Courage and blood: South Vietnam's repulse of The 1972 Easter invasion

Sorley, Lewis
June 1999
Parameters: U.S. Army War College;Summer99, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p38
Academic Journal
Discusses the changes that occurred in the United States government's approach to the war in Vietnam after the failure of the Tet offensive in the 1960s. Use of the `one war' concept; Emphasis on combat operations, pacification and improvement of South Vietnam's forces; Improvements in the military, economic and political situations in South Vietnam.


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