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Vietnam : an epic tragedy, 1945-1975 / Max Hastings.

Hastings, Max, (author.).
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  • 9 of 16 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola 959.7043 HAS (Text) 33118000186633 Adult: New Book Available -
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Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 959.7043 HAS (Text) 78551000538747 Non-Fiction Checked out 11/20/2018
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Peabody PL - Columbia City NON-FICTION 959.7043 HASTINGS (Text) 30403002333045 Adult - Non-Fiction Checked out 12/01/2018
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  • ISBN: 9780062405661
  • ISBN: 0062405667
  • Physical Description: xxxiii, 857 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates  : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 757-825) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Beauty and many beasts -- The "dirty war" -- The fortress that never was -- Bloody footprints -- The twin tyrannies -- Some of the way with JFK -- 1963: coffins for two presidents -- The maze -- Into the Gulf -- "We are puzzled about how to proceed" -- The escalator -- "Trying to grab smoke" -- Graft and peppermint oil -- Rolling thunder -- Taking the pain -- "Waist deep in the Big Muddy" -- Our guys, their guys: the Vietnamese war -- Tet -- The giant reels -- Continuous replays -- Nixon's inheritance -- Losing by installments -- Collateral damage -- The biggest battle -- Big ugly fat fellers -- A kiss before dying -- The last act -- Afterward.
Summary, etc.:
Vietnam became the Western world's most divisive modern conflict, precipitating a battlefield humiliation for France in 1954, then a vastly greater one for the United States in 1975. Max Hastings has spent the past three years interviewing scores of participants on both sides, as well as researching a multitude of American and Vietnamese documents and memoirs, to create an epic narrative of an epic struggle.
Subject: Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
Vietnam > History > 1945-1975.

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