Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation Army of the Republic of Vietnam

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  • proper noun Acronym of Army of the Republic of Vietnam.

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Examples

  • In this context the ARVN is advised to employ raid or surprise tactics to break up the VC defense syst em.

    DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE REPORT

  • Office Subsection, or they would send spot reports if they had received important information from internal agents working in ARVN units or at GVN posts.

    DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE REPORT

  • Since that time, however, an increase in ARVN activities in the area hampered the section's operations.

    DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE REPORT

  • On July 31, a recovery team recovered the remains of one U.S. and one ARVN from the site of the ambush.

    Laws, Delmer L.

  • The South Vietnamese army, known as the ARVN, was losing the war, suffering from poor discipline, ineffective tactics and bad morale.

    Colin Powell Being Colin Powell

  • The South Vietnamese army, known as the ARVN, was losing the war, suffering from poor discipline, ineffective tactics and bad morale.

    Printing: Colin Powell Being Colin Powell

  • The North Vietnamese troops immediately shot the helicopter crew, except for the pilot, and decapitated the ARVN ...

    Heroes or Villains?

  • I worked with both MACV and with the ARVN military.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • Vietnam I worked with the ARVN 1st Ranger Battalion as an instructor with MACV.

    Eugene Giese

  • Mr. Dickerson requested this duty and served with distinction until he was medivaced to the Hospital Ship Repose where he was treated for a number of injuries sustained while performing his duties as a Grunt assigned to an ARVN and NUNGS unit.

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