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A Sáp River
A Sầu Valley. See also trails
A Shau airfield. See military bases
aerial photography; archival sources; B-26 aircraft; colonial surveys; CORONA Program satellite photos; Fairchild K-17 camera; Fairchild K-18 camera; hills (1952–54); in histo ric research; Japanese installat ions (1943); in Les paysans du delta tonkinois; US military dominance (1943–45); U-2 high altitude.
aerial platform: Air Vietnam; airborne radio directional finding; Bạch Mai airfield (Hà Nội); bird’s-eye views; bombing, Nghệ-Tinh Soviets; Civil Air Transport (CAT); Civil Aviation Service of Indochina (Aéronautique Militaire); colonial airfields; colonial surveillance; communist advantage (1974); definition; firebases; vs. ground-based networks; inaccessible airfields (1953); influence on nationalism; Japanese development of; limitations of; politics of; in tex tbooks; US air cavalry approach; US Air Force Air Materiel Areas; visibility
Agent Orange. See chemicals
agricultural development center (dinh diền)
aircraft: AC-47 Spooky; B-52; Breguet; C-47 Skytrain; CH-47 (Chinook); CH-54 (Skytrain); DC-3; H-34; Lockheed P-38; UH-1 (Huey). See also helicopters
ancestral tomb. See tombs
Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) First Division. See military units
Associated State of Vietnam (ASV)
Bảo Chính Ðoàn. See military units
base closures. See demilitarization
base construction. See militarization
baselines, environmental and historical
Bastogne, firebase. See military bases
battles: A Bia (Hamburger Hill, 1969); A Shau (1966); Battle of Rice (1952–54); Easter Offensive (1973); French assault on Thuận An beach (1883); French asault on Thuận An beach (1947); General Uprising (Ðồng Khởi, 1960); General Uprising (Ðồng Khởi, 1964); Hòa M. (1948); Hòa M. (1963); Nam Ðông (1964); Nguyễn assault on Thuận An beach (1801); Operation Camargue (1953); Operation Lam Son 719 (1971); Tết Offensive (1947); Tết Offensive (1968); Winter-Spring Offensive (1975). See also tactical zones (communist)
Bulletin des Amis du Vieux Hu.
Camp Eagle. See military bases
Cần Lao (Workers) Party
cartography: Dutreuil de Rhins, surveys; East Asian; feng shui; Geographic Service of Indochina (1927)
Central Coast. See coastal plain
Central Vietnam Governing Committee
Cham culture and peoples: Ðại Việt; defeat by Đại Việt, 1470; hybridization; Kalinga; Phạm family; rule of central coast; Thiên Mụ Pagoda; towers, Phú Diên.
chemicals: Agent Blue; Agent Orange; Agent Purple; Agent White; brush clearing; chemical platoons; CS (tear gas); dioxin; flamethrowers; napalm (flame drops); pesticides; sniffer missions; spray drift; tactical herbicides; 2,3,7,8-TCDD (dioxin); 2,4,5-T
Chinese Nationalist Party (Kuomintang)
coastal plain; ancient conflicts on; archeology; Cham culture; colonial ports; French occupation (1947–54); Ô Châu; US Marines on (1965–75); Việt Minh activity on
cốc. See highlands
communal house (dình).
communists. See Vietnamese Communist Party
conflicts: Nguyịn-Trịnh War; Save the King; Tây Sơn Rebellion; World War I; World War II
CORONA Program. See aerial photography
“creative destruction” theories of: Hungtington, Samuel; Nietzche, Friedrich; Oppenheimer, Robert; Schumpeter, Joseph; “shock doctrine”; Sombart, Werner
CS (tear gas). See chemicals
D. Lê Village; and Càn Lao Party; chemical hazards; female suicide bomber; French military occupation (1947–54); gold week; location; postwar remediation; public lands; restricted zones; US military land seizures
demilitarization: abandoned weapons destruction (1954–56); base-industrial park conversions; clearing Nam Giao; Minh Mạng and cultivation policy; policies of the French Left; recovering civilian properties; removal of French material; removal of US material; salvage (1975–); surplus World War I aircraft; US troop withdrawal (1972–73); See also demilitarized zone (DMZ, 1954)
demilitarized zone (DMZ, 1954)
Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV)
dộng. See highlands
Ðông Sơn Commune
Dutreuil de Rhins, Jules-Léon. See also cartography; maps
Eagle Bowl. See also military bases
Eastern Wood (Ðông Lâm).
elephant grass (Pennisetum purpureum)
elevational logics: Braudel, Ferdinand; ecopolitical boundaries; friction of terrain; helicopters and; Inner Road; lowland, midland, highland divisions; upper and lower villages; zomia. See also coastal plain; highlands; Highway; hills
fire support bases. See military bases
firing range (champ de tir)
559th Transportation Group. See military units
forestry: British colonial models; colonial department of; nurseries; plantations; during World War II
Geneva Accords (1954)
geographic information system (GIS).
