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HELICOPTERS IN VIETNAM WAR.

Evaluates evolution of roles in war, advantages & disadvantages, tactical & logistical support, enemy responses, losses incurred.
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THE USE OF HELICOPTERS IN THE VIETNAM WAR
This research paper describes and evaluates the role of helicopters during different phases of the Vietnam War. Because of technological developments and the nature of that conflict, helicopters were used extensively by American and South Vietnamese armed forces to perform a variety of functions. These were primarily in the nature of tactical and logistical support to troops in the field, which greatly enhanced mobility and firepower on the ground of the anti-Communist forces in South Vietnam. In the early phases of the war (1956-1964) that role evolved in part to compensate for weaknesses in the South Vietnamese army (ARVN) but soon became an integral feature of the effort to counter communist control of the South Vietnamese countryside. As American military involvement in the war escalated du

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