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Chapter 14


fighting with small groups of soldiers and using tactics such as ambush guerrilla warfare
providing special military units trained to fight guerrilla warfare flexible response
close off or obstruct blockade
a form of government in power regime
mission by American forces to seek out and destroy North Vietnamese forces search-and-destroy mission
an intensely burning explosive used to destroy jungle growth napalm
a chemical herbicide used to clear out forests and tall grasses Agent Orange
a movement that rejected traditional American values counterculture
postponement, or excuse from, military service deferment
a person who claims that their moral or religious beliefs prevents them from fights conscientious objector
the difference between what is said and what people believe or know to be true credibility gap
Nixon's plan for the South Vietnamese to take a more active role in the fighting and for Americans to become less involved Vietnamization
emergency military rule martial law
missing in action MIA
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