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American War Library - Leaders and Generals of the Vietnam War (American War Library)

by Russell Roberts

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Lucent Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Military figures,
  • c 1960 to c 1970,
  • c 1970 to c 1980,
  • History,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • History - General History,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • USA,
  • Vietnam,
  • General,
  • Military - Vietnam War,
  • Humanities,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975,
  • Biography,
  • United States,
  • History - Military & Wars,
  • 1945-

  • The Physical Object
    FormatBoard book
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8613358M
    ISBN 101560067179
    ISBN 109781560067177
    OCLC/WorldCa45668815

      In his recent book, Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of the War, Nguyen writes that “all wars are fought twice, the first time on the battlefield, the second time in memory.” I spoke to him at the University of Southern California, where he is a professor of English and American . To shed new light on such a complicated and unsettled time in our his­tory, to struggle to comprehend the special dissonance that is the Vietnam War, we needed to look beyond the familiar stories.

    Since Email The American War Library | Home Telephone and Fax East Via Carmelitos, Virginia Building , Long Beach CA com --OR-- "A must addition for any academic library today. Essential. All levels/libraries."--Choice “Whatever you think you know about the war in Vietnam will be challenged, revised, and deepened by this remarkable book Hanoi’s War is a must-readThe book deserves more attention than it .

    American History TV (AHTV) features programming geared toward history lovers with 48 hours every weekend of people and events that document the American story. C-SPAN . Vietnam War in Literature A vast body of literature has been dedicated to the Vietnam War (), including scientific research volumes, fiction stories, autobiographical accounts and poetry. This literature, although dealing mostly with the participation of the United States in the war and the consequences of this, is not solely of American.


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Frederick C. Weyand was a U.S. Army General who was the last commander of American military operations in the Vietnam War from to Elmo Zumwalt was an American naval officer and commander of American naval forces in Vietnam.

William W. Momyer was commander of the U.S. Air Force Tactical Air Command and the commander of the 7th Air Force. The following Medal and Award lists awarded for Individual Performance are currently being compiled by the American War Library.

The continually updated lists are accessible to War Library subscribers from the G.I. Photograph Museum of Honor. These lists are amended regularly as new recipient names are acquired from official and unofficial sources.

under conditions of guerrilla war. --Jeane Kirkpatrick, General Creighton Abrams U.S. Commander in Vietnam, Vo Nguyen Giap North Vietnam's great military leader.

Paul Harkins General Harkins served as the first commander of Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV). Joint General. The Purple Heart Medal is Awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States or any civilian national of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the U.S.

Armed Forces, after April 5,has been wounded, killed, or who has died or may hereafter die of wounds received under any of the following circumstances. It takes big brass ones for a field-grade officer to write a book about how America’s generals should have told their Vietnam-era leaders that the war was dumb.

But that’s what Maj. H.R Author: Sarah Sicard. The special software you need to download to access The War Library is fully self-contained software that does not integrate into any aspect of the Windows operating system.

This battlefield software is stand-alone, utilizing only one pre-existing Windows DLL () that already resides in your Windows folder/subdirectory. Start studying Chapter Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. In general American tactics in the Vietnam.

war were ill-suited for the type of war. Vietnam War Books: Fiction The Sympathizer by Viet Thang Nguyen. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, this debut novel could fit into half a dozen genres of Vietnam war books from war narrative to immigrant story, from mystery to political, from Author: Tracy Shapley.

From the #1 bestselling author of Fiasco and The Gamble, an epic history of the decline of American military leadership from World War II to Iraq History has been kind to the American generals of World War IIMarshall, Eisenhower, Patton, and Bradleyand less kind to the generals of the wars that followed/5(3K).

The PRIMARY US Generals were: GEN Maxwell Taylor, Harkins, Westmoreland, and Abrams. COL's Olds, Starry, Summers, and George S. Patton (son of WWII George S.

William Childs Westmoreland was a United States Army General, most notably commander of United States forces during the Vietnam War from to He served as Chief of Staff of the United States Army from to Westmoreland adopted a strategy of attrition against the Viet Cong and the North Vietnamese Army, attempting to drain them of manpower and supplies.

He also made use of Battles/wars: World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War. The first battle book from Mark Bowden since his #1 New York Times bestseller Black Hawk Down, Hue is the story of the centerpiece of the Tet Offensive and a turning point in the American War in Vietnam/5(K). In his study of American generals from World War II on, The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today, Thomas E.

Ricks delves into what he sees as a dramatic the past, he tells us, America’s top brass policed their own, firing subordinates who performed poorly. “Written more than 2, years ago, this book still contains the best description of why countries go to war, the best funeral oration and the best depiction of political realism ever set down in print.” “The first great book on war in all its aspects, and still one of the best.” On War () by Carl von Clausewitz.

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Ricks.Hue A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam, the new book from Mark Bowden of The Atlantic, tells the tactical narrative of these events splendidly — albeit with a dubious epilogue.

However, Tet was the turning point of the war because America’s leaders were discredited by the surprise and lost the confidence of a significant portion of the American .