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Lessons from the Battle of the Paracel Islands

On January 16, 1974, the Republic of Vietnam Navy (RVN) discovered the presence of the Chinese People‚Äôs Liberation Army (PLA) in the Crescent Group in the western Paracel Islands, which was held by South Vietnam. This was an unexpected development, because notwithstanding the reduced U.S. military assistance to Saigon after the signing of the Paris […]