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Politics of the Viet Cong

Douglas Eugene Pike

Politics of the Viet Cong

the political process as practiced by the National Liberation Front

by Douglas Eugene Pike

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Published by South China Morning Post in Saigon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mặt trận dân tộc giải phóng miè̂n nam Việt Nam.,
  • Vietnam -- Politics and government -- 1945-1975.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Douglas Eugene Pike.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2], 52, [2] p.
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21311093M

    A summary of Themes in Le Ly Hayslip's When Heaven and Earth Changed Places. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of When Heaven and Earth Changed Places and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.   We had enough on our hands with the sexual politics of the day and the endless gossip about our personal lives. 23 Days with the Viet Cong.” .

    Book Examines Vietnam War from Viet Cong’s Point of View. On the 35th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, Ray Suarez talks to retired Marine Corps Lt. Col. James Zumwalt about his new book on the.   Lasting for 20 years (), the Vietnam war, as bloody as any other wars, took away more than 2 millions lives, in which many of them were civilians. 3 millions were wounded, and hundreds of thousands of children were left orphans. The war ruined both North and South Vietnam. Between and , the U.S. Air forces dropped around 8.

    Communism in Vietnam has played a key role in the politics of Vietnam since independence. Marxism was introduced into Vietnam with the emergence of three separate communist parties; the Indochinese Communist Party, the Annamese Communist Party and the Indochinese Communist Union, later joined by a Trotskyist movement led by Tạ Thu the Communist International (Comintern) sent. These developments in global politics and western politics have made it possible to write this book, which could not have been written in the s or s. In this book, I examine the Vietnam War in light of the end of the Cold War, from a centrist perspective more sympathetic to American Cold War policymakers than that of their critics on.


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Politics of the Viet Cong by Douglas Eugene Pike Download PDF EPUB FB2

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.

Get this from a library. Political motivation of the Viet Cong: the Vietminh regroupees. [Joseph Jermiah Zasloff] -- 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.

"Pike, whose earlier study (Viet Cong: the Organization and Techniques of the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam, MIT) was justly acclaimed as the best single monograph on the murky politics of Viet-Nam, now offers his prognosis concerning its postwar politics.

The book offers a careful analysis of the 'contenders and objectives' with equal emphasis on the often clashing postwar Cited by: 8. The Việt Cộng (Vietnamese: [vîət kə̂wŋmˀ] ()), also known as the National Liberation Front, was a mass political organization in South Vietnam and Cambodia with its own army – the People's Liberation Armed Forces of South Vietnam (PLAF) – that fought against the United States and South Vietnamese governments during the Vietnam War, eventually emerging on the winning : North Vietnam, Soviet Union, China.

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Viet Cong (VC), in full Viet Nam Cong San, English Vietnamese Communists, 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 Pres. Ngo Dinh Diem to belittle the rebels. Vietnam - Vietnam - The two Vietnams (–65): The agreements concluded in Geneva between April and July (collectively called the Geneva Accords) were signed by French and Viet Minh representatives and provided for a cease-fire and temporary division of the country into two military zones at latitude 17 °N (popularly called the 17th parallel).

"Pike, whose earlier study "(Viet Cong: the Organization and Techniques of the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam, MIT)" was justly acclaimed as the best single monograph on the murky politics of Viet-Nam, now offers his prognosis concerning its postwar politics.

The book offers a careful /5(3). A memoire (ok, ghost written) of a Viet Cong politician who served in the upper echelons of Viet Cong Secret Government in South Vietnam during the early days of the second South East Asia war (up to when he was caught and swapped for South Vietnamese agents)/5(64).

Inwhen U.S. officials were claiming the Vietnam War was nearly won, North Vietnam and the Viet Cong launched a devastating attack. 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.

“[Phoenix] countered the Viet Cong apparatus attempting to overthrow the Government of Vietnam by targeting its leaders,” Colby wrote.

“Wherever possible, these were apprehended or invited to defect, but a substantial number were killed in firefights during military operations or resisting capture.

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The book’s a below are cuts from throughout the first half of. The Tonkin Gulf Encounter. The USS Maddox was a hulking battleship: 2,tons, and armed with machine guns, torpedoes, and depth charge anti-submarine weapons.

Cruising along the North Vietnamese coast in the summer ofit cast an intimidating shadow in the Tonkin Gulf, one that distressed authorities in Hanoi. During the Vietnam War, the Viet Cong (VC) main forces and North Vietnamese Army (NVA) were forced to hide weapons and supplies underground and to dig protective shelters to counter massive US firepower.

Their field works defended villages, hidden base camps, and fortified complexes, and took the. Viet Cong Ambush Tactics: The Viet Cong were also famous for their extensive use of tunnels and traps.

Along with an unknown number of traps set by the Viet Cong, they also made over 75 miles worth of tunnels underground. These tunnels allowed them to disappear at any time and remain hidden as. The Viet Cong. With the Cold War intensifying worldwide, the United States hardened its policies against any allies of the Soviet Union, and by President Dwight D.

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Telling of Viet Cong atrocities, he adds that he felt his people had been “used” by the American government, which “allowed that the Viet Cong attack our villages and promised that at Author: Rebecca Onion.

The book has a hardcover with illustrations by established artists such as Nguyễn Quân, Đặng Xuân Hòa, Trần Lương and Nguyễn Công Cừ. Kiều, is a masterpiece by Nguyễn Du ( ) who was recognised by UNESCO as a World Cultural Figure in.

"The book is suitable for children but it also touches mature readers' heart," said Lê Thu Ngọc, the book's editor. "The bilingual book will inspire children to learn both English and Vietnamese." The writer tells a journey through decades from a little girl to an old woman in the page books with beautiful illustrations.

It also left Saigon more vulnerable to the urban attacks launched by the Viet Cong during the Tet offensive. The American way of war also inflicted a huge toll on village life in South Vietnam.A grieving widow cries over a plastic bag containing the remains of her husband, who was found in a mass grave of civilians killed by the Viet Cong during the Tet Offensive, in February Larry Burrows / Getty Images.

After firing on a Viet Cong village, US troops remove "joy girls," or sex workers, from the area. Larry Burrows / Getty Images.