Hell In A Very Small Place

The Siege Of Dien Bien Phu
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Product Number: Z100118634
Released: Sep 06, 2016
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ISBN: #9781515990932
Narrator/s: Robertson Dean
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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Like Gettysburg, Stalingrad, Midway, and Tet, the battle at Dien Bien Phu-a strategic attack launched by France against the Vietnamese in 1954 after eight long years of war-marked a historic turning point. By the end of the fifty-six-day siege, a determined Viet Minh guerrilla force had destroyed a large, tactical French colonial army in the heart of Southeast Asia. The Vietnamese victory would not only end French occupation of Indochina and offer a sobering premonition of the U.S.'s future military defeat in the region, but would also provide a new model of modern warfare in which size and sophistication didn't always dictate victory. Before his death in Vietnam in 1967, Bernard Fall, a critically acclaimed scholar and reporter, drew upon declassified documents from the French Defense Ministry and interviews with thousands of surviving French and Vietnamese soldiers to weave a compelling account of the key battle of Dien Bien Phu. With Fall's thorough and insightful analysis, Hell in a Very Small Place has become one of the benchmarks in war reportage.

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Author(s): Bernard B. Fall
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Sep 06, 2016

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Author(s): Bernard B. Fall
Narrator(s): Robertson Dean
Genre: History
Product Number DD27741
Released: Sep 06, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781515910930

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