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Chiến tranh Đông dương 3 - The Third Indochina War

Original Title in Vietnamese by Author: Hoàng Dung
Chiến tranh Đông dương 3 - Chiến tranh biên giới Hoa Việt, Miên Việt 1979.
Proposed translation of Title in English:The Third Indochina War or The 1979 Sino-Vietnamese War.

About the Author: 
A medical doctor who served the South-Vietnam Army, the author underwent re-education camp in post-war Vietnam. After his imprisonment, he left for the US and has been practicing medecine there since. During the conflicts with China and Cambodia, he was still living in Vietnam and had been studying the evolution of the situation. In his US residence, as a hobby, he later started extensive research on the subject.
Indochina III - is an analysis of the post-1975 Sino-Vietnamese conflict. Parts 1 to P6 present an introduction on Cambodia's history, pre-1975 Vietnam-Cambodia conflict, and reveal the foundation of the Cambodian Communist Party, the post-1975 relationship between Vietnam, Cambodia and China, SRVN's and China's efforts to establish diplomatic relations with US. Parts 7-9 cover the conflicts between Vietnam and China. Parts 10-13 present an overview of Chinese politics and diplomatic relations with Vietnam, its objectives and strategy in preparing the war against Vietnam in 1979. Parts 14 is a valuable description of the main historical characters during this period. Note: Cf. also list on Stanley Karnow's book (Vietnam: A History). The conclusion gives a brief description of how infantry troops of the SRVN's People's Army are organised.

Content of the book (with proposed translated title)
P1 : Sơ lược lịch sứ Cam pu chia từ lập quốc đến thời cận đại (Overview of Cambodia History)
P2 : Lịch sử tranh chấp Việt Miên trước 1975 (History of pre-1975 Viet-Cambodian Conflicts)
P3 : Sự thành lập Đảng cộng sản Campuchia (Foundation of Cambodia's Communist Party)
P4: (not available)
P5 : Tình hình nội bộ Việt nam - Cam pu chia - Trung hoa sau 1975 (Post-1975 Relations between China, Vietnam and Cambodia)
P6 : Những cố gắng thiết lập ngoại giao với Hoa kỳ của Việt nam và Trung hoa (Vietnam's and China's Strives to establish Diplomatic Relations with the US)
P7 : Chiến trường biên giới tây nam năm 1977 (The 1977 South-West Front)
P8 : Dưới sự lãnh đạo của Đặng Tiểu Bình, lịch sử Trung hoa bước vào một khúc quanh mới (China's History New Threshold under Deng Xiao Peng's Leadership)
P9 : Biên giới tây nam 1978-1979, trận chiến quyết định (The 78-79 Front - The Decisive Battle)
P10: Sơ lược lịch sử Trung hoa và những quan hệ với Việt nam (Overview of China-Vietnam Relations History)
P11 : Sơ lược tình hình chính trị và quân sự tại Trung hoa cận đại (Overview on Modern China's Political and Military Situations)
P12 : Mục tiêu và sách lược chuẩn bị chiến tranh của Trung hoa (China's Objectives and Strategy in the War Preparation)
P13 : Trận chiến biên giới Việt Hoa 1979 (The 1979 Viet-Chinese Front)
P14 : Ghi chú các nhân vật (Overview of Main Historical Characters)
Phần Kết : Sơ lược về một số sư đoàn bộ binh Việt nam (Conclusion: Outline on some Vietnamese Infantry Troops)

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