Rolling Thunder in a Gentle Land

Rolling Thunder in a Gentle Land

The Vietnam War Revisited

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  • Author: Andrew Wiest
  • Short code: CMP
  • Publication Date: 6 Sep 2006
  • ISBN: 9781846030208
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number of Pages: 336
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From its beginnings in the Colonial War with France in the 1940s and 50s, through to the final evacuation of Saigon in 1975 and beyond, each chapter of Rolling Thunder in a Gentle Land: The Vietnam War Revisited focuses on a different aspect of the Vietnam War. Officers from both the NVA and ARVN take a first-hand look at the strategy and tactics of both sides and give critical assessments of where the war went wrong; Le Ly Hayslip provides a harrowing account of life for the typical South Vietnamese civilian caught up in the war. Acclaimed historians and journalists, such as Bernard Edelman and Arnold Isaacs, take a critical look at the many aspects of the war from the river war and the air war through to the strategy and doctrine used by the US forces.

Biographical Note

Andrew Wiest is presently a Visiting Professor in the Department of Warfighting Strategy at the United States Air Force Air War College and is Professor of History at the University of Southern Mississippi, where he co-directs the Vietnam Studies Program and the university's Center for the Study of War and Society. He is the author of many books including: Haig: The Evolution of a Commander (Potomac, 2005); The Vietnam War, 1956-1975 (Osprey, 2002); and Passchendaele and the Royal Navy (Greenwood, 1995).Bui Tin, Professor Kenton Clymer, Professor R. Blake Dunnavent, Bernard Edelman, Professor Ronald B. Frankum, Jr., Professor Jeffrey Grey, Professor Daniel C. Hallin, Le Ly Hayslip, Arnold R. Isaacs, Lieutenant-General Lam Quang Thi, Dr John Prados, Gordon L. Rottman, Lewis Sorley, Martin Windrow

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