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Vietnam : a history of the war

Freedman, Russell, author.

New York : Holiday House, [2016]

150 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm

"Newberry Medalist Russell Freedman provides a succinct account of perhaps the most puzzling and controversial of America's wars. Describing how a superpower caught up in the 1950s cold war politics became increasingly enmeshed in a conflict over 8,000 miles away, he then explains why twenty years later an exit was so difficult."--Cover page [2].

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ISBN:

9780823436583 (hardback)

ISBN:

0823436586 (hardback)

LC Call No:

DS557.7 .F739 2016

Dewey Class No:

959.704/3 23

Author:

Freedman, Russell, author.

Title:

Vietnam : a history of the war / Russell Freedman.

Edition:

First edition.

Physical:

150 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm

ContentType:

text txt rdacontent

MediaType:

unmediated n rdamedia

CarrierType:

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BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-145) and index.

Summary:

"Newberry Medalist Russell Freedman provides a succinct account of perhaps the most puzzling and controversial of America's wars. Describing how a superpower caught up in the 1950s cold war politics became increasingly enmeshed in a conflict over 8,000 miles away, he then explains why twenty years later an exit was so difficult."--Cover page [2].

Subject:

Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Vietnam War, 1961-1975.

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505 ContentsNote 0   $a Formatted contents note  The last man to die in Vietnam -- The Vietnamese: the long road to revolution -- Ho Chi Minh: the making of a revolutionary -- Ho Chi Minh meets the OSS -- The French war in Vietnam: the elephant and the tiger -- Tumbling dominoes -- Ngo Dinh Diem: America's miracle man in Saigon -- The last days of President Diem -- From the Tonkin Gulf to Rolling Thunder -- The American war in Vietnam -- The antiwar movement -- The Tet Offensive -- The beginning of the end -- The fall of Saigon -- Reconciliation.
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