Victory at Any Cost: The Genius of Viet Nam's Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap

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Potomac Books, Inc., 2005 - Generals - 401 pages
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Tells the full story of the man who fought three of the world s great powers and won. Cecil B. Currey makes clear one primary reason why America lost the Vietnam War: Vo Nguyen Giap. He has written the definitive biography of one of history s greatest generals.
 

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Contents

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FOREWORD
PREFACE
PART ONEAn Xa191140
ONEThe Making of a Revolutionary
TWOWe Did Not Know How to Fight
THREEThey Set Their Hopes on the Same Cause
PART TWOHa Noi 194146
FOURTEENThe Sweat and Muscle of Our Soldiers
FIFTEENIn the Heart of the Battlefield
Saigon 195591
SIXTEENThe Party Committed Serious Errors
SEVENTEENAbsolute Secrecy and Security Were Our Watchwords
EIGHTEENOnly Philosophers Talk of Laws
NINETEENWashington Cannot See the End of the Tunnel
TWENTYRivers May Dry Up and Mountains May Erode

FOURNeither Soft nor Warm
FIVEEach Man Was a Soldier
SIXBoundless Was Our Joy
SEVENWelcome to Our American Friends
EIGHTWe Shall Resort to Arms
NINEWe Must Be Realistic
TENFight to the Last Drop of Blood
PART THREEDien Bien Phu 194654
ELEVENBrandish the Banner of National Independence
TWELVEIt Was an Extremely Hard War
THIRTEENWe Had to Cross Thirty Streams
TWENTYONETheyve Had Me in My Grave a Dozen Times
TWENTYTWOThe Memories Have Not Faded
TWENTYTHREEAn Assessment
A Brief History of Viet Nam
APPENDIX BBattle Casualties Compared
NOTES
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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