No Sure Victory

Measuring U.S. Army Effectiveness and Progress in the Vietnam War
Daddis, Gregory A.
Date published: 
June 2011

Filled with incisive analysis and rich historical detail, No Sure Victory will be a valuable resource for Vietnam War historians and current military professionals alike. For students of military history, American history, and 20th-century political history, this book will provide a new take on the well-worn issue of determining the root cause of U.S. military failure in Vietnam. For the contemporary military or political official, No Sure Victory is a case study in unconventional warfare, a cautionary tale that will be an important guide to measuring performance in current and future armed conflict.