Politically Incorrect Guide to the Vietnam War

ISBN-10: 1596985674

ISBN-13: 9781596985674

Edition: 2010

Authors: Phillip Jennings

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Book details

List price: $21.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Regnery Publishing, Incorporated, An Eagle Publishing Company
Publication date: 2/23/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Introduction
Why We Were in Vietnam
Vietnam 1954-1960 (Nation Building 101)
The playboy and the priest
Camelot It Was Not
Sideshow in Laos: Instructive history ignored
Vietnam: JFK's godchild
JFK's big adventure goes sour
Blaming Diem
Flaming Buddhists
The end of Diem
LBJ's War
China Beach Blanket Bingo
Earlier heroics
Hey, hey, LBJ, how in the heck did you get us into this mess?
Air War Vietnam
Rolling (intermittent with light showers) Thunder, March 1965 to November 1968
Operation Barrel Roll, December 1964 to March 1973
Operation Steel Tiger, April 1965 to November 1968
Tet
Unheralded Victory
The reason why
The missing (largely successful) years
Abrams, Bunker, Colby: The team that could
The old order changeth
The Phoenix Program
The handoff to Nixon-no more Mr. Nice Guy
The "secret" bombing
The Cambodian "Invasion"
Nixon delivers
The 1972 Christmas Bombing
Endgame
The Anti-War Movement
"Oh, come on, were the Commies really that bad?"
"Jane, you ignorant slut." (Actually Dan Aykroyd to Jane Curtin on Saturday Night Live, but...)
Not the VFW
Six great myths of the Anti-War Movement
"The government of South Vietnam is corrupt and unworthy of our support"
"The Vietnam War is a civil war that needs to be decided by its own people"
"The American people don't support the war"
"The Vietnam war is a proxy war between the capitalist West and the Communist East"
"The war is immoral"
"It's an unwinnable war"
Coming Home
Vietnam Veteran-and proud of it
The best books about the war (an impossible list)
Summing up: Lessons learned
Acknowledgments
Remarks of Senator John F. Kennedy at the Conference on Vietnam
The Politically Incorrect Guide� to the Pentagon Papers
The Vietnamese View
Bibliography
Notes
Index
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