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INDEX Page numbers in italics refer to maps. Abrams, Creighton, 63–65, 122, 132, 171– 172, 175, 197 Acheson, Dean, 197 Adams, Sam, 33–35, 41–42, 62, 72–76, 81–86, 124 on Combat forces, 59, 72, 76, 115, 118, 130, 176 hawk, 104 on SD and SSD, 24, 75–77, 81 Administrative Services, 21, 25–29, 77, 116, 125–126, 150, 159, 162 strength, 27, 30–31, 36–37, 41, 59–61, 63, 67, 70–71, 83, 88–89, 93, 102, 115, 167, 169, 177, 208 aerial reconnaissance, 46, 137, 143 Afghanistan, 210 Allen, George, 74, 81, 83, 103, 127–128 Allen, Michael, 165–166 Alsop, Joseph, 15–16, 106–108, 129 Anh Sau. See Le Duc Tho antiwar movement, 112, 114, 189 Apple, R. W., 56–57 Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN), 11–12, 14, 51, 112–114, 139, 145–148, 165, 173, 180, 198, 212. See also Republic of Vietnam Armed Forces Assault Youth, 32–33, 68, 76, 144, 167–168, 207 Associated Press, 37, 92 B2 Front, 9, 12, 109 Bac Lieu, 135, 136 Baldwin, Hanson W., 106–108 Bankson, Rodger, 43, 45 Ban Me Thuot, 135, 136 Ba Ria, 135, 136 Ba Thu, 137, 138 Binh Dinh, 24, 34–35, 173 Binh Duong, 135 Binh Long, 131 body count, 90, 96–98 bombing, 2–3, 10, 12, 106, 143, 169–171, 174, 183, 206 booby traps, 23, 78 Boot, Max, 160 Borchgrave, Arnaud de, 188 Boylan, Kevin, 173 Braestrup, Peter, 5, 108, 149, 178–183, 185–186 Brewin, Bob, 74 Brown, Grover, 73 Buckley, Tom, 92–93 Bulge, Battle of the, 156–158, 174, 217n36 Bundy, McGeorge, 11, 104, 106 Bundy, William, 160 Bunker, Ellsworth, 52, 65, 75, 79, 81, 89–90, 92, 107, 157 Buzzanco, Robert, 192 Cambodia, border with South Vietnam, 8, 113, 128, 131, 133, 136, 137, 138 Can Tho, 8, 118 Cao Van Vien, 15, 139–140 Carrier, Joseph, 24 Carroll, Joseph, 73 Carver, George, 3, 78–79, 83, 88–89, 91–92, 129 negotiations with MACV, 60–61, 65–66 casualties American, 2, 4, 18, 38, 40, 54, 101, 111, 140, 145–146, 149–150, 152–154, 158, 164–166, 171, 181–182, 202, 204–206, 209 civilian, 162 Communist, 1–2, 4, 38–39, 56, 97, 145, 148, 160, 171, 180, 199, 205–206 RVN, 11, 146, 148, 150–152, 159, 165 270 INDEX Caton, Edward, 47 CBS Television, 41–42, 56, 74, 96, 132. See also Cronkite, Walter; Uncounted Enemy, The; Westmoreland v. CBS, et al. Central Highlands, 100, 113, 131, 135, 140, 183 Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), 5, 9–10, 16–17, 30, 43, 52, 82–84, 88–89, 103, 121, 124–125 early doubts about MACV estimates, 34–36, 58 post-Tet challenge to MACV estimates, 166–168, 207 reluctance to challenge MACV estimates, 58, 65 SNIE 14.3-67, 58–62, 64–66, 70, 75, 115 Tet Offensive, 121, 126–128, 130, 154 warning of Tet Offensive, 129–130 Central Office for South Vietnam (COSVN), 12, 109–110 offensives after Tet Offensive, 202, 206 Tet Offensive, 1, 111, 126, 135, 147–149 Chieu Hoi, 22, 24, 33–34 children in SD, 23–24, 46, 79 Cholon, 139, 161, 183 Chomsky, Noam, 186 Christian, George, 152–153 Clay, Lucius, 163 Clifford, Clark, 174 opposes large reinforcements, 198–199 shock of Tet Offensive, 152, 197 Cline, Ray, 9–10 Combat (category in order of battle), 21, 25–31, 33–34, 50, 53, 59–61, 63, 67, 69–72, 77, 86, 89, 95–96, 102, 115–119, 125–128, 130, 141, 144, 158–160, 162, 166–167, 176–177, 208–209 elite units, 59, 76, 118 (see also sappers) maneuver units, 26, 99, 125–127, 202 noncombat units included in, 26–27, 29, 77, 159 Combat Support (Administrative Services), 21, 25–27, 30, 35 Combat Support (subcategory of Combat), 26, 29 Combined Intelligence Center, Vietnam (CICV), 21, 44, 47–48, 72, 87, 121, 207 Order of Battle Branch, 20–21, 25–26, 30, 35, 40–41, 45–47, 53, 82, 86–87, 166, 208 commander in chief, Pacific (CINCPAC), 99, 120, 166, 168. See also Sharp, Ulysses S. G. Communist forces categories (see Administrative Services; Combat; Guerrillas; Irregulars; military forces, defined; People’s Army of Vietnam; Self-Defense militia; Viet Cong) morale, 13, 17, 33–34, 91–92, 106, 206 relative proportion of North and South Vietnamese, 27–28, 69, 71, 83–84, 102, 158–163 strength (see order of battle) units...

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9780700625031
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1012343035
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2017-11-22
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