The Army and Vietnam

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März 1988



The Army And Vietnam examines the folly of the U.S. attempt to transplant to Indochina the operational methods of conventional warfare that had been successful in the European battle theaters of World War II. With chilling persuasiveness, Krepinevich details the ways in which the U.S. was unprepared to fight a war of counterinsurgency in Vietnam--and why it is likely to remain unprepared to fight any similar war in the near future.


Andrew F. Krepinevich, Jr. is a defense policy analyst who currently serves as President of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments.


A story the moral of which Americans will ignore-are ignoring-at their peril. -- William L. Hauser New York Times Review of Books [Krepinevich] has focused on the U.S. Army, assessing its ability to meet the challenges posed by our military involvement in Vietnam from 1959 to 1975... From the Army perspective the account is certainly accurate, and devastating. -- William E. Colby Washington Monthly
EAN: 9780801836572
ISBN: 0801836573
Untertitel: illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Johns Hopkins University Press
Erscheinungsdatum: März 1988
Seitenanzahl: 344 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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