Containment and Credibility: The Ideology and Deception That Plunged America into the Vietnam War

Containment and Credibility: The Ideology and Deception That Plunged America into the Vietnam War

by Pat Proctor

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781631440564
Publisher: Carrel Books
Publication date: 11/22/2016
Pages: 532
Sales rank: 367,491
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Lieutenant Colonel Patrick Proctor, PhD, is a US Army veteran of both the Iraq and the Afghanistan Wars with more than twenty-one years of service in command and staff positions. In 2009 he was operations officer for Task Force Patriot and is currently the battalion commander for the gunner battalion. He recently returned from Jordan and the front lines of the war with ISIS.

Table of Contents

Introduction vii

Chapter 1 Creating a Consensus on Vietnam 1

Chapter 2 The "Americanization" of the Vietnam War 63

Chapter 3 Political Stalemate 139

Chapter 4 The Collapse of Credibility 221

Chapter 5 Ending America's Vietnam War 305

Chapter 6 Refighting the Vietnam War 391

Bibliography 425

Notes 431

Index 503

Acknowledgments 515

About the Author 517

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