North Vietnamese Army Soldier 1958-75

North Vietnamese Army Soldier 1958-75

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Commonly mistaken for the locally raised Viet Cong, the NVA was an entirely different force, conducting large-scale operations in a conventional war. Despite limited armour, artillery and air support, the NVA were an extremely politicized and professional force with strict control measures and leadership concepts. Gordon Rottman follows the fascinating life of the highly motivated infantryman from conscription and induction through training to real combat experiences. Covering the evolution of the forces from 1958 onwards, this book takes an in-depth look at the civilian and military lives of the soldiers, whilst accompanying artwork details the uniforms, weapons and equipment used by the NVA in their clash against America and her allies.... nine monthsa#39; training, which included operation, radio procedures, antenna theory, Morse code and minor repairs. ... M1 carbine-armed, tan-uniformed Viet Minh soldier, posing beside a French soldier during truce talks, differed little inanbsp;...

Title:North Vietnamese Army Soldier 1958-75
Author:Gordon L. Rottman
Publisher:Osprey Publishing - 2012-10-20


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