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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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.