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The Communist insurgent infrastructure in South Vietnam

a study of organization and strategy
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Headquarters, Dept. of the Army , Washington
Ma Đ t tra Đ n da n to Đ c gia i pho ng mie n nam Vie Đ
SeriesDepartment of the Army pamphlet -- no. 550-106
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of the Army., American University (Washington, D.C.). Center for Research in Social Systems.
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LC ClassificationsHX400.V5 C6, HX400.V5 C6
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 469 p.
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Open LibraryOL14333798M
LC Control Number73218365

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Full text of "Communist insurgent infrastructure in South Vietnam". Get this from a library. The Communist insurgent infrastructure in South Vietnam: a study of organization and strategy. - VI, S.: Kt. [Michael C Conley]. THE COMMUNIST INSURGENT INFRASTRUCTURE IN SOUTH VIETNAM: A STUDY OF ORGANIZATION AND STRATEGY The study seeks to achieve three major goals.

First, it attempts to describe the infrastructure of the Communist-dominated insurgency in South Vietnam which evolved during the period Communist insurgent infrastructure in South Vietnam.

Conley, Michael Charles. Publication date. Topics. Viet Cong. Publisher. Washington: Center for Research in Social Systems, American University. The Communist Insurgent Infrastructure in South Vietnam: a Study of Organization and Strategy by the Center for Research in Social Systems, American University under contract with the Department of the Army, Marchhardbound, no dust jacket, pages.

With foldout color map, charts. Very good, not an Rating: % positive. The Communist Insurgent Infrastructure in South Vietnam. Government Printing Office Conley, M.C.

The Communist Insurgent Infrastructure in South Vietnam. Their books. An examination of the experiences of the Vietminh cadres who remained in South Vietnam after and their part in orgainzing the Viet Cong insurgency.

The experience of these Vietminh cadres under the Diem regime may have an important bearing on the conditions for a settlement of the present war. In the late s, Ho Chi Minh organized a communist guerrilla movement in the South, called the Viet Cong.

North Vietnam and the Viet Cong successfully opposed a. The anti South Vietnam, and anti Communist Vietnam FULRO which fought both the South Vietnamese and the Communist Vietnamese, was given aid and assistance by China via Thailand to fight against the Vietnamese throughout the 70's and 80's while China also backed ethnic minorities in northern Vietnam along the border against the Vietnamese.

VCI: MODUS OPERANDI (RAND Corporation"Yellow Book"). MACV DirectiveFinancial Administration Military. Support of,l)acification Fund (U). DA pamphlet No. The Communist Insurgent Infrastructure in South Vietnam: A Study of Organi­ zation and Strategy.

MACV DirectivePSYOP Pacification Support. The pre-existing North Vietnamese clandestine administrative apparatus in South Vietnam–Viet Cong Infrastructure as the Americans and South Vietnamese called it–functioned as a shadow government.

Americans and South Vietnamese officials often employed the pejorative “Viet Cong” or simply “VC” when addressing all communist entities.

Even so, the station did not even acknowledge the existence of the associations. Michael Charles Conley's book, The Communist Insurgent Infrastructure in South Vietnam, written under contract to the Department of the Army under the auspices of American University, set forth a detailed discussion of the mass-based civilian communist structures.

Andrew F. Krepinivich, Jr.

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in The Army and Vietnam writes a scathing indictment of the U.S. Army for failing to fight the Vietnam war as the situation dictated. Throughout his book he accuses Army leaders of failing to properly apply the strategy and tactics of counterinsurgency.

The Communist Insurgent Infrastructure in South Vietnam. Washington, DC: Center for Research in Social Systems, American Univer- sity, Crawford, Ann. Customs and Culture of Vietnam. Even after 52 years this still a valuable research tool. Book is still tightly bound. The Army described this as a Pamphlet No.

pages. Hard covers. When began, the French had been fighting the insurgent communist-dominated Viet Minh for more than seven years attempting to retain control of their colony ic support for the war by the population of France had declined.

The United States was concerned and worried that a French military defeat in Vietnam would result in the spread of communism to all the countries of.

The Communist Insurgent Infrastructure in South Vietnam: A Study of Organization and Strategy. Washington, DC: Headquarters, Dept. of the Army, [Although not easy reading, this is an excellent source for understanding the nature of the enemy forces which confronted US and Republic of [South] Vietnam riverine forces.].

Croizat, Victor. Additionally, Communist insurgent attacks across South Vietnam failed everywhere because reinforcements from the North never materialized. Some authors go further to argue that the United States erred by not exploiting the victory at Khe Sanh and invading North Vietnam in the summer of.

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unavailable. Try AbeBooks The Communist Insurgent Infrastructure in South Vietnam. Michael Charles Conley. For much of the Vietnam War, the South Vietnamese were armed with castoff U.S. equipment from World War II, such as the M-1 rifle and the carbine.

Meanwhile, the North Vietnamese and Viet Cong were getting the most modern weaponry their communist patrons. The early insurgent activity in South Vietnam against Diem’s government was initially conducted by elements of the Hoa Hao and Cao Dai religious sects.

After they were joined by former elements of the southern Viet Minh, a communist-oriented nationalist overwhelming majority of the Viet Cong were subsequently recruited in the South, but they received weapons, guidance, and.

Diem’s government, however, and its Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) could not contain the communist insurgency seeking the reunification of Vietnam.

The Americans provided weapons and support, but despite a clear numerical and technological advantage, South Vietnam stumbled before insurgent Vietcong (VC) units. Communist insurgency in Malaysia; Part of the Cold War and continuation of the Malayan Emergency: Sarawak Rangers (present-day part of the Malaysian Rangers) consisting of Ibans leap from a Royal Australian Air Force Bell UH-1 Iroquois helicopter to guard the Malay–Thai border from potential Communist attacks intwo years before the war starting in   Making Sense of the Vietnam Wars: Local, National, and Transnational Perspectives.

New York: Oxford University Press, Bradley Mark Vietnam at war New York: Oxford University Press, Conley, Michael Charles. The Communist Insurgent Infrastructure in South Vietnam: A Study of Organization and Strategy.

Washington: Center for Research. Beginning inthe Tinted States continued to expand its military advisory strength in South Vietnam in response to increased Communist infiltration from the north through Laos and to more.

At the peak of the fighting, inthe US was usingof its own military personnel, plusfrom South Vietnam’s army and thousands more from South. Conley, Michael Charles, The Communist Insurgent Infrastructure in South Vietnam: A Study of Organization and Strategy, Department of the Army Pamphlet no.

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Google Scholar. The Viet Cong (Vietnamese: Việt Cộng; pronounced [vîət kə̂wŋmˀ] ()), also known as the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam or FNL (French: Front National de Libération), was an armed communist political organization in South Vietnam and military force, the Liberation Army of South Vietnam (LASV), fought against the United States and South Vietnamese governments.

In his book To Build as Well as Destroy: American Nation-building in South Vietnam, Andrew J. Gawthorpe assesses America’s largest and most futile attempt to help a foreign nation develop the political, economic, and military institutions and practices necessary for its survival. Gawthorpe’s analysis traces U.S.

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