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PDF | 60+ minutes read | In , Bernard Fall, a scholar and practitioner of war, published a book entitled "The Street Without Joy." The book provided a lucid. Street without Joy is a book originally about the First Indochina War ( ); it was .. Print/export. Create a book · Download as PDF · Printable version. Read Street Without Joy PDF - by Bernard B. Fall Stackpole Books | This classic account of the French War in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia is.
Shelves: read-history Simply a great book. It deserves your undivided attention. As far as I can tell, this book can be bought in old-fashioned paper form in the USA only from by Stackpole Books , based in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania and in business since In addition to the inherent virtue of supporting a publishing institution of long-standing dignity and of location far removed from the traditional centers of power, I also think that this book is best experienced this way, because of the great pictures and map Simply a great book. In addition to the inherent virtue of supporting a publishing institution of long-standing dignity and of location far removed from the traditional centers of power, I also think that this book is best experienced this way, because of the great pictures and maps in the book. The clarity and accuracy of these maps must constitute some kind of gold standard against which other military historians may measure themselves.
It focuses almost entirely on the period after when Chinese and American intervention had both enlarged and internationalized the conflict. It is episodic, singling out for special attention a series of major French operations The book was widely praised for its insider depiction of Vietnam, its people and culture.
Especially, it recounted how the French forces were unable to adequately comprehend the 'people's war' their Vietnamese foes were fighting.
Praise for the book appeared in US military journals. Fitzgerald recalled that then "the [American] commanding general at Fort Bragg , who was training the elite Special Forces for counterinsurgency warfare in Vietnam, often invited its author to lecture. Many an American officer got his first real appreciation of the agony of Vietnam by reading Dr.
Fall's Street Without Joy. Indochina at War , published in Fall's material was mostly gathered first hand in when he lived in Hanoi and accompanied French forces on combat operations. Street without Joy.
Indochina at war, was written in English by professor-journalist Bernard Fall. It was published in by Stackpole Co. A revised text was issued in with an 'Author's Preface' of same date, and an added chapter, "The Second Indochina War". A reprint was published in by Schocken, New York.
Subsequently, in Stackpole Books reissued it, evidently in the revised text, with a new Introduction by prof. George C.
Herring, and an undated Forward by Marshall Andrews apparently from the first edition. The art work is by Dorothy Fall the author's wife.
Inspection Tour,. About the four chapters indicating the employment of a Diary , Fall here described his personal experiences of the war which animate his book.
He was not a journalist, but a scholar doing research. Yet, as a "Frenchman who had formerly served" he was permitted to accompany the French army and live "with the men who were doing the fighting". He "met many a soldier, French or Asian, who could tell me in his own terms what it was like to be out along the defense perimeter, wet and afraid.
Also a reserve officer, he became familiar with the French military from the inside. In he went to Vietnam, where he did research for his doctoral dissertation on the revolutionary insurgents. It was published as The Vietminh Regime A political and military analysis , Hell in a Very Small Place.
In the late s he taught for a U.
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