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U.S. policy toward Vietnam

Hearing before the Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, ... first session, July 21, 1993 (S. hrg)

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ISBN 100160417937
ISBN 109780160417931

  It was quite unsuccessful. Approximat Americans and hundreds of thousands of others died in the war during that period, and in North Vietnam conquered and absorbed the U.S. ally South Vietnam. Our superpower was not able to indefinitely prop up an unpopular government.


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