In This Review
America's Longest War: The United States and Vietnam, 1950-1975

America's Longest War: The United States and Vietnam, 1950-1975

By George C. Herring

Wiley, 1979, 298 pp.

An excellent survey incorporating original research, commanding the almost uncontrollable secondary literature, and avoiding tendentious argument. Designed for the informed reader seeking broad historical background.