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Viet Cong cadres and the cadre system

Melvin Gurtov

Viet Cong cadres and the cadre system

a study of the main and local forces

by Melvin Gurtov

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

    Subjects:
  • Mạ̌t Trận Dân Tộc Giải Phóng Miền Nam Việt Nam.,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Underground movements.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMelvin Gurtov.
    SeriesMemorandum - Rand Corporation ; RM-5414-1-ISA/ARPA, Memorandum (Rand Corporation) ;, RM-5414-1-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. 5414-1, DS558.92 R36 no. 5414-1
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 97 p. ;
    Number of Pages97
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4615698M
    LC Control Number77379772

    Soldiers and Cadre of the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Army in South Vietnam. The Government of the Republic welcomes returnees from your ranks under the Chieu Hoi program. Return and you will enjoy a life of peace and freedom. The back has a long message, but . The Christian Science Monitor is an international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, online daily edition, and email : Stephen Webbe.

    Title: Some Findings of the Viet Cong Motivation and Morale Study: June-December Author: Leon Goure Subject: A study of Viet Cong captives and defectors, civilian refugees, and North Vietnamese cadres and regulars. base above an elaborate Viet Cong tunnel system. The division suf-fered repeated sudden losses from attacks from within. Small num-bers of VC attacked at night, did their deadly mischief, and then melt-ed back into the tunnels without a Size: 2MB.

    Gabriel Kolko, Anatomy of a War: Vietnam, the United States, and the Modern Historical Experience, New York: Pantheon, , p. ; also W. P. Davison and J. J. Zasloff, ‘Profile of Viet Cong Cadres’, Rand Corporation Memorandum RMl-ISA/ARPA, ; Kondrad Kellen, ‘A View of the VC: Elements of Cohesion in the Enemy Camp in –’, Rand Corporation Memorandum RM Cited by: In total, the United States estimated t Viet Cong and North Vietnamese soldiers were killed, 6, were captured, with the number of wounded being unclear. The USA, South Vietnam and allied Australian and South Korean forces suffered 4, killed, 16, wounded, and missing.


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Viet Cong cadres and the cadre system by Melvin Gurtov Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Viet Cong cadres and the cadre system: a study of the main and local forces. [Melvin Gurtov; United States. Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (International Security Affairs); United States.

Advanced Research Projects Agency.]. Ab Việt Minh were evacuated to the North while 5, to 10, cadre remained in the South, a lawyer and the NLF's "neutralist" chairman, was an isolated figure among cadres and soldiers.

South Vietnam's Law 10/59, The Viet Cong – – part 1 and The Viet Cong – Allies: North Vietnam, Soviet Union, China.

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 rebels.

The RD Cadre, the Rural Development Cadre, were young men who were probably better educated than the soldiers and were supposed to be idealistic. referred to as the Viet Cong Infra-structure. Interspersed in Viet Cong Memoir are 4 maps and 46 photographs. The back matter includes a glossary of names, a list of PRG officials, a page index, and copies of the NLF Manifesto and Program (December ), the political program of the Vietnam Alliance (July ), and the Action Program of the PRG (June ).Cited by: 3.

Viet Cong Cadres and the Cadre System: A Study of the Main and Local Forces, M. Gurtov, December Viet Cong Logistics, L. Holliday, R. Gurfield, June An Evaluation of Chemical Crop Destruction in Vietnam, R. Betts, F. Denton, October A Statistical Analysis of the U.S.

Crop Spraying Program Cited by: 2. The messages of Secrets of the Viet Cong are certsainly too chilling to be ignored.I refer to the book frequently in my discussions of various aspects of the Second Indochina War.

Please pay particular attention to the author's discussions of North Vietnamese Army intelligence, tactics and operational art, the Nomadding Concept, and the Ho Chi /5(3).

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. Holliday, R. Gurfield, June RK An Evaluation of Chemical Crop Destruction in Vietnam.

Viet Cong Infrastructure, were political cadre with no direct military function. The VCI supported by main force and local force troops, maintained the control of the enemy over the people.

