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Misjudgment or Defense of Freedom? The United States in Vietnam (Controversial Issues in United States History)

Gerald Kurland

Misjudgment or Defense of Freedom? The United States in Vietnam (Controversial Issues in United States History)

by Gerald Kurland

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Published by Simon & Schuster .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asia - Southeast Asia,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • History - General History,
  • United States,
  • Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7645824M
    ISBN 100671187333
    ISBN 109780671187330

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Kurland, Gerald Overview. The United States in Vietnam: misjudgment or defense of freedom. by Gerald Kurland (Book) 5 editions published A biography of the Texas Senator who became thirty-sixth President of the United States.

The United States has the right to assist in the defense of South Viet-Nam although the latter is not a United Nations member The cooperation of two or more interna-tional entities in the defense of one or both against armed attack is generally referred to.

The profound misjudgment that propelled the United States into the Vietnam War was captured in two November cables from Gen. Maxwell Taylor to President Kennedy, which are reprinted in The Pentagon Papers. Taylor, the president's special military representative and later chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and then U.S.

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The challenges against the constitutionality of the United States' role in Vietnam are all based upon the assumption that the conflict is a "war" within the meaning of.

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