TITLE

Who Owns the Vietnam War?

AUTHOR(S)
Herman, Arthur
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Commentary;Dec2007, Vol. 124 Issue 5, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article examines widespread beliefs regarding the Vietnam War and whether they are historically valid. The author discusses four main tenets of what he refers to as the Vietnam myth including America's obsession with controlling Communism, miscalculation of the military effectiveness of the Vietcong (VC), low morale of American troops, and the beneficial effects to the region that occurred following the U.S. withdrawal in 1975.
ACCESSION #
27719758

 

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