Triumph Forsaken: The Vietnam War, 1954-1965. Mark Moyar. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. ISBN 978-0-521-86911-9. Illustrations. Notes. Index. Pp. ix, 503. [...]
Tidewater Warrior is not a slick, tightly edited volume sold at bookstores, but an author-published and distributed paper-bound work that looks more like a doctoral dissertation. The notes are extensive. Illustrations, while fetching, are dim photocopies.
For more than a quarter of a century, the 15th Infantry Regiment was stationed in northeastern China, guarding American interests.
While its title may at first seem curious, Dr. C.E. Wood proves in this brief work that mud—in its many forms—has never been adequately studied in terms of its impact on military operations.
Previously, no book was available which analyzed or discussed in a comprehensive fashion the United States’ policies toward, and treatment of, prisoners of war (POWs).
Glenn C Altschuler and Stuart M. Blumin, both professors at Cornell University, join together for their second co-authored work, an examination of the G.I. Bill and its impact on post World War II America.