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In Retrospect
Former US Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara's autobiography spans the period from his early childhood in San Francisco to the day of his departure from office in 1968. The main focus of the book, however, lies on the decisions and considerations that led to the Vietnam war and its continuance throughout the sixties. McNamara retrospective account is enriched with reflections upon the diplomatic mistakes made during that period that could have been avo...