Wars of Vietnam/Related Articles

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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Wars of Vietnam.
See also changes related to Wars of Vietnam, or pages that link to Wars of Vietnam or to this page or whose text contains "Wars of Vietnam".

This is an interim copy from Vietnam War, and has some things that will probably move to the coming new article on 1962-1999.

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Non-communist Vietnamese


Communist Vietnamese



  • Can Lao [r]: A South Vietnamese semisecret political organization controlled by the Diem brothers [e]
  • Dan Xa Dang [r]: A short-lived, nationalist, non-Communist political party of the Cochin China region of French Indochina in the late 1940s [e]
  • Dong Min Hoi [r]: A broad-front coalition, formed with Chinese sponsorship, by Vietnamese nationalists while Vichy France and Japan controlled French Indochina, formed in October 1942. Its coalition included members of the Communist Viet Minh and various non-Communist groups such as the VNQDD [e]
  • Viet Nam Quoc Dan Dang [r]: One of the two nationalist parties opposing French colonial rule in Indochina, the other being its ultimate rival, the Vietnamese Communist Party. Purged from North Vietnam. [e]

Other related topics

  • Air assault [r]: Military operations in which infantry are carried by aircraft onto, or very near, the target, or by parachuting. The aircraft may be helicopters, tilt-rotor aircraft, short-landing transports, or, historically, gliders. [e]


Code words

  • BARREL ROLL: Covert bombing campaign against the Ho Chi Minh Trail
  • Operation Bolo [r]: An offensive counter-air operation, sometimes called a fighter sweep, in which a formation of aircraft, looking like bombers and escorts, flew into North Vietnam to invite fighter attack; the attackers discovered that the "bombers" were actually air superiority fighters [e]
  • DESOTO: Patrols, off the coast of North Vietnam, with one or more destroyers with a signal intelligence intercept van temporarily mounted on deck
  • MARKET TIME: naval patrol operations against supplies and personnel being landed along the cost