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America's War in VietnamAmerica's War in Vietnam

A Short Narrative History

Larry H. Addington

Narrated by David Randall Hunter

Available from Audible


Book published by Indiana University Press


A short, narrative history of the origins, course, and outcome of America's military involvement in Vietnam by an experienced guide to the causes and conduct of war, Larry H. Addington. He begins with a history of Vietnam before and after French occupation, the Cold War origins of American involvement, the domestic impact of American policies on public support, and the reasons for the ultimate failure of U.S. policy.

Larry H. Addington is Professor Emeritus of History at The Citadel. He has been a guest lecturer at the Naval War College, the Marine Command and Staff College, and at various Army schools. He is author of The Blitzkrieg Era, The Patterns of War Through the Eighteenth Century, and The Patterns of War Since the Eighteenth Century.

REVIEWS:

“This book has been long needed: a concise, complete and dispassionate survey of the Vietnam War.... Best of all, the no-nonsense approach answers questions as soon as they arise in the reader's mind.”

Kliatt

“If there is such a thing as an objective account of the Vietnam War, this is it.... If you want to read one book about Vietnam, read this one.”

New York Review of Books





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