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Dereliction of Duty Johnson, Mcnamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Lies That Led to Vietnam

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ISBN-10: 0060929081

ISBN-13: 9780060929084

Edition: 1998

Authors: H. R. McMaster, Mcmaster

List price: $18.99
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"The war in Vietnam was not lost in the field, nor was it lost on the front pages of the New York Times or the college campuses. It was lost in Washington, D.C." - H. R. McMaster (from the Conclusion) Dereliction Of Duty is a stunning new analysis of how and why the United States became involved in an all-out and disastrous war in Southeast Asia. Fully and convincingly researched, based on recently released transcripts and personal accounts of crucial meetings, confrontations and decisions, it is the only book that fully re-creates what happened and why. It also pinpoints the policies and decisions that got the United States into the morass and reveals who made these decisions and the…    
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 5/8/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.760
Language: English

H. R. McMaster, a recent award-winning teacher at West Point and an inspiring leader in the Gulf War, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1984 and has an M.A. and a Ph.D. in American History from the University of North Carolina. He is now attending the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, KS.