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The General Who Defeated America In Vietnam

Book - 2013
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An analysis of the strategy and tactics of the Vietnamese general explains how he effectively countered French colonials and U.S. forces throughout two difficult conflicts by tapping the strength of his society's social fabric.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Palgrave Macmillan,, 2013
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780230107120
0230107125
Branch Call Number: B VO
Characteristics: xii, 234 pages :,illustrations ;,25 cm

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SEBoiko
Nov 08, 2014

While it was true that the Americans had won all the major battles, it was also irrelevant.

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SEBoiko
Nov 08, 2014

World War II dealt a fatal blow to colonialism by awakening passionate nationalism yearning among the colonized peoples of Asia and Africa.

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SEBoiko
Nov 08, 2014

..., Communism's growing popularity in pre-world war II Vietnam was inextricably bound up with the corrosive and debilitating effects of French colonialism on the Vietnamese people ...

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Nov 05, 2014

France's response to the insurgency much like the Americans who came after them, suggests a general failure among those at the highest levels of command to grasp the political dynamics of the war and the nature of the adversary.

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