Unraveling Vietnam How American Arms and Diplomacy Failed in Southeast Asia by William R. Haycraft

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Subjects:

  • American history: Vietnam War,
  • Asian history: Vietnam War,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Military,
  • General,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Vietnam,
  • The Americas,
  • Military - General,
  • Asia - Southeast Asia,
  • Military - Vietnam War,
  • 1945-,
  • 20th century,
  • United States

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8139305M
ISBN 100786423544
ISBN 109780786423545

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