General Giap info

Xenon Zi-Neng Yuan wenhuadageming at
Thu Jul 10 17:20:43 MDT 2003

he seems to be a former chaplain for the reserves.  his other major work
appears to be an "oral history" of long binh prison, which detained mostly
black "insubordinates" with mostly white guards.  anyway, his giap book
doesn't seem TOO bad though...

but yeah, i've myself been wanting to get giap's writings themselves for a
while now, but it wasn't ever a priority.  "people's war, people's army"
and the stetler collection is on amazon, but is not too cheap.  his other
stuff is more affordable though.  maybe in my next purchase.


At 03:08 PM 7/10/2003 -0700, you wrote:
>I haven't read it, but the guy's other writings listed on Amazon appear to
>cubbyhole him as a US military writer. I would not expect him to have much
>insight into Giap's general thinking, but, hey, who knows? I'd try to find
>Giap's book first.
>David McDonald
>[mailto:owner-marxism at]On Behalf Of Xenon Zi-Neng Yuan
>Sent: Thursday, July 10, 2003 3:01 PM
>To: marxism at
>Subject: Re: General Giap info
>has anyone read this account?  is it useful or trash or something in

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