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Publisher Comments:

Originally published in 1961, before the United States escalated its involvement in South Vietnam, "Street Without Joy" offered a clear warning about what American forces would face in the jungles of Southeast Asia: a costly and protracted revolutionary war fought without fronts against a mobile enemy. In harrowing detail, Fall describes the brutality and frustrations of the Indo-china War, and the savage eight-year conflict - ending in 1954 after the fall of Dien Bien Phu - in which French forces suffered a staggering defeat at the hands of Communist-led Vietnamese nationalists. With its frontline perspective, vivid reporting, and careful analysis, "Street without Joy" was required reading for policymakers in Washington and GIs in the field and is now considered a classic.

Book News Annotation:

**** Reprint of the Stackpole Books account of the French defeat in Vietnam originally published in 1961 (and cited in BCL3).
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

This classic account of the French War in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia is back in hardcover. Includes an introduction by George C. Herring.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811717007
Other:
Fall, Bernard
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Author:
Fall, Bernard B.
Location:
Mechanicsburg, PA :
Subject:
Europe - France
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military - Other
Subject:
Southeast Asia
Subject:
Indochinese war, 1946-1954
Subject:
Indochinese War, 194
Subject:
Asia - Southeast Asia
Subject:
Military-General History
Series Volume:
60
Publication Date:
19940331
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
8.58x5.74x1.43 in. 1.39 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This classic account of the French War in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia is back in hardcover. Includes an introduction by George C. Herring.
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