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The Resource The Vietnam War : the definitive illustrated history

The Vietnam War : the definitive illustrated history

Label
The Vietnam War : the definitive illustrated history
Title
The Vietnam War
Title remainder
the definitive illustrated history
Title variation
  • DK Smithsonian the Vietnam War
  • DK Smithsonian
Contributor
Issuing body
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Created in association with the Smithsonian Institution, this authoritative guide chronicles America's fight against Communism in southeast Asia during the 1960s and 1970s, and comprehensively explores the people, politics, events, and lasting effects of the Vietnam War. Honoring those who served in the war at home or abroad, the inside covers of this book feature images of submitted photographs of Vietnam veterans. Filled with more than 500 photographs, The Vietnam War tells the story of Vietnam through powerful images; profiles of the war's most influential figures, such as Henry Kissinger and Pol Pot; and a complete overview of the conduct, strategies, and events in this controversial war, including Ho Chi Minh's rise to power, the Geneva conference, America's intervention, and the Christmas bombings. Gallery spreads feature collections of infantry weapons, artillery, aircraft, and armored vehicles, and diagrams and maps show exactly where battles and key moments happened. A divisive and destructive event, the Vietnam War was the world's first televised war, and photographs from its front lines powerfully convey war's complex reality. Taking a global perspective, The Vietnam War remembers the people who served and features full spreads about prisoners of war, anti-war protest movements, and the significance of the war for black Americans as they struggled for civil rights. A powerful gift for the military enthusiast, The Vietnam War is a stirring visual record of the suffering, sacrifice, and heroism in America's longest and bloodiest conflict of the 20th century
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
959.704/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • DK Publishing, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnam War (1961-1975)
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
Target audience
adult
Label
The Vietnam War : the definitive illustrated history
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The background (before March 1959) -- America drawn into Vietnam (Mar 1959-Dec 1964) -- America goes to war (Jan 1965-Sep 1967) -- The turning point (Sep 1967-Dec 1968) -- Nixon's war (Jan 1969-Dec 1971) -- Easter offensive to US Exit (Jane 1972-Jan 1973) -- Endgame and aftermath (after January 1973)
Dimensions
31 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
360 pages
Isbn
9781465457691
Lccn
2017287695
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
  • (FIPpSEB)DK457691
  • (FIPpSEB)DK457691
Label
The Vietnam War : the definitive illustrated history
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The background (before March 1959) -- America drawn into Vietnam (Mar 1959-Dec 1964) -- America goes to war (Jan 1965-Sep 1967) -- The turning point (Sep 1967-Dec 1968) -- Nixon's war (Jan 1969-Dec 1971) -- Easter offensive to US Exit (Jane 1972-Jan 1973) -- Endgame and aftermath (after January 1973)
Dimensions
31 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
360 pages
Isbn
9781465457691
Lccn
2017287695
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
  • (FIPpSEB)DK457691
  • (FIPpSEB)DK457691

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