Vietnam: Strategy for a Stalemate

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Mao's Struggle During the Soviet Escalation, January-July 1965

Major Events
End of March 1965--China opens railway system to Soviet supplies for Vietnam.
First Week of April 1965--Construction begins on first Soviet SAM site in Hanoi.
April 10-17, 1965--Le Duan and Vo Nguyen Giap negotiate new arms agreement in Moscow for increased Soviet military aid.
April-June 1965--Chinese press debate over issue of American threat to China intensifies. PLA Chief of Staff Luo Ruiqing is the leading spokesman for unity with the Soviet Union. Navy commander Li Zuoping makes People's War argument against the need for unity.
May 1965--Unannounced five-day US bombing halt meets with no response from the Soviets or North Vietnamese.
June 1965--US troop strength in Vietnam reaches 60,000.
June 12, 1965--Soviets and North Vietnamese sign new aid pact calling for increases above the April 17 agreement.
May-June 1965--Soviet diplomatic and propaganda pressure on China intensifies.
July 1965--McNamara travels to Saigon. United States announces new troop deployments.

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vi
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Note on Transliterations x
  • Preface xi
  • Introduction 1
  • 1 - Setting the Stage 5
  • 2 - The Path to Tonkin 19
  • 3 - Vietnam and the Fall of Khrushchev 34
  • 4 - The Chinese Debate Over Khrushchev's Fall 51
  • 5 - The American Ground War 65
  • 6 - Mao's Struggle During the Soviet Escalation, January-July 1965 80
  • 7 - Acceleration of Us Buildup 102
  • 8 - The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution 120
  • 9 - Soviet Adjustments 131
  • 10 - Mcnamara Changes His Mind 140
  • 11 - Soviet Response 165
  • 12 - The Final Decision 187
  • 13 - The Tet Offensive 201
  • 14 - Soviet Reassessment 221
  • Afterword 236
  • Appendix Some Thoughts on the Cultural Revolution 237
  • Bibliography 240
  • About the Author 248
  • Index 249
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