The NVA and Viet Cong cover

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In 1940 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 end. This text details the history, organisation and uniforms of the People's Army of Vietnam from its origins in the fight against colonialism, through two separate wars against the US and Khmer Rouge, to its role in the modern era.

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Published May 20 2012
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 1st
Extent 64
ISBN 9781780968247
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 55 b/w; 10 col
Series Elite
Short code ELI 38
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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