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Viet Minh

Military; Vietnam War

Viet Nam Doc Lap Dong Minh Hoi, or the Vietnamese Allied Independence League. A political and resistance organization established by Ho Chi Minh before the end of World War II, ...

post-traumatic stress disorder

Military; Vietnam War

Development of characteristic symptoms after the experiencing of a psychologically traumatic event or events outside the range of human experience usually considered to be normal. ...

Cao Dai

Military; Vietnam War

A religious and political sect formed in the 1920s by a group of South Vietnamese intellectuals, combining the three major religions of Vietnam -- Buddhism, Confucianism, and ...

Viet Cong infrastructure (VCI)

Military; Vietnam War

It was the aim of the Viet Cong to have a complete government in place when their victory was finally won. Thus, where manpower allowed, Communist cadres were secretly assigned ...

territorial forces evaluation system (TFES)

Military; Vietnam War

The companion report of the HES. A computerized military evaluation system devised by American authorities in Saigon and used by them to assess the readiness of the militia ...

Viet Cong

Military; Vietnam War

The Communist-led forces fighting the South Vietnamese government. The political wing was known as the National Liberation Front, and the military was called the People's ...

Khmer People's National Liberation Front (KPNFL)

Military; Vietnam War

The major non-Communist Cambodian political and resistance organization fighting against the Vietnamese occupation force. Formed in 1979 by former prime minister Son Sann, the ...