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Lyndon Johnson"s war

the road to stalemate in Vietnam

by Larry Berman

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Published by Norton in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. -- 1908-1973.,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementLarry Berman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS557.7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii,254p. :
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21352693M
    ISBN 100393026361

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