SCHOLARLY BATTLES OVER THE VIETNAM WAR

@article{Hall2009SCHOLARLYBO,
  title={SCHOLARLY BATTLES OVER THE VIETNAM WAR},
  author={Simon Hall},
  journal={The Historical Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={52},
  pages={813 - 829}
}
  • Simon Hall
  • Published 2009
  • History
  • The Historical Journal
During its long and ultimately unsuccessful attempt to maintain an independent and non-communist South Vietnam, the United States spent in excess of $200 billion and lost 58,000 of its own citizens. The cost for the Vietnamese was far greater, in blood if not treasure, with more than a million dead. Commentators, veterans, and former policy-makers have since spilled much ink seeking to explain and analyse the causes of America’s involvement in the Second Indo-Chinese War and the reasons for her… Expand
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