Geographic Service of Indochina. See cartography
Great War. See conflicts
Hải Vân Pass. See highlands
Hàm Nghi, Emperor
helicopters, xiii. See also aircraft
herbicides. See chemicals
highlands: ARVN military rule (1960–); dộng and cốc; du thượng (travel to); as frontier; Hải Vân Pass; location; in maps; mountain passes; Ngang Pass; swidden (rẫy)
Highway 1: as ancestral beachhead; Colonial Route No. 1; corvée labor obligations to; First Indochina War; Geneva Accords; Inner Road; location; in Street Without Joy
Highway. See roads
hills: ancient occupants; ecological poverty of; colonial military encampments; French descriptions (1876–77); French occupation post-1954; French reconquest (1947); importance to Việt Minh; Ngự Bình Mountain; photographed; postwar reforestation. See also ruins: Nine Bunkers
Hồ Chí Minh
Hồ Chí Minh Trail. See trails
Hoàng Cao Khải
Huế: citadel; colonial tourism; construction of; destruction; liberation (1945); palace; Phú Xuân; Struggle Movement (1963–67); symbol of traditionalism. See also battles
Hương Thủy District.
Huỳnh Thúc Kháng
Indochina Communist Party. See Vietnamese Communist Party
Inner Road (Ðàng Trong). See Highway
Interzone IV. See tactical zones (communist)
Jackson, James Brinckerhoff. See also landscape
Katu culture and peoples
Landing Zone (LZ) Tombstone. See military bases
landscape: space; symbolism; theories of; vernacular
leper colony (leprosarium).
mapmaking. See cartography
maps: Annam; archeological; atlas (1832); Camp Eagle; colonial topographic series (1909); counterinsurgency maps; countermapping; Detreuil de Rhins, Hu. (1879); French invasion (1947); French military sketches; gazetteers; geomantic; highlands; as historic sources; Interzone IV; land concession, Hoàng Cao Khải; Q’ing-influenced; roads; Thừa Thiên–Hu. Province; US bombing maps; US Defense Mapping Agency; Việt Minh zones (1954).
militarization: airspace; American aid; ancient; ARVN control of highlands; conscription; early modern deforestation; early modern industry; early modern naval power; Enloe, Cynthia; Japanese (World War II); martial rule; Ming Dynasty; Nguyễn lords; PAVN occupation of US bases (1975–); Portuguese cannons; “salary fields”; salvage, reuse; taxes; theories of; training exercises; urbanization; US base construction (1965–72); US Senate appropriations (1966–67); US troop increases; Việt Minh officer training. See also “creative destruction” theories of
military bases: A Shau airfield; Camp Eagle; Camp Evans; Camp Oasis; Fire Support Base Bastogne; Fire Support Base Birmingham; Firebase Spear; Landing Zone (LZ) Tombstone; Phú Bài Combat Base.
military units: ARVN First Division; Bảo Chính Ðoàn (BCD); combined action company (CAC); combined action platoon (CAP); Ninth Tabor (goums); PAVN 101st Regiment; PAVN 324th Infantry Division; PAVN 325th Infantry Division; PAVN 559 Transportation Group; PLAF 802nd Battalion; PLAF Fifth Division; PLAF Sixth Regiment; Sixth Spahis; US Army Eighth Radio Research Unit; US Army Eighty-Second Airborne Division; US Army 101st Airborne Division; US Army h Helicopter Group; US Army Tenth Chemical Platoon; US First Volunteer Group; US Fourteenth Air Force; US Mobile Construction Battalion Team; US Navy construction battalions (seabees); US Special Forces; US Third Marine Amphibious Force; Việt Bình Ðoàn (VBD); Việt Minh Ninety-Fifth Regiment; Việt Minh Trần Cao Vân Regiment
mountains. See highlands
Nam Ðông Village See also tactical zones (communist)
Nam Giao Pavilion.
napalm (flame drops). See chemicals
National Liberation Front (NLF)
Ngang Pass. See highlands
Ngô Ðình Cẩn
Ngô Ðình Diệm
Nguyễn Ái Quốc. See Hồ Chí Minh
Nguyễn Cao K.
