A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam Quiz

Neil Sheehan
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Questions 1-5 of 25:


What are the findings of the generals sent to Saigon with regard to the ARVN/American performance at Ap Bac? (from Book 4, "Taking on the System")


The name for the pro-North Vietnamese forces based in South Vietnam is the ___________________. (from Book 2, "Antecedents to a Confrontation")


French occupation of Vietnam officially ends shortly after this decisive battle during the First Indochina War: (from Book 2, "Antecedents to a Confrontation")


What is the name of John Paul Vann's first REAL friend? (from Book 5, "Antecedents to the Man")


On what date do the American advisers and ARVN military commanders begin planning the offensive at Ap Bac? (from Book 3, "The Battle of Ap Bac")

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