Many senior army officials still claim that if they had been given enough soldiers and weapons, the United States could have won the war in Vietnam. In this probing analysis of U.S. military policy in Vietnam, career army officer and strategist Andrew F. Krepinevich, Jr., argues that precisely because of this mindset the war was lost before it was fought. The army assumed that it could transplant to Indochina the operational methods that had been successful in the European battle theaters of World War II, an approach that ...

The Army and Vietnam 1988, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801836572

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The Army and Vietnam 1986, Johns Hopkins University Press

ISBN-13: 9780801828638