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Books -- Book reviews and Vietnam War: The Essential Reference Guide (Reference work) -- Book reviews
9781610691031 Vietnam War; the essential reference guide. Ed. by James H. Willbanks. ABC-CLIO 2013 341 pages $89.00 Hardcover DS557 Willbanks, a retired army officer who directs the department of military [...]
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50-5962 DS557 2012-32418 CIP Vietnam War: the essential reference guide, ed. by James H. Will-banks. ABC-CLIO, 2013. 341p bibl index afp ISBN 1610691032, $89.00; ISBN 9781610691031, $89.00 Alphabetically arranged entries [...]
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Sources and Vietnam War, 1961-1975
The Vietnam War was one of America's longest, bloodiest, and most controversial wars. This volume examines the complexities of this protracted conflict and explains why the lessons learned in Vietnam are still highly relevant today.• More than 45 contributors, including Robert K. Brigham, Cecil B. Currey, Arnold R. Isaacs, Lewis Sorley, Spencer C. Tucker, and David T. Zabecki• Introductory essays provide a broad overview of the Vietnam War and help readers understand the causes and consequences of the conflict• Maps depicting South Vietnam, infiltration routes, and key battles
Willbanks, James H., 1947- and Willbanks, James H., 1947- editor.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975., Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Sources., and Sources.
This book provides a compendium of the key people, places, organizations, treaties, and events that make up the history of the war, explaining its causes, how it was conducted, and its far-reaching consequences. --from back cover.