The complete idiot's guide to the Vietnam War

Author
Other titles
  • Vietnam War
Edition
  • 2nd ed.
Published
  • Indianapolis, IN : Alpha Books ©2010
Physical description
1 online resource (xv, 367 pages) : illustrations.
ISBN
  • 9781101439159
  • 1101439157
  • 9781101443156
  • 1101443154
  • 9781615640409
  • 1615640401
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Print version record.
Contents
  • The not-so-good war. Discovering Vietnam ; Ho, ho, Ho Chi Minh ; Uncle Ho meets Uncle Sam ; Thirty years' war, act one ; Destiny at Dienbienphu -- How to make a quagmire. Thirty years' war, act two ; Kings of corruption ; The Eisenhower era passes ; Enter the new frontier ; The American lake ; The other Vietnam? -- Escalation. Holding the beachhead ; All the way with LBJ ; Thirty year's war, act three ; Death in Pleiku ; March to victory? ; The young Turks and the search for victory -- No light in the tunnel. Question authority ; The art of lying ; The Tet offensive ; The battling Democrats and campaign '68 ; Thirty years' war, the final act -- Cambodia ; Watergate -- Defeat and renewal. Coming home ; The fall of Saigon ; Hollywood goes to Vietnam ; The road to normalization and beyond -- Casualty figures for the Vietnam War -- Glossary.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Chronologies.
  • Electronic books.
  • Illustrated
  • text
  • UK eLD e-books
Language
  • English

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