Embers of War
the fall of an empire and the making of America's Vietnam
pt. 1. Liberations, 1940-1945
"The Empire is With Us!"
"All Men Are Created Equal"
pt. 2. Colonial Struggle, 1946-1949
The Warrior Monk
War without Fronts
"If I Accepted These Terms I'd Be a Coward"
pt. 3. East Meets West, 1949-1953
"The Center of the Cold War"
Attack on the RC4
The Quiet Englishman
The Turning Point that Didn't Turn
Eisenhower in Charge
Navarre's American Plan
pt. 4. The Cauldron, 1953-1954
Arena of the Gods
"We Have the Impression They Are Going to Attack Tonight"
"Vietnam Is a Part of the World"
America Wants In
Dulles Versus Eden
Valley of Tears
pt. 5. Peace of a Kind, 1954
With Friends Like These
"We Must Go Fast"
"I Have Seen Destiny Bend to That Will"
pt. 6. Seizing the Torch, 1954-1959
" We Have No Choice But to Win Here"
Things Fall Apart
Epilogue: Different Dreams, Same Footsteps
Indochinese War, 1946-1954
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
From Library Staff
A balanced, deeply researched history of how, as French colonial rule faltered, a succession of American leaders moved step by step down a road toward full-blown war. (Pulitzer Prize citation)
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