Download e-book for kindle: The Tragedy of the Vietnam War: A South Vietnamese Officer’s by Van Nguyen Duong

By Van Nguyen Duong

What american citizens name the Vietnam conflict truly begun in December 1946 with a fight among the communists and the French for ownership of the country—but Vietnam’s strategic place in southeast Asia unavoidably ended in the involvement of different countries.
Written by way of an officer within the Republic of Vietnam military, this poignant memoir seeks to explain the nuances of South Vietnam’s defeat. From the age of 12, Van Nguyen Duong watched because the clash affected his domestic, family members, village and acquaintances. He discusses not just the day by day hardships of wartime yet his postwar compelled relocation and eventual imprisonment. a different concentration is at the discomfort brought on by the illusive fact of Vietnamese independence.
The political forces at paintings north and south, the hardships suffered via RVNAF squaddies after the 1975 U.S. withdrawal, and the consequences of reunification at the Vietnamese everyone is discussed.

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