Political motivation of the Viet Cong the Vietminh regroupees by Joseph Jermiah Zasloff

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  • Vietnam (Democratic Republic)

Subjects:

  • Mạ̌t Trận Dân Tộc Giải Phóng Miên Nam Viêt Nam.,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Propaganda.,
  • Vietnam (Democratic Republic) -- Politics and government.

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Statement[by] J. J. Zasloff.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ180.A1 R36 no. 4703-2, DS557.A6 R36 no. 4703-2
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 183 p.
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4931659M
LC Control Number76358421

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An analysis of the social and political forces fundamental in shaping the political attitudes of those South Vietnamese who, as members of the Vietminh Resistance Movement, fought against the French and are now fighting as one of the groups that make up the Viet Cong.

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Viet Cong, the guerrilla force that, with the support of the North Vietnamese Army, fought against South Vietnam (late s–) and the United States (early s–). The name is said to have first been used by South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem to belittle the Political motivation of the Viet Cong book.

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The incentive for becoming a communist country was because Ho Chi Minh wanted a ‘new world order’, starting in Vietnam and eventually. Datelined Saigon, appearing under the byline of a USIA foreign service officer, this is the first extensive study of the Viet Cong. Based on some documents captured in battle and on interviews with ex-Viet Cong, much of the primary source material is reproduced, and all of it is interpreted in the light of the author's broad knowledge of Vietnam and its people.

As William J. Astore writes in “Star Wars and History,” both the Viet Cong and Ewoks were well-served by their “superior knowledge of the local terrain and an ability to blend into that. The Viet Cong was the military arm of the National Liberation Front, the Communist Party of the Republic of Vietnam.

Using rare photographs and artwork to paint the portraits of the determined guerrilla warriors, this title discusses their training and motivation, political and psychological indoctrination, and the reality of combat experience. Through terrorism, the Viet Cong aimed to instill fear in the citizenry and destabilize Saigon’s political system, undermining efforts to establish democratic society.

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The Phoenix Program (Vietnamese: Chiến dịch Phụng Hoàng) was a program designed and coordinated by the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) during the Vietnam War, involving the American and Australian and South Vietnamese militaries.

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The Vietnam War's influence on politics, foreign policy, and subsequent military campaigns is the center of much debate and analysis. But the impact on veterans across the globe, as well as the war's effects on individual lives and communities, is a largely neglected issue.

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It is an unsparing look, by a warm friend of America, at the. Vietnam Table of Contents Bowman, John S. (ed.). The Vietnam War: An York: World Almanac Publications, Burchett, Wilfred. The Viet Cong was supplied throughout the war against the United States and the Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam) by North Vietnam via the Ho Chi Minh Trail, a long, treacherous series of trails.

Douglas Pike, a leading historian of the Vietnam War known especially for his authoritative writing about the Viet Cong, died Monday at a hospital in Lubbock, Texas. He was   What changed Johnson’s mind was Viet Cong attacks on U.S.

military advisors in South Vietnam in February He decided to retaliate by launching Operation Rolling Thunder. The last two items are referred to in Pike's book, p. Some Observations on Viet Cong Operations in the Villages, RM /2-ISA/ARPA, May (original edition: July ), xvi, ; and two studies by Zasloff, Joseph J.: Political Motivation of the Viet Cong: The Vietminh Regroupees, RM /2-ISA/ARPA, May (original edition.

RAND Corporation Provides Objective Research Services and Author: Joseph Jermiah Zasloff. The Viet Cong was formed in and lasted untilwhen it was disbanded. While the organization also had political leadership, it was primarily concerned with military action and comprised the forces that fought against the United States and its allies during the Vietnam War.

It was a.m., on Jan. 30, —the day Vietnam celebrated the lunar new year—when Viet Cong troops raced through a three-foot hole they had blown in a.

was the tipping point, the time when citizens’ growing awareness of government deception produced a new majority who understood they were getting cooked books, exaggerated numbers of Viet Cong dead, and fairy tales about the success of “Vietnamization.”.

Source: Washington National Records Center, RGOSD / ISA Files: FRC 64 AVietnam-2 Jan.-Oct. Top Secret. Drafted by Gilpatric.A note on the source text indicates that a copy was sent to printed in United States-Vietnam Relations,B pp. Samuel Alexander Adams (J – Octo ), known as Sam Adams, was an analyst for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

He is best known for his role in discovering that during the mids American military intelligence had underestimated the number of Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Army soldiers. Although his opinion was challenged, he pushed the case for a higher troop.

In Vietnam, however, not only were the objectives limited, but the means were limited as well. This, he says, would have been successful had the opponent followed suit, as say, when both sides are armed with nuclear weapons and agree not to use them, but in the case of Vietnam, the North Vietnamese and Viet Cong used all means at their disposal/5(3).

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