Grasshoppers and Elephants: The Viet Cong Account of the Last 55 Days of the War

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Grasshoppers and Elephants: The Viet Cong Account of the Last 55 Days of the War

By Wilfred Burchett
Urizen Books, 1977
265 pp. $4.95
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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.