Ronald H. Spector

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Ronald H. Spector, a professor of history at the University of Alabama, is currently on leave to serve as director of Naval History for the Department of the Navy. His book Eagle against the Sun (1984) won the Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt Prize in naval history.

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December 1986

Historians have failed to help Americans understand what the war was all about. So charges this scholar, author, and Vietnam veteran.