The Resource Vietnam declassified : the CIA and counterinsurgency, Thomas L. Ahern Jr. ; foreword by Donald P. Gregg, (electronic resource)

Vietnam declassified : the CIA and counterinsurgency, Thomas L. Ahern Jr. ; foreword by Donald P. Gregg, (electronic resource)

Label
Vietnam declassified : the CIA and counterinsurgency
Title
Vietnam declassified
Title remainder
the CIA and counterinsurgency
Statement of responsibility
Thomas L. Ahern Jr. ; foreword by Donald P. Gregg
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Vietnam Declassified is a detailed account of the CIA's effort to help South Vietnamese authorities win the loyalty of the Vietnamese peasantry and suppress the Viet Cong. Covering the CIA engagement from 1954 to mid-1972, it provides a thorough analysis of the agency and its partners. Retired CIA operative and intelligence consultant Thomas L. Ahern Jr. is the first to comprehensively document the CIA's role in the rural pacification of South Vietnam, drawing from secret archives to which he had unrestricted access. In addition to a chronology of operations, the book explores the assumptions
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
959.704/38
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS558.92
LC item number
.A35 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Project MUSE
Label
Vietnam declassified : the CIA and counterinsurgency, Thomas L. Ahern Jr. ; foreword by Donald P. Gregg, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 433-435) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: To build a nation -- "The effort must be made" -- "Get them before they get us" -- Counterinsurgency in the Central Highlands -- Sea swallows and strategic hamlets -- Operation Switchback -- Experiments in the lowlands -- The Kien Hoa incubator -- The People's Action Team -- Another chance in the countryside -- Growing pains -- CORDS -- Phoenix -- The 1968 Tet Offensive and accelerated pacification -- Disengagement -- A matter of running city hall -- Conclusion: The limits of pragmatism
Control code
ocn496121514
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 450 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813173573
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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22573/ctt2hgm62
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32239828
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)496121514
  • jstor0813139333

Library Locations

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