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Unformatted text preview: Chioma Bennett America in Vietnam Professor Martin Clemis September 8, 2011. Summary of PROVN, Westmoreland and the Historians: A Reappraisal by Andrew J. Birtle The article PROVN, Westmoreland and the Historians: A Reappraisal by Andrew Birtle depicts the 1966 army report named PROVN, the Program for the Pacification and Long-Term Development of South Vietnam. The article also conveys how many historians and scholars have interpreted PROVNs importance to the Vietnam War, how some have used it to target General William C. Westmorelands decisions and skill in the war, but commend his successor, Creighton W. Abrams, for breaking away from the mental straightjacket of the army and his other tactics he used under his leadership in the war....
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