In this groundbreaking book, Gibson shatters the misled assumptions for America's failure in Vietnam, showing how American officials developed a disturbingly limited concept of war--what he calls "technowar"--in which all efforts were focused on maximizing the enemy's body count, regardless of the means.

The Perfect War: Technowar in Vietnam 2000, Atlantic Monthly Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780871137999

Trade paperback

The Perfect War: Technowar in Vietnam 1986, Atlantic Monthly Press, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780871130631