Nineteen. Fighting the Vietnam War

  1. Mitchell B. Lerner
  1. Robert D. Schulzinger

Published Online: 19 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444347494.ch19

A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson

A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson

How to Cite

Schulzinger, R. D. (2011) Fighting the Vietnam War, in A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson (ed M. B. Lerner), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444347494.ch19

Editor Information

  1. Ohio State University, USA

Author Information

  1. CUBoulder, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444333893

Online ISBN: 9781444347494



  • fighting the Vietnam War;
  • views of military, civilian strategists;
  • LBJ policies, Americanization of the war;
  • Vietnam War revisionists;
  • Tonkin Gulf incidents, in Vietnam War;
  • congressional resolution, over North Vietnam;
  • escalation and Americanization of war, 1964;
  • NLF and PAVN, in the South;
  • The Rolling Thunder air war;
  • Dallek's biography of Johnson


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