"The definitive account" (Saturday Review) of the battle that paved the way for American involvement in Vietnam"The definitive account" (Saturday Review) of the battle that paved the way for American involvement in VietnamRead Less
Very Good. 030681157X Very Good Condition and Unread! Text is clean and unmarked! Light shelf wear to cover from storage, bruise/crease. --Be Sure to Compare Seller Feedback and Ratings before Purchasing--Tracking is not available for orders shipped outside of the United States. If you would like to track your domestic order please be sure to select the Priority/Expedited Shipping option.
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Good. 030681157X. Paperback, binidng is tight, no marks to text, front cover and first few pages are rolled and creased, bumped and chipped at the lower right corner on back; 8.90 X 5.35 X 1.57 inches; 568 pages.
Bernard Fall's "Hell in a Very Small Place" is possibly the best history on the Battle of Dien Bien Phu written. His detail is supurb and the writing style makesw it a fun and exciting read. The special part of the book is that he does not leave out the Viet Minh and often throws in details from their side, including names. He seems to know every soldier in the garrison by name and the reader quickly developes a rapor with them. There is no better book out there containing his kind of detail and easy writing style.
Jun 18, 2007
Excellnet historical narrative ...
Bernard Fall gives an insightful account of the battle of Dien Bien Phu from the perspective of someone who had been familiar with the IndoChina situation on a very personal basis. Fall includes a heavy input from survivors of the battle, although mostly, of course from the French side. The book includes as much information as could be expected in 1964 when Fall published this work.
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