The 25-Year War : America's Military Role in Vietnam.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPublisher: Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, 2014Description: 1 online resource (264 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780813146416 (electronic bk.); 0813146410 (electronic bk.); 9780813146423 (electronic bk.); 0813146429 (electronic bk.)Subject(s): Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: 25-Year War : America's Military Role in Vietnam.DDC classification: 959.7043373 LOC classification: DS558 .P337 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Prologue: 1950-1963; Part I AMERICAN INVOLVEMENT IN VIETNAM; 1. 1963-1967: The JCS and Vietnam; 2. 1967: Corps Command, Vietnam; 3. 1967-1968: Army HQ, Vietnam; 4. 1968-1969: The Transition Years; 5. 1969-1971: Vietnamization; 6. 1972-1973: Cease-Fire Achieved; Illustrations; 7. 1973-1975: The Final War Years; Part II ASSESSMENT; 8. American Operational Performance; 9. American Strategy; 10. The Larger Lessons; Notes; Glossary of Acronyms; Selected Bibliography; Index.
"" On April 30, 1975, Saigon and the government of South Vietnam fell to the communist regime of North Vietnam, ending -- for American military forces -- exactly twenty-five year of courageous but unavailing struggle. This is not the story of how America became embroiled in a conflict in a small country half-way around the globe, nor of why our armed forces remained there so long after the futility of our efforts became obvious to many. It is the story of what went wrong there militarily, and why. The author is a professional soldier who experienced the Vietnam war in the field and in the h.
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