U.S. Marines in Vietnam : the advisory & combat assistance era, 1954-1964

Whitlow, Robert H

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Notes

  • S/N PCN 190 003064 00.
  • S/N 008-055-00094-7.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-264) and index.

Contents

  • PART 1. THE WATERSHED: 1. Background to Military Assistance ; 2. The formative years ; 3. Vietnamese Marines and the Communist insurgency ; 4. An expanding War, 1962 -- PART 2. MARINE HELICOPTERS GO TO WAR: 5. SHUFLY at Soc Trang ; 6. SHUFLY moves North ; 7. The Laotian Crisis, 1962 -- PART 3. THE STRUGGLE CONTINUES, 1963: 8. The Marine Advisory effort ; 9 SHUFLY operations -- PART 4. AN EXPANDING GROUND WAR, 1964: 10. Marines meet the challenge ; 11. Spring and Summer fighting ; 12. Fall and Winter operations ; 13. Prelude to escalation -- Notes -- APPENDICES: A. USMC and VNMC Senior Officers, 1954-1964 ; B. Awards and decorations, RVN, through 1964 ; C. Glossary of acronyms ; D. Chronology ; E. List of reviewers
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