Into the Quagmire

Into the Quagmire : Lyndon Johnson and the Escalation of the Vietnam War

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Brian VanDeMark traces how and why Johnson escalated American involvement in Vietnam from the election in 1964, in which he pledged to limit involvement, until July 1965, when he committed American forces in a big more

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  • Paperback | 284 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.1 x 20.3mm | 408.24g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195096509
  • 9780195096507
  • 918,047

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Into the Quagmire presents a closely rendered, almost day-by-day account of America's deepening involvement in Vietnam during those crucial nine more

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A fascinating examination of presidential decision-making at the outset of the Vietnam War....A fine and convincing revisionist analysis. * Kirkus Reviews *show more

About Brian Vandemark

Brian VanDeMark is Assistant Professor of History at the U.S. Naval Academy. He served as research assistant to Clark M. Clifford in the preparation of his forthcoming more

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