Indochina and Vietnam

Indochina and Vietnam

The Thirty-five-year War, 1940-1975

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The Indochina and Vietnam Wars followed one another over a thirty-five year span from 1940 to 1975. These two closely related conflicts are usually treated separately, mostly in isolation from one another. This book presents those wars as a single historical event for the student and the informed general reader. This unique, compact history explicates the rationales for and the implementation of successive policies: Eisenhower's involvement after France leaves Indochina for good in 1954; Kennedy's overt and covert actions culminating in Diem's overthrow in 1963; Johnson's 'Domino Theory' big war commitment that would scar a generation; Nixon's formula of Vietnamization and offensive incursions into Cambodia, strategic bombing offensives into North Vietnam and continued Paris Peace Talks between Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho.
Publisher: New York : Enigma Books, [2013], ©2013
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781936274659
1936274655
9781936274666
Branch Call Number: 959.053 Mi
Characteristics: xiii, 265 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Wainstock, Dennis 1947-

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