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The Resource Valley of death : the tragedy at Dien Bien Phu that led America into the Vietnam War, Ted Morgan

Valley of death : the tragedy at Dien Bien Phu that led America into the Vietnam War, Ted Morgan

Label
Valley of death : the tragedy at Dien Bien Phu that led America into the Vietnam War
Title
Valley of death
Title remainder
the tragedy at Dien Bien Phu that led America into the Vietnam War
Statement of responsibility
Ted Morgan
Title variation
Dien Bien Phu
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ted Morgan has now written a definitive account of the fateful battle that ended French rule in Indochina - and led inexorably to America's Vietnam War. Dien Bien Phu was a remote valley on the border of Laos along a simple rural trade route. But it would also be where a great European power fell to an underestimated insurgent army and lost control of a crucial colony
Summary
Presents a history of the onset of the Vietnam War that documents the contributions of Senior General General Vo Nguyen Giap and the pivotal 1954 defeat of French forces that ended colonial rule in Indochina
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
338293
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
959.704/142
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plans
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS553.3.D5
LC item number
M665 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the tragedy at Dien Bien Phu that led America into the Vietnam War
Label
Valley of death : the tragedy at Dien Bien Phu that led America into the Vietnam War, Ted Morgan
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn340961419
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 722 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781400066643
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2009019714
Other physical details
ill., map, plans
System control number
(OCoLC)340961419
Label
Valley of death : the tragedy at Dien Bien Phu that led America into the Vietnam War, Ted Morgan
Publication
Control code
ocn340961419
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 722 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781400066643
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2009019714
Other physical details
ill., map, plans
System control number
(OCoLC)340961419

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