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The complete idiot's guide to the Vietnam War, by Tim Maga

Label
The complete idiot's guide to the Vietnam War
Title
The complete idiot's guide to the Vietnam War
Statement of responsibility
by Tim Maga
Title variation
  • Complete idiot's guide to the Vietnam War
  • Complete idiot's guide
  • Vietnam War
Title variation remainder
how we got into--and out of--Vietnam, and what we can learn from it now
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This guide helps you understand what the Vietnam War meant then, and what it means for us today. Brings all of the facts and analysis together with the hindsight of history, putting the complicated facts into meaningful focus
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
959.7043
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The complete idiot's guide to the Vietnam War, by Tim Maga
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [339]-346) and index
Contents
The not-so-good war. Discovering Vietnam ; Ho, ho, Ho Chi Minh ; Uncle Ho meets Uncle Sam ; Thirty years' war, act one ; Destiny at Dienbienphu -- How to make a quagmire. Thirty years' war, act two ; Kings of corruption ; The Eisenhower era passes ; Enter the new frontier ; The American lake ; The other Vietnam? -- Escalation. Holding the beachhead ; All the way with LBJ ; Thirty year's war, act three ; Death in Pleiku ; March to victory? ; The young Turks and the search for victory -- No light in the tunnel. Question authority ; The art of lying ; The Tet offensive ; The battling Democrats and campaign '68 ; Thirty years' war, the final act -- Cambodia ; Watergate -- Defeat and renewal. Coming home ; The fall of Saigon ; Hollywood goes to Vietnam ; The road to normalization and beyond -- Casualty figures for the Vietnam War -- Glossary
Control code
5496951
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xv, 367 p.
Isbn
9781615640409
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010902236
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn650067500
  • (OCoLC)650067500
Label
The complete idiot's guide to the Vietnam War, by Tim Maga
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [339]-346) and index
Contents
The not-so-good war. Discovering Vietnam ; Ho, ho, Ho Chi Minh ; Uncle Ho meets Uncle Sam ; Thirty years' war, act one ; Destiny at Dienbienphu -- How to make a quagmire. Thirty years' war, act two ; Kings of corruption ; The Eisenhower era passes ; Enter the new frontier ; The American lake ; The other Vietnam? -- Escalation. Holding the beachhead ; All the way with LBJ ; Thirty year's war, act three ; Death in Pleiku ; March to victory? ; The young Turks and the search for victory -- No light in the tunnel. Question authority ; The art of lying ; The Tet offensive ; The battling Democrats and campaign '68 ; Thirty years' war, the final act -- Cambodia ; Watergate -- Defeat and renewal. Coming home ; The fall of Saigon ; Hollywood goes to Vietnam ; The road to normalization and beyond -- Casualty figures for the Vietnam War -- Glossary
Control code
5496951
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xv, 367 p.
Isbn
9781615640409
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010902236
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn650067500
  • (OCoLC)650067500

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