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Tragic Mountains: The Hmong, the Americans, and the Secret Wars for Laos, 1942-1992

By: Hamilton-Merritt, Jane

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana, Indiana University Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09908


580 pages with Index. Includes Appendix, Notes, Glossary, and Interviews and Sources. Illustrated with black and white photos and maps. From the publisher: "The Hmong were America's foot soldiers in the brutal secret Lao theater of the Vietnam War, risking all to defend their homelands and to rescue downed American air crews. Abandoned by the United States when it withdrew in 1975, the Hmong were subjected to genocide by communist Laos and Vietnam. This book tells the st... View more info