Viet Cong Motivation and Morale
The Special Case of Chieu Hoi
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An examination of the Chieu Hoi (Open Arms) program established by the government of South Vietnam to induce Viet Cong defections and of the motives associated with defection, desertion, and surrender. It is based on interviews with many former Viet Cong and on the personnel data cards of over a thousand Viet Cong who rallied to the GVN in 1965-1966.
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