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Vietnam War: Frontless and Formless

The Vietnam War was often described as a "formless war" and a "frontless war." It resembled no other war in history as seen by military theorists and historians.

Thinking expansively, what sorts of assumptions needed to be made and what sorts of values had to be honored in order to make such a formless and frontless war even possible let alone sustainable?

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Thinking expansively, what sorts of assumptions needed to be made and what sorts of values had to be honored in order to make such a formless and frontless war even possible let alone sustainable?

The assumptions to be made are; this is non-traditional covert jungle warfare, not traditional enemy war with large fronts, when the enemy easily spotted and identified (as in the past WWII and Korea. This is also not what the Americans and their allies (except Special Forces) were trained ...

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