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Vietnam – ARVN’s Identity Crisis

Group of Soldiers from ARVN with SFC Norman A....

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The war managers told us our troops needed more time to gradually build up the strength of the South Vietnamese Army (ARVN), to re-equip them with modern weapons so that they could defend their nation on their own. This policy became the cornerstone of the so-called “Nixon Doctrine.”… More>>