South Vietnam fell because of events occurring thousands of miles away from the battlefields - in China, the Soviet Union, Latin America, the Middle East, and Washington's corridors of power, along protest lines, and around America's dinner tables. These other wars being fought by American presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford profoundly impacted what happened in Vietnam. This work examines those other conflicts and the political, social, and economic factors involved with them that distracted and crippled the presidencies of Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford and led to the eventual abandonment of the U.S.-supported South Vietnamese regime.
Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc
Number of pages: 223
Weight: 295 g
Dimensions: 222 x 152 x 13 mm
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