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When Secretary McNamara states that one of the reasons things in Vietnam got out of hand was because our leaders had so much foreign and domestic matters on their plate and had to... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Michele
Former Secretary of Secretary of Defence McNamara has here compiled a book that appears thoroughly researched that sets out to explain the mistakes and lessons to be learned from... Read morePublished 5 days ago by Paul Lawrence
Haven't finished the book yet but so far very good. McNamara doesn't try to hide or defend the mistakes of Vietnam, he simply wants to explain why and how they made the decisions... Read morePublished 15 days ago by Hannah Corcoran
The bottom line on the entire mess is this: no matter what other considerations may exist they all get trumped by what came to be called the Domino Theory. Read morePublished 4 months ago by ChuckDancer
good book. Although I can't agree with every single thing it is good to know the thought process.Published 6 months ago by Paul S. Vigil
A pathetic attempt by McNamara to exonerate himself from the disaster of Vietnam, and pretend that he acted properly in his tenure as Secretary of Defense, justifying his awards... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Phil Marlowe
I might agree with some of the critics of Mr. McNamara's confessional. Perhaps it is a bit too sanitary and proper, and perhaps he is letting himself off the hook a bit while... Read morePublished 12 months ago by James Konopliski
I once had a history professor with knowledge of military warfare at the time of our intervention into Viet Nam and was very disenchanted about our involvement. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Bunny