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The Resource Dereliction of duty : Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the lies that led to Vietnam, H.R. McMaster

Dereliction of duty : Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the lies that led to Vietnam, H.R. McMaster

Label
Dereliction of duty : Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the lies that led to Vietnam
Title
Dereliction of duty
Title remainder
Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the lies that led to Vietnam
Statement of responsibility
H.R. McMaster
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the decisions made between 1963 and 1965 in regards to escalating United States involvement in the Vietnam War and looks at how early mistakes in policy formation were constantly repeated throughout the Johnson administration
Summary
Outlines the policies and decisions that embroiled the U.S. in the war in Southeast Asia
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
163971
Cataloging source
LPU
Dewey number
959.704/3373
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DS558
LC item number
.M43 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the lies that led to Vietnam
Label
Dereliction of duty : Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the lies that led to Vietnam, H.R. McMaster
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York: HarperCollins, 1997
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 419-434) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The new frontiersmen and the old guard : 1961-October 1962 -- Havana and Hanoi : October 1962-November 1963 -- New war, new leader : November 1963-January 1964 -- Graduated pressure : January-March 1964 -- From distrust to deceit : March-July 1964 -- Across the threshold : July-August 1964 -- Contriving consensus : August-September 1964 -- Prophesies rejected and the path of least resistance : September-November 1964 -- Planning for failure : November-December 1964 -- A fork in the road : December 1964-February 1965 -- The foot in the door : February-March 1965 -- A quicksand of lies : March-April 1965 -- The coach and his team : April-June 1965 -- War without direction : April-June 1965 -- Five silent men : July 1965 -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First HarperPerennial edition
Extent
xxii, 446 pages
Isbn
9780060929084
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)39381368
  • (OCoLC)ocm39381368
  • 527160
Label
Dereliction of duty : Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the lies that led to Vietnam, H.R. McMaster
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York: HarperCollins, 1997
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 419-434) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The new frontiersmen and the old guard : 1961-October 1962 -- Havana and Hanoi : October 1962-November 1963 -- New war, new leader : November 1963-January 1964 -- Graduated pressure : January-March 1964 -- From distrust to deceit : March-July 1964 -- Across the threshold : July-August 1964 -- Contriving consensus : August-September 1964 -- Prophesies rejected and the path of least resistance : September-November 1964 -- Planning for failure : November-December 1964 -- A fork in the road : December 1964-February 1965 -- The foot in the door : February-March 1965 -- A quicksand of lies : March-April 1965 -- The coach and his team : April-June 1965 -- War without direction : April-June 1965 -- Five silent men : July 1965 -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First HarperPerennial edition
Extent
xxii, 446 pages
Isbn
9780060929084
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)39381368
  • (OCoLC)ocm39381368
  • 527160

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