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Mission in Torment (1965)
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    An Official Turns State's Evidence (Review)
    Mission in Torment, by John Mecklin
    1. Mission in Torment by John Mecklin
    The New Republic, May 29, 1965, pp. 24-25
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    The Situation in Southeast Asia (4 Reviews)
    Mission in Torment, by John Mecklin
    1. Mission in Torment by John Mecklin
    2. The Making of a Quagmire by David Halberstam
    3. The New Face of War by Malcolm W. Browne
    4. Vietnam: Inside Story of the Guerilla War by Wilfred G. Burchett
    The Saturday Review, May 29, 1965, p. 35
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    Briefly Noted (6 Reviews)
    General
    1. Pauline by Pierson Dixon
    2. Mission in Torment by John Mecklin
    3. America at Last by T.H. White
    4. The Battle of El Alamein by Fred Majdalany
    5. Coming of Age in America by Edgar Z. Friedenberg
    6. The New Radicalism in America, 1889-1963 by Christopher Lasch
    The New Yorker, July 31, 1965, pp. 79-82
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    Vietnam Booklist (13 Reviews)
    Peace in Vietnam,
    1. Peace in Vietnam
    2. The New Face of War by Malcolm W. Browne
    3. Vietnam: Inside Story of the Guerilla War by Wilfred G. Burchett
    4. Twentieth Century China by O. Edmund Clubb
    5. Street Without Joy by Bernard B. Fall
    6. The Two Vietnams by Bernard B. Fall
    7. The Chinese View of Their Place in the World by C.P. Fitzgerald
    8. Vietnam by Marvin E. Gettleman
    9. The Making of a Quagmire by David Halberstam
    10. Governments and Politics of Southeast Asia by George McTurnan Kahin
    11. Mission in Torment by John Mecklin
    12. Vietnam Divided by B.S.N. Murti
    13. The Viet-Nam Reader by Marcus G. Raskin and Bernard B. Fall
    The Nation, May 2, 1966, p. 525
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    Recent Books on International Relations (14 Reviews)
    South and Southeast Asia
    1. Documents on China's Relations with South and Southeast Asia, 1949-1962 by G.V. Ambekar and V.D. Divekar
    2. Indian Foreign Policy and the Border Dispute with China by W.F. van Eekelen
    3. The Emerging World
    4. Nehru: The First Sixty Years by Dorothy Norman and Jawaharlal Nehru
    5. The Government and Politics of India by W.H. Morris-Jones
    6. India's Ex-Untouchables by Harold R. Isaacs
    7. The Kashmir Question by A.G. Noorani
    8. Pakistan Perspective by Mohammad Ayub Khan
    9. Sequel to Colonialism by Willard A. Hanna
    10. Vietnam: A Diplomatic Tragedy by Victor Bator
    11. Mission in Torment by John Mecklin
    12. Vietnam: Inside Story of the Guerilla War by Wilfred G. Burchett
    13. The Indo-China War, 1945-1954 by Edgar O'Ballance
    14. Mohammed, Marx, and Marhaen by Jeanne S. Mintz
    Foreign Affairs, October 1965, pp. 160-161