The Path to War: U.S. Marine Corps Operations in Southeast Asia, 1961 to 1965 (Free PDF Book)
Nonfiction | War/Military | Vietnam War
From the Introduction: This narrative chronicles the activities of the U.S. Marine Corps in Southeast Asia from January 1961 to March 1965. The period witnesses increasing Marine Corps involvement in the region as our nation's leaders responded to Communist aggression and sought to protect the United States' national interests.
Author: Colonel George R. Hofmann Jr., USMC (Retired)
97 pages / Size: 8.5" x 11"
Illustrated (includes maps and photographs)
History Division, Marine Corps University, 2014