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Description - Lyndon Johnson's War by Larry Berman

By 1968, the United States had committed over 525,000 men to Vietnam and bombed virtually all military targets recommended by the joint Chiefs of Staff. Yet, the United States was no closer to securing its objectives than it had been prior to the Americanization of the war. The long-promised light at the end of the tunnel was a mirage. This absorbing account reveals the bankruptcy of the bombing campaign against North Vietnam, the failures of political reform in South Vietnam and the bitter bureaucratic conflicts between the US government and its military commanders.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780393307788
ISBN-10: 0393307786
Format: Paperback
(211mm x 140mm x 20mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1991
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Larry Berman

Larry Berman is the author of Planning a Tragedy, Lyndon Johnson's War, No Peace, No Honor, and Perfect Spy. He is professor emeritus at the University of California, Davis, and founding dean of the Honors College at Georgia State University in Atlanta.

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