The Resource What was the Vietnam War?, by Jim O'Connor ; illustrated by Tim Foley

What was the Vietnam War?, by Jim O'Connor ; illustrated by Tim Foley

Label
What was the Vietnam War?
Title
What was the Vietnam War?
Statement of responsibility
by Jim O'Connor ; illustrated by Tim Foley
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Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Learn how the United States ended up fighting for twenty years in a remote country on the other side of the world. The Vietnam War was as much a part of the tumultuous Sixties as Flower Power and the Civil Rights Movement. Five US presidents were convinced that American troops could end a war in the small, divided country of Vietnam and stop Communism from spreading in Southeast Asia. But they were wrong, and the result was the death of 58,000 American troops. Presenting all sides of a complicated and tragic chapter in recent history, Jim O'Connor explains why the US got involved, what the human cost was, and how defeat in Vietnam left a lasting scar on America"--
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LBSOR/DLC
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O'Connor, Jim
Dewey number
959.704/3
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages 8-12
LC call number
DS557.7
LC item number
.O27 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Foley, Tim
Series statement
What was?
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
What was the Vietnam War?, by Jim O'Connor ; illustrated by Tim Foley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What was the Vietnam War? -- Where is Vietnam? -- Guerrilla warfare -- Diem's government -- Uncle Ho -- JFK -- LBJ and the growing war -- War on the ground and in the air -- Protest -- 1968 -- A war at home -- Richard Nixon -- the end of the war -- A bitter homecoming -- The Vietnam Veterans Memorial -- A final word
Control code
sky295211683
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
108 pages
Isbn
9781524789787
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2018061144
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
mv 05/19
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
What was the Vietnam War?, by Jim O'Connor ; illustrated by Tim Foley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What was the Vietnam War? -- Where is Vietnam? -- Guerrilla warfare -- Diem's government -- Uncle Ho -- JFK -- LBJ and the growing war -- War on the ground and in the air -- Protest -- 1968 -- A war at home -- Richard Nixon -- the end of the war -- A bitter homecoming -- The Vietnam Veterans Memorial -- A final word
Control code
sky295211683
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
108 pages
Isbn
9781524789787
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2018061144
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
mv 05/19
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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