Not a gentleman"s war an inside view of junior officers in the Vietnam War by Ron Milam

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • United States. -- Army -- History -- Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • United States. -- Army -- Officers -- History -- 20th century,
  • United States. -- Army -- Military life -- History -- 20th century,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Social aspects,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Psychological aspects

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementby Ron Milam.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS558.2 .M55 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23218038M
ISBN 109780807833308
LC Control Number2009016602
OCLC/WorldCa317929513

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