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Why Viet Nam.

Frank Newton Trager

Why Viet Nam.

by Frank Newton Trager

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Published by Pall Mall P .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originallypublished, Praeger, 1966.

The Physical Object
Pagination238p.,22cm
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19235055M

Vietnam, if you want to follow English popular usage. Viet Nam, if you want to respect Vietnamese language. Việt Nam if you really want to score extra points in goodwill and friendship. Việt-Nam if you want to go retro for that s/s feeling. 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.

Nam Viet, ancient kingdom occupying much of what is now northern Vietnam and the southern Chinese provinces of Kwangtung and Kwangsi. The kingdom was formed in bce, during the breakup of the Ch’in dynasty (– bce), when the Ch’in governor of Yüeh (now Kwangtung and Kwangsi provinces). Vietnam War, conflict in Southeast Asia, primarily fought in South Vietnam between government forces aided by the United States and guerrilla forces aided by North Vietnam. 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.

  The Best Histories of the Vietnam War the English language a new catchphrase with his portrayal of how America’s “best and brightest” got it wrong in Vietnam. The book paints a picture. The second war was a civil war between the two zones created at Geneva: North Vietnam, governed by Vietnamese Communists, and South Vietnam, backed by American aid Author: Louis Menand.


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This is a powerful book and it ill make the student of the Vietnam war wonder about all of the "what ifs" in the history of that by: 9. "In Viet Nam, Ben Kiernan synthesises three millennia of history in a beautiful book that aids the reader with numerous maps and over a dozen photographs documenting the daily life of the Vietnamese people.

It is a work full of insights for students of Southeast Asia generally and, more specifically, for comparative historians and political scientists interested in nationalism, anti-colonialism, US foreign /5(23).

Why Vietnam Matters, An Eyewitness Account of Lessons Not Learned. by Rufus Phillips. Naval Institute Press,$ Regardless of whatever else history may say about the man, the author of this book, Rufus Phillips, should be recorded in the annals of history for a singular act he performed on Septem "'This is an inside history of what really happened in Vietnam and why it matters.' That's the first line of one of the most important books on the early history of the Vietnam War." —The VVA Veteran"In the flood of books on every aspect of the Vietnam War, this is one that will endure as among the most valuable, accurate, and important.".

'Nam' is a book that goes into specific events of Vietnam through the eyes of the veterans who fought in the war. The soldiers tell about their basic training, their time during Vietnam and the aftermath of it all/5.

The action scenes evoke Vietnam War combat at its most intense—and its most horrible. Writer Sebastian Junger, who has reported on the war in Afghanistan, called the book “one of the most profound and devastating novels ever to come out of Vietnam—or any war. It’s not a book so much as a deployment, and you will not return unaltered.”.

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Why Viet Nam. New York, F.A. Praeger [] (OCoLC) Online version: Trager, Frank N. Why Viet Nam. New York, F.A. Praeger [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Frank N Trager. Get this from a library. Why Vietnam?. [Richard C Gallagher; US Army Armor School.] -- The question of why we are committed in Vietnam is of vital importance to the professional soldier, for it is he is most directly and deeply involved in the conflict.

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His own position is never in doubt, though the basis of his judgment is unusual, even unique: the war was moral because it was fought to free the Vietnamese from communism, and because (the unique part) we. Every book on Vietnam in the section claimed to be the best ever written on the subject. Some made high falutin' claims to be as good a war novel as Norman Mailer's The Naked and the Dead.Why Viet Nam?: prelude to America's Albatross.

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