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Absolutely no moral conscience and no adherence to a single part of the Geneva Convention along with the ability to be a village resident or farmer during the day and a soldier at night.

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Q: What military advantages did the Vietcong have over the Americans?
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What military did the Vietcong have over the Americans?

the Us was better than the vietcong in military it was guerilla warfare that was over the Us

What advantages did the vietcong have over Americans?

They knew the territory.

What military advantages did the Americans have over the vietcong?

The United States had incredibly powerful airpower which the Vietcong couldn't easily counter. The United States also had far more money to spend on equipping and training their soldiers. In short, the U.S. military were a modern military machine while the Vietcong were a somewhat rag-tag band of guerillas.

What military stragagies did vietcong use over the americans?

Guerrilla insurgency / war of attrition

What military advantages did Vietcong have over the Americans?

Americans never had fought in such a such an envirnoment -searing heat, jungles, the vietcong were at an advantage because they were use to the climate and the geography. The Vietcong had built tunnels many many of them connected and did alot of moving arms underground. The backing of the majority of Vietanese people first they were invaded by the french and then the Americans they were tired of war felt that the Americans did not belong there and wanted them out. So many many of the people sabotage the Americans for fear of the Viet Cong

What military advantage did the vietcong have over the Americans?

The same advantage Frances Marion (the Swamp Fox) had over the British army in 1776, he knew the terrain. The VC were no different.

The advantages or merit of military over civilian government?

There are not many advantages of a military government over a civilian government. One thing that may be considered an advantage is that a military government is always ready to defend its country.

What military advantages did the viet cong have over the Americans?

They knew the lay of the land, while the Americans had to search their way through Vietnam. They dug tunnels and could kill the Americans in the tunnels. They used guerrilla warfare, which Americans were not used to fighting. Americans fought wars on clean battlefields, not in forests and swamps.

What were some of the advantages the Spaniards had over Native Americans?

Horses, refined steel for tools, resistance to certain diseases such as smallpox, tolerance to the ingestion of alcohol; not to mention cannons, guns, and gunpowder. Also, military strength (trained soldiers) in conjunction with military strategy. Oh! I forgot over-the-horizon navigational skills and the shipbuilding industry. Native Americans respected the wheel of life, but did not apply them to wagons for travel.

What military advantages did the united states have over japan?

High tech weapons,knowledge and experience is the military advantage that the United States has over Japan.

The major advantages the spanish have over native Americans in Mexico?

they had fun doing it

What advantages did the spanish have over native Americans?

Guns, mainly. And the element of surprise.

What military stratagies did the vietcong use against the Americans?

The Vietcong had planned for the war years in advance. First, they prepared their supply lines. They built the Ho Chi Minh Trail. It was not one road but a series of extremely narrow roads that merged and separated. The bridges were built underwater so they were not visible from the air. Thus they had simple supply lines with lots of built in redundancy. Second, they dug out caves to hide their solders. Thus their solders would hide during the day and come out during the night to fight. The caves also held their supplies and hospitals. Third, the Vietcong used extremely simple weapons. The AK-47 rifle is designed so that it will not jam. Thus a Vietcong could get mud all over his rifle and it would still work. It was not a fine crafted piece of machinery like the American weapons. Fourth, the Vietcong used weapons that took bullets and other ammunition one millimeter larger than American weapons. Thus, if the Vietcong captured American ammunition, they could use it. If the Americans captured Vietcong ammunition, it was worthless. Fifth, the Vietcong would kill the money lenders. In Asian societies many people owe money at a high rate of interest. The Vietcong would break that cycle. They would show the local people how they would deliver them from their oppression. Sixth, the Vietcong listened to American Generals talk. One American general said, "The Vietcong anti aircraft guns can not go over 6,000 feet. We will be safe if we fly at 10,000 feet. The Vietcong knew American airplanes would fly at 10,000 feet. They put their anti-aircraft guns on top of 6,000 feet high mountains. The guns would reach 12,000 feet. When a plane flew over at 10,000 feet, they would shoot it down.

What were the two key military advantages did the Hittites have over their rivals?

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What advantages did the Spanish have over the native Americans?

When the Spanish arrived in the Americas in the 1500's they had horses and weapons. The Native Americans had neither.

What advantages did the American Army have over the British Army at the battle of Saratoga?

The Americans had great armies

Who was the leader that the Vietcong was trying to over throw?

Ngo Dinh Diem

Name 2 advantages the Americans had over the british during the revolutionary war?

The Americans knew the territory well The Americans later on got help from French/Spanish

What advantage did the vietcong have over American troops?

They had many advantages over American troops. They were intimately accustomed to the terrain and local wildlife/ fauna, they didn't have to fight playing by international rules, they had already established a large network of tunnels and supply routes before the Americans arrived, they blended in with the local peoples, they knew the language and the culture, they used terrorist tactics, they had information networks that covered the entire country and had the sympathy of the public, they were immune to many local diseases that the Americans were not, they didn't rely on questionable and fickle technology and were unified in purpose.

How many Americans were enlisted in the military during World War 2?

over 16 million

How many americans served in the military during world war 1?

the answer is over TWO million!

Who ran north Vietnam during the Vietnam war?

The "Vietcong" lead by Ho Chi Minh were the leaders of North Vietnam during the war and they were communist. Vietnam was divided into the North and the South before the war, they were basically two separate countries, but the Vietcong aimed to take over the South and turn it communist. The Americans were allies of the South as they hated communism and wanted to stamp it out.

Who was the Vietcong and what was their nickname?

Communists living in South Vietnam, not part of the regular NVA (North Vietnamese Army). VC over the radio, pronounced "Victor Charley"...the military phonetic alphabet (Alpha, Bravo, Charley, Delta, Echo, etc.).

How many Americans alive have served in the military?

There are about 1.4 million active duties serving in the military today. And in the past 234 years over 100 million have served.