France completed its military withdrawal from Vietnam. The United States expanded the number of its military advisers in South Vietnam. The first American killed in the Vietnam War died June 8 at the hand of another American soldier. In the term Viet Cong came into use and gradually replaced the older term Viet Minh.

The government-controlled Saigon press first started using the term Location: Indochina. Osprey's study of the Viet Cong fighters of the Vietnam War (). An enemy in the shadows, the Viet Cong was the military arm of the National Liberation Front, the Communist Party of the Republic of Vietnam.

Often generally thought of as local guerrillas, they were also an important part of the North Vietnamese Army regular cadres/5. Current Breakout of Executive and, Significant Viet Cong. Infrastructure Cadres (the Green Book) defines the target of the PHUNG HOANG Program; it is a GVN/US agreed upon.

listing of Viet Cong positions which are considered to be of the VCI cadre. 5 ALEBOOKS.C. RM The War in the Delta: Views from Three Viet Cong Battal-ions, M. Gurtov, SeptemberRM Viet Cong Cadres and the Cadre System: A Study of the Main and Local Forces, M. Gurtov, December RM Viet Cong Logistics, L, P.

Holliday, R. Gurfield, June RM An Evaluation of Chemical Crop Destruction in Vietnam. Since "Viet Cong" in this country is understood to mean the pro-Communist fighting forces, I surmise the chosen title was a bit of a marketing ploy. Nonetheless, this book is enlightening as to the political evolution and activities not only of the writer, Truong Nhu Tang, but all South Vietnamese nationalists.4/5.

The order of battle for the Viet Cong concerned a contested American intelligence issue of the Vietnam g In the mids, its focus was the count of enemy combatants.

Often called the order of battle controversy, the debate came to divide the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and challenge military intelligence.

The politics and strategy of the war became involved in the debate. Melvin Gurtov, Viet Cong Cadres and the Cadre System: A Study of the Main and Local Forces. Santa Monica: Rand, Santa Monica: Rand, RMISA/ARPA. A study of Viet Cong captives and defectors, civilian refugees, and North Vietnamese cadres and regulars.

The Memorandum emphasizes the testimony of Viet Cong captives and defectors who came into government hands from June to December The inverviews are not offered as a statistical sample, but as a body of evidence that yields impressions Cited by: 2. Between andthe Vietcong crippled the administration of the South Vietnam (Saigon) government by the systematic murder of an estima appointed village chiefs and other officials.

Almost all were summarily executed at their hous. the Viet Cong and risks his life many times for the cause. Gradually I found myself warming to Nhu Tang and the VC.

Don't get me wrong I have a large family living in the U.S.A. This book however really opened my eyes to the brutal reality of Vietnam and has even caused some friction when discussed with my stateside relatives/5(64).

a handful of well-trained and experienced Viet Cong politi­ cal cadre, backed byl,ocal guerrilla organizations. As, long as this enemy organization remained unchallenged, with the power of life and death over the villager, the most attractive GVN development program would be doomed to failure.

-3­. A Viet Cong is a man, woman, or child a tough fighter, with words or weapons, for what he is taught to call the "liberation" of South Vietnam-the Republic of Vietnam.

Viet Cong also applies to the military and civilian components of the "Front" (the National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam.In Japan placed Vietnam under military occupation, restricting the local French administration to a figurehead authority.

Seizing the opportunity, the Communists organised a Vietnamese independence league, the Viet Minh, whose armed forces became known as the PAVN (more commonly known to the West as the Vietcong, or NVA) and prepared to launch an uprising against the French at the war's.The Tet Offensive (Vietnamese: Sự kiện Tết Mậu Thân ), or officially called The General Offensive and Uprising of Tet Mau Than (Vietnamese: Tổng Tiến công và Nổi dậy Tết Mậu Thân ) was one of the largest military campaigns of the Vietnam War, launched on Janu by forces of the Viet Cong (VC) and North Vietnamese People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN Location: South Vietnam, 11°N °E / .