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Spies and commandos

how America lost the secret war in North Vietnam

by Kenneth J. Conboy

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence, KS .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • Vietnam (Democratic Republic)
    • Subjects:
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Military intelligence -- United States,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Commando operations -- Vietnam (Democratic Republic)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementKenneth Conboy and Dale Andradé.
      SeriesModern war studies
      ContributionsAndradé, Dale.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS559.8.M44 C66 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 347 p. :
      Number of Pages347
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL45818M
      ISBN 100700610022
      LC Control Number99043457

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The book Spies and Commandos is the most helpful and important reference for me to understand the details of RoCAF's involvement in Vietnam. As an author too, I am amazed that the two authors must have spent lots of time and energy to collect all those information.

The major RoCAF unit involved in Vietnam was the 34th Squadron "Black Bats".Cited by: 3. Spies and Commandos book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. During the Vietnam war, the United States sought to undermine Ha /5. Spies and Commandos is a great book for anyone interested in SOG's exploits in SEA.

This book is well researched and goes into great detail about the missions executed throughout m, Laos, and Cambodia. Conboy is a great author and any of his works are well recommended for those who seek an unbiased account of covert operations in SEA/5.

Spies and Commandos traces the rise and demise of this secret operation—started by the CIA in and expanded by the Pentagon beginning in—in the first book to examine the program from both sides of the war. Kenneth Conboy and Dale Andradé interviewed CIA and military personnel and traveled in Vietnam to locate former commandos who had been captured by Hanoi, enabling them to tell.

While Spies & Commandos: How America Lost the Secret War in North Vietnam, by Kenneth Conboy and Dale Andradé (University Press of Kansas, Lawrence,$), was not written as a companion book to The Secret War, it is not a stretch to imagine them as volume one and volume two on the same : Historynet Staff.

The book's most riveting sections are the many suspenseful accounts of cross-border missions--complete with names, dates, places, acronyms, code names, and a detailed cataloguing of weapons and espionage equipment used by the spies and commandos."--Publishers WeeklyBrand: Kenneth Conboy.

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During the Vietnam War, the U.S. sought to undermine Hanoi's subversion of the Saigon regime by sending Vietnamese operatives behind enemy lines.

All the commandos were killed or captured, with many reporting false information. This book traces the rise and demise of this secret operation. Spies and Commandos is a great book for anyone interested in SOG's exploits in SEA.

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