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What does ARVN stand for?

ARVN stands for Army of the Republic of Vietnam

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Situated southwest of Saigon, the hamlet of Ap Bac in Tien Giang province is the site of a singleday encounter between a regiment of the People's Liberation Armed Forces (PLAF) (North Vietnam) and a division of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) (South Vietnam) and its American advisors on 2 January 1963.
The Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) never became a fully legitimate arm of the government of Vietnam because of misguided policies, poor leadership, and a failure to create a Vietnamese army with origins in and connections to Vietnamese culture and history.
As one US advisor assigned to the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) airborne brigade noted, this was "the war we came to fight.