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North Vietnamese military adviser in Laos

Paul Fritz Langer

North Vietnamese military adviser in Laos

a first hand account

by Paul Fritz Langer

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Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Laos,
  • Laos.
    • Subjects:
    • Pathet Lao.,
    • Military assistance, North Vietnamese -- Laos.,
    • Laos -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Paul Langer and Joseph J. Zasloff.
      ContributionsZasloff, Joseph Jermiah, joint author., United States. Advanced Research Projects Agency.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ180.A1 R36 no. 5688, DS557.L28 R36 no. 5688
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 40 p.
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5112928M
      LC Control Number74185583

      Hanoi’s War: An International History of the War for Peace in Vietnam by Lien-Hang T. Nguyen, The University of North Carolina Press, For years the manner in which Hanoi waged its war—militarily, politically, diplomatically—and the leaders of that war have confounded historians. In North Vietnam initiated a long-term campaign aimed at destroying the government of South Vietnam through political subversion and armed action. The goal was to unify Vietnam under the leadership of Ho Chi Minh. To achieve this end, the North Vietnamese directed Communists in the South to spark unrest, infiltrated guerrilla reinforcements, and began preparing a logistical line of.

      North Vietnam supported the Pathet Lao to fight against the Kingdom of Laos between – Control over Laos allowed for the eventual construction of the Ho Chi Minh Trail that would serve as the main supply route (MSR) for enhanced NLF (the National Liberation Front, the Vietcong) and NVA (North Vietnamese Army) activities in the Republic of Vietnam.   Trump National Security Adviser McMaster fatuously asserts in his book “Dereliction of Duty” that the Vietnam War “was lost in Washington, D.C., even before Americans assumed sole.

        The original FOIA request called for "any retrospective study or monograph, or official history" compiled on a series of subjects including operations against North Vietnam from , in Laos between and , and the same plus administrative histories of the CIA and its stations in South Vietnam, and Laos in the years from to Invasion of Laos Lam Son by Robert D. Sander, University of Oklahoma Press, The invasion of Laos is one of the forgotten episodes of the Vietnam War. Perhaps this is because it involved primarily soldiers of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN), with the United States providing only air and logistical support.


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Most still think of Vietnam as a war the U.S. and its South Vietnamese allies fought against the North. But Soviet Union’s men were there, too, doing their part to advance the spread of communism.

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The North Vietnamese Military Adviser in Laos: A First Hand Account. An analysis of the North Vietnamese role in Laos. Jan 1, Report. Report. Comments on Bernard Fall's The Pathet Lao: A 'Liberation' Party. Operation White Star was a secretive program from that involved the deployment of U.S.

Army Special Forces to Laos to conduct counterinsurgency. Part 2 of Our Captured North Vietnamese and Viet Cong Items Along with a Nice French Indochina Colonial Sun Helmet and a Mint CISO M3 Grease Gun Magazine Pouch with the Original Magazines Added May 17th, A Nice Selection of Captured North Vietnamese and Viet Cong Items, Part 1 of 2, Added May 9th, For the most part Vietnamese residents in Laos work as traders and small businesspeople, though there continues to be a small military presence in Xiangkhoang and Houaphan provinces." The Lao census did not count the Viet as a distinct ethnic group, but did mention that there w Vietnamese citizens within Laos at the time.

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