10,000 Days of Thunder: A History of the Vietnam War by Philip Caputo PDF

By Philip Caputo

ISBN-10: 0689862318

ISBN-13: 9780689862311

It was once the warfare that lasted 10000 days. The conflict that encouraged ratings of songs. The struggle that sparked dozens of riots. And during this stirring chronicle, Pulitzer Prize- successful journalist Philip Caputo writes approximately our country's such a lot debatable battle -- the Vietnam battle -- for younger readers. From the 1st stirrings of unrest in Vietnam below French colonial rule, to American intervention, to the conflict at Hamburger Hill, to the Tet Offensive, to the autumn of Saigon, 10,000 Days of Thunder explores the battle that modified the lives of a iteration of usa citizens and that also reverberates with us at the present time.
incorporated inside of 10,000 Days of Thunder are own anecdotes from squaddies and civilians, in addition to profiles and debts of the activities of many old luminaries, either American and Vietnamese, inquisitive about the Vietnam conflict, akin to Richard M. Nixon, normal William C. Westmoreland, Ho Chi Minh, Joe Galloway, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Lyndon B. Johnson, and basic Vo Nguyen Giap. Caputo additionally explores the increase of Communism in Vietnam, the jobs that ladies performed at the battlefield, the antiwar move at domestic, the participation of Vietnamese villagers within the warfare, in addition to the far-reaching impression of the war's aftermath.
Caputo's dynamic narrative is highlighted by way of gorgeous images and key crusade and battlefield maps, making 10,000 Days of Thunder THE consummate e-book at the Vietnam conflict for kids.

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