PAVN : People's Army of Vietnam

  title={PAVN : People's Army of Vietnam},
  author={D. Pike},
  • D. Pike
  • Published 1986
  • Engineering, Economics
From the original 34-man Armed Propaganda Team of the 1930s, headed by Vo Nguyen Giap and managed by Ho Chi Minh, the People's Army of Vietnam has grown into the third largest military force in the world, exceeded only by the armies of the USSR and China. When viewed in terms of military capability and success, it is a phenomenon. Since its inception, the PAVN has taken on two major powers - France and the United States - and won decisive victories. It is this phenomenon that Douglas Pike… Expand
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