Chapter 15. America's Secret War in Laos, 1955–75

  1. Marilyn B. Young and
  2. Robert Buzzanco
  1. Alfred W. McCoy

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470997178.ch15

A Companion to the Vietnam War

A Companion to the Vietnam War

How to Cite

McCoy, A. W. (2006) America's Secret War in Laos, 1955–75, in A Companion to the Vietnam War (eds M. B. Young and R. Buzzanco), Blackwell Publishing Company, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470997178.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631210139

Online ISBN: 9780470997178

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Keywords:

  • America's secret war;
  • Laos;
  • central intelligence agency (CIA);
  • hmong refugees;
  • disabled american veterans

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Washington Intervenes

  • Covert War

  • Overview of War

  • Tides of War

  • Dynamics of Covert War

  • Aftermath