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Vietnam (Varies: Empire ; Primedia ; Cowles ; Weider ; HistoryNet-World)

Item Number: 1350Serial274105
 Serial
Language
English
Digital Object Type
Serial
Credit
PRIMEDIA Enthusiast Group
Item is Copyrighted - It is not available outside the VNCA building
Volume
17
Issue
5

Publication
Vietnam
Publisher/Organization
Varies: Empire ; Primedia ; Cowles ; Weider ; HistoryNet-World
City
[Varies], Virginia
Country
United States
Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Language
English
Type
Serial
General Note
1988- / Bimonthly numbering: June-1 ; August-2 ; October-3 ; December-4 ; February-5 ; April-6 / Publisher Varies: Empire, Primedia Enthusiast, Cowles, Weider, HistoryNet-World / Quarterly Summer 1988-Summer 1989

Dates

  • Existence: February 2005

General Note / OCR

American Air Power: The View From North Vietnam: Newly available histories of the air war provide a fascinating window on North Vietnam's air strategy and tactics.
The Plight of 'Elephant': Laotian Army Battalion BV-33, patrolling with American Special Forces, encountered NVA tanks heading for the Tet 1968 attack on Khe Sanh.
A Grievous Miscalculation in the Year of the Monkey: During the 1968 Tet Offensive, America suffered a catastrophic defeat - but only on the evening news.
The Taylor Mission to Vietnam: President John F. Kennedy's tentative response to the report by General Maxwell Taylor had unintended consequences for the course of the war.
Arsenal: The M-203 grenade launcher gave its user the combined firepower of a rifle and a grenade launcher.
Personality: Even a former draftee knows he owes a debt of gratitude to 'lifers' like 1st Sergeant William E. McManus.
Fighting Forces: The 326th Medical Battalion's Air Ambulance Platoon flew mission after dustoff mission to extract the wounded from FSB Ripcord.
Reviews: According to Henry Kissinger, the decades since the end of the Vietnam War have not eased America's internal divisions, but set them in concrete.
Perspectives: Sometimes in combat the adrenaline in your body goes wild and your brain is too slow to react.








Pub Credit Line
1350Serial274105, Richard Burks Verrone Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 13 Jul 2005 [Updated: 13 Jul 2005]