It aimed to "convince the DRV leadership that its current support and direction of the war" in the RVN and Laos should be "stopped and reexamined.
Formerly tasked with supporting PSYOP throughout the RVN, the 5th ACS now had responsibility for III and IV Corps while the 9th ACS took over the support role in I and II Corps.
Throughout the time it operated, much of America's PSYOP in the RVN sought to induce defection through the Chieu Hoi (Open Arms) program.
41) By 1972, when it became "apparent" that the RVN "could not support aerial PSYOP activities on a large scale," CINPAC assumed management of PSYOP from MACV.
USAF personnel could not act in place of the VNAF to earn support for the RVN.
They contained a large number of "day students," the children of wealthy RVN citizens.
Perhaps the RVN
could not have survived had we maintained our commitments, though I was much more optimistic than most of the commentators whose views have become the received wisdom--and who had, in fact, last been in country when the U.