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I don't want to give this a bad revietuw because it's not a bad book. It is not loaded with action, drama, etc. but is a very mechanical and dry assessment of the final years of South Vietnam. If you're looking for a gripping action story move on. Frankly I think Hunt 's clear belief that South Vietnam could've held out if we hadn't abandoned them financially off the mark. He seems to be holding on to the idea that it was a military failure and not a political one. So, the reader may finding himself disagreeing with some of Hunt's perspectives but regardless his perspectives are worth knowing (especially since he was there and in command).
I originally acquired the audiobook version of Hunt's work. However, it was so full of statistics and and analyses that I purchased a hard copy version. This book is the most complete account of the post-Paris Agreement conflict and battlefield situation I have read to date. It also goes into detail about how the McGovernite Congress' military aid reductions affected the combat capabilities and operations of the South Vietnamese, Cambodian and Laotian forces tactically, operationally and strategically. The book is an important bridge as to what happened between the Peace Agreement to the "Killing Fields" and the "Bamboo Gulag".
Hunt describes through pioneering operational research data, weekly and monthly battlefield situational changes. This book is a true standard by which analyses of the post-1973 Paris Agreement conflict should be measured.