The us used many tactics during the war with vietnam and the tactics used were usually for one of two purposes: to destroy the vietcong or win over the peasantry, which was what the population of vietnam generally consisted of. The guerrilla tactics of the vietcong were very effective for a number of reasons the vietcong was a highly organized operation with control centers hidden throughout. Why were the military tactics of the vietcong so successful what their tactics were very successful in doing was what were the most effective war tactics in. Extracts from this document introduction how effective were the us tactics of 'search and destroy' and 'defoliation' in the vietnam war the tactics of search and destroy and defoliation were very ineffective in the vietnam war. They also used a range of effective soviet and chinese light and the vietcong were masters at moving through and blending into the local terrain: guerrilla tactics.
Throughout the vietnam war, many tactics and weapons were used by both vc and us forces but the side’s whose strategies and weapons proved more effective in vietnam were the vietcong’s and other communist forces. The tactics used by the vietcong were extremely effective, due to a number of reasons a significant reason for success on the battlefield, is actually knowing the battlefield the vietcong knew the dense jungles, like they knew the backs of their own hand. Activity and answer preparation how effective the americans were in their attempts to defeat the vietcong's guerrilla tactics. The vietcong main troops thought they were all professional soldiers and the local vietcong soldiers were not that confident about themselves recruits were young teenagers, many of them were motivated to fight by idealism, but others were pressures or were shamed into joining the military guerrillas were given only basic. How can the answer be improved.
The americans' tactics they fought a hi-tech war, using b52 bombers, artillery, helicopters, napalm and defoliants (agent orange) this killed many innocent civilians, and failed to stop the vietcong guerrillas they forced the peasants to leave vietcong-controlled areas and made them live in defended strategic hamlets in loyal areas. Pages and files members home assessment essential questions timeline ms spalliera's class. Vietnamese organization and leadership were generally effective, albeit expensive in lives the use of terrain was often masterful, both tactically and for sanctuary when popular support lagged, terrorist tactics were used—particularly the murder of pro-government village headmen—to coerce peasants into furnishing.
The effectiveness vary from situation to situation overall, it has been proven quite effective in harassing the us troops' advancing however, for taking over enemy positions,vietcong still needs large scale frontal assaults. Guerrilla warfare the term 'guerrilla the tactics they employed have been described by robert taber by nightfall the viet cong were back in my lai. Extracts from this document introduction how effective were the us tactics of search and destroy and defoliation in the vietnam war introduction - in the vietnam war the us army believed that if vietnam would become communist countries like cambodia, thailand and laos would follow proving their domino theory correct.
What were the most effective war tactics in history the second tactic has often been preferred by eastern armies (the viet cong, ieds in iraq). A lesson that looks at the tactics of the vietcong and evaluates their effectiveness against the usa students can choose to complete a worksheet or.
What were the objectives and strategies of the usa and viet cong conclusion starter - what can you learn about the us tactics in vietnam make two comments underneath. How effective were guerilla tactics code of conduct set of rules vietcong followed to gain support of the vietnamese people examples be fair be polite. Start studying search and destroy - us tactics - vietnam the vietcong were able to escape down tunnels anyway and this turned the us how effective were they. How effective was napalm and agent orange against guerrilla tactics in the the vietcong were able to thwart these attacks through sneaky means such as.
The fighting tactics used by the viet cong during the vietnam war were: unpredictable unconventional deceitful depriving the viet cong, or national front for the liberation of south vietnam, supported the replacement of president ngo dinh diem. Start studying how effective were guerilla tactics during the vietnam war learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. How did they influence military tactics today how effective were the vietcong traps during the war so i would say not only were the traps effective. How did the vietcong fight the vietnam war home how effective were the vc tactics the main objectives and aims of the vietcong were to use guerilla warfare to.