978-0-939526-13-0 / 9780939526130

The Vietnam Experience Tools of War


Publisher:Time-Life Books



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CONTENTS: Chapter 1/The Technological Edge; Chapter 2/Ground Weapons; Chapter 3/The Medicine Men; Chapter 4/From Punji Stakes to Guided Missiles; Chapter 5/High Tech in the Skies; Chapter 6/The Automated Battlefield; Epilogue: The Legacy of Technology; Names, Acronyms, Terms; PICTURE ESSAYS Technology in the Great War; Over Hill and Dale; Flying Workhorses; Of Blackbirds, Tom Cat, and Mohawks. ABOUT THE EDITORS AND AUTHORS: Editor-in-Chief: Robert Manning, a long-time journalist, has previously been editor-in-chief of the Atlantic Monthly magazine and its press. He served as assistant secretary of state for public affairs under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. He has also been a fellow at the Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Author: Edgar C. Doleman, Jr. was a company commander and intelligence officer with the 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) in Vietnam and later served as an infantry unit adviser with the 5th ARVN Division. He has a B.S. in physics from Virginia Military Institute and has done graduate work in history at the University of Richmond. Historical Consultants: Vincent H. Demma, a historian with the U.S. Army Center of Military History, is currently working on the centre's history of the Vietnam conflict. Lee Ewing, editor of Army Times, served two years in Vietnam as a combat intelligence officer with the U.S. Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV) and the 101st Airborne Division. Technical Consultant: Steven Zaloga, a defense writer and illustrator, is the author of numerous books on military technology. Picture Consultant: Ngo Vinh Long is a social historian specializing in China and Vietnam. Born in Vietnam, he returned there most recently in 1980.

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