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Published by Headquarters, Dept. of the Army, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English



  • Vietnam (Democratic Republic)


  • Vietnam (Democratic Republic)

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Edition Notes

Other titlesArea handbook for Vietnam.
StatementForeign Area Studies, the American University ; coauthors, Harvey H. Smith ... [et al.].
SeriesDA pam ;, 550-57, Area handbook series
ContributionsSmith, Harvey Henry, 1892-, American University (Washington, D.C.). Foreign Area Studies., United States. Dept. of the Army.
LC ClassificationsDS560.3 .N67 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 496 p. :
Number of Pages496
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3381337M
LC Control Number2004551457

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A land of staggering natural beauty and cultural complexities, of dynamic megacities and hill-tribe villages, Vietnam is both exotic and compelling. Unforgettable experiences are everywhere in Vietnam. There’s the sublime: gazing over a surreal seascape of limestone islands from the deck of a traditional junk in Halong Bay. Land reform in Vietnam began in the political turmoil following World War II in which a civil war pitted the communist Viet Minh against the French colonists and their supporters. At that time a large percentage of agricultural land was owned by large landowners and the majority of the rural population of Vietnam owned only small plots of land or was landless. Guerrilla Tactics In December , Ho Chi Minh and the North Vietnamese leadership ordered a change in a way the war in the South was to be fought.   General Vo Nguyen Giap: Vietnam War Was Lost at Home-Incorrect Attribution!General Vo Nguyen Giap, commander of the North Vietnamese Army, wrote in his memoirs that his army was on the brink of collapse, but the U.S. lost the Vietnam War at home because of the media and protestors.

North Vietnam, officially the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV) (Vietnamese: Việt Nam Dân Chủ Cộng Hòa), was a state in Southeast Asia from to During the August Revolution following World War II, Vietnamese communist revolutionary Hồ Chí Minh, leader of the Việt Minh, declared independence from French Indochina on 2 September , announcing the creation of the Capital and largest city: Hanoi. The Vietnam War has left many legacies. Among the most positive is an abundance of top-notch books, many written by veterans of the conflict. These include winners of National Book Awards and Pulitzer Prizes, both fiction and nonfiction. A slew of war memoirs stand with the best writing of that genre. In the short history of Vietnam War.   Dog Soldiers won the National Book Award for Fiction, the first Vietnam War novel to do so. But it wasn’t the last. But it wasn’t the last. James Webb, Fields of Fire (). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smith, Harvey Henry, Area handbook for North Vietnam. Washington, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print.