The Second Indochina War: A Concise Political and Military History (Second Edition)

The Second Indochina War: A Concise Political and Military History (Second Edition)

By: William S. Turley (author)Paperback

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Now in a thoroughly revised and updated edition, this classic history of the "Vietnam Wa"' as seen by all participants takes into account the wealth of research and writing on the war since the book's original publication more than two decades ago. Leading scholar William S. Turley combines original research, thorough knowledge of the literature, his own insight from many trips to Vietnam during and since the war, and sound interpretation into a succinct and well-crafted analysis that provides balanced treatment of the Vietnamese, Lao, Khmer, and American dimensions of the war.

About Author

William S. Turley is professor emeritus of political science at Southern Illinois University.


Introduction Chapter 1: Legacies of Time Chapter 2: Between Two Wars Chapter 3: Fateful Decisions Chapter 4: Americanization Chapter 5: Air War Chapter 6: Tet Chapter 7: The Road to Paris Chapter 8: After the Americans Chapter 9: Of Lessons and Their Price Appendix A: Annual Troop Movement from North to South and Casualties en Route, May 1959 to April 1975-Group 559 and American Estimates Appendix B: Revolutionary Armed Forces and Population in the B2 Theater Further Reading

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780742555266
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9780742555266
  • weight: 499
  • ISBN10: 0742555267
  • edition: Second Edition

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