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Post by soupy » July 28th, 2020, 4:38 am

Vietnam: The Advisory Years to 1965 by Robert Futrell (1917 - 1999) and others.

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This book explains the policy of the United States and France toward Vietnam beginning after World War II until the beginning of America's entry into the Vietnam War in 1965. Robert Frank Futrell's works on Air Force history span the decades from the second World War to Vietnam. He was a senior historian at the Albert F. Simpson Historical Research Center. (Craig Campbell)
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Post by soupy » July 29th, 2020, 10:49 am

I was going to call it

The United States Air Force in South East Asia The Advisory Years to 1965 by Robert Futrell and Martin Blumenson

but decided

Vietnam: The Advisory Years to 1965 by Robert Futrell and Martin Blumenson
would be better.

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Post by KevinS » July 29th, 2020, 11:00 am

Anxious for this to get started. I will record what I can, though I'm mostly DPLing right now.
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Post by soupy » July 29th, 2020, 11:54 am

I'll take section 1 and 2 :D

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Post by ColleenMc » July 30th, 2020, 10:20 am

I'm interested in helping with this, but I don't have access to download PDFs from Hathi...can someone who does have full access download it and email it to me? Or is there another way to get it? I checked Internet Archive but they don't have this work there.

Edit to add: I was able to download a pdf from this australian site: https://permanent.fdlp.gov/lps48775/advisory_years_to_1965.pdf
It looks like it's the same document as the one at Hathi -- all the copyright/edition/etc info is the same. When the project is up and I claim a chapter I could read from the downloaded text and then when I edit I can compare to the Hathi text so I can make sure it's the same ... would that be acceptable?

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Post by KevinS » July 30th, 2020, 10:25 am

ColleenMc wrote:
July 30th, 2020, 10:20 am
I'm interested in helping with this, but I don't have access to download PDFs from Hathi...can someone who does have full access download it and email it to me? Or is there another way to get it? I checked Internet Archive but they don't have this work there.

Thanks,
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Here is a different link: https://permanent.fdlp.gov/lps48775/advisory_years_to_1965.pdf
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Post by soupy » July 30th, 2020, 12:11 pm

Thanks Kevin and Colleen :thumbs:


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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » July 30th, 2020, 8:49 pm

Craig,
I can MC this one for you. I'll get your MW set up.
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Post by soupy » July 31st, 2020, 5:27 am

Thanks MaryAnn :thumbs:

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Post by soupy » July 31st, 2020, 6:22 am

All set, the rest of the lines can be deleted.

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Post by KevinS » July 31st, 2020, 7:07 am

Craig, how do you want the acronyms read? MACV, for instance, was pronounced MAC Vee back then. (I don't remember all of them, I'm afraid. It may come back to me once I start reading.)
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Post by soupy » July 31st, 2020, 8:40 am

Craig, how do you want the acronyms read? MACV, for instance, was pronounced MAC Vee back then. (I don't remember all of them, I'm afraid. It may come back to me once I start reading.)
I'll let the reader decide :?:

I'm not sure of all the pronounciations so the reader can ask or look it up or make their best effort.

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Post by soupy » July 31st, 2020, 8:42 am

Here is chapter 2

Part One The Truman Years I. Origins of The American Commitment to Vietnam

https://librivox.org/uploads/maryannspiegel/vietnamto1965_02_futrell_128kb.mp3

25:42

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Post by KevinS » July 31st, 2020, 8:48 am

I'll take 8 to begin with, if that's all right.
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Post by soupy » July 31st, 2020, 8:56 am

8 is yours Kevin :thumbs:

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