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Author McNamara, Robert S., 1916-2009, author

Title In retrospect : the tragedy and lessons of Vietnam / Robert S. McNamara with Brian VanDeMark
Edition First edition
Published New York : Times Books, [1995]
©1995
©1995

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Description xviii, 414 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents My journey to Washington: June 9, 1916-January 20, 1961 -- The early years: January 19, 1961-August 23, 1963 -- The fateful fall of 1963: August 24-November 22, 1963 -- A time of transition: November 23, 1963-July 29, 1964 -- The Tonkin Gulf resolution: July 30-August 7, 1964 -- The 1964 election and its aftermath: August 8, 1964-January 27, 1965 -- The decision to escalate: January 28-July 28, 1965 -- The Christmas bombing pause, an unsuccessful attempt to move to negotiations: July 29, 1965-January 30, 1966 -- Troubles deepen: January 31, 1966-May 19, 1967 -- Estrangement and departure: May 20, 1967-February 29, 1968 -- The lessons of Vietnam
Summary Secretary of Defense in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, McNamara analyzes the Vietnam War and his role in it
Analysis Autobiography
History
McNamara, Robert
Overseas item
Robert McNamara
United States
Vietnam War
Notes Maps on lining papers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-385) and index
Subject McNamara, Robert S., 1916-2009.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States.
Author VanDeMark, Brian, 1960- author
LC no. 94040088
ISBN 0712676821
0812925238
9780712676823
9780812925234