No sure victory measuring U.S. Army effectiveness and progress in the Vietnam War / Gregory A. Daddis

Author(s): Daddis, Gregory A., 1967-
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Subjects: Vietnam War, 1961-1975--United States
United States. Army--Evaluation
United States. Army--History--Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York City : Oxford University Press, 2011
LC Classification: D, DS
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 333 p.) : ill., maps
Alternate Titles: Print version: Daddis, Gregory A., 1967- No sure victory. (DLC) 2010027311 (OCoLC)649077651 New York City : Oxford University Press, 2011 9780199746873
Additional Authors: Oxford University Press
Notes: ISBN: 9780199830718 (electronic bk.)
ISBN: 0199830711 (electronic bk.)
ISBN: 9780199746873
ISBN: 0199746877
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-326) and index
Contents: Introduction -- Of questions not asked -- Measurements without objectives -- An "unprecedented victory" -- Metrics in the year of American firepower -- "We are winning slowly but steadily" -- The year of Tet -- "A time for testing" -- Soldiers' interlude -- Staggering to the finish
Filled with incisive analysis and rich historical detail, this book is a resource for Vietnam War historians and current military professionals alike. The text provides a take on the well-worn issue of determining the root cause of US military failure in Vietnam
Description based on print version record
OCLC Number: 714896029
ISBN/ISSN: 9780199830718