Vietnam Wars 1945-1990

Vietnam Wars 1945-1990

by Marilyn Young

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Overview

The first book to give equal weight to the Vietnamese and American sides of the Vietnam war.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780060921071
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 09/25/1991
Series: Harper Perennial
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 257,685
Product dimensions: 5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.01(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix(2)
Acknowledgments xi(2)
List of Abbreviations xiii
CHAPTER ONE The Fate of OSS Agent 19 (1945-1946)
1(19)
CHAPTER TWO The Thirty-Year War Begins (1946-1954)
20(17)
CHAPTER THREE A Pause Between the Wars (1954-1956)
37(23)
CHAPTER FOUR The War for the South Begins (1956-1962)
60(29)
CHAPTER FIVE The Fall of Diem (1963)
89(16)
CHAPTER SIX Taking the War North (1963-1964)
105(19)
CHAPTER SEVEN A Wider War (1964-1965)
124(26)
CHAPTER EIGHT The American Invasion of South Vietnam (1965-1966)
150(22)
CHAPTER NINE An American War (1966-1967)
172(20)
CHAPTER TEN The War in America (1965-1967)
192(18)
CHAPTER ELEVEN The "Cross-Over Point" (1967-1968)
210(22)
CHAPTER TWELVE Bloodbaths (1968-1971)
232(22)
CHAPTER THIRTEEN "A Savage Retreat" (1971-1973)
254(27)
CHAPTER FOURTEEN "Their War" (1973-1975)
281(19)
CHAPTER FIFTEEN After the War (1975-1990)
300(19)
Epilogue 319(12)
Chronology 331(8)
Notes 339(36)
Additional Bibliography 375(8)
Index 383
Illustrations follow pages 50 and 242.

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