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Viet Cong recruitment

John C. Donnell

Viet Cong recruitment

why and how men join

by John C. Donnell

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mặt Trận Dân Tộc Giải Phóng Miè̂n Nam Việt Nam -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc.,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Psychological aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementJohn C. Donnell ; prepared for the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, International Security Affairs and the Advanced Research Projects Agency.
    SeriesMemorandum - [Rand Corporation] ; RM-5486-1-ISA/ARPA, Memorandum (Rand Corporation) ;, RM-5486-1-ISA/ARPA.
    ContributionsUnited States. Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (International Security Affairs), United States. Advanced Research Projects Agency.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ180.A1 R36 no. 5486-1, DS556.9 R36 no. 5486-1
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 174 p. ;
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4288734M
    LC Control Number78315788

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      THE NARRATIVE OF VIET CONG PROPAGANDA DURING THE VIETNAM WAR “Political activities were more important than military activities, and fighting less important than propaganda.” Vo Nguyen Giap in his book, People’s War People’s Army. RM The War in the Delta: Views from Three Viet Cong Battal-ions, M. Gurtov, September RM Viet Cong Cadres and the Cadre System: A Study of the Main and Local Forces, H. Gurtov, December RM Viet Cong Logistics, L. P. Holliday, R. M. Gurfield, June RK An Evaluation of Chemical Crop Destruction in Vietnam.

    Viet Cong Order of Battle. "the self defense forces provide a base for recruitment as well as for political and logistical support, but are not a fighting force comparable to the guerrilla. The military draft brought the war to the American home front. During the Vietnam War era, between and , the U.S. military drafted million American men out of an eligible pool of 27 million. Although only 25 percent of the military force in the combat zones were draftees, the system of conscription caused many young American men to.


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