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No Sure Victory : Measuring U.S. Army Effectiveness and Progress in the Vietnam War

By: Daddis, Gregory A.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Cary : Oxford University Press, USA, 2011Description: 1 online resource (354 p.).ISBN: 9780199830718.Subject(s): Electronic books. -- local | United States. -- Army -- Evaluation | United States. -- Army -- History -- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: No Sure Victory : Measuring U.S. Army Effectiveness and Progress in the Vietnam WarDDC classification: 959.704/3420973 LOC classification: DS558.2 -- .D34 2011Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Maps; Introduction; 1. Of Questions Not Asked: Measuring Effectiveness in the Counterinsurgency Era; 2. Measurements Without Objectives: America Goes to War in Southeast Asia; 3. An "Unprecedented Victory": The Problem of Defining Success; 4. Metrics in the Year of American Firepower; 5. "We Are Winning Slowly but Steadily"; 6. The Year of Tet: Victory, Defeat, or Stalemate?; 7. "A Time for Testing"; 8. Soldiers' Interlude: The Symptoms of Withdrawal; 9. Staggering to the Finish; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Illustration Credits
IndexA; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Maps; Introduction; 1. Of Questions Not Asked: Measuring Effectiveness in the Counterinsurgency Era; 2. Measurements Without Objectives: America Goes to War in Southeast Asia; 3. An "Unprecedented Victory": The Problem of Defining Success; 4. Metrics in the Year of American Firepower; 5. "We Are Winning Slowly but Steadily"; 6. The Year of Tet: Victory, Defeat, or Stalemate?; 7. "A Time for Testing"; 8. Soldiers' Interlude: The Symptoms of Withdrawal; 9. Staggering to the Finish; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Illustration Credits

IndexA; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z

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Gregory A. Daddis is Academy Professor of History at the United States Military Academy, West Point, and a Colonel in the US Army. A West Point graduate, he has served in numerous army command and staff positions in the United States and overseas and is a veteran of both Operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom. He is the author of Fighting in the Great Crusade: An 8th Infantry Artillery Officer in World War II.

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