Da Capo Press

25-Year War (Revised)

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Title: 25-Year War (Revised)
Author: General Bruce Palmer Jr
ISBN: 0306803836
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Published: 1990
Binding: Paperback
Language: English
Condition: Used: Very Good
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Military History 1452541

Publisher Description:
From May 1st, 1950, the day President Truman authorized the first U.S. military assistance to Indochina, to April 30th, 1975, the day Saigon fell to the North Vietnamese regime, America was engaged in the longest conflict in its history. This is the story of what went wrong. Bruce Palmer was the Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army from 1968 to 1973. His insights into the key events and decisions that shaped America's military role in Vietnam are uncommonly perceptive. In this penetrating work, he not only presents an insider's history of the war, but also gives an astute critique of America's military strengths and weaknesses. This book is certain to become a standard reference for anyone seriously interested in how America lost the Vietnam war.