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The Soviet Union and the Vietnam War

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Published by I.R. Dee in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975,
  • Soviet Union,
  • Vietnam (Democratic Republic),
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Soviet Union,
    • Soviet Union -- Relations -- Vietnam (Democratic Republic),
    • Vietnam (Democratic Republic) -- Relations -- Soviet Union,
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-254) and index.

      StatementIlya V. Gaiduk.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS558.6.S65 G34 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 299 p. ;
      Number of Pages299
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL814698M
      ISBN 101566631033
      LC Control Number95052204


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Despite hundreds of studies and analyses of the Vietnam War, we still have scant knowledge of deliberations and actions on the other side of the lines-in North Vietnam, China, and the Soviet Union.

In this pioneering book, a Russian historian with exclusive access to newly opened Soviet archives on the war offers a compelling account of the Cited by: Despite hundreds of studies and analyses of the Vietnam War, we still have scant knowledge of deliberations and actions on the other side of the lines-in North Vietnam, China, and the Soviet Union.

In this pioneering book, a Russian historian with exclusive access to newly opened Soviet archives on the war offers a compelling account of the /5(9).

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The story will not be complete until Kremlin archives are opened and the deliberations of Soviet leaders examined. Still, Gaiduk, a young Russian historian, has pieced together as full a picture of Soviet policy during the Vietnam War as one could fairly expect.

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