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- The Battle Of An Loc (Twentieth-Century Battles)
- James H. Willbanks
- 07 June 2016 James H. Willbanks
❴PDF / Epub❵ ✅ The Battle Of An Loc (Twentieth-Century Battles) Author James H. Willbanks – Centrumpowypadkowe.co.uk The North Vietnamese now held most of Binh Long province from Chon Thanh north to the Cambodian border with the exception of the town of An Loc It was clear that An Loc would be the scene of the next The North Vietnamese now held most of Binh Of An Epub Þ Long province from Chon Thanh north to the Cambodian border with the exception of the town of An Loc It was clear that An Loc would be the scene of the next major North Vietnamese effort A lot was at stake Not only were the lives of the South Vietnamese soldiers and their American advisers on the line but so too was the prestige of the South Vietnamese government The loss of a province so close to Saigon would be a disastrous loss of face for President Thieu and The Battle Epub / his administration From the American perspective the battle would be the supreme test of Vietnamization and President Nixon's policies in Vietnam More than that however was the fact that very little stood between the North Vietnamese and Saigon except the forces at An Loc from The Battle of An LocWith the knowledge born of firsthand experience James H Willbanks tells the story of the day siege of An Loc In late in the Vietnam War a small group of South Vietnamese held off three North Vietnamese divisions and helped prevent a direct attack on Saigon The battle can be considered one of the major events during the gradual American exit from Vietnam An advisor to the South Vietnamese during the battle Willbanks places the battle in the context of the shifting role of the American forces and a policy decision to shift of the burden of fighting the war onto the Vietnamese troops He presents an overview of the North Vietnamese Easter Offensive a plan to press forward the attack on US and ARVN positions throughout the country including Binh Long province and Saigon.