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Spies and Commandos: How America Lost the Secret War in North Vietnam.

Vietnam War Literature] Conboy, Kenneth & Dale Andrade.

Published by University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, 2000
ISBN 10: 0700610022 / ISBN 13: 9780700610020
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Title: Spies and Commandos: How America Lost the ...

Publisher: University Press of Kansas, Lawrence

Publication Date: 2000

Edition: First Printing of the First Edition


A Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. The authors traces the rise and fall of the secret operations in North Vietnam, started by the CIA in 1960 and expanded by the Pentagon in 1964. They also examine the program from both sides of the war and describe the dangerous missions as well as psychological warfare efforts that reaped questionable results. Bookseller Inventory # 23305

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Synopsis: During the Vietnam War, the U.S. sought to undermine Hanoi's subversion of the Saigon regime by sending Vietnamese operatives behind enemy lines. All the commandos were killed or captured, with many reporting false information. This book traces the rise and demise of this secret operation.

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