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This book provides a brief and manageable collection of the most important documents on U.S. policymaking in the Vietnam War between 1950 and 1968. Edited by the foremost Vietnam historian, this supplementary text can be used in conjunction with any history of the Vietnam war--Herring's own America's Longest War, for example.
Paperback, 224 pages
Published January 1st 1993 by McGraw-Hill Higher Education
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it's difficult to evaluate the quality of the selection here, as this is a slim volume, out of the many thousands of pages smuggled out. that said, important, the contents. perhaps we are a bit blase by all of this now, after the continuance of the same and worse practices after vietnam.
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A chilling account of the group think, arrogance, and downright stupidity of American policy makers unwilling to understand a new paradigm.
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