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What is meant by frontless war and formless war? Why was the Vietnam War called a formless and frontless war?

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What is meant by a frontless and formless war, is a description of a war in which there is no static and established front lines from which the opposing forces battle one another, and combat can be waged anywhere at any time with no clearly defined battle lines. ...

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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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