Vietnam: The Advisory Years to 1965

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This book explains the policy of the United States and France toward Vietnam beginning after World War II until the beginning of America's entry into the Vietnam War in 1965. Summary by Craig Campbell (13 hr 26 min)


Foreword and Preface 3:00 Read by Tatiana Chichilla
Part One The Truman Years Origins of The American Commitment to Vietnam 25:42 Read by Craig Campbell
Part Two: The Eisenhower Years Dien Bien Phu 46:02 Read by Craig Campbell
The Geneva Agreements and French Withdrawal 24:34 Read by Tatiana Chichilla
U.S. Command Problems in the Pacific: Emphasis on Southeast Asia 25:40
Strained Civil-Military Relations in South Vietnam 1957- 1960 27:20
Part Three: The Kennedy Years Initial Challenges and Actions 46:30 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Opening Farm Gate 20:50 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
The Taylor Mission 20:32 Read by KevinS
US. Command Arrangements: 2d ADVON and MACV 29:15 Read by Graham McMillan
Tactical Air Control, Mule Train, and Ranch Hand 40:52 Read by Graham McMillan
Air Policy: Too Cautious? 19:19 Read by Tatiana Chichilla
Farm Gate and the Vietnamese Air Force 21:28 Read by Tatiana Chichilla
Air Operations, 1962: Interdiction, Strikes, and Reconnaissance 52:35
Ap Bac and Related Matters 50:41
Air Operations, 1963 58:24
Collapse of the Diem Government 27:20 Read by KevinS
Part Four: The Johnson Years Objectives Confirmed, Methods Expanded 38:38 Read by Paul Hampton
The War in Vietnam, 1964 1:00:14 Read by KevinS
The Gulf of Tonkin Incident 28:28 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Diffusion of Air Assets 46:57 Read by Paul Hampton
End of The Advisory Phase 56:49 Read by BettyB
Appendix 1 Growth of Major United States Air Force and Vietnamese Air Force Un… 26:33 Read by Craig Campbell
Appendix 2 Development of a Viet Cong Antiaircraft Capability 1962-1965 8:46 Read by Craig Campbell


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