Hell in A Very Small Place

Hell in A Very Small Place

The Siege of Dien Bien Phu

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Perseus Publishing
"The definitive account" (Saturday Review) of the battle that paved the way for American involvement in Vietnam


Blackwell North Amer
The 1954 battle of Dien Bien Phu ranks with Stalingrad and Tet for what it ended (imperial ambitions), what it foretold (American involvement), and what it symbolized: A guerrilla force of Viet Minh destroyed a technologically superior French army, convincing the Viet Minh that similar tactics might prevail in battle with the U.S.


Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Da Capo Press, 2002
Edition: Second Da Capo Press edition
Copyright Date: ©1966
ISBN: 9780306811579
030681157X
Branch Call Number: 959.7042 Fall 2002
Characteristics: xii, 515 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Siege of Dien Bien Phu

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