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"...A dramatic treatment of a historic event ... the vast panorama of the Indochina struggle emerges with graphic impact." --The New York Times Book Review
"A poignant, angry, articulate book . . ." --Newsweek --Newsweek
"A poignant, angry, articulate book . . ." --Newsweek
"...A dramatic treatment of a historic event ... the vast panorama of the Indochina struggle emerges with graphic impact." -- The New York Times Book Review<br /><br />"A poignant, angry, articulate book . . ." --Newsweek --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Bernard B. Fall was born in France and fought with the French Resistance during World War II. While traveling in Vietnam in 1967, he was killed by a Vietcong explosive. His other works include Hell in a Very Small Place (0-306-81157-X) and Last Reflections on a War (0-8117-0904-3).
Great read, unparalleled historical point of view around the entirety of the Indochina war and conflict in the region. Afterward adds some future perspective. Read morePublished 5 days ago by J J
When America's media began proclaiming that the United States military would do "counter insurgency" in Iraq, Afghanistan, and wherever else in the 21st Century, it was not... Read morePublished 24 days ago by George N. Schmidt
Dien Bien Phu was long ago but Fall's writing takes you back to there to comprehend the weakness of the French and strength and resolve of the Vietnamese Freedom fighters - Must... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Hertzel Grotch
Excellent account of the final days of the French ordeal in Indo China. Too bad Kennedy, Johnson, & Nixon paid no attention to Mr. Fall's writings.Published 1 month ago by Jim Schuh
La Rue Sans Joie -Street Without Joy- was required reading on Vietnam when I joined the U.S. Foreign Service in 1967. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Kenneth (email@example.com)
Authoritative description of the evils of war in Vietnam.Published 3 months ago by William H. Bailey
Bernard Falls other classic a little over detailed but great for a military buff like myself.Published 3 months ago by edward