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The Illustrated History of the Vietnam War

Andrew Wiest

Chris McNab

In 2015, it’ll be 40 years since the end of the Vietnam War, but it remains a controversial war among veterans and politicians, while the scars are still very much in evidence on the defoliated landscape and poisoned earth of... Read moreRead less

In 2015, it’ll be 40 years since the end of the Vietnam War, but it remains a controversial war among veterans and politicians, while the scars are still very much in evidence on the defoliated landscape and poisoned earth of Vietnam itself. From Indochina to the fall of Saigon, The Illustrated History of the Vietnam War is a timely account of the 6,000-day conflict in Southeast Asia. Co-written by Andrew Wiest, award-winning historian of the Vietnam War, the lucid text expertly guides the reader through the complex escalation of the conflict, while weaving in many eye-witness accounts. Illustrated throughout with both colour and black & white photographs, the book is a compelling history of one of the most brutal episodes in the modern world.

Format: 244 x 186mm hb
Extent: 256pp
Word count: 60,000
Illustrations: 250 colour photos and 30 colour a/ws
ISBN: 978-1-78274-288-3

Andrew Wiest

Andrew Wiest is University Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Southern Mississippi and Founding Director of the university's Dale Center for the Study of War and Society. He is author of many books including The Illustrated History of World War I and The Boys of '67, and co-author of Campaigns of World War II: The Pacific War, The Illustrated History of the Vietnam... Read moreRead less

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