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Interview With William C. (William Childs) Westmoreland, 1981 [electronic resource]

by Richard Ellison and William C. Westmoreland
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
General William C. Westmoreland directed the American military presence on the ground in Vietnam from 1964 to 1968. Here he discusses the situation in Vietnam in 1964 and various events during the War, including the Marine landing at Da Nang in 1965, Operation Rolling Thunder, and the Tet Offensive. He describes the successes and failures of American military efforts in Vietnam and the strengths of various units. Finally, he reflects on the Johnson Administration's 1968 decision not to pursue a war-winning strategy.
Release Date
1983
Run Time
86 min.
Language
This edition in English
Notes
Title from resource description page (viewed Nov. 5, 2012).
Series
American History in Video
Vietnam : A Television History
Published
Boston, Mass. : WGBH Boston Video, 1983.
Access Restriction
Access restricted to subscribers.
Description
1 online resource (video file (86 min.)) : sound, color.
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