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Currey, Cecil B.

Overview
Works: 26 works in 97 publications in 4 languages and 4,948 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Military history  Trials, litigation, etc  Personal narratives  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: E302.6.F8,
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Most widely held works by Cecil B Currey
Code number 72/Ben Franklin : patriot or spy? by Cecil B Currey( Book )

6 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Was Benjamin Franklin a British spy? This is the startling but all too legitimate question investigated in this complete reappraisal of one of America's most illustrious founding fathers. Franklin has traditionally been portrayed as a dedicated servant of the United States during the turbulent years of the nation's birth. Now in Code Number 72 / Ben Franklin: Patriot or Spy?, author-historian Cecil B. Currey has brought to life an entirely different story."--Book Jacket
Victory at any cost : the genius of Viet Nam's Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap by Cecil B Currey( Book )

24 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resources. His genius lay in his ability to learn, to modify his tactics, and to motivate a whole nation to fight to the death and sacrifice everything for victory. Giap fought three of the world's great powers over three decades. He won
Road to revolution: Benjamin Franklin in England, 1765-1775 by Cecil B Currey( Book )

14 editions published between 1968 and 1978 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow me and die : the destruction of an American division in World War II by Cecil B Currey( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In November 1944, the 28th Infantry Division, under inept commanders, was ordered to attack the Germans in the H?rtgen Forest near the Siegfried Line. Resistance was fierce. The American infantrymen, though courageous, were demoralized by cold, hunger, exhaustion, and fear. They broke and ran. Ten percent losses would have been considered unacceptable high, but American casualties climbed to seventy-five percent. Now, from access to recently declassified documents and with first-hand testimony from both German and American survivors, the virtual destruction of an American division in one of World War II's most costly and useless attacks is revealed in detail to the general public for the first time"--Jacket
Edward Lansdale, the unquiet American by Cecil B Currey( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For God and country : the history of a constitutional challenge to the Army chaplaincy by Israel Drazin( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long Binh Jail : an oral history of Vietnam's notorious U.S. military prison by Cecil B Currey( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Long Binh Jail was a place so feared that American soldiers would rather face the Viet Cong than be sent there. Known as "LBJ" or simply "The Stockade," it was officially the U.S. Army Installation Stockade in Long Binh, South Vietnam. Within its confines were Americans whose offenses ran the gamut from drug possession, insubordination, and AWOL, to assault, rape, and murder. Containing up to a thousand prisoners at a time, Long Binh jail was, in effect, the Army's own little penal colony and one sharply divided by racial tensions
With wings as eagles : the history of Army flight from its beginnings as a branch of aviation to its establishment as aviation branch by Cecil B Currey( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reason and revelation : John Duns Scotus on natural theology by Cecil B Currey( Book )

5 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brilliant argument of John Duns Scotus effectively demonstrates the existence of God and defends the Christian faith
Self-destruction, the disintegration and decay of the United States Army during the Vietnam era by Cecil B Currey( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vietnam was a failure of the American military mind. Our commanders were provided with overwhelming firepower, vast supplies, superior troops, massive and nearly unopposed air and sea forces, and the pick of commanders. Yet they were defeated
Vo Nguyên Giap : la victoire à tout prix by Cecil B Currey( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Innocence dies : a Viet Nam war novel by Cecil B Currey( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chiến thắng bằng mọi giá : thiên tài quân sự Việt Nam : đại tướng Võ Nguyên Giáp by Cecil B Currey( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in Vietnamese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

North Viet Nam's Senior General Vo Nguyen Giap ranks among the greatest of military geniuses. Giap began preparing for his wars hiding in a cave with Viet Nam's future leader, Ho Chi Minh. Giap had no troops, no equipment, no formal military education or training. Through sheer determination, he forged a military during World War II that helped defeat the Japanese. He then drove the French out of Viet Nam, crushing them in 1954 at Dien Bien Phu. Twenty-one years later, the United States lost its first war when Saigon fell. Until now, reports of Giap's life story have been a patchwork of erroneous information and larger-than-life legends. Even his date of birth has been misreported. This the a thoroughly documented and complete biography of Giap from his birth through his schooling; his exile in China; his complex relationships with the French, Ho Chi Minh, and the Communist Party; his early role as journalist and propagandist; his development of a victorious peasant army; and his genius at defeating superior forces. It also tells the full story of his mistakes and his ruthless commitment of Vietnamese lives and resources. His genius lay in his ability to learn, to modify his tactics, and to motivate a whole nation to fight to the death and sacrifice everything for victory
Benjamin Franklin and the radicals, 1765-1775 by Cecil B Currey( )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A time to remember : a tale of the Viet Nam conflict by Cecil B Currey( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The craft and crafting of history by Cecil B Currey( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Student's guide to Images of America by Cecil B Currey( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long Binh Jail : an oral history of Vietnam's notorious military prison by Cecil B Currey( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of insurgency : American military policy and the failure of strategy in Southeast Asia by Donald W Hamilton( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This account of America's post-1945 experiences with irregular war, coupled with a description of insurgency as both a method and type of war-making, elucidates the strategic military reasons for the American defeat in Vietnam
The man who defeated America : a biography of General Vo Nguyen Giap by Cecil B Currey( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Victory at any cost : the genius of Viet Nam's Gen. Vo Nguyen GiapThe man who defeated America : a biography of General Vo Nguyen Giap
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Edward Lansdale, the unquiet AmericanFor God and country : the history of a constitutional challenge to the Army chaplaincyLong Binh Jail : an oral history of Vietnam's notorious U.S. military prisonInnocence dies : a Viet Nam war novelA time to remember : a tale of the Viet Nam conflictLong Binh Jail : an oral history of Vietnam's notorious military prisonThe art of insurgency : American military policy and the failure of strategy in Southeast AsiaThe man who defeated America : a biography of General Vo Nguyen Giap