Vietnam: A War Lost and Won

Vietnam: A War Lost and Won

by Nigel Cawthorne


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The book offers a comprehensive and balanced account of the emotive impact of the first media war, charting not only the course of the war in Vietnam, but also seeking to place American involvement in Vietnam in historical perspective. Contains previously classified material on US offensive movements and offers original, authoritative, and thought-provoking arguments from a highly regarded author.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781784289577
Publisher: Arcturus Publishing Limited
Publication date: 01/15/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Nigel Cawthorne studied at University College, London, where he earned a degree in physics with honors, before turning to writing as a career. He has been a writer and editor for more than twenty-five years, the last twenty-one as a freelancer. He has written, contributed to, and edited more than eighty books.

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 Into the 'Nam 9

2 The Origins of the War 15

3 The War on the Ground 43

4 The Growing Commitment 69

5 The War in the Air 93

6 The Unwinnable War 113

7 The War at Home 141

8 The Collapse of Morale 167

9 The Expanding War 191

10 The Dominos Fall 211

Epilogue 226

Bibliography 237

Index 238

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