Vietnam at war

the history, 1946-1975 by Phillip B. Davidson

Publisher: Presidio Press in Novato, Calif

Written in English
Published: Pages: 838 Downloads: 371
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Subjects:

  • Indochinese War, 1946-1954,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Vietnam -- History -- 1945-1975

Edition Notes

StatementPhillip B. Davidson.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 838 p., [12] p. of plates :
Number of Pages838
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23259057M
ISBN 100891413065

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