By Gordon L. Rottman
Osprey's examine of the Viet Cong warring parties of the Vietnam battle (1955-1975). An enemy within the shadows, the Viet Cong was once the army arm of the nationwide Liberation entrance, the Communist occasion of the Republic of Vietnam. usually quite often considered neighborhood guerrillas, they have been additionally an enormous a part of the North Vietnamese military commonplace cadres.
Packed with emotive and infrequent pictures, this publication not just analyzes the abilities and strategies of those interesting combatants, but additionally takes a glance at their social origins to interpret how this affected their habit as warriors.
Gordon L Rottman discusses the Viet Cong's recruitment and preliminary education, their specified motivation, their large political and mental indoctrination, and their designated gear and weaponry, to supply a compelling and balanced account of those mythical guerrilla fighters.
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