This background paper analyzes the apparent increase of "sappers" (combat engineers; in the case of the Viet Cong, a sapper mission would apply to units of the commando-raider-ranger type), sapper units, their activites in Vietnam since mid-1968, and their impact on the Vietnam War.
Author(s): United States Mission in Vietnam
Item Creation Date: October 10 1969
Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers
Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections