Hoang Phuong, the current director of military history for the People's Army of Vietnam, was a lieutenant colonel historian during the battle.
What does PAVN stand for?
PAVN stands for People's Army of Vietnam
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The North Vietnam's People's Army of Vietnam and the Viet Cong believed that South Vietnamese citizens were dissatisfied with both their government and US presence in the region and incorrectly predicted a popular uprising in the event of a full scale attack.
Le Van Dung, deputy minister of national defense and chief of the General Staff of the People's Army of Vietnam, on promoting exchanges and enhancing mutual confidence.
And the Vietnam war was won by an extraordinary creation, the People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN).
Although People's Army of Vietnam writings on this engagement do not explicitly confirm Fiedler's view, they imply (in my opinion) that PAVN commanders had advance knowledge of 2/7 Cavalry's movement.