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The Resource The mammoth book of the Vietnam War, edited by Jon E. Lewis

The mammoth book of the Vietnam War, edited by Jon E. Lewis

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The mammoth book of the Vietnam War
Title
The mammoth book of the Vietnam War
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jon E. Lewis
Title variation
Vietnam War
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Language
eng
Summary
By 1969, following the French defeat at Dien Bien Phu, over 500,000 US troops were 'in country' in Vietnam. Before America's longest war had ended with the fall of Saigon in 1975, 450,000 Vietnamese had died, along with 36,000 Americans. The Vietnam War was the first rock 'n' roll war, the first helicopter war with its doctrine of 'airmobility', and the first television war; it made napalm and the defoliant Agent Orange infamous, and gave us the New Journalism of Michael Herr and others. It also saw the establishment of the Navy SEALs and Delta Force. On the homefront, America fractured, with the peace movement protesting against the war; at Kent State University, Ohio National Guardsmen fired on unarmed students, killing four and injuring nine. Lewis's compelling selection of the best writing to come out of a war covered by some truly outstanding writers, both journalists and combatants, includes an eyewitness account of the first major battle between the US Army and the People's Army of Vietnam at Ia Drang
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AU@
Dewey number
959.7043
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1961-
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Lewis, Jon E.
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  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Target audience
adult
Label
The mammoth book of the Vietnam War, edited by Jon E. Lewis
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Publication
Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn905950016
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xi, 495 pages
Isbn
9781472116062
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)905950016
Label
The mammoth book of the Vietnam War, edited by Jon E. Lewis
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn905950016
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xi, 495 pages
Isbn
9781472116062
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)905950016

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