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Vietnam War (America at War Maurice Isserman

Vietnam War (America at War

Maurice Isserman

Published September 1st 2010
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Kindle Edition
210 pages
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In clear, lucid prose, Vietnam War, Revised Edition explores the critical questions surrounding the United States experience in Vietnam: What led President Lyndon B. Johnson to commit combat troops in 1965? How was it possible for the NorthMoreIn clear, lucid prose, Vietnam War, Revised Edition explores the critical questions surrounding the United States experience in Vietnam: What led President Lyndon B. Johnson to commit combat troops in 1965? How was it possible for the North Vietnamese to suffer a military defeat in the Tet Offensive in 1968 and yet achieve a political victory? What has America learned from the experience of fighting in Vietnam? This riveting history includes a clear discussion of the roots of U.S. involvement in Indochina in the days just after World War II and goes on to explore the varied and complex motives behind Americas effort to halt the spread of communism in Asia. This new edition also features a chapter focusing on the innovative military tactics and weaponry involved throughout the conflict.