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The Vietnam war : an eyewitness history, Sanford Wexler

Label
The Vietnam war : an eyewitness history
Title
The Vietnam war
Title remainder
an eyewitness history
Statement of responsibility
Sanford Wexler
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Vietnam War--America's first "television war"--cost the lives of nearly 60,000 Americans and one and a half million Vietnamese from both the North and the South. It left almost five million soldiers wounded and a trail of more than nine million refugees. Vietnam was America's longest war (1965-1973), and it was one that divided the country like no other conflict since the Civil War. The Vietnam War, a volume in Facts On File's acclaimed Eyewitness History series, provides hundreds of firsthand accounts of the war--from memoirs, television reports, speeches, letters and newspapers--which illustrate how historical events appeared to those who lived through them. Among the eyewitness testimonies included are those of foot soldiers and officers, nurses, peace protestors, American and Vietnamese leaders, USO performers, and journalists. In addition to the firsthand accounts, each chapter provides an introductory essay and a chronology of events. The book also includes five appendixes--seven historical documents that had an impact on the region, capsule biographies of more than 200 key figures, three maps, statistics of the war, a glossary--and a Bibliography, an Index and 93 black and white photographs
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wexler, Sanford
Dewey number
959.704/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DS557.7
LC item number
.W48 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The Eyewitness history series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnam War (1961-1975)
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnamkrieg
  • Geschichte
  • USA
Label
The Vietnam war : an eyewitness history, Sanford Wexler
Link
http://www.gbv.de/dms/bowker/toc/9780816026173.pdf
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-375) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Setting the stage -- 1. The war with the French: 1945-1959 -- 2. Days of hope: 1960-1963 -- 3. Year of decision: 1964 -- 4. America takes over: 1965 -- 5. Escalation: 1966 -- 6. An expanding war: 1967 -- 7. The Tet Offensive: 1968 -- 8. Fighting for time: 1969 -- 9. Vietnamizing the war: 1970-1971 -- 10. Peace is at hand: 1972-1973 -- 11. The fall of the South: 1974-1975 -- 12. Legacies and reflections -- Appendix A: Documents -- Appendix B: Biographies of major personalities -- Appendix C: Maps -- Appendix D: Statistics on the war -- Appendix E: Glossary
Control code
ocm24142507
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
xv, 393 pages
Isbn
9780816026173
Lccn
91025996
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o24142507
  • (OCoLC)24142507
Label
The Vietnam war : an eyewitness history, Sanford Wexler
Link
http://www.gbv.de/dms/bowker/toc/9780816026173.pdf
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-375) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Setting the stage -- 1. The war with the French: 1945-1959 -- 2. Days of hope: 1960-1963 -- 3. Year of decision: 1964 -- 4. America takes over: 1965 -- 5. Escalation: 1966 -- 6. An expanding war: 1967 -- 7. The Tet Offensive: 1968 -- 8. Fighting for time: 1969 -- 9. Vietnamizing the war: 1970-1971 -- 10. Peace is at hand: 1972-1973 -- 11. The fall of the South: 1974-1975 -- 12. Legacies and reflections -- Appendix A: Documents -- Appendix B: Biographies of major personalities -- Appendix C: Maps -- Appendix D: Statistics on the war -- Appendix E: Glossary
Control code
ocm24142507
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
xv, 393 pages
Isbn
9780816026173
Lccn
91025996
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o24142507
  • (OCoLC)24142507

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