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fall of South Vietnam

Stephen T. Hosmer

fall of South Vietnam

statements by Vietnamese military and civilian leaders : prepared for the Office of Secretary of Defense, Office of Historian

by Stephen T. Hosmer

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975.

  • Edition Notes

    Also available in electronic form via the RAND Corporation Web site.

    StatementStephen T. Hosmer, Konrad Kellen, Brian M. Jenkins.
    Series[Report] - Rand Corporation ; R-2208-OSD(Hist)
    ContributionsJenkins, Brian Michael, joint author., Kellen, Konrad, joint author., United States. Dept. of Defense. Historical Office.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAS36 .R3 R-2208, DS557.7 .R3 R-2208
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 131 p. :
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4726970M
    ISBN 100833000454
    LC Control Number78014817

    The Fall of Saigon: The History of the Battle for South Vietnam's Capital and the End of the Vietnam War examines how the war ended. Product Details; Product Details. Vietnam War. It is an account of the courage and endurance of men in combat. The author introduces and concludes this book by examining View Product [ x ] close. Vietnam - Vietnam - The two Vietnams (–65): The agreements concluded in Geneva between April and July (collectively called the Geneva Accords) were signed by French and Viet Minh representatives and provided for a cease-fire and temporary division of the country into two military zones at latitude 17 °N (popularly called the 17th parallel).

      Having spent his childhood in South Vietnam, the Vietnam War has been one of his main fields of research. He is the author of the books "The Fall of the Flying Dragon, South Vietnamese Air Force ()" with Harpia Publishing and "Armor of the Vietnam Author: Albert Grandolini. The fall of Vietnam and Cambodia was chosen for this study of legislative-executive relations for two reasons. the first derives from the political and emotional significance of "the war"--as the Vietnamese conflict was known--to millions of people around the world, and not least to those Americans, of all ages who were politically conscious in.

    The traumatic fall of South Vietnam provides potential guideposts for devising current and future military policy for any war involving sizable U.S. combat forces. While this book does not compare South Vietnam with Iraq and Afghanistan, the lessons learned from how America exits a war are often as important as those drawn from how we enter one. This book examines the administration of President Ngo Dinh Diem of South Vietnam and the U.S. involvement in his assassination. Joes analyzes why and how South Vietnam survived all Communist attempts to overthrow it until the U.S. Congress allowed the predominantly anti-Communist population to be conquered by the North.


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Very detailed history of events leading to South Vietnam's betrayal by America and subsequent fall. I was in Nam in and felt disgusted when the Nation fell to the North in I was too sick to read the details.

This book fills that void. I had thought the South fell without a fight, you typical house of by: 4. out of 5 stars An excellent book about the end of the Vietnam War Reviewed in the United States on Decem I've read several books about the fall of Vietnam in and the evacuation of the Americans and Vietnamese from the doomed country/5(6).

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A culmination of exhaustive research in three distinct areas: primary source documents from. Vietnam War - Vietnam War - The fall of South Vietnam: On Mathe last U.S. military unit left Vietnam. By that time the communists and South Vietnamese were already engaged in what journalists labeled the “postwar war.” Both sides alleged, more or less accurately, that the other side was continuously violating the terms of the peace agreements.

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A summary of extensive oral and written statements by twenty-seven former high-ranking South Vietnamese military officers and civilians on their perceptions of the causes of the collapse of South Vietnam in Created Date: 1/21/ AM.

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About the Author Alan Dawson is a third-generation news-man who has spent seven years in Vietnam. After two years as an American soldier, he worked first as a Metromedia reporter, and then as UPI audio correspondent and news staffer. A serious book for serious students of military history, and the first thorough study of the events from after the US left South Vietnam in to its fall in As many who were shouted down at the time knew, the South finally carried its own weight and performed well against the Northern invaders until the US abandoned them financially/5.

Vietnam: 57, died andwere wounded includ who lost at least one limb.4 Unrecorded is the emotional distress suffered by those who had family members killed, wounded, or lost in action. The Vietnam War was also a tragedy for the people of South Vietnam who suffered immensely as a result of.

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A masterpiece of reporting and analysis, the book zeroes in on two noteworthy but previously underexamined events that occurred at the same time in October the decimation of a 1st Infantry Division battalion in South Vietnam and the violence on the University of Wisconsin campus during a protest against Dow Chemical Co.

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Forty years after the fall of Saigon (present-day Ho Chi Minh City), Peter Arnett has written a new memoir, “Saigon Has Fallen.” Arnett won a Pulitzer Prize in for his coverage of the Vietnam War for The Associated Press and later gained fame as a correspondent for CNN. In this vivid recounting, Arnett describes his experience of reporting a war that divided Americans and altered the.

South Vietnam, officially the Republic of Vietnam (RVN; Vietnamese: Việt Nam Cộng Hòa; French: République du Viêt Nam), was a state that existed from tothe period when the southern portion of Vietnam was a member of the Western Bloc during part of the Cold received international recognition in as the "State of Vietnam" (a self-governing entity in the French.The Fall of South Vietnam is a unique military history.

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