U. S. Navy in the Vietnam War: An Illustrated History

U. S. Navy in the Vietnam War: An Illustrated History

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ISBN-13: 9781574884371
Publisher: Potomac Books, Inc.
Publication date: 01/28/2003
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 7.88(w) x 10.94(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordxi
Prefacexiii
Acknowledgmentsxv
Chapter 1The Early Years, 1950-19591
Passage to Freedom6
Development of the Vietnamese Navy10
Chapter 2The Era of Growing Conflict, 1959-196513
The Crises in Laos13
U.S. Naval Advisors and the Vietnamese Navy20
Counterinsurgency and the Navy31
U.S. Navy Direct Support36
Expanding Operations into North Vietnam and Laos45
Gulf of Tonkin Incidents48
The Conflict in Transition56
Chapter 3The Years of Combat, 1965-196863
The Naval Command in Southeast Asia65
The Carrier Force70
Rolling Thunder86
Amphibious Landings in South Vietnam119
Bombardment from the Sea137
Coastal Interdiction143

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