military analysis / Bernard B. Fall.

By: Fall, Bernard B, 1926-1967.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Frederick A. Praeger, 1967Edition: 2nd rev. ed.Description: xii, 507 pages : maps ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeSubject(s): Vietnam -- HistoryAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Two Viet-Nams.DDC classification: 959.7 Other classification: MH 58030 | RR 55983
Contents:
The common ground. The physical setting -- A glimpse of the past -- Colonial interlude -- White man's end -- "Doc-Lap!" -- Revolution in the North. The rise of Ho Chi Minh -- The road to Dien Bien Phu -- Garrison state -- "Road to Socialism" -- Insurgency in the South. The lost decade -- Agony of a war -- Ngo Dinh Diem : man and myth -- Ngo's republic -- The economic base -- The Second Indochina War -- Insurgency : myths and facts -- The two Viet-Nams in perspective.
Summary: "In this new, extensively revised and updated edition, Bernard Fall analyzes major developments since 1964, discussing such aspects as: the U.S. bombing of North Viet-Nam, and the corresponding shift in tactics of the insurgents; the gradual escalation of the war; the effect of U.S. air operations on Vietnamese civilians; the continued ability of the Viet-C?ng to control rural areas; the mounting of casualties on both sides; the political fortunes of the various Saigon regimes; and the Manila and Honolulu conferences. Utilizing material not available for earlier editions, Dr. Fall documents the origin, structure, and operations of the political arm of the Viet-C?ng -- the elusive National Liberation Front -- its relationship to Hanoi, and its role in a possible resolution of the conflict"--Jacket.
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DS557.A5 F34 1967 (Browse shelf) Available 0000100674399

Includes bibliographical references (pages 492-497) and index.

The common ground. The physical setting -- A glimpse of the past -- Colonial interlude -- White man's end -- "Doc-Lap!" -- Revolution in the North. The rise of Ho Chi Minh -- The road to Dien Bien Phu -- Garrison state -- "Road to Socialism" -- Insurgency in the South. The lost decade -- Agony of a war -- Ngo Dinh Diem : man and myth -- Ngo's republic -- The economic base -- The Second Indochina War -- Insurgency : myths and facts -- The two Viet-Nams in perspective.

"In this new, extensively revised and updated edition, Bernard Fall analyzes major developments since 1964, discussing such aspects as: the U.S. bombing of North Viet-Nam, and the corresponding shift in tactics of the insurgents; the gradual escalation of the war; the effect of U.S. air operations on Vietnamese civilians; the continued ability of the Viet-C?ng to control rural areas; the mounting of casualties on both sides; the political fortunes of the various Saigon regimes; and the Manila and Honolulu conferences. Utilizing material not available for earlier editions, Dr. Fall documents the origin, structure, and operations of the political arm of the Viet-C?ng -- the elusive National Liberation Front -- its relationship to Hanoi, and its role in a possible resolution of the conflict"--Jacket.

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