In 1964, U.S. President Johnson launched the "More Flags" (i.e., more countries at war in Vietnam) program. Soon the goal became direct: to hire mercenary troops.
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"separate chapters explore the Korean commitment (which totaled some 50,000 soldiers at its height), the Philippine commitment and the Thai commitment, laying out the price paid for the 'hiring' of these troops" -- Vietnam
"studies the use, essentially as mercenaries, of troops from these countries, along with Australia and New Zealand, and the moral and ethical dimensions of their use" -- Military History
"useful...Blackburn takes on an important but little-known subject...accomplishes its objectives admirably" -- American Historical Review
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Book Description McFarland Publishing, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110899509312
Book Description Mcfarland & Co Inc Pub, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0899509312