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TOGY4W27 Terms

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Artillery 1) large-caliber weapons, such as cannons and missile launchers; 2) the branches of the army that specialize in such weapons; 3) the science of operating such weapons
Civilian any non-military member of society
Napalm (1) a jelly-like mixture made from gasoline with thickening agents such as fatty acids, for use in some bombs and in flamethrowers. It was developed during World War II and heavily used in Vietnam.
Prisoner of war usually a member of the military, a person who is captured and kept prisoner by an enemy during war,
Siege The surrounding and blockading of a city, town, or fortress by an army attempting to capture it. The goal is to keep the surrounded town from getting resources so that they surrender because of starvation
Antiestablishment marked by opposition or hostility to conventional social, political, or economic values or principles
Embassy 1) a group of people sent on a mission to a (usually foreign) government; an ambassador and his staff; 2) the mission itself; 3) the headquarters of an ambassador
Individuality (1) the state or quality of being an individual: a person separate from other persons and possessing his or her own needs, goals, and desires.
Tet the Vietnamese New Year, which is celebrated on the first seven days of the first month of the lunar calendar. It marks the first day of spring and is the most important festival of the Vietnamese year
Viet Cong a Communist-led army force in South Vietnam that used guerrilla warfare, also known as the National Liberation Front (NLF), which fought against its own government and was supported by North Vietnam
Napalm (2) It is a preferred weapon due to its severe psychological effect on enemy morale, and has become a source of controversy and protest
Individuality (2) The philosophy of individualism is concerned with independence and self-reliance, free from influence or control by others
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