United States Marines in Vietnam : The Defining Year 1968

Shulimson, Jack

Published by United States Government Printing Office, 1997
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B000NCLDF6 First edition. Light cover wear and several creases to cover. Text free of highlighting and writing. Solidly bound. Massive book. Due to weight, no foreign orders or domestic priority shipments accepted without prior arrangement as to shipping costs, which will exceed our usual rates. xiv, 805 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm. Contents: PART 1. PRE-TET 1968 : 1. A puzzling War ; 2. The 3d Marine Division and the barrier ; 3. The War in the Eastern DMZ in early and mid-January ; 4. Khe Sanh: Building up ; 5. The 3d Division War in Southern Quang Tri and Northern Thua Thien, Operations Osceola and Neosho ; 6. Heavy fighting and redeployment: The War in Central and Southern I Corps, January 1968 -- PART 3. THE "TET OFFENSIVE" : 7. The Enemy offensive in DMZ and Southern Quang Tri, 20 January-8 February ; 8. The Tet Offensive in Da Nang ; 9. The struggle for Hue -- The Battle begins ; 10. The struggle for Hue -- The Second Phase ; 11. The struggle for Hue -- Stalemate in the Old City ; 12. The struggle for Hue -- The taking of the Citadel and aftermath -- PART 3. AFTER TET, KHE SANH, AND MINI-TET : 13. Post-Tet in I Corps ; 114. The Siege of Khe Sanh ; 15. The Battle for Dong Ha ; 16. Khe Sanh: Final operations and evacuation 16 April-11 July 1968 ; 17. Mini-Tet and its aftermath in Southern I Corps -- PART 4. THE WAR CONTINUES: OFFENSIVE AND COUNTER-OFFENSIVE : 18. 3d Division takes the offensive ; 19. The third offensive: Da Nang ; 20. Autumn offensive halted ; 21. Counteroffensive operations in Southern ICTZ ; 22. The 3d Division's labors bear fruit -- PART 5. SUPPORTING THE TROOPS : 23. Marine Air at the beginning of the year and air support of Khe Sanh ; 24. A matter of doctrine: Marine Air and Single Manager ; 25. A question of helicopters ; 26. Artillery and reconnaissance support in III MAF ; 27. Manpower policies and realities ; 28. Backing up the Troops -- PART 6. OTHER PERSPECTIVES: PACIFICATION AND MARINES OUTSIDE OF III MAF : 29. Pacification ; 30. Outside of III MAF: The Special Landing Forces, Marine Advisors, and others ; 31. 1968: An overview -- Notes -- APPENDICES : A. Marine Command and Staff List, 1 January-31 December, 1968 ; B. Chronology of significant events, January-December 1968 ; C. Glossary of terms and abbreviations ; D. Medals of Honor Citations, 1968 ; E. Distribution of personnel ; F. Combined Action Program expansion -- 1968 ; G. NVA/VC casualties reported by III MAF Units ; H. Marine aircraft, support and ordnance ; I. List of reviewers ; J. Tables of Organization. Series Title: Marine Corps Vietnam series., Operational histories series. Bookseller Inventory # 056353

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Title: United States Marines in Vietnam : The ...

Publisher: United States Government Printing Office

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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