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The strategy of General Giap since 1964

Robert John O"Neill

The strategy of General Giap since 1964

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Published by Australian National University Press in Canberra .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Võ, Nguyên Giáp, 1912-,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Robert J. O"Neill.
    SeriesCanberra papers on strategy and defence,, no. 6
    ContributionsAustralian National University. Strategic and Defence Studies Centre.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS557.A6 O47
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p.
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5754912M
    ISBN 100708105351
    LC Control Number71096464
    OCLC/WorldCa59596

    General William Westmoreland (–) was an American general who commanded U.S. military operations in Vietnam during the height of the war, from to He later served as the Chief of Staff of the Army.   General Vo Nguyen Giap, who has aged , was the diminutive and brilliant Vietnamese general who led communist forces in the wars that forced .


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