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What are the lessons of Vietnam?

David L. Bender

What are the lessons of Vietnam?

by David L. Bender

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Published by Greenhaven Press, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesOpposing Viewpoints Pamphlets
    The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11337688M
    ISBN 100899087450
    ISBN 109780899087450

    The U.S. civilian and military leadership failed to heed the lessons of the past during the Vietnam war. Henry Kissinger stated the following: "Vietnam is still with us.   Panelists discuss the fiftieth anniversary of the Tet Offensive, launched in late January , and the lessons learned or forgotten from .

      Buy a cheap copy of In Retrospect: The Tragedy and Lessons book by Robert S. McNamara. The #1 national bestseller--an indispensable document for anyone interested in the Vietnam War. McNamara's controversial book tells the inside and personal story of Free shipping over $Cited by:   The Atrocity Lessons: What the US Military Learned From Vietnam. The brilliance of Turse’s book is that he uses these awful tales to reveal the implications of our ever-expanding military Author: Jake Whitney.

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Lessons of Vietnam (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! The book, “Dereliction of Duty,” published in , highlighted the consequences of the military not giving candid advice to a president. McMaster concluded that during Vietnam, officers on.


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The #1 national bestseller--an indispensable document for anyone interested in the Vietnam War. McNamara's controversial book tells the inside and personal story of America's descent into Vietnam from a unique point of view, and is one of the /5().

This book filled in some of the blanks about the mismanagement of the Vietnam war not found in previous readings. I have read extensively about this war with most What are the lessons of Vietnam? book fault with why it was undertaken and a few finding it a necessary by: Robert McNamara discusses his book, [In Retrospect: The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam].

McNamara chronicles the measures enacted by government leaders and why he believes, in retrospect, that. McNamara discussed his new book, In Retrospect: The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam, published by Times book deals with his life.

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In Retrospect: The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam by Robert S. McNamara was a very good read. If you look at the reviews, some readers loved the book and some hated itand often it was because some loved the man and some hated him/5. Lessons in Disaster is a post-mortem look at the pivotal moments of the Vietnam War as viewed through the eyes of National Security Adviser McGeorge Bundy.

"Mac" was one of the hawks, who publicly argued for escalating the Vietnam War, but he held private doubts about the possibility of success/5. The writer was H.R. McMaster and the book is titled Dereliction of Duty: Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, The Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Lies that Led to Vietnam.

On Sunday, Sept. 17, PBS will begin airing “The Vietnam War,” a part, hour documentary by Ken Burns and his creative partner Lynn Novick. For Author: Susan Ellingwood. This text book on the Vietnam War is to be used in teaching high students. Each of the volume's 12 chapters is a self-contained unit on an aspect of the War.

The chapters are: (1) Introduction to Vietnam: land, history, and culture; (2) America at war in Vietnam: decisions and consequences; (3) Was the Vietnam War legal. I tend turn to books written by people who have fought in the army for lessons on tactics and leadership.

I read Platoon Leader by James McDonough because it. Book Synopsis: The Best We Could is a national bestseller. It is an illustrated memoir of one family’s journey from war-torn Vietnam. It is a graphic novel and the story is told in a beautiful emotional voice. "Lessons in Disaster: McGeorge Bundy and the Path to War in Vietnam" does not fill that vacuum.

It does, however, illuminate the five years (–) during which the. 20 years ago, H.R. McMaster wrote a cautionary tale. Now he risks becoming one. In "Dereliction of Duty," the current national security adviser warned of the perils of working for truth-impaired Author: Carlos Lozada.

Vietnamese for Beginners 2 – Phan Van Giuong [Learning Vietnamese Book] Studying Vietnamese through English [Learning Vietnamese Book] textbook is designed by a group of enthusiastic and experienced teachers of VIETNAMESE from the best universities in Vietnam.

It consists of 16 lessons covering essential topics in everyday life such as. Iraq and the Lessons of Vietnam explores how the “Vietnam Syndrome” fits into the contemporary debate about the purpose and exercise of American power in the world.

With contributions from some of the most renowned analysts of American history and foreign policy, this is an essential recovery of the forgotten and misbegotten lessons of Vietnam.

Explore classroom lesson plans related to Ken Burns's and Lynn Novick’s ten-part, hour documentary series, THE VIETNAM WAR, which tells the story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American series explores the human dimensions of the war through testimony of nearly 80 witnesses from all sides—Americans who fought in.

Lessons From the Hanoi Hilton comes on the heels of a similar book, Leading With Honor: Leadership Lessons From the Hanoi Hilton (), by former POW Lee Ellis. In it, Ellis describes his six years in captivity in North Vietnam and the 14 main lessons in leadership he gleaned from that experience.

When the helicopter rose in flight from the roof of the doomed U.S. embassy in Saigon a decade ago, Americans hoped they had finally left Vietnam behind them. For years afterward there was a widespread effort in the United States to Cited by: 1.

This book contains mature content about the Vietnam War. You may want to preview before reading aloud. About the Author. Chris Lynch is the author of numerous acclaimed books for middle-grade and teen readers, including the Cyberia series and the National Book Award finalist Inexcusable.

He holds an MA from the writing program at Emerson College. Vietnam Lessons. W. D. Ehrhart: The one lesson that no one in power in Washington seems to have learned is that no amount of military might can achieve goals that are unrealistic and incompatible. His book is a chilling account of leadership gone awry, and it led me to seek out other books on the subject.

I read A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam, by Neil Sheehan Author: Matthew Wride.ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates: maps ; 24 cm: Contents: The evolution of national security policy and the Vietnam War / Paul H.

Nitze --American goals in Vietnam / William C. Westmoreland --Discussion / Uri Ra'anan, Robert Thompson, and Barry Zorthian --Quantitative analysis in a .