Vietnam War by James H. Willbanks, Editor

Full Title: Vietnam War: The Essential Reference Guide
Author/Editor(s): James H. Willbanks (1947-)
ISBN: 1610691032, 9781610691031
Publisher: ABC CLIO
Published Place: Santa Barbara California
Published/Copyright Year: 2013
Language: English
Physical Description: Illustrationsustrations, maps included, 26 cm
LCCN: 2012032418
Number of pages: 341 (xliii, 341 pages)
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Sources

This book provides a compendium of the key people, places, organizations, treaties, and events that make up the history of the war, explaining its causes, how it was conducted, and its far-reaching consequences.
from back cover.
Overview of the Vietnam War
Causes of the Vietnam War
Consequences of the Vietnam War
Communist strategy
Opposition to the war
The Tet Offensive and the media
U.S. involvement in Indochina

Reference entries : Abrams, Creighton Williams, Jr. (1914-1974)
African Americans in the U.S. military
Airpower, role in war
Bao Dai (1913-1997)
Barrel Roll, Operation (1964-1973)
Bundy, McGeorge (1919-1996)
Bundy, William Putnam (1917-2000)
Bunker, Ellsworth (1894-1984)
Cambodian Incursion (April 29-July 22, 1970)
China, People's Republic of, policy toward Vietnam
Civil operations and revolutionary development support
Colby, William Egan (1920-1996)
Con Thien, Siege of (September 4-October 4, 1967)
Containment policy
Cooper-Church Amendment
Cu Chi tunnels
Dak To, Battle of (June 17-November 22, 1967)
Dau Tranh strategy
Dien Bien Phu, Battle of (March 13-May 7, 1954)
Domino theory
Eagle Pull, Operation ( April 12, 1975)
Easter Offensive (1972)
Farm Gate, Operation (1961-1967)
Ford, Gerald Rudolph (1913-2006)
Frequent Wind, Operation (April 29-30, 1975)
Fulbright, James William (1905-1995)
Geneva Conference and Geneva Accords of 1954
Goldwater, Barry Morris (1909-1998)
Gulf of Tonkin Incident (August 2 and 4, 1964)
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
Haig, Alexander Meigs, Jr. (1924-2010)
Hamburger Hill, Battle of (May 11-20, 1969)
Ho Chi Minh (1890-1969)
Ho Chi Minh Campaign (April 1975)
Ho Chi Minh Trail
Hue, Battle of (January 31-February 25, 1968)
Ia Drang, Battle of (October 19-November 26, 1965)
Indochina War (1946-1954)
Johnson, Lyndon Baines (1908-1973)
Junction City, Operation (February 22-May 4, 1967)
Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963)
Kennedy, Robert Francis (1925-1968)
Kent State University shootings (May 4, 1970)
Khe Sanh, Battle of (April-October 1967 and January-March 1968)
Kissinger, Henry Alfred (1923-)
Komer, Robert W. (1922-2000)
Laird, Melvin Robert (1922-)
Lam Son 719, Operation (February 8-March 24, 1971)
Le Duan (1907-1986)
Linebacker I, Operation (May 10-October 23, 1972)
Linebacker II, Operation (December 18-29, 1972)
Lon Nol (1913-1985)
Market Time, Operation (1965-1972)
McCarthy, Eugene Joseph (1916-2005)
McNamara, Robert Strange (1916-2009)
Menu, Operation (March 18, 1969-May 26, 1970)
My Lai massacre (March 16, 1968)
Ngo Dinh Diem (1901-1963)
Nguyen Van Thieu (1923-2001)
Nixon, Richard Milhous (1913-1994)
Paris Peace Accords (January 17, 1973)
Pentagon Papers and trial (1971)
Pham Van Dong (1906-2000)
Phoenix Program (1968-1972)
Prisoners of war, allied
Ranch Hand, Operation (January 12, 1962-January 7, 1971)
Rolling Thunder, Operation (March 2, 1965-October 31, 1968)
Rusk, David Dean (1909-1994)
Search and destroy
Sihanouk, Norodom (1922-2012)
Steel Tiger, Operation (April 3, 1965-December 11, 1968)
Strategic Hamlet Program (1961-1964)
Taylor, Maxwell Davenport (1901-1987)
Tet Offensive, overall strategy (January 30-March 31, 1968)
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
United States Congress and the Vietnam War
Vann, John Paul (1924-1972)
Vo Nguyen Giap (1911-)
Westmoreland, William Childs (1914-2005)

Primary source documents : Vietnamese Declaration of Independence (September 2, 1945)
Final Declaration of the Geneva Conference on Indochina (July 21, 1954)
President Dwight Eisenhower: letter to Ngo Dinh Diem (October 23, 1954)
National Security Action Memorandum No. 328 (April 6, 1965)
Robert McNamara, Secretary of Defense: excerpt from memorandum for President Lyndon Johnson (April 21, 1965)
Ho Chi Minh: letter to Lyndon Johnson (February 15, 1967)
President Lyndon Johnson: excerpt from address in San Antonio, Texas (September 29, 1967)
General William Westmoreland, Commander of U.S. forces in Vietnam: excerpts from National Press Club address (November 21, 1967)
President Lyndon Johnson: excerpts from televised address (March 31, 1968)
President Richard Nixon: excerpts from speech on Vietnamization (November 3, 1969)
President Richard Nixon: excerpts from speech on Cambodia (April 30, 1970)
Henry Kissinger, National Security Advisor: excerpt from news conference (October 26, 1972)
President Richard Nixon: letter to President Nguyen Van Thieu (November 14, 1972)
Excerpt from Paris Peace Agreement (January 27, 1973).

"This book is also available on the World Wide Web as an ebook"
Title page verso.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-321) and index.

ISBNPlus ID: UIC.VG14.99545-data_007-2295773
Other ID: 780481257(OCLC)
Nature: Bibliographies
Form: Nonfiction
LC Call No: DS557.7 .V5668 2013
Dewey Decimal: 959.704/3
Released Date: 20130416

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