America and Vietnam by Albert Marrin

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A history of America's most traumatic military failure describes the politics of the Vietnam War, its day-to-day horrors, and its repercussions for the world today.

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Published June 30, 1992 by Viking Juvenile. 256 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Travel, Young Adult. Non-fiction

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While he details the ``grunts' '' confusion, frustration, and suffering and apologizes for the atrocities they committed as aberrations, he depicts the communists as ruthless and power-hungry, the South Vietnamese as corrupt, the US government as blind and indecisive, the news media as sensation-...

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Although to Americans, this book's most compelling parts may be the U.S. participation in the Vietnam War, our country's dilemma, particularly the switch from French combat and the antiwar movement (w

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