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Inside the VC and NVA

Michael Lee Col Lanning

Inside the VC and NVA

The Real Story of North Vietnam"s Armed Forces

by Michael Lee Col Lanning

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Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English


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Number of Pages332
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7568976M
ISBN 100449907163
ISBN 109780449907160

  The NVA were waiting for the team and ambushed them as they entered the village, Sig. was wounded in the leg and had been medevaced out. Sometime later I learned that he had died as a result of infection from the wound. It was common practice for the VC and NVA to smear their ammo with human feces which infected the wounds.


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Description of the book "Inside the VC and the NVA: The Real Story of North Vietnam's Armed Forces": If the costs of the Vietnam War were great to Americans and staggering to the South Vietnamese, they were even worse for the North.

And those costs were borne largely by the individual soldiers - the soldiers who won the on interviews. Inside the VC and the NVA. Lanning, Michael L., Cragg, Dan. Published by Texas A&M University Press. Lanning, L. & Cragg, Dan. Inside the VC and the NVA: The Real Story of North Vietnam's Armed Forces.

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In Unheralded Victory: The Defeat of the Viet Cong and the North Vietnamese Army, (Vandamere Press,$), author Mark Woodruff explains that America and its allies fought a successful war in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia that destroyed its enemies’ ability to pursue the : Historynet Staff.

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Inside the VC and the NVA: the real story of North Vietnam's armed forces. Texas A&M University Press. in English - 1st Texas A&M University Press ed. Inside the VC and the NVA the real story of North Vietnam's armed forces 1st Texas A&M University Press ed.

by Michael Lee Lanning. Published by Texas A&M University Press in College Station. Written in EnglishCited by: 4. "Inside the VC and The NVA" by Michael Lee Lanning and Dan Cragg is a Texas A&M University Press publication. The book is obviously a product from Texas A&M' Vietnam studies and is a superb informational guide to all aspects of Vietnam, including it's history, it's climate, it's people, and it's unique ability to wage war!/5.

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This article is about the VC/NVA atrocities that occurred in Vietnam. INSIDE THE VC AND THE NVA, written by two veterans with six-and-a-half years combined experience, shows how.

A Dual Main Selection of the Military Book Club About the Author: MICHAEL LEE LANNING, a retired lieutenant colonel who served three tours of duty in Vietnam, is the author of sixteen nonfiction books on military history/5(43).

A look at the other side, by Vietnam vets Lanning (Inside the LRRPS, paperback, etc.) and Cragg (The Soldier's Prize, paperback, etc.). Lanning and Cragg draw upon some Rand Corporation interviews with VC/NVA POWs and defectors, Defense Department documents, and their own knowledge to present a unique portrait.

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Nick Turse, in his book, Kill Anything that Moves, argues that a relentless drive toward higher body counts, a widespread use of free-fire zones, rules of engagement where civilians who ran from soldiers or helicopters could be viewed as VC, and a widespread disdain for Vietnamese civilians led to massive civilian casualties and endemic Allied military deaths:During the Second Indochina War, better known as the Vietnam War, a distinctive land warfare strategy and organization was used by the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam (NLF) or better known as the Viet Cong (VC) in the West, and the People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN) or North Vietnamese Army (NVA) to defeat their American and South Vietnamese Army of the.

There was a book I bought years ago called "Inside the VCA & NVA" from a book club. The book itself was excellent, I gaveitto my father who served in '68/'69 and he enjoyed it as well.

Detailed kit, organization sndtactics and included letters pulled from fallen soldiers. My verdict for what it is worth; A very well written work of literature, but if you are after fact or fiction about the wartime experiences of the VC/NVA, this is one to miss.

I'm halfway through the other book; Inside the VC and NVA; although I am only half way through, this is also not what I was after. Inside the VC and the NVA: the real story of North Vietnam's armed forces. [Michael Lee Lanning; Dan Cragg] -- Chronicles how the communists won the Vietnam War by placing their trust in the most reliable tool of warfare the individual soldier.

The VC and NVA used the RPG7V, a Soviet produced short-range, anti-armor, rocket-propelled grenade, from against armored vehicles, defensive positions, personnel and even helicopters.

This smoothbore, recoilless weapon consists of a launcher tube fitted with a simple iron sight or a more sophisticated telescopic range-finding sight, and a. Inside the VC and the NVA: the real story of North Vietnam's armed forces.

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Secrets of the Viet Cong J W McCoy, Hippocrene BooksISBN Inside the VC and the NVA Michael Lee Lanning & Dan Cragg, Ivy BooksISBN Vietnam Weapons Handbook, David Rosser-Owen, Patrick Stephens Limited,ISBN 0. NLF and PAVN battle tactics comprised a flexible mix of guerrilla and conventional warfare battle tactics used by the Main Force of the People's Liberation Armed Forces (known as the National Liberation Front or Viet Cong in the West) and the NVA (People's Army-Vietnam) to defeat their U.S.

and South Vietnamese (GVN/ARVN) opponents during the Vietnam War. 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 form of trench systems, individual fighting positions, crew.

We fought against both the NVA and the VC. The NVA was the Army of North Vietnam. Regular troops, trained and equipped like soldiers.

The Viet Cong were irregular forces that were recruited in South Vietnam and often just fought near where they were under the control of North Vietnam. This is a guest blog by Peter Alan Lloyd An Eyewitness Account by SSG Arnold Krause In Vietnam, the NVA and VC organizations fought a very different war to the one we (the U.S.

army) were la warfare was the best tool the North Vietnam forces employed against our mega-sized campaigns in the early years, and, later, the numerous search and destroy and. The canonical difference is this. The NVA were North Vietnamese regulars sent from North to South.

Had better weapons (usually Russian-made) and received better training (they were 'real' soldiers). They used to hit/fight and then escape back t. Historian Hai Nguyen discusses his recent trip to interview Vietnamese veterans, focusing on how the Vietnamese veterans remember and perceived the 1st Infantry Division.

In revealing hidden. I read a book, Inside the VC and the NVA, that discussed extensively the issue of NVA recruits being incorporated into VC the war progressed, especially after TET, a higher proportion of NVA personnel were composing VC units.

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By Nicholas Warr, Veteran, Operation HUE CITY. Author, Phase Line Green; The Battle for Hue, Mark Bowden, who wrote the excellent book, Black Hawk Down, took on the very challenging task of attempting to document one of the largest, deadliest and most controversial battles of the Vietnam War in Hue, This epic book includes pages of dialogue.

The North Vietnamese Army got the Chinese weapons, along with whatever WWII-era crap they had left over. Since all of the “good” weapons from this already-bad lot went to the NVA and VC near major cities, we mostly wound up with antiques — and not even the nice, collectible antiques that old ladies build nests out of.

- Explore debbi's board "Vietnam War: NVA Captured and POW" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Vietnam war, Vietnam and War pins. I have detailed below the Order of Battle for NVA and VC units in the four Tactical Zones for the year This is by no means a definitive listing, no OOB ever can be so use it with that in mind.

Inside the VC and the NVA, Ballantine Books,ISBN 0 6. VC/NVA logistics were marked by austerity, but sufficient supplies, equipment and material were on pdf to furnish final victory.

Consumption levels were much less than those of their American/ARVN opponents. It is estimated that a VC/NVA division in the south typically required only 15 tons of supplies per day.

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