General William C. Westmoreland

Title: Westmoreland’s War: Reassessing American Strategy in Vietnam


Book Description:

General William C. Westmoreland has long been derided for his failed strategy of “attrition” in the Vietnam War. Historians have argued that Westmoreland’s strategy placed a premium on high “body counts” through a “big unit war” that relied almost solely on search and destroy missions. Many believe the U.S.  Army failed in Vietnam because of […]

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