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Title:
Vietnam War / written by Stuart Murray.
Call Number:
SHARED SYSTEM
Publication Date:
2005.
Edition:
1st American ed.
Publisher:
New York : DK Pub., 2005.
Electronic Access:
Table of contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip052/2004024516.html
Physical Description:
71 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Notes:
Includes index.
Contents:
War in French Indochina -- U.S. advisors in Vietnam -- Gulf of Tonkin incident -- Communist and U.S. allies -- Leaders -- Saigon and Hanoi -- Rolling thunder -- Ho Chi Minh trail -- Napalm and agent oragne -- Central highlands struggle -- Weapons of war -- On patrol -- Medical care and evacuation -- Heliborned warfare -- Warplanes in combat -- Television war -- Mekong Delta -- War on inland waters -- Villages in wartime -- Tunnels -- Khe Sanh and Tet -- Antiwar movement -- U.S withdrawal begins -- Last air assaults -- Prisoners of war -- Fall of Saigon -- Aftermath -- Did you know? -- Timeline -- Find out more -- Glossary -- Index / Acknowledgments.
Summary:
The story of the war in Vietnam, told in text and pictures. Vietnam War complements the new look of the Eyewitness series by touring the major battles of the Vietnam conflict. Traces the history of the unpopular war that killed over 58,000 Americans, discussing the causes and effects, leaders, major battles, guerrilla warfare, aerial bombing, weaponry, peace negotiations, and lessons learned.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 69) and index.
Horizon Bib Number:
1046914
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