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War, peace, and the Viet Cong.

Douglas Eugene Pike

War, peace, and the Viet Cong.

by Douglas Eugene Pike

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Published by M.I.T. Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • South Viet Nam National Front for Liberation,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS557.A6 P553
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 186 p.
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5694717M
    LC Control Number70083403

      In the mids, while the Vietnam War was raging, then Army Capt. Jose T. Almonte and other Filipino soldiers flew to the war-torn country on a humanitarian : TJ Burgonio.   A new book entitled 'Vietnam: The Real War' has collected some of the most historic AP images that serve as a photographic record of the Vietnam War.

      South Vietnam fell to the Communist North in , but the war is in the news again due to Mark Bowden's book "Hue " and the Ken Burns PBS TV series "The Vietnam War.". “Last Night I Dreamed of Peace is a book to be read by all and included in any course on the literature of war.” —Chicago Tribune “Remarkable A gift from a heroine who was killed at twenty-seven but whose voice has survived to remind us of the humanity and decency that endure amid—and despite—the horror and chaos of war.”.

    Borton's first book, I also figured that if I were questioned by the Viet Cong, I'd have a limited number of answers to plead my case. "I work for a peace organization. We help war-wounded Author: American Experience. The lessons use poems from a collection written by women who served in Vietnam, excepts from the book "When Heaven and Earth Change Places" by Le Ly Hayslip, a Vietnamese woman who later became a naturalized U.S. citizen, and an interview with a woman who served as a soldier in the NLF (Viet Cong) : Mary E. Haas.


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War, peace, and the Viet Cong by Douglas Eugene Pike Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Pike, whose earlier study (Viet Cong: the Organization and Techniques of the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam, MIT) was justly acclaimed as the best single monograph on the murky politics of Viet-Nam, now offers his prognosis concerning its postwar politics.

The book offers a careful analysis of the 'contenders and objectives' with equal emphasis on the often clashing postwar Cited by: 8. "Pike, whose earlier study "(Viet Cong: the Organization and Techniques of the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam, MIT)" was justly acclaimed as the best single monograph on the murky politics of Viet-Nam, now offers his prognosis concerning its postwar politics.

The book offers War careful /5(3). War, Peace and the Viet Cong Paperback – January 1, See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" $ — $ Hardcover $ Manufacturer: Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Get this from a library. War, peace, and the Viet Cong. [Douglas Pike] -- This book, written in the later years of the And the Viet Cong. book conflict, offers a prognosis of potential postwar politics by examining the contenders and objectives with equal emphasis on the often clashing.

One peace of this new book is to update to the appraisals contained in his earlier Viet Cong, of which the Washington Post said: “Now, at last, we have a book, written by an expert, that is without doubt the most exhaustive and thorough study of the NLF-Viet Cong.

Viet Cong A Viet Cong soldier crouching in a bunker during the Vietnam War. National Archives and Records Administration Under terms of the agreement reached at the peace negotiations held in Paris in –73, the PRG won acknowledgment of its authority in areas under its control, pending general elections to determine the future of South.

Vietnam War (–75), conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam and its allies in South Vietnam, the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States.

It was part of a larger regional conflict as well as a manifestation of the Cold War. The Viet Cong.

With the Cold War intensifying worldwide, the United States hardened its policies against any allies of the Soviet Union, and by President Dwight D. Eisenhower had pledged his. This book is from Vietnam and it's the first non-fiction book that I've read for the challenge.

Last Night I Dreamed Of Peace is a diary written by a young (27 when she died, only slightly older than me!) Vietnamese doctor as she worked in the front lines during the Vietnam War.

I think this is my favourite book of the challenge so far!/5. Young doctor's voice outlasts war Last Night I Dreamed of Peace contains two remarkable stories.

It is foremost the diary of Dang Thuy Tram, a young North Vietnamese doctor who chronicles her experiences caring for civilians and soldiers during the height of the Vietnam War. Image: Doan Cong Tinh/Another Vietnam/National Geographic Books.

A Viet Cong guerrilla stands guard in the Mekong Delta. "You could find women like her almost everywhere during the war," said the photographer. "She was only 24 years old. As the Viet Cong got more used to the Americans presence in their country and received help from fellow-travelers, American leftists who the Communists liked to call “useless idiots” and the Com-bloc nations, the propaganda text got much longer, more complex and political, depicting anti-war activists and politicians as well as peace.

Continued Bombing Campaigns. Throughoutthe U.S. military continued its bombing campaigns, so heavily that by the end of the decade it had dropped 3 million tons of bombs on Vietnam—more than all the bombs dropped in Europe during World War II. Despite the enormous number of bombs used, the campaign had little effect.

Target selection was difficult against the hidden Viet Cong and. Datelined Saigon, appearing under the byline of a USIA foreign service officer, this is the first extensive study of the Viet Cong. Based on some documents captured in battle and on interviews with ex-Viet Cong, much of the primary source material is reproduced, and all of it is interpreted in the light of the author's broad knowledge of Vietnam and its people.

David Maraniss is an associate editor of The Washington Post who has written biographies of — brace yourself for the contrast — Vince Lombardi and Bill Clinton. He is thus well prepared for the formulation he employs in They Marched Into Sunlight: War and Peace, Vietnam and America, October (Simon & Schuster, New York, softcover $16).

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A Viet Cong guerrilla stands guard in the Mekong Delta. "You could find women like her almost everywhere during the war," said the photographer. "She Author: Alex Arbuckle.

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Janu - Senator J. William Fulbright publishes The Arrogance of Power a book critical of American war policy in Vietnam advocating direct peace talks between the South Vietnamese government and the Viet Cong. By this time, Fulbright and President Johnson are no longer on speaking terms.

Instead, the President uses the news media to deride Fulbright, Robert Kennedy, and a. The book, like the series, offers the views of former North Vietnamese and Viet Cong soldiers and both American anti-war protesters and Vietnam veterans, but.

The death, destruction, and misery resulting from the U.S.-Vietnam War were much greater, due in large part to the panoply of advanced weaponry employed by the United States. The U.S. let loose the massive firepower of an advanced industrialized country on a poor, peasant society that posed no threat to its national security.

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