America's Longest War: The United States and Vietnam, 1950-1975

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McGraw-Hill, 1996 - Unisted States - 354 pages
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Widely recognized as a major contribution to the study of American involvement in Vietnam, this comprehensive and balanced account analyzes the ultimate failure of the war, and the impact of the war on US foreign policy. The book seeks to place American involvement in Vietnam in historical perspective and to offer answers to vital questions.

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User Review  - Donald123 - LibraryThing

Herring's "America's Longest War" is a prophetic text. Not only is it a wonderful account and history of the American involvement in Vietnam, reading it alongside the American experience in the Middle ... Read full review

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User Review  - strathconaslung - LibraryThing

George C. Herring's America's Longest War is probably the most all-inclusive history you can find about the Vietnam War. The reading is definitely a little dry, and in some ways, he tends to be left ... Read full review

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Suggestions for Additional Reading 322
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South Vietnam 19541961
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Kennedy and Diem
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