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Real Lessons of the Vietnam War

Reflections Twenty-Five Years After the Fall of Saigon

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Published by Carolina Academic Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asia - Southeast Asia,
  • Construction,
  • Military - Vietnam War,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • Law,
  • History - General History,
  • United States,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJohn Norton Moore (Editor), Robert F. Turner (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages536
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11273929M
    ISBN 100890896488
    ISBN 109780890896488


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The Real Lessons of the Vietnam War is a series of debate essays and transcripts and as such is a little bit disjoint. It also does not "resolve" all of the debates -it does some- and thus there aren't that many universally agreed upon "lessons" for the reasons cited above.5/5(5).

The Real Lessons of the Vietnam War is a series of debate essays and transcripts and as such is a little bit disjoint. It also does not "resolve" all of the debates -it does some- and thus there aren't that many universally agreed upon "lessons" for the reasons cited above.5/5.

“The Real Lessons of the Vietnam War: Reflections Twenty-Five Years After the Fall of Saigon, edited by John Norton Moore and Robert F. Turner, has a number of fine chapters The chapter 'Internationalist Outlook of Vietnamese Communism' by Stephen J.

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Published: () Australia's Vietnam War / Published: () After Vietnam: legacies of a lost war / Published: (). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Real lessons of the Vietnam War.

Durham, N.C.: Carolina Academic Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type. Countless books and movies have told grim stories of the war in Southeast Asia—America’s “longest war,” until Afghanistan.

But are there yet new lessons to learn about Vietnam. Sadly, yes—according to “Kill Anything That Moves”: The Real American War in Vietnam, a shocking new study of systematic atrocities by the U.S.

military by. America’s wars have inspired some of the world’s best literature, and the Vietnam War is no exception. The Vietnam War has left many legacies. Among the most positive is an abundance of top-notch books, many written by veterans of the conflict.

These include winners of National Book Awards and Pulitzer Prizes, both fiction and nonfiction. The final book on your list of books about the Vietnam War is Days. This was a book I read before I went to Vietnam and it was written by an army doctor who wasn’t even there.

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toughness to allies. In this lesson, students will listen to and analyze music produced during the Vietnam War and examine how the tone of the songs reflects that period of time in American history. They will also learn how the diversity of perspectives during a time of war is often reflected in the music.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Vietnam Veterans (Video). Ted Glick talks about his new book, “Burglar for Peace: Lessons Learned in the Catholic Left’s Resistance to the Vietnam War,” an exploration of the sweeping landscape of the American Left during the Vietnam War era, Glick a Selective Service draft resister, spent 11 months in prison.

Marshall Brement, Evaluating the Vietnam War; Chapter Two; Wolfgang J. Lehmann, Putting the War in Context 9; Chapter Three; Peter W. Rodman, The Geopolitical "Costs" of Vietnam 15; Chapter Four; Jeffrey Record, Approaching the "Lessons" of the Vietnam War. Why do we continue to revisit the Vietnam War, or any historical event.

Because we hope that the disastrous experience will hold lessons for future strategic decisions. The best that might be argued about the Vietnam War is that it established, for U.S.

allies, that the United States would expend tremendous amounts of blood and treasure for areas that Washington didn’t really care about. This book happens to be one of the best novels about Vietnam and will give you some great insight into what it was like to be in this war.

Book Synopsis: Fields of Fire is a brilliant book about the Vietnam War. The book includes some great observations and agonizing human truths about the nonstop combat of the war. Explore classroom lesson plans related to Ken Burns's and Lynn Novick’s ten-part, hour documentary series, THE VIETNAM WAR, which tells the story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American series explores the human dimensions of the war through testimony of nearly 80 witnesses from all sides—Americans who fought in the war and others who.

Still, the most obvious lesson of Vietnam is the one hardly ever acknowledged: the terrible price paid—human as well as strategic—when America loses a war. If this lesson of the Vietnam War is. The Vietnam War and Lessons of History.

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(EDT). Hardcover available at Half Price Books®   Released in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the escalation of the Vietnam War, this fifth volume in the Real History series draws parallels between contemporary international conflicts and what occurred in Vietnam half a century ago.

Events since suggest that the agonizing lessons Vietnam should have taught us about armed enterprises in remote lands have gone : Sterling.

The Vietnam War was a long, costly and divisive conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States.

It didn't always seem this way. I'm old enough to remember the end of the conflict inand the American mood at the time. There was a lot of confidence — unfounded, it would turn out over time — that the nation had learned great lessons from the heartbreak and ultimate defeat in Vietnam, that a more humble America would shed the hubris that got us into the war, that future foreign.

Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from “Book Review Roundtable: Lost Opportunities in Vietnam,” from our sister publication, the Texas National Security Review.

Be sure to check out the full roundtable. Max Boot, The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam (New York: Liveright, ). Could the United States have won in Vietnam if only Americans had.

This text book on the Vietnam War is to be used in teaching high students. Each of the volume's 12 chapters is a self-contained unit on an aspect of the War. The chapters are: (1) Introduction to Vietnam: land, history, and culture; (2) America at war in Vietnam: decisions and consequences; (3) Was the Vietnam War legal.

Ten Years of "Lessons of Vietnam" The latest Bridges:The Lessons of Vietnam, the newsletter written and produced by Lindy Poling’s (above) Lessons of Vietnam history students at Millbrook High School in Raleigh, North Carolina, is a special 10th Anniversary issue may be found on line on the course’s website, which also features a new podcast.

Robert McNamara discussed his book, [In Retrospect: The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam], published by Times Books.

The book deals with his life and career as a public servant, focusing on his. Growing Up In Vietnam: Lessons in Life Learned From The Vietnam War by Vogel, Thomas J.

A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

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Historians and the Vietnam War: The Conflict Over Interpretations Continues The Vietnam War, with the exception of the Civil War, was the most divisive conflict in American history. Ap, marked the twenty-fifth anniversary of the real end of the Vietnam War: the "fall" of Saigon—which was quickly renamed Ho Chi Minh City.

The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara is a American documentary film about the life and times of former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara illustrating his observations of the nature of modern film was directed by Errol Morris and features an original score by Philip title derives from the military concept of the "fog of war.

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civilian and military leadership failed to heed the lessons of the past during the Vietnam war. They underestimated the enemy and the nature of the war. in his book, On Strategy. Introduction The Vietnam experience was a war that lasted for almost twenty years.

The American military and leadership appear to have learned some lessons from our involvement in the Vietnam paper will discuss the lessons learned from the following arenas: diplomatic negotiations, presidential leadership, and cultural/social contexts.