1984 edition; "Vietnam: A History; The First Complete Account of Vietnam at War"; softcover; very good condition with unmarked pages; covers quite good with minimal wear.
Stanley Karnow's enthralling narrative clarifies, analizes, and demystifies the tragic Vietnam War ordeal. Panoramic in scope, profound in understanding, and compassionate in its human portrayals, it is filled with fresh revelations from secret documents and from exclusive interviews with hundreds of participants on both sides. The author explains all the political and military events that occurred in Vietnam after the US arrived, and delves into the decision-making process in Washington. Six maps; many photographs.