ISBN-10:
023107977X
ISBN-13:
9780231079778
Pub. Date:
05/11/1995
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
At War in the Shadow of Vietnam: United States Military Aid to the Royal Lao Government, 1955-75 / Edition 1

At War in the Shadow of Vietnam: United States Military Aid to the Royal Lao Government, 1955-75 / Edition 1

by Timothy Castle

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Overview

The first book to recount the full story of U.S. covert operations in Laos during the Vietnam war. Based on newly declassified materials and interviews with dozens of key American and Lao officials, it examines the structure of the U.S. "secret war" in Laos and the long-term consequences associated with it.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231079778
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 05/11/1995
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 210
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.01(h) x 0.58(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Timothy N. Castle served two tours in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War, flying over Laos from Nakhon Phanom Air Force Base on thirty-eight combat support missions. Since 1990, he has traveled to Laos frequently as a researcher and senior Department of Defense POW/MIA investigator for Laos, and as a consultant for NBC News. He is senior researcher at the CIA Center for the Study of Intelligence. He is also the author of One Day Too Long (Columbia).

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