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North Vietnam: a documentary.

by John Gerassi

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Vietnam (Democratic Republic)
    • Subjects:
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Aerial operations, American.,
    • Vietnam (Democratic Republic)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWith an introd. by Conor Cruise O"Brien.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS557.A7 G53 1968
      The Physical Object
      Pagination200 p.
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5604137M
      LC Control Number68011154

      Vietnam, country occupying the eastern portion of mainland Southeast Asia. It has a long coastline, much of which fronts on the South China Sea to the east and south. The country is bordered by the Gulf of Thailand to the southwest, Cambodia and Laos to the west, and China to the north. While North Vietnam refused to acknowledge publicly that it had any troops in Laos, the PAVN history discloses that by the first half of a total of 12, PAVN volunteer troops, including regular infantry, artillery and engineer battalions from the PAVN th Division, the th and th brigades and the st Regiment, were fighting in.

      Eleven years later, in , Guenter Lewy’s America in Vietnam came out with new documentary evidence proving that the North Vietnamese had, as early as December , decided to escalate by sending in regular units, and that about 5, men drawn from the “mysterious” th Division had indeed infiltrated the South by March Faced. "The book is highly recommended not only for historians and students but for anyone who wants to understand the Vietnam War and its aftermath."--Journal of America's Military Past" “An excellent selection of primary sources.”--The VVA Veteran "This book, better than any book I know, shows the multiple sides of the Vietnam War.

      In , legendary documentary creators Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, released an eagerly awaited and brilliantly made historical documentary on the North America's most infamous, controversial and divisive war - the Vietnam War (or as it is known in Vietnam, the American War) to open praise and fanfare as well as certain criticisms of who and /5(). Related Link What Historians Are Saying About the New Vietnam War Documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. I recently watched the hour Burns/Novick PBS documentary, The Vietnam .


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North Vietnam: a documentary by John Gerassi Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book, however, goes a little deeper in places and has some excellent additional essays (the one on what JFK may have done in Vietnam is well worth the read). Like the documentary series, the book is balanced, including input from participants from the United States, South Vietnam, the Viet Cong, and North Vietnam.

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Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: 1. North Vietnam: a documentary. Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill [] (OCoLC) Online version: Gerassi, John. North Vietnam: a documentary. Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Gerassi; Conor Cruise O'Brien.

Vietnam War (–75), conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam and its allies in South Vietnam, the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States.

It was part of a larger regional conflict as well as a manifestation of the Cold War. How those photographs made history is underscored throughout the new documentary series The Vietnam War, from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.

The series features a. The Vietnam War: A film by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick. Watch my "Vietnam" PLAYLIST: This film is a biography of Ho Chi Minh, president of North Vietnam, leader of the North Vietnamese communist movement. It shows us his political carrier from the beginning and his main role in the Second Indochina War and the Vietnam.

Learn more about Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s ten-part, hour documentary series, The Vietnam War. Discover Explore stories from viewers who experienced the events of the Vietnam era.

Books shelved as vietnam: The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien, The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen, The Quiet American by Graham Greene, Matterhorn b.

OnRusk warned North Vietnam in a speech before the American Law Institute in Washington, D.C.: “Secretary of State Dean Rusk explicitly accuses North Vietnam of initiating and directing the aggression in South Vietnam. Sergeant Vinh Nguyen, who served with the 25th Division, Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN), is part of the group that reenacts Vietnam War missions.

The group is the focus of a new documentary, In Country. In Country opens with men in s green US Army uniforms sitting in an orientation session. Then they are shown in a mission briefing.

Operation Ivory Coast was a mission conducted by United States Special Operations Forces and other American military elements to rescue U.S.

prisoners of war during the Vietnam was also the first joint military operation in United States history conducted under the direct control of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

The specially selected raiders extensively trained and. The Vietnam War (also known as Second Indochina War or American War in Vietnam) lasted from 1 November –30 April(19 years, 5 months, 4 weeks and 1 day).It was fought between North Vietnam and South Vietnam was supported by the Soviet Union, China and North Korea, while South Vietnam was supported by the United States, South Korea, Thailand, Australia.

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s ten-part, hour documentary series, THE VIETNAM WAR, tells the epic story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American history. The result is a coffee-table book aspiring to be a history book that reads like a textbook.

In literary grace, it ranks behind another companion book to another PBS documentary. Land reform in Vietnam began in the political turmoil following World War II in which a civil war pitted the communist Viet Minh against the French colonists and their supporters.

At that time a large percentage of agricultural land was owned by large landowners and the majority of the rural population of Vietnam owned only small plots of land or was landless.

“The Vietnam War included the Americans, South Vietnam and North Vietnam. But in the 18 hours, the role of South Vietnam was very small,” said Vo, “Any documentary.

Janu • Inwhen U.S. officials were claiming the Vietnam War was nearly won, North Vietnam and the Viet Cong launched a devastating attack during the Tet holiday. It was a. Located on the Perfume River in central Vietnam, Hue was the capital of Vietnam from until A walled citadel, 2 km by 2 km, as well as a moat, surrounded the city.

Inside the citadel was the Imperial City. Many of the buildings of the Imperial City were destroyed during the Vietnam War. Some reconstruction has begun. 1. Street Without Joy by Bernard B. Fall (). Fall was one of many journalists killed in the war. This was his account of the first Vietnam war, the one between France and the Vietnamese that.

Vietnam War: New Ken Burns Documentary Dismisses the Origins of the Futile, Disastrous Conflict. author of a highly praised book on one of North Vietnam's top spies in the south.

In the middle ofalmost exactly 30 years after I had entered the Marine Corps and begun my own journey to Vietnam, I was asked to review a new book for the New York book.

For the past several decades, the Vietnam War has been the subject of intense scrutiny in the United States. Documentary films, best-selling books by veterans, Maya Lin's moving Vietnam Veterans Memorial-- all have spurred the debate over how to interpret this controversialhowever, have people in the United States ever examined the war from anything other than their own .