Title: Our Vietnam: The War 1954-1975
Binding: Paper Back
Book Condition: Used - Very Good
Publisher: Simon & Schuster March 2002
0743212312 / 9780743212311
Seller ID: 20090421155534
Very good. Sharp, clean copy with a few margin marks/dog ears, very solid.
An Eighth Day View:
Winner of the Overseas Press Club's Cornelius J. Ryan Award for Best Nonfiction Book, the Commonwealth Club of California's Gold Medal for Nonfiction, and the PEN Center West Award for Best Research Nonfiction
Twenty-five years after the end of the Vietnam War, historian and journalist A. J. Langguth delivers an authoritative account of the war based on official documents not available earlier and on new reporting from both the American and Vietnamese perspectives. In "Our Vietnam, " Langguth takes us inside the waffling and deceitful White Houses of Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon; documents the ineptness and corruption of our South Vietnamese allies; and recounts the bravery of soldiers on both sides of the war. With its broad sweep and keen insights, "Our Vietnam" brings together the kaleidoscopic events and personalities of the war into one engrossing and unforgettable narrative.