The Greene Papers: General Wallace M. Greene Jr. and the Escalation of the Vietnam War, January 1964-March 1965

The Greene Papers: General Wallace M. Greene Jr. and the Escalation of the Vietnam War, January 1964-March 1965
Title:
The Greene Papers: General Wallace M. Greene Jr. and the Escalation of the Vietnam War, January 1964-March 1965
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Hardcover
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9780991158898
Description

During the Vietnam War for the First Time in History the Marine Corps Commandant Served on the Joint Chiefs of Staff

The Greene Papers is an edited version of the personal papers of Gen. Wallace M. Greene, Jr., who served on the Joint Chiefs of Staff during the height of the Vietnam War. "The Vietnam War was the first major American war in which the Commandant of the Marine Corps served as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during the critical years leading up to the conflict and the entire duration of the conflict.

For the first time, a Marine Corps Commandant was tasked with making strategic decisions on the same level as the Joint Chiefs of the Air Force, Army, and Navy. As a result, a volume examining the Marine Corps' leadership before and during the war strengthens our understanding of how the Commandant approached and balanced his traditional duties as a Service chief with the new responsibility of serving as a military advisor to the commander in chief, President Johnson.

Related Products:

Other resources produced by the United States Marine Corps History division can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/agency/1644

Other resources published by the United States Marine Corps University Press can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/agency/896

Vietnam War resources collection can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/catalog/us-military-history/battles-wars/vietn...

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
List of Illustrations
Maps
Foreword
Preface
Common Abbreviations
Prominent Individuals
Introduction 
I January–Early March 1964
II Late March 1964
III April 1964
IV May 1964
V June 1964
VI July 1964
VII August 1964
VIII September 1964
IX October 1964
X 31 October–2 November 1964: The Bien Hoa Attack
XI November 1964
XII December 1964
XIII January–February 1965
XIV 1–3 March 1965: Preparations for the Landing at Da Nang
Index

Audience

High school students, especially those pursuing coursework in AP History classes, plus adults interested in the Vietnam War, Vietnam War veterans, historians, and members of the military may be interested in this volume. Additionally, undergraduate and graduate-level students in ROTC, military science, policial science, and history classes may be interested in this volume as a reference for their degree programs.

Reviews

Review:

Society for History in the Federal Government  December 2016

"The Greene Papers is an edited volume of the personal papers of Gen. Wallace M. Greene, Jr. who served on the Joint Chiefs of Staff during the height of the Vietnam War.  ... For the first time, a Marine Corps Commandant was tasked with making strategic decisions on the same level as the Chiefs of the Air Force, Army, and Navy.  As a result, a volume examining the Marine Corps'  leadership before and during the war strengthens our understanding of how the Commandant approached and balanced his traditional duties as a Service chief with the new responsibility of serving as a military advisor to the commander in chief, President Johnson."

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Publisher:
Defense Dept., Navy, Marine Corps, History Division
Key Phrases:
  • Vietnam War
  • Marine Corps History
  • Naval History
  • Military History
  • Greene Papers: General Wallace M. Greene Jr. and the Escalation of the Vietnam War
  • General Wallace M. Greene Jr. and the Escalation of the Vietnam War
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Item available Date:
03/21/2016
Last Status Update:
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