Vietnam Veterans for Factual History

Facts not myths

Myth: The Viet Cong were an idealistic nationalist group, just like the American Minutemen

Fact: The Viet Cong was a dedicated communist organization commanded by Ho Chi Minh and engaged in assassinations of their opponents from 1945 on.

  • The Viet Cong engaged in acts of terror as a matter of policy; grenades and bombs thrown into public venues, assassinations of police officers and army officials, etc.
  • From the beginning, in 1941, the Viet Cong systematically eliminated their opposition by betraying them to the French
  • Beginning in 1945 they began using assassinations and violence to eliminate opposition leaders and intimidate peasants into supporting them.
  • During the Tet offensive, the Viet Cong murdered more than 5000 civilians in Hue by strangulation and burying them alive.
  • The Viet Cong used torture and murder of village leaders to intimidate the rural population into compliance with their goals

Confirming Evidence


Vietnam War Atrocities' reports - VNAF MAMN

Atrocities Committed by Vietcong

Vietnam War Atrocities

Statistics of Vietnamese Democide

Viet Cong Repression


Violations of the Geneva Agreements by the Viet-Minh Communists


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