The Battle of An Loc / Edition 1

The Battle of An Loc / Edition 1

by James H. Willbanks
     
 

ISBN-10: 0253344816

ISBN-13: 9780253344816

Pub. Date: 03/28/2005

Publisher: Indiana University Press

With the knowledge born of firsthand experience, Willbanks tells the story of the 60-day siege of An Loc, a desperate battle fought during Hanoi's 1972 Easter Offensive. An advisor to the South Vietnamese during the battle, Willbanks places the event in the context of the "Vietnamization" of the war. He concludes with a discussion of the Paris peace talks, the

Overview

With the knowledge born of firsthand experience, Willbanks tells the story of the 60-day siege of An Loc, a desperate battle fought during Hanoi's 1972 Easter Offensive. An advisor to the South Vietnamese during the battle, Willbanks places the event in the context of the "Vietnamization" of the war. He concludes with a discussion of the Paris peace talks, the significance of the fighting at An Loc, and the eventual fall of Vietnam.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253344816
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2005
Series:
Twentieth-Century Battles Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.08(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Maps
List of Photos
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
List of Abbreviations
1. Prelude to Battle
2. The Nguyen Hue Campaign
3. The Area of Operations
4. The Battle of Loc Ninh
5. The Opening Battle for An Loc
6. Second Attack on An Loc
7. NVA High Tide
8. The Fight for Highway 13
9. Breaking the Siege
10. Evaluating the Battle of An Loc
11. Aftermath
Epilogue
Appendix 1. Order of Battle
Appendix 2. Presidential Unit Citation, 229th Aviation Battalion
Appendix 3. Presidential Unit Citation, Advisory Team 70
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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