Vietnam War Slang: A Dictionary on Historical Principles

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"In 2014, the US marks the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, the basis for the Johnson administration's escalation of American military involvement in Southeast Asia and war against North Vietnam. Vietnam War Slang outlines the context behind the slang used by members of the United States Armed Forces during the Vietnam War. Troops facing and inflicting death display a high degree of linguistic creativity. Vietnam was the last American war fought by an army with conscripts, and their involuntary ...

Vietnam War Slang: A Dictionary on Historical Principles 2014, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780415839402

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Vietnam War Slang: A Dictionary on Historical Principles 2014, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780415839419

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