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Ch. 30

Vietnam Era

Guerilla Warfare a form of irregular warfare in which a small group of combatants such as armed civilians or irregulars use military tactics including ambushes, sabotage, raids, petty warfare, hit-and-run tactics, and mobility to fight a larger and less-mobile traditional
Exile to be away from one's home
Flexible Response Flexible response was a defense strategy implemented by John F. Kennedy in 1961 to address the Kennedy administration's skepticism of Dwight Eisenhower's New Look and its policy of Massive Retaliation
Executive Order to help officers and agencies of the executive branch manage the operations within the federal government itself.
Seek and Destroy refers to a military strategy that became a large component of the Malayan Emergency and the Vietnam War
Vietcong a political organization and army in South Vietnam and Cambodia that fought the United States and South Vietnamese governments during the Vietnam War (1959–1975), and emerged on the winning side
Coup known as a coup, a putsch, or an overthrow, is the sudden and illegal seizure of a government,
Deferment official postponement of military service
Hawk The missile entered service in 1960, and a program of extensive upgrades has kept it from becoming obsolete
Counter Culture
Vietnamization Vietnamization was a policy of the Richard Nixon administration during the Vietnam War to end the U.S.' involvement in the war and "expand, equip, and train South Vietnam's forces and assign to them an ever-increasing combat role, at the same time steadil
Silent Majority The silent majority is an unspecified large majority of people in a country or group who do not express their opinions publicly.
Martial law Martial law is the imposition of military power over designated regions on an emergency basis.
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