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The Resource Defend and befriend : the U.S. Marine Corps and Combined Action Platoons in Vietnam, John Southard

Defend and befriend : the U.S. Marine Corps and Combined Action Platoons in Vietnam, John Southard

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Defend and befriend : the U.S. Marine Corps and Combined Action Platoons in Vietnam
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Defend and befriend
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the U.S. Marine Corps and Combined Action Platoons in Vietnam
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John Southard
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U.S. Marine Corps and Combined Action Platoons in Vietnam
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After relatively successful military interventions in Iraq in 1992 and Yugoslavia in 1998, many American strategists believed that airpower and remote technology were the future of U.S. military action. But America's most recent wars in the Middle East have reinforced the importance of counterinsurgency, with its imperative to ""win hearts and minds"" on the ground in foreign lands. In both Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S. military has studied and experimented with the combined action platoon (CAP) concept used from 1965 to 1971 by the Marine Corps in Vietnam. Consisting of twelve Marines, a medi
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Defend and befriend : the U.S. Marine Corps and Combined Action Platoons in Vietnam, John Southard
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Defend and befriend : the U.S. Marine Corps and Combined Action Platoons in Vietnam, John Southard
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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The evolution of combined action platoons -- Combined Action Platoons, Green Berets, and mobile advisory teams -- Becoming a Combined Action Platoon Marine -- Life in a Combined Action Platoon -- Popular Forces in Combined Action Platoons -- The Combined Action Program and U.S. military strategy in Vietnam
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