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Vietnam and America

Marvin E. Gettleman

Vietnam and America

A Documented History

by Marvin E. Gettleman

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Published by Grove Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages524
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7460974M
ISBN 100394541340
ISBN 109780394541341

Last April the VFW in Oxford, Mississippi, hosted a ceremony to recognize the service of local military veterans who had served in Vietnam. The Mississippi Department of Veterans Affairs and the VFW presented these individuals a commemorative coffee-table book: Vietnam War 50th Commemoration: A Time to Honor: Stories of Service, Duty, and. The war began soon after the Geneva Conference provisionally divided () Vietnam at 17° N lat. into the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam) and the Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam). It escalated from a Vietnamese civil war into a limited international conflict in which the United States was deeply involved, and did not end.

  In early , Air America pilot Jim Ryan photographed a new road from North Vietnam’s Mu Gia Pass into the Laotian jungle, sheltered beneath camouflaged latticework; the war was entering an ominous new stage, with bicycles giving way to trucks and the Ho Chi Minh Trail to a road system.5/5(4). Narrated in the first person by journalist Thomas Fowler, the novel depicts the breakdown of French colonialism in Vietnam and early American involvement in the Vietnam War.A subplot concerns a love triangle between Fowler, an American CIA agent named Alden Pyle, and Phuong, a young Vietnamese woman.. The novel implicitly questions the foundations of growing Author: Graham Greene.

  America’s involvement in Vietnam, that was to lead to a full-scale military attack on North Vietnam, was all part of the Cold War scenario that had enveloped world politics. In the ’s, John Foster Dulles, US Secretary of State, had formulated the Domino Theory. This stated that if one country fell to communism, then its neighbour would and then the neighbour . User Review - Flag as inappropriate Review written by Bernie Weisz, Historian, Vietnam War May 7, Pembroke pines, Florida USA E Mail: [email protected] Title of Review: Dewey Canyon: Remembered by the smells of sweat, human blood and gunpowder mixed in a unique way!, Mike Conroy's book, if available, which it sadly isn't, would tell America about the 5/5(1).


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Vietnam and America by Marvin E. Gettleman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Vietnam and America is a complete history of the war, as documented Vietnam and America book essays by leading experts and in original source material.

With generous selections from the documentary records, the book dispels distortions and illuminates in depth the many facets of the war, from Vietnam’s history before the war, to Washington’s insider policy /5(10). America’s wars have inspired some of the world’s best literature, and the Vietnam War is no exception.

The Vietnam War has left many legacies. Among the most positive is an abundance of top-notch books, many written by veterans of the conflict. These include winners of National Book Awards and Pulitzer Prizes, both fiction and nonfiction.

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This site contains book reviews by several contributors, while other reviews appear in each issue of The VVA Veteran. Our goal is to review every newly published book of fiction, non-fiction and poetry that. Vietnam and America is a complete history of the war, as documented in essays by leading experts and in original source material.

With generous selections from the documentary records, the book dispels distortions and illuminates in depth the No single event since World War II has marked this country’s foreign policy and national image as /5.

There was a time when all I knew of Vietnam war books was Tim O’Brien’s, The Things They Carried, a book that prompted the laconic entry in my book journal, “This book destroyed me.” One of the things I loved so much—and that broke my heart so cleanly—about The Things They Carried was that it reminded me of another beloved war book, Author: Tracy Shapley.

The Vietnam War was a long, costly and divisive conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States.

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With generous selections from the documentary records, the book dispels distortions and illuminates in depth the many facets of the war, from Vietnam s history before the war, to Washington s insider policy making 4/5(1).

Between a River and a Mountain: The AFL-CIO and the Vietnam War (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, c), by Edmund F. Wehrle (page images at HathiTrust) Personalities of the Liberation Movement of South Vietnam (), by U.S. Committee to Aid the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam (multiple formats at ).

Vietnam Veterans of America, Silver Spring, Maryland. likes 3, talking about this were here. Founding Principle: "Never again will /5().

Vietnam has a population of approximately 94 million people, of whom about two-thirds live in rural areas. The total size of Vietnam ismi2 (, km2), slightly larger than New Mexico.

It is located in Southeast Asia and borders China, Laos, and Cambodia. Vietnam is divided into 63 provinces. The terrain and climate vary. The Vietnam War (Vietnamese: Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Vietnamese: Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November to the fall of Saigon on 30 April It was the second of the Indochina Wars and was Location: South Vietnam, North Vietnam.

ANALYSIS/OPINION: BRUTAL BATTLES OF VIETNAM: AMERICA’S DEADLIEST DAYS, Edited by Richard K. Kolb. Veterans of. Vietnam at War. by Mark Philip Bradley, Oxford University Press, Historian Mark Bradley is a serious scholar.

A professor at the University of Chicago, Bradley already has an impressive list of prior works on the history of Vietnam, including Imagining Vietnam and America: The Making of Post-Colonial Vietnam,and co-editing credit for Making Sense of the Vietnam War. How the Vietnam war created America’s modern “white power” movement Read this historian’s origin story of “white power” activism in the Author: Sean Illing.Brutal Battles of Vietnam: America’s Deadliest Days,edited by Richard Kolb, is Veterans of Foreign Wars’ contribution to the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.

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In over a decade of bitter fighting, it claimed the lives of more t American soldiers and beleaguered four US presidents. More than forty years after America left Vietnam in defeat inthe war remains controversial and divisive both in the United States and : Penguin Young Readers Group.