The Resource Vietnam declassified : the CIA and counterinsurgency, Thomas L. Ahern, Jr. ; foreword by Donald P. Gregg, (electronic resource)

Vietnam declassified : the CIA and counterinsurgency, Thomas L. Ahern, Jr. ; foreword by Donald P. Gregg, (electronic resource)

Label
Vietnam declassified : the CIA and counterinsurgency
Title
Vietnam declassified
Title remainder
the CIA and counterinsurgency
Statement of responsibility
Thomas L. Ahern, Jr. ; foreword by Donald P. Gregg
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Vietnam Declassified is a detailed account of the CIA's effort to help South Vietnamese authorities win the loyalty of the Vietnamese peasantry and suppress the Viet Cong. Covering the CIA engagement from 1954 to mid-1972, it provides a thorough analysis of the agency and its partners. Retired CIA operative and intelligence consultant Thomas L. Ahern Jr. is the first to comprehensively document the CIA's role in the rural pacification of South Vietnam, drawing from secret archives to which he had unrestricted access. In addition to a chronology of operations, the book explores the assumptio
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1932-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ahern, Thomas L.
Dewey number
  • 959.704
  • 959.70438
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
DS558.92
LC item number
.A35 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Rural development
  • Vietnam, Southern
Label
Vietnam declassified : the CIA and counterinsurgency, Thomas L. Ahern, Jr. ; foreword by Donald P. Gregg, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
The effort must be made -- Get them before they get us -- Counterinsurgency in the Central Highlands -- Sea swallows and strategic hamlets -- Operation Switchback -- Experiments in the lowlands -- The Kien Hoa incubator -- The People's Action Team -- Another chance in the countryside -- Growing pains -- CORDS -- Phoenix -- The 1968 Tet Offensive and accelerated pacification -- Disengagement -- A matter of running city hall
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (475 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813173573
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)792154
  • (OCoLC)496121514
  • (SSID)ssj0000344233
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11275591
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000344233
  • (PQKBWorkID)10307147
  • (PQKB)10035516
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000038522
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC792154
  • (OCoLC)859670996
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse13753
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000007154
Label
Vietnam declassified : the CIA and counterinsurgency, Thomas L. Ahern, Jr. ; foreword by Donald P. Gregg, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
The effort must be made -- Get them before they get us -- Counterinsurgency in the Central Highlands -- Sea swallows and strategic hamlets -- Operation Switchback -- Experiments in the lowlands -- The Kien Hoa incubator -- The People's Action Team -- Another chance in the countryside -- Growing pains -- CORDS -- Phoenix -- The 1968 Tet Offensive and accelerated pacification -- Disengagement -- A matter of running city hall
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (475 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813173573
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)792154
  • (OCoLC)496121514
  • (SSID)ssj0000344233
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11275591
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000344233
  • (PQKBWorkID)10307147
  • (PQKB)10035516
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000038522
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC792154
  • (OCoLC)859670996
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse13753
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000007154

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