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NOTES ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THE NOTES CFV Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library, National Security File, Country File: Vietnam CICV Micro Records of the Military Assistance Command Vietnam, Part 2, Classified Studies from the Combined Intelligence Center Vietnam, 1965–1973 CMH US Army Center of Military History, Washington, DC COMUSMACV Commander, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam FRUS Foreign Relations of the United States, 1964–1968 JX Joint Exhibit or Exhibit (sources make no clear distinction) LitColl Westmoreland v. CBS Litigation Collection, 1966– 1972, RG 407, Item 1002B, National Archives LitColl 1003 Administrative Files Relating to the Westmoreland v. CBS Litigation, RG 407, Item 1003, National Archives MACV ComHis US Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, Command History NSF National Security Files, Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library OB Summary Monthly Order of Battle Summary (up to October 1967), Order of Battle Summary (from November 1967 onward) Pentagon Papers Pentagon Papers (“Report of the Office of the Secretary of Defense Vietnam Task Force”) Rand DT Rand Vietnam Interview Series DT—Activities of Viet Cong within Dinh Tuong Province.—Interview repts. 1965–Jan 68 Rand Tet-VC Rand Vietnam Interview Series Tet-VC— Organizational Activities of Viet Cong during the Tet Offensive.—Interview repts. for 1968 Rostow Memos Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library, National Security File, Memos to the President: Walt Rostow SECDEF Secretary of Defense Trial transcript Transcript, US District Court, Southern District of New York, General William C. Westmoreland, 214 NOTES TO PAGES xi–3 Plaintiff, v. Columbia Broadcasting System et al., defendants. TTU Virtual Vietnam Archive, Texas Tech University USAMHI US Army Military History Institute, MACV Command Historian’s Collection, Series II: MACV Staff Sections, J-2 VSEASupp CIA Research Reports: Vietnam and Southeast Asia, Supplement WBrief General Westmoreland’s Historical Briefing (in WPap) WCP Walter Cronkite Papers, Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas WPap The War in Vietnam: Papers of William C. Westmoreland, Part 1: History, Statements, and Clipping Files WvCBS Vietnam: A Documentary Collection: Westmoreland v. CBS ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 1. Ngo Vinh Long, “The Tet Offensive and Its Aftermath,” in The American War in Vietnam, ed. Jayne Werner and David Hunt (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Southeast Asia Program, 1993), 23–45. 2. Edwin Moïse, “The Myths of the Tet Offensive,” in New Perspectives on the History and Historiography of Southeast Asia, ed. Michael Aung-Thwin and Kenneth R. Hall (London and New York: Routledge, 2011), 229–254. INTRODUCTION: THE PROBLEM 1. Tran Do, “Tet 1968: A Strategic Raid,” translated by Merle Pribbenow from “Tet Mau Than: tran tap kich chien luoc,” Tap chi lich su quan su, no. 26 (February 1988): 50. 2. Westmoreland press conference, February 1, 1968, 4, The War in Vietnam : Papers of William C. Westmoreland, Part 1: History, Statements, and Clipping Files (Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, 1993), 12:862 (hereafter WPap); transcript of telephone conversation, Westmoreland and “General Binsberg” [probably Robert Ginsburgh], February 1, 1968, in Westmoreland to Wheeler, February 1, 1968, Foreign Relations of the United States, 1964–1968 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1992), 6:97 (hereafter FRUS). 3. General William Westmoreland, “A Military War of Attrition,” in The Lessons of Vietnam, ed. W. Scott Thompson and Donaldson D. Frizzell (New York: Crane, Russak & Company, 1977), 68. NOTES TO PAGES 3–9 215 4. Transcript, news conference, January 25, 1982, tape 2, 12, JX 600, Vietnam : A Documentary Collection: Westmoreland v. CBS (New York: Clearwater Publishing, 1987) (hereafter WvCBS), card 741. 5. Combined Intelligence Center Vietnam, “Order of Battle Summary” (hereafter OB Summary), January 1968, I-1, and OB Summary, February 1968, I-30, 33, 35, in Records of the Military Assistance Command Vietnam, part 2 (Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, 1988), reel 2 (hereafter CICV Micro); OB Summary, July 1972, vol. 2, I-25, 31, 37, 43, Westmoreland v. CBS Litigation Collection, 1966–72, RG 407, National Archives (hereafter Lit Coll), Box 40. 6. Stanley Karnow, Vietnam: A History (New York: Viking, 1983); George Herring, America’s Longest War: The United States and Vietnam, 1950–1975, 5th ed. (New York: McGraw-Hill, 2014). 7. Lien-Hang T. Nguyen, Hanoi’s War: An International History of the War for Peace in Vietnam (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012); David Elliott, The Vietnamese War (Armonk, NY, and London: M. E. Sharpe, 2003); John Prados, Vietnam: The History of an Unwinnable War, 1945–1975 (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2009). 8. Ronald H. Spector, After Tet: The Bloodiest Year in Vietnam (New York: The Free Press, 1993...

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ISBN
9780700625031
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9780700625024
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OCLC
1012343035
Pages
280
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2017-11-22
Language
English
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