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Author Gitlin, Marty.
Title Vietnam War / by Martin Gitlin ; content consultant, Kenneth Heineman, Professor and Chair, History Department, Angelo State University.
Pub Info Minneapolis, MN : ABDO Publishing Company, [2014]
book jacket
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 959.704 Git     AVAILABLE
Descript 112 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 x 25 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Essential library of American wars
Essential library of American wars.
Audience 1100L Lexile
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Surprise attack -- The origins of the war -- Giving the green light -- More troops, no closer to victory -- The unseen enemy -- Atrocities in Vietnam and battles at home -- Withdrawal and expansion -- Coming home -- The war is lost.
Summary This book explores the causes of and events leading to the Vietnam War. Easy-to-read, engaging text discusses major battles and key figures of the war and the technology and weapons used during the war. Through primary source quotes, readers will discover the experiences of soldiers and people on the home front. Readers will learn what impact the Vietnam War had on US history and the country's development.
Subject Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Juvenile literature.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Vietnam.
ISBN 9781617838804 (hardcover)
1617838802 (hardcover)
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