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Self-destruction, the disintegration and decay of the United States Army during the Vietnam era

Cincinnatus

Self-destruction, the disintegration and decay of the United States Army during the Vietnam era

by Cincinnatus

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Army -- History -- Vietnam War, 1961-1975.,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Cincinnatus.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination326 p. ;
    Number of Pages326
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17911783M

    Cauldron of Resistance: Ngo Dinh Diem, The United States, and s Southern Vietnam. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, Cincinnatus. Self-Destruction: The Disintegration and Decay of the United States Army during the Vietnam Era. New York: W.W. Norton, Cortright, David and Max Watts. Disintegration and Decay of the United States Army during the Vietnam Era. New York: Norton, pp. As this issue goes to press (4 May), news accounts have identified "Cincinnatus" as Cecil B. Currey, a professor at the University of South Fionda, who was commissioned as lieutenant in the Nebraska National Guard in He remains in.

    A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.   Cincinnatus. Self-destruction, the disintegration and decay of the United States Army during the Vietnam era. New York: Norton, [P. The writer, 'a senior field-grade officer', was found to be Cecil Currey, a chaplain in the U.S. National Guard who never served in Vietnam.] Cramer, Lenox. Slow dance on the killing ground.

    The terrain, population, and weather presented difficult circumstances for the conduct of combat operations. MG (then COL) Fulton commanded the Army battalions of the MRF during SELF-DESTRUCTION, The Disintegration And Decay Of The United States Army During The Vietnam Era. See, for example, Cincinnatus, Self-Destruction: The Disintegration and Decay of the United States Army during the Vietnam Era (New York: W.W. Norton, ); David Cortright, Soldiers in Revolt: The American Military Today (Garden City, N.Y.: Anchor Press/Doubleday, ); David Cortright and Max Watts, Left Face: Soldier Unions and Resistance.


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Vietcong or North Vietnamese Army (VC/NVA) who surrendered under the Chieu Hoi Program were called “Hoi Chanhs” in Vietnamese and ralliers in English.

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W W Norton & Co Inc. Hardcover. POOR. Noticeably used book. Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust. Book Review Recommended Citation John J.

Midgley, Jr., Self Destruction: The Disintegration and Decay of the United States Army During the Vietnam Era, Author: John J Midgley. The American Soldier in VietnamMore than million American men served in Vietnam during the war.

Some of these men were career military officers. But many others were poor or working-class teenagers who enlisted or were drafted into the military right out of high school. A large proportion of the U.S. troops consisted of African American men from the inner cities, the sons.

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Employing hit-and-run tactics, the Viet Cong fought only when they wanted to fight, and on ground of their choosing. Cincinnatus [Cecil B. Currey], in his book Self-Destruction:[The Disintegration and Decay of the United States Army during the Vietnam Era] stated that the U.S.

Army could not have won the war because of the way they fought it. Three years later, a broadside called Self-Destruction: The Disintegration and Decay of the United States Army During the Vietnam Era, by a military officer writing under the.

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National Guard who never served in Vietnam. Cramer, Lenox. Self-Destruction: The Disintegration and Decay of the United States Army during the Vietnam Era. by "Cincinnatus" (p. ) Review by: Allan R. Millett. Self-Destruction: The Disintegration and Decay of the United States Army during the Vietnam Era by4/5.

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Foreword by Rep. Paul N. McCloskey. San Francisco: Ramparts Press, pp. "Cincinnatus" (Cecil B. Currey), Self-Destruction: The Disintegration and Decay of the United States Army During the Vietnam Era. New York: Norton, pp.Employing hit-and-run tactics, the Viet Cong fought only when they wanted to fight, and on ground of their choosing.

Cincinnatus [Cecil B. Currey], in his book Self-Destruction:[The Disintegration and Decay of the United States Army during the Vietnam Era] stated that the U.S. Army could not have won the war because of the way they fought it.