The Army and Vietnam by Andrew F., Jr. Krepinevich

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A thorough analysis of the U.S. Army’s role in the Vietnam War, this book demonstrates with chilling persuasiveness the ways in which the army was unprepared to fight— lessons applicable to today’s wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
 

About Andrew F., Jr. Krepinevich

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Andrew F. Krepinevich, Jr., born in 1950, is an author, lecturer, professor, and defense policy analyst. He graduated from West Point Military Academy in 1972, received an MPA from John F. Kennedy School of Government in 1980 and a PhD from Harvard University in 1984. Krepinevich served twenty-one years in the U.S. Army and has gained extensive strategic planning experience in national security and technology policy through his work with the Department of Defense. He has served on the faculty of West Point, George Mason University, The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and Georgetown University. He is a member of the Council of Foreign Relations and is President of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments.
 
Published December 8, 2009 by Johns Hopkins University Press. 348 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Travel, War. Non-fiction

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