Volunteers for the Viet Cong

  • 21 Pages
  • 3.83 MB
  • English
Rand , Santa Monica, Calif
Mặt trận dân tộc giải phóng miè̂n nam Việt Nam -- Recruiting, enlistment,
StatementFrank Denton.
SeriesMemorandum - Rand Corporation ; RM-5647-ISA/ARPA, Research memorandum (Rand Corporation) -- RM-5647-ISA/ARPA.
ContributionsUnited States. Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (International Security Affairs), United States. Advanced Research Projects Agency.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 21 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16484023M

Volunteers for the Viet Cong.

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[Frank H Denton] -- "The study reported here is an attempt to differentiate persons who volunteered for the VC during the Diem regime from those who did not, under the assumption that such knowledge can be of value in.

An analysis of Rand interviews with captured or defected Viet Cong to determine how early VC volunteers differed from draftees, based on their personal histories before joining the VC, and what, if any, modifications in government policy might have prevented them from volunteering.

Washington Post Book Review This is the way Vietnam should have been fought -- by tough volunteers who lived alongside the will take the sternest idealogue to remain unmoved by West's perceptive and human treatment of the men who fought 's an account of brave men at war in a far country, honestly told/5().

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For the most part, the Viet Cong fought essentially a guerrilla war of ambush, terrorism, and sabotage; they used small units to maintain a hold on the countryside. The Vietcong The Vietnamese Communists, or Vietcong, were the military branch of the National Liberation Front (NLF), and were commanded by the Central Office for South Vietnam.

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