Objects & Places from A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam

Neil Sheehan
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Korea

The United States held the southern portion of this nation following World War II, and Russia held the north until the north invaded the south in 1950.

Vietnam

After World War II, the American government became concerned with the communist-led guerrillas in the northern regions of this nation and sent military advisers to stop the spread of communism throughout the country.

Norfolk, Virginia

This town in the eastern United States was the birthplace of John Paul Vann.

My Tho

Also known as "The Seminary", this capitol city of the Tien Giang Province (in the Mekong Delta) was the headquarters of the 7th Division of the ARVN.

Hamlets

This term refers to a number of small villages or groupings of homes throughout the countryside.

Pacification Programs

The use of military force or other measures to eradicate rebellion and restore an area to peace and government control.

Ferrum

The Methodist-run...

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