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Starts with American foreign policy struggles in the 1930's, 1940's and WW II relative to French Indochina. Read morePublished 12 months ago by P. Kline
Very good account of the battle. It also explores the political situation that leads up to and follows the battle.Published 15 months ago by Craig Tx
To understand the American experience in Vietnam, it helps to understand the ignominious experience of the French. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Mary Bonner
Very informative look at Viet Nam when the French were there. I never knew that the US was sending the French money to continue the war. Read morePublished 19 months ago by J. STEVENSON
A good complement to "Hell in a Very Small Place." It covers the battle of Dien Bien Phu from a higher level than Bernard Fall. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Matthew J. Brennan
Often overshadowed by the America's Vietnam War, but critical in understanding Southeast Asia today. Courage, decency and malevolence from all directions.Published 21 months ago by alex w seiler
A history the U.S. should have made more attention to before foolishly following French foot steps.Published 23 months ago by Gary