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THE VIETNAM WAR 1956-1975. A CONCISE HISTORY OF THE VIETNAM WAR, a war that was reduced to its most basic level: find the enemy and kill him. However, the war was not what the U.S. expected. A chilling account. --40% DISCOUNT

Click to EnlargeCLEARANCE SALE-- THE VIETNAM WAR 1956-1975. The Vietnam War was arguably the most important event, or series of events, of the "American Century." America entered the brutal conflict certain of its Cold War doctrines and certain of its moral mission to save the world from the advance of communism. As this book explains, however, the war was not at all what the United States expected. Outnumbered and outgunned the North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces resorted to a guerrilla war based on the theories of Mao Zedong of China. This was war reduced to its most basic level - find the enemy and kill him.
Contents:
--Chronology
--Background to war: The Cold War
--Warring sides: Superpower verus guerrilla forces
--Outbreak: An undeclared war
--Portrait of a soldier: John Young
--Tthe world around war: A nation divided
--Portrait of a civilian: Kim Herzinger
--How the war ended: US withdrawal
--Conclusion and consequences: Legacies of victory and defeat

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Item Details
Group:
Vietnam Wars and S.E. Asia
ID:
OS-EH38
Category:
History / Tactics / Details
Media:
Softcover book
Type:
Battles / Campaigns / Strategy
Price:
13.75
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