Vietnam War Almanac
Vietnam War Almanac
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Annotation: Presents a day-by-day chronology of the events of the Vietnam War, an alphabetical dictionary of the key people involved in the war, a listing of vital statistics, and maps and illustrations and also covers people such as Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, William Westmoreland, Ngo Dinh Diem, and Ho Chi Minh.
Catalog Number: #3929137
Binding Type: Publisher's Hardcover
Publisher: Facts On File
Copyright Date: 2009
Edition Date: c2009
Pages: xviii, 590 p.
Availability: Available
ISBN: 0-8160-7102-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-8160-7102-9
Dewey: 959.704
LCCN: 2008006881
Dimensions: 25 cm.
Language: English
Reviewing Agencies: ALA Booklist (9/1/09) , School Library Journal (6/1/09) , Wilson's High School Catalog
Bibliography Index/Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 555-565) and index.
Reading Level: 9.0
Interest Level: 9+
The Vietnam War was one of the most controversial and divisive events in American history since the Civil War. Stretching from approximately 1957 to 1973, this watershed event cost billions of dollars and claimed the lives of thousands of Americans.Containing a detailed, day-by-day chronology of the events and people involved in the Vietnam War, the new Vietnam War Almanac also features an A-to-Z biographical dictionary of the key figures involved in the conflict, along with a comprehensive listing of vital statistics in the appendix. Maps, illustrations, and an extensive bibliography aid further research and complete this invaluable almanac.Coverage includes:
Creighton W. Abrams
George W. Ball
William E. Colby
Walter L. Cronkite
Ngo Dinh Diem
Vo Nguyen Giap
David Halberstam
Ho Chi Minh
Hubert Humphrey
Lyndon B. Johnson
John F. Kennedy
Henry A. Kissinger
Henry Cabot Lodge
Robert S. McNamara
Richard M. Nixon
Dean Rusk
Cao Van Vien
William C. Westmoreland.