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America's Last Vietnam Battle

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In the spring of 1972, North Vietnam launched a massive military offensive designed to deliver the coup de grce to South Vietnam and its rapidly disengaging American ally. But an overconfident Hanoi misjudged its opponents who, led by American military advisers and backed by American airpower, were able to hold off the North's onslaught in what became the biggest battle of a very long war. Dale Andrad rescues this epic engagement from its previous neglect to tell a riveting tale of heroism against great odds. "One of the best books on the Vietnam War."--Washington Post Book World Dale Andrad, a historian at the U.S. Army Center of Military History, is the author of Ashes to Ashes: The Phoenix Program and the Vietnam War and coauthor of Spies and Commandos: How America Lost the Secret War in North Vietnam.

Synopsis:

The most complete examination available of the biggest battle in Vietnam, in which the American military—in its last major campaign in this war—successfully fought off Hanoi's 1972 Easter Offensive. Includes North Vietnamese participant's firsthand accounts of their own experiences in this epic battle.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

List of Abbreviations

Acknowledgments

Prologue

Introduction: On the Eve of Destruction

Part I. Main Thrust: THe Battle for Quang Tri and Hue

1. The Blazing Front Line

2. Western Collapse

3. Piercing the Ring of Steel

4. The Bridge at Dong Ha

5. Surrender at Camp Carroll

6. Firebase Pedro

7. Consolidation and Counteroffensive

8. Things Fall Apart

9. The Citadel

10. The Imperial City

11. The Slow March North

12. Retaking Quang Tri

Part II. Divide and Conquer: The Battle for II Corps

13. Setting the State

14. Intelligence Picture

15. Opening Shots

16. Closing In on the Highlands

17. Designing a Defense

18. Crisis at Kontum

19. Tightening the Nose

20. Regrouping

21. ARVN on the Offensive

22. Mopping Up

Part III. Besieged: The Battle for An Loc

23. Hell in a Very Insignificant Place

24. Loc Ninh

25. Tanks in the Wire

26. Preparing for the Worst

27. The Shelling Game

28. Air Supply

29. Second Round

31. End Siege

Part IV. Suffering the Consequences

32. War in the Delta

33. Taking the War to Hanoi

34. Winners and Losers

Epilogue: The Last Patrol

Notes

Bibliographic Essay

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780700611317
Author:
Andrade, Dale
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Location:
Lawrence
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Military - Vietnam War
Subject:
Vietnamese conflict, 1961-1975
Subject:
Southeast Asia
Subject:
Easter, Offensive, 1972.
Subject:
Vietnamese Conflict, 19
Subject:
Easter, Offensive, 197
Subject:
Asia - Southeast Asia
Subject:
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 - United States
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Modern War Studies (Paperback)
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
20011231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
312
Dimensions:
9.10x6.09x1.42 in. 1.78 lbs.

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