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Secret Army, Secret War: Washington's Tragic Spy Operation in North Vietnam (Naval Institute Special Warfare Series)

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An unblinking analysis of a covert operation that involved hundreds of South Vietnamese commandos being sent into the North.
Hardcover, 389 pages
Published September 28th 1995 by US Naval Institute Press (first published 1995)
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Apr 13, 2013 Jerome rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A great account of ill-conceived covert operations which achieved little other than to demonstrate the bravery of the naive young Vietnamese men who undertook these missions. This is a group which suffered some of the worst treatment dished out in the Vietnamese communist re-education camp system.

OPLAN 34A, the flawed and failed operation designed to "send a message to Hanoi," in the words of former Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara, left a disastrous swath of human destruction and suffering
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they r brave men, the reason for their failure is CIA didn't understand what communist is
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