Vietnam War. Almanac
by Hillstrom, Kevin, 1963-
|Format:||Print Book 2001|
|Availability:||Available at 5 Libraries 5 of 5 copies|
Officially originating in 1941 when a Vietminh guerrilla force was formedunder Ho Chi Minh and ending in May 1975 with the fall of Saigon, the Vietnam War took a heavy toll on American troops and greatly affected the political atmosphere of the late 60s and early 70s. Vietnam War: Almanac highlights the major events leading up to and during Americas involvement in the war that created great political tensions on the home front:Vietnam and French Colonialism Vietnam and the Cold War Early American Involvement in Vietnam The Fall of Diem The War at Home Vietnams Lasting Impact on America And other topics relating to American involvement
Also included are sidebars, photographs, maps, timelines, Words to Know section, and an index. 01
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975
-- Juvenile literature.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Juvenile literature.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States.
|Publisher|| Detroit :U.X.L,2001
|Other Titles|| Almanac
Hillstrom, Laurie Collier,
Sawinski, Diane M.
1 volume (various paging) : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.