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South Vietnam: U.S.-Communist confrontation in South-east Asia, 1961-65

Lester A. Sobel

South Vietnam: U.S.-Communist confrontation in South-east Asia, 1961-65

by Lester A. Sobel

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Published by Facts on File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vietnam -- History.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Vietnam.,
  • Vietnam -- Foreign relations -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    A Facts on File publication.

    Statementedited by Lester A. Sobel ; contributing editors: Hal Kosut [and] Howard M. Epstein.
    SeriesInterim history
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7, 238 p. :
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18453210M

    An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. Full text of "Vietnam: a country study". Senator John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts, for example, remarked at a symposium in Washington sponsored by the American Friends of Vietnam in June , that South Vietnam was the “cornerstone of the Free World in Southeast Asia” and a “test of American responsibility and determination in Asia.”.

    Lester A. Sobel, ed., South Vietnam: U.S. - Communist Confrontation in Southeast Asia, 7 vols. New York: Facts on File – New York: Facts on File – Vol. 1, –65, is careless in matters of detail; later volumes may be better. to support South Vietnam. 21 The winding back of the policies associated with the Great Leap Forward in the early s coincided with the complete rupture of .

    REMEMBERING VIETNAM. A Lecture Delivered at the. National Archives. Washington, D.C. 30 April by Lewis Sorley. It is a privilege to speak at the National Archives on this very sig nificant date, 30 April, the anniversary of the fall of Saigon and the end of the war in Vietnam. - US Military advisers had been sent to South Vietnam since the Eisenhower administration due to fears of a Communist takeover of South-East Asia, with their numbers increasing under Kennedy - President Johnson drastically increased US involvement in the conflict following the Gulf of Tonkin Incident in , leading to a large-scale war with.


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conflict in Southeast Asia, primarily fought in South Vietnam between government forces aided by the United States and guerrilla forces aided by North Vietnam. The war began soon after the Geneva Conference provisionally divided () Vietnam at 17° N lat.

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Inthe Johnson administration won congressional passage of the Southeast Asia Resolution after the Gulf of Tonkin incident, using as a pretext for U.S. military intervention the confrontation in which North Vietnam fired on the USS Maddox. ByUS troop strength in South Vietnam had reached overwhile US air strikes over DRV territory were averaging about sorties a day.

The Hanoi regime attempted to match the US escalation by increasing infiltration of North Vietnamese military units into the south, but under the sheer weight of US firepower, the revolution began.

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Kort ’ s book is the most forceful statement The Struggle for South-East Asia. While programs were in place before the Vietnam War was a determining factor [in shaping the growth of federal drug control policies] and helped to ensure major presidential support In AugustNational Security Adviser Henry Kissinger sent Cabinet member Egil Bud Krogh on a four-day investigative trip to South Vietnam along with.Hanngi, ZOPFAN Concept, 16; Ghazali Shafie, “Neutralization of South East Asia” in Malaysia, International Relations, – Ghazali’s article originally appeared in an October issue of the journal Pacific Community (known later as Asia Pacific Community, an Asian quarterly that ran between and ).The Congress also approved the directives for the national development plan of — 65, which included the last two years of the –60 five year plan and adopted the five-year plan for – The Congress’s resolutions defined the main trends in the further building of .