Nguyễn Chánh Thi
Nguyễn Chí Thanh
Nguyễn Hữu Ðính
Nguyễn Sinh Cung. See Hồ Chí Minh
Nguyễn Van Hinh
Nietzche, Friedrich. See “creative destruction” theories of
Nine Bunkers (Chín Hầm). See ruins
Ô Châu Cận Lục
101st Airborne. See military units
Paris Accords (1973)
People’s Army of Vietnam (PAVN). See military units
People’s Liberation Army of Vietnam (PLAF). See military units; National Liberation Front (NLF)
Phan Bội Châu
Phan Châu Trinh
Phú Bài airfield; etymology; evacuation of Ngô Ðình Cẩn; French reconquest (1946–47); Japanese occupation
Phú Bài Combat Base. See military bases
Phú Bài Industrial Park
Phù Bài Village: environmental cleanups; etymology; iron production; location; as model for US counterinsurgency; poverty; pro-Diệm organizing; river; US marines in See also Vùng Phèn
Phùng Tửu Bôi
protests; ancestral altars in; Buddhist; students
Provisional Revolutionary Government (PRG)
public fields (công diền). See land reform
Quốc Học (National Academy)
quốc ngữ (national language)
radio: airborne radio directional finding; communist discipline; Hồ Chí Minh broadcast; limitations at A Shau (1966); Radio Hu; Radiotelegraph Service; Struggle Movement (Hu.); tactical zones; Voice of America
regreening (phủ xanh). See also trees
Résident Supérieur de l’Annam (RSA)
roads: A Sầu Valley; communist; firebases; herbicide use on; Highway; napalm; Route 547; RVN counterinsurgency strategies; US counterinsurgency, development. See also Highway; trails
ruins: buried chemicals; commemoration of; military buildings as; monuments; Nine Bunkers.
Schumpeter, Joseph. See “creative destruction” theories of
Sombart, Werner. See “creative destruction” theories of
spatial logics: abstract state spaces; ancient conflict zones; archipelago space; communist urbanization; generative spaces; geomantic approaches; Goscha, Christopher; layered sovereignty; Lefebvre, Henri; Nord Annam–Hu. Sector; Specified Strike Zone. See also bombing; tactical areas of responsibility (TAORs); tactical zones (communist); wasteland
Ta Oi culture and peoples
tactical areas of responsibility (TAORs).
tactical herbicides. See chemicals
tactical zones (communist): Bình Trị Thiên; Cần Lao Party occupation of; Duong Hòa; foundation (1946); Hòa M; Interzone IV; Khe Trái; Nam Ðông; radio use in; reestablishment (1957–); Tactical Region IV; Trị Thiên; Trị Thiên Committee
Tết Offensive. See battles
Thần Phù Village: conflict over firing range; founding in 1300s.
Thanh Thủy Thượng Village; August Revolution; Cham founding families; strategic hamlet.
Thich Đại Sán
Thuận An (Beach).
Tiếng Dân. See also newspaers
“tố cộng” (denounce communists)
tombs: colonial land concessions; destruction by US military; family shrines (lang h.); founding ancestors (thủy tổ); in French maps; illegal constructions; in photographs; postwar rehabilitation; in Vùng Phèn; wandering souls
trails; construction (1958-); Hồ Chí Minh Trail. See also military units: PAVN 559 Transportation Group
Trần Mai Nam
Trần Văn Lý
Treaty of Huế (1884)
trees: ecological colonialism; eucalyptus; filao (Casuarinia equisetifolia); pines (Pinus merkusii); royal endowments. See also deforestation; regreening
Trịnh Công Sơn
Unified Buddhist Church
US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
US Military Assistance Advisory Group (MAAG)
US Special Forces. See military units
US Technical Equipment Recovery Mission (TERM)
Việt Bình Ðoàn. See military units
“Việt Cộng nằm vùng” (Việt Cộng in the area)
Vietnamese Communist Party: Indochinese Communist Party; involvement with Popular Front; Liberation Committees (1945); rural development strategies; support for war in the south
Vietnamese National Army (VNA; 1949–55)
Vietnamese Nationalist Party
Vietnamese Workers Party. See Vietnamese Communist Party
Võ Nguyễn Giáp
Vùng Phèn: base construction (1952–63); ecology; etymology; leper colony; liberation (1945); location; militarization in; photography See also Huong Thủy District; military bases
war. See conflicts
wasteland: abandoned fields; aerial photography; base construction; bulldozers; early modern deforestation; French colonization of; swidden
WGBH (TV station).