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Grasshoppers and Elephants: The Viet Cong Account of the Last 55 Days of the War
Grasshoppers and Elephants: The Viet Cong Account of the Last 55 Days of the War
By Wilfred Burchett
Urizen Books, 1977, 265 pp
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A turgid, slogan-ridden account of the North Vietnamese victory consisting largely of long self-congratulatory quotations from military leaders. The main point, however, cannot be gainsaid: at the end, the Saigon regime had little support from the populace.