A Short History of the Vietnam War -

A Short History of the Vietnam War

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A Short History of the Vietnam War explains how the United States became involved in its longest war, a conflict that, from the outset, many claimed it could never win. It details the escalation of American involvement from the provision of military advisors and equipment to the threatened South Vietnamese, to an all-out shooting war involving American soldiers, airmen and sailors, of whom around 58,000 would die and more than 300,000 would be wounded.

Product code: 9781843442134

ISBN 9781843442134
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H198xW129
No. Of Pages 160
Publisher Oldcastle Books Ltd
On 8 March, 1965, 3,500 United States Marines of the 9th Marine Expeditionary Brigade made an amphibious landing at Da Nang on the south central coast of South Vietnam, marking the beginning of a conflict that would haunt American politics and society for many years, even after the the signing of the Paris Peace Accords in January 1973....