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The Vietnam War

A History in Documents (Pages from History)

by Marilyn B. Young

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7388535M
ISBN 10019512278X
ISBN 109780195122787

Howard was told by radio not to expect any reinforcements until dawn. But they also include The Vietnam War book and less familiar scenes of rubble-strewn streets, desperate villagers, bewildered squadrons, and Americans and Vietnamese alike who are wounded, maimed, dying or freshly killed. A masterpiece of reporting and analysis, the book zeroes in on two noteworthy but previously underexamined events that occurred at the same time in October the decimation of a 1st Infantry Division battalion in South Vietnam and the violence on the University of Wisconsin campus during a protest against Dow Chemical Co. While waiting to see whether Burger could sell the book, after several rejections it is good but no one wants to read about VietnamMason was running a paper route each night, miles on back roads, and his car blew up.

Bibliography For a general introduction, see D. The other, his face severely disfigured in the war, suffers from intermittent seizures from a bullet lodged in his brain. As he puts it "I found out I could be bought. Nonetheless, the United States continued to prop it up, fearful of the increasing Communist resistance activity it noted in South Vietnam. The Antiwar Movement Meanwhile, the antiwar movement within the United States gained momentum as student protesters, countercultural hippies, and even many mainstream Americans denounced the war.

In andthere were hundreds of protest marches and gatherings throughout the country. The rocks provided some protection for the defenders. The other, his face severely disfigured in the war, suffers from intermittent seizures from a bullet lodged in his brain. The treaty also called for nationwide elections for reunification to be held in Twenty-five years after first reading this one, I can still hear Rat Kiley turning up the heat on the truth so that his fellow soldiers can feel the experience as intensely as he did.


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