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Wilfred G. Burchett • 35 Items / 17 Books, 17 Articles, 1 Review
Grasshoppers and Elephants (1977)
Why Vietnam Fell
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  1. Books
    Why and How the Vietnamese Won the Vietnam War (3 Reviews)
    Our Great Spring Victory, by Van Tien Dung
    1. Our Great Spring Victory by Van Tien Dung
    2. Grasshoppers and Elephants by Wilfred G. Burchett
    3. The War Managers by Douglas Kinnard
    The Monthly Review, November 1978, pp. 28-42
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    The U.S. in Vietnam, a Case of Grasshoppers against Elephants (4 Reviews)
    Grasshoppers and Elephants, by Wilfred G. Burchett
    1. Grasshoppers and Elephants by Wilfred G. Burchett
    2. Our Great Spring Victory by Van Tien Dung
    3. A Soldier Reports by William C. Westmoreland
    4. Can America Win the Next War? by Drew Middleton
    In These Times, August 31, 1977, p. 12
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    Communism and Nationalism in Vietnam (8 Reviews)
    History of Vietnamese Communism, 1925-1976, by Douglas E. Pike
    1. History of Vietnamese Communism, 1925-1976 by Douglas E. Pike
    2. Reflections from Captivity by David G. Marr, Phan Bio Chau, and Ho Chi Minh
    3. This Nation and Socialism Are One by Le Duan and Tran Van Dinh
    4. Economic Development of Socialist Vietnam by G. Nguyen Tien Hung
    5. The Rise of Nationalism in Vietnam, 1900-1941 by William J. Duiker
    6. America in Vietnam by Guenter Lewy
    7. Grasshoppers and Elephants by Wilfred G. Burchett
    8. The Lessons of Vietnam by W. Scott Thompson and Donaldson D. Frizzell
    Problems of Communism, March 1981, pp. 80-87
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    Recent Books on International Relations (12 Reviews)
    The United States
    1. Decent Interval by Frank Snepp
    2. 55 Days by Alan Dawson
    3. Grasshoppers and Elephants by Wilfred G. Burchett
    4. The Wrong Horse by Laurence M. Stern
    5. The Panama Canal by Walter LaFeber
    6. The Diplomacy of Detente by Coral Bell
    7. Quest for Equilibrium by George Liska
    8. In and Out of the Ivory Tower by William L. Langer
    9. Once To Every Man by William Sloane Coffin, Jr.
    10. The Politics of Propaganda by Allan M. Winkler
    11. Beyond Top Secret Ultra by Ewen Montagu
    12. The Almanac of American Politics by Michael Barone
    Foreign Affairs, April 1978, pp. 672-673