America in Vietnam

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Oxford University Press, 29 mei 1980 - 560 pagina's
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Based on a variety of classified military records, Lewy provides the first systematic analysis of the course of the Vietnam War, the reasons for the failure of American strategy and tactics, and the causes of the final collapse of South Vietnam.
 

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Written in the late 1970s, America in Vietnam is a positive account of a controversial war that the author believes was a worthy cause. Among Lewy's arguments is that the accusations of atrocities by ... Volledige review lezen

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1 The Roots of Involvement
3
2 The BigUnit War
42
3 The Failure of Attrition and Pacification
77
4 Disengagement
127
5 The Travail of Vietnamization
162
The Collapse of South Vietnam
190
7 American Military Tactics and the Law of War
223
8 Terrorism Counterinsurgency and Genocide
271
11 The Bombing of North Vietnam
374
The Legacy of Vietnam
418
A Quantitative Assessment
442
Appendix II Tables and Charts
454
A Note on Military Records
461
Notes
463
Glossary of Terms Abbreviations and Acronyms
520
Index
527

Fiction and Fact
307
10 The Punishment of Atrocities and War Crimes
343

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