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America and Vietnam

the elephant and the tiger

by Albert Marrin

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Published by Viking in New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975.

    • About the Edition

      Examines the political history, military events, social impact, and long-term effects of the Vietnam War.

      Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Albert Marrin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS558 .M36 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 277 p. :
      Number of Pages277
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1549225M
      ISBN 100670840637
      LC Control Number91028795
      OCLC/WorldCa24246696

      The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration. We are excited to announce the appointment of retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Peter (Pete) M. Aylward as our new director beginning Monday, August 3, Gen. Aylward initially joined the Commemoration staff in as a . Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam is a American documentary film inspired by the anthology of the same title, directed by Bill Couturié in Using real letters written by American soldiers (which can be read in the book along with many more) and archive footage, the film creates a highly personal experience of the Vietnam film won the Special Jury Prize: Documentary at.

        America's Longest War: The United States and Vietnam, by George Herring (). Now in its fourth updated edition, based on new declassified information, it's known to Vietnam . Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam was compiled entirely from the avalanche of letters and poems received by the Commission for consideration to be included on the Memorial. It was published by W. W. Norton & Company simultaneously with the dedication of the Memorial. The book, which simulates a tour of duty in Vietnam, offers context for the excerpts of the letters and poems selected for.

      Pat Duncan’s New Book: Gothic Horror in World War II. Novem Patrick Sheane Duncan knows war and he knows how to create riveting fiction. Duncana Vietnam War veteran screenwriter, director, and novelist (Mr. Holland’s Opus, Courage Under Fire, 84 Charlie MoPic, Vietnam War Stories, Nick o Read More». New Vietnam War Book on Maj. Michael O’Donnell. July 5, The New York Times reported June 27 that Daniel H. Weiss, who recently was named President and CEO of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is writing a book about the Vietnam War. Weiss, 60, is Read More».


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America's final act in the Vietnam War produced an iconic image: a helicopter on a rooftop as desperate Vietnamese tried to climb aboard. For. A very fascinating book that looks at a little known side of the Vietnam War. I enjoyed reading about the secret operations that took place in Laos and along the Ho-Chi-Mihn trail which had an important impact on the War but are still largely unknown to the public/5(52).

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Brutal Battles of Vietnam: America’s Deadliest Days, is VFW’s contribution to the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. This page book covering some military actions is an outgrowth of VFW’s award-winning magazine series called Vietnam’s Deadliest Battles. America in Vietnam. John Guilmartin. Preface--The Fifteen-Year War Chapter One--Background to Armegeddon Chapter Two--The French War Chapter Three--The Advisory Phase Chapter Four--President Kennedy's War CLB Colour Library Books Ltd, Godalming, Surrey, England.

A powerfully written, emotion-packed, highly biased account of America's involvement in Vietnam. Marrin mentions a variety of views on the war, but his sympathies are clearly with the Americans who fought there. While he details the ``grunts' '' confusion, frustration, and suffering and apologizes for the atrocities they committed as aberrations, he depicts the communists as ruthless and power Author: Albert Marrin.Get this from a library!

America in Vietnam. [Guenter Lewy] -- Chronicles American involvement in Vietnam, from the s through the s, documenting strategic and tactical failures and reviewing the charges made against the American conduct of the war.Vietnam has a population of approximately 94 million people, of whom about two-thirds live in rural areas.

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