History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - The War in Vietnam by U.S. Government,Department of Defense,U.S. Military,Joint

By U.S. Government,Department of Defense,U.S. Military,Joint Chiefs of Staff

This quantity describes these JCS actions relating to advancements in Vietnam throughout the interval 1964-1966. now and then, the function of the Joint Chiefs in occasions in Vietnam might seem to be submerged within the description of international family members, politics, economics, and different components having little to do with army concerns. even if, advancements in those parts supply crucial heritage for figuring out the army job of the 1960s.

1. President Johnson's First Months * 2. Johnson's direction proven, NSAM 288 * three. Command Reorganization in South Vietnam * four. An Escalation state of affairs Takes form * five. New Faces in Saigon and extra Troops * 6. Going North: Tonkin Gulf and Its results * 7. US motion Awaits balance in Saigon * eight. The Bien Hoa assault and the USA response * nine. a brand new Presidential determination * 10. enforcing the Presidential judgements * eleven. a brand new level folks dedication * 12. The Quantum Jump—ROLLING THUNDER * thirteen. constrained Deployment folks Forces * 14. The Logistics of Escalation * 15. Deployment making plans, March-June 1965 * sixteen. Into the conflict, June 1965-February 1966 * 17. Command preparations and Allies * 18. army Operations, July-December 1965 * 19. ROLLING THUNDER maintains * 20. the hunt for Peace starts * 21. ROLLING THUNDER Resumes and Expands * 22. Deployments and Forces, 1966 * 23. The battle in South Vietnam - 1966 * 24. The Air, the ocean, and the Borders * 25. Logistics concerns, 1966 * 26. ROLLING THUNDER, July 1966-January 1967 * 27. Efforts towards Negotiation

Prologue: on the finish of 1963 * The Deaths of 2 Presidents * The Joint Chiefs of employees below Kennedy and Johnson * The Joint Chiefs of employees and Vietnam: 5 Silent males? * 1. President Johnson's First Months * 1964: a brand new yr starts off * President Johnson units a direction: NSAM 273 * making plans for activities opposed to North Vietnam * The Khanh Coup, 30 January 1964 * OPLAN 34A begins Slowly * Encouraging Steps in Pacification * New association and making plans in Washington * The JCS thoughts of twenty-two January 1964 * JCS making plans after the Khanh Coup * judgements in Hanoi * 2. Johnson's path proven, NSAM 288 * JCS innovations to McNamara * The JCS Push for Cross-Border Operations * blocking off North Vietnam: difficulties pointed out * McNamara's March journey and record * JCS perspectives at the McNamara file * Approval of the 12 thoughts: NSAM 288 * enforcing NSAM 288: South Vietnamese Forces * imposing NSAM 288: Cross-Border Operations * Aerial Reconnaissance in Laos: YANKEE group * enforcing NSAM 288: destiny Operations * The JCS boost a objective record * three. Command Reorganization in South Vietnam * basic Harkins' final Months * Reorganizing MACV * MACV: A Joint or military Command? * four. An Escalation situation Takes form * common Khanh Takes a brand new Tack * McNamara's may well stopover at to South Vietnam * Escalation making plans Intensifies * A state of affairs is Written * The JCS within the arrangements for Honolulu * The Honolulu convention, 1-2 June 1964 * After the Honolulu convention * basic Taylor Defines styles of assault * A imaginative and prescient of neighborhood conflict: CINCPAC OPLAN 38-64 * prestige of innovations eleven and 12, NSAM 288 * five. New Faces in Saigon and extra Troops * alterations in Command * Ambassador Taylor Takes cost * an immense bring up in US army body of workers * american citizens in Vietnam: Advisers or warring parties? * Accommodating the Forces * the quest for "More Flags" starts off * 6. Going North: Tonkin Gulf and Its results * basic Khanh demands a flow North * Ambassador Taylor Proposes mixed making plans * The Joint Chiefs suggest extra motion * The Gulf of Tonkin Incident * The Joint Congressional answer * The United international locations and Communist reaction * The View from Saigon * persisted coverage Deliberations in Washington * 7. US motion Awaits balance in Saigon * The Khanh Regime Stumbles * Ambassador Taylor on Escalation * The JCS suggestions of 26 August * The ninety four objective record * A break up over Going North

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