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Viet Cong use of terror

United States. Embassy (Vietnam)

Viet Cong use of terror

a study

by United States. Embassy (Vietnam)

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Published in Saigon .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Vietnam.
    • Subjects:
    • Terrorism -- Vietnam,
    • Viet Cong

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statement[by] United States Mission in Vietnam.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS557.A68 U56 1967
      The Physical Object
      Pagination84 p.
      Number of Pages84
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5561864M
      LC Control Number67061840

        In the darkest days of the Vietnam War, America’s Central Intelligence Agency secretly initiated a sweeping program of kidnap, torture, and assassination devised to destabilize the infrastructure of the National Liberation Front (NLF) of South Vietnam, commonly known as the “Viet Cong.” The victims of the Phoenix Program were Vietnamese /5(3). Start studying Reading Guide # Vietnam. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

      The late Richard Holbrooke began his “foreign service” career at USAID in “rural pacification” in Vietnam, spending his formative years in the Phoenix program. It should not surprise anyone therefore that he was assigned to help bring Serbia to submission or that his last assignment was coordination of the US wars in South Central Asia. Viet Cong and North Vietnamese forces among the popula­ tion in Saigon and its environs during the Tet offensive of February, , and with some of the popular reactions to Viet Cong behavior at this time and subsequently. The work derives from specially designed inter­Cited by: 2.

      Viet Cong death squads assassinated at le civilians in South Vietnam; the real figure was far higher since the data mostly cover They also waged a mass murder campaign against civilian hamlets and refugee camps; in the peak war years, nearly a third of all civilian deaths were the result of Viet Cong atrocities.   The Viet Cong guerrillas, however, respected the American tunnel soldiers as deadly hunters, who--armed with only knives, flashlights and pistols - .


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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 by: 3.

Abstract: As this is being written, early inthe so-called Viet-namization process is well under way in South Viet-nam. What is going on is the assumption of responsibility by the South Vietnamese for all aspects of the war, accompanied by the orderly - but not precipitous - disengagement of.

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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).

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Communist terrorism describes terrorism carried out in the advancement of, or by groups who adhere to, communism or related ideologies, such as Trotskyism, Leninism, Maoism, or Marxism– history communist terrorism has sometimes taken the form of state-sponsored terrorism, supported by communist nations such as the Soviet Union, China, North Korea and Cambodia.

As Vietnam War expert Douglas Pike noted in his book, The Viet-Cong Strategy of Terror, the Communists considered the use of such tactics, which they often simply termed “armed reconnaissance,” to be an essential part of the revolutionary struggle to win the war.

That civilians and dependents were sometimes among the victims was to. “This shocking expose of the CIA operation aimed at destroying the Vietcong infrastructure thoroughly conveys the hideousness of the Vietnam War” (Publishers Weekly).

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The National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam (NLF), was a communist army based in South Vietnam that fought against the governments of South Vietnam and the United States during the Vietnam War ().

The group is better known as the Viet Cong (Việt Cộng) or V.C., short for "Vietnamese Communist."American soldiers called the Vietnamese communist forces Charlie, no matter. Truong Nhu Tang's A Vietcong Memoir is an easy read IF you're familiar with Vietnam's lengthy colonial history.

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According to Osborne, some of the greatest atrocities he witnessed were the use of electric shock to men’s and women’s genitals, a Vietnamese woman being caged and starved to death for suspicion of being involved with a local Viet Cong education cadre, and the insertion of a six-inch wooden dowel into the canal of one of a detainee’s ears.

Douglas Valentine is the author of four books of historical nonfiction: The Hotel Tacloban, The Phoenix Program, The Strength of the Wolf: The Secret History of America’s War on Drugs, and The Strength of the Pack: The Personalities, Politics and Espionage Intrigues that Shaped the is the author of the novel TDY, and a book of poems, A Crow’s : Open Road Media.

At first, the Viet Cong made freeing the prisoners a major goal, and they staged a number of successful attacks until the PICs were redesigned to make them more secure from outside attack. Inside the prisoners were subjected to horrific tortures, starvation, beatings, electric shock and rape.

The Viet Cong arose after the defeat of the French colonial forces at Dien Bien Phu, which prompted the United States to become gradually more and more involved in g that Vietnam would turn communist — just as China had done in — and that the contagion would spread to neighboring countries, the United States sent increasing numbers of "military advisors" into the Author: Kallie Szczepanski.

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