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Vietnam's high ground : armed struggle for the Central Highlands, 1954-1965 / J.P. Harris.

By: Harris, J. P.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks; Modern war studies.Publisher: Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, 2016Description: 1 online resource (pages cm).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780700622849; 0700622845.Additional physical formats: Print version:: No titleDDC classification: 959.704/342095976 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Vietnam and the Central Highlands to 1954 -- The Diem regime and the Central Highlands, 1954-1960 -- War in the Central Highlands, 1960-1961 -- Buon Enao and the Civilian Irregular Defense Group, 1962 -- Refugees, strategic hamlets, and ARVN operations, 1962 -- Reversal of fortune, 1963 -- The Central Highlands, January-June 1964 -- Crisis in the highlands, July-December 1964 -- An escalating war, January-March 1965 -- The monsoon offensive, April-August 1965 -- Plei Me : background, siege, and relief, August-October 1965 -- Retreat, search, and pursuit, October-November 1965 -- Catecka and X-Ray, November 1965 -- Albany and after, November-December 1965.
Summary: "The most comprehensive and accurate examination of one of the least studied and least understood theaters--the Central Highlands--in what Americans came to call the Vietnam War (or what the Vietnamese called the Second Indochina War, following France's defeat in 1954). Focusing on the 1960-1965 period, Harris provides a detailed look at and evaluation of military operations by both sides, culminating in three chapters devoted to the famous battles in the Ia Drang river valley"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Vietnam and the Central Highlands to 1954 -- The Diem regime and the Central Highlands, 1954-1960 -- War in the Central Highlands, 1960-1961 -- Buon Enao and the Civilian Irregular Defense Group, 1962 -- Refugees, strategic hamlets, and ARVN operations, 1962 -- Reversal of fortune, 1963 -- The Central Highlands, January-June 1964 -- Crisis in the highlands, July-December 1964 -- An escalating war, January-March 1965 -- The monsoon offensive, April-August 1965 -- Plei Me : background, siege, and relief, August-October 1965 -- Retreat, search, and pursuit, October-November 1965 -- Catecka and X-Ray, November 1965 -- Albany and after, November-December 1965.

"The most comprehensive and accurate examination of one of the least studied and least understood theaters--the Central Highlands--in what Americans came to call the Vietnam War (or what the Vietnamese called the Second Indochina War, following France's defeat in 1954). Focusing on the 1960-1965 period, Harris provides a detailed look at and evaluation of military operations by both sides, culminating in three chapters devoted to the famous battles in the Ia Drang river valley"-- Provided by publisher.

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