A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945–1954 (Foreign Military Studies)
Huge Savings Item! Save 11% on the A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945–1954 (Foreign Military Studies) by University Press of Kentucky at Hanoi PE. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Following the French reoccupation of Indochina at the end of World War II, the pro-Communist Vietnamese nationalists, or Viet Minh, launched a
In A War of Logistics, Charles R. Shrader meticulously examines both French Union and Viet Minh logistical units during the period of active conventional warfare, as well as external support provided to the French by the United States and to the Vietnamese by China. Although the Vietnamese had few advantages over their opponents, their military leaders brilliantly employed a highly committed network of soldiers and civilians, outfitted to accommodate the challenging terrain on which they fought.
Drawing on extensive research such as declassified intelligence documents, the reports of French participants, and accounts by Viet Minh leaders, including Vo Nguyen Giap and Ho Chi Minh, A War of Logistics provides in-depth coverage of the often-ignored but critically important topic of logistics in modern military campaigns.
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|Publisher:||University Press of Kentucky|
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