Vietnam is one of the three Indochinese communist states that is a satellite State of China. It is ruled by Ho Chi Minh and has large manpower. Their enemies are America, Iran, Thailand and Japan

Army is comparatively large but only 2-brigade divisions.

Technology Lagging behind in most areas. The Military is the only faction technologically advanced in Vietnam, the people are lagging behind technology wise and still live feudal culture.

Distribution of Leadership 4.28 leadership from start.


Union of the Comintern Pact

Since the Soviet Union is United with Poland Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, East Germany formed the Warsaw Pact. China’s going to want to have a Pact of its own so you should stir up the other Satellite States of China and tell them the news. An AI playing a Satellite State will automatically decide this.

Alliances Starts as allied with China.


Navy involved in Korea

Vietnam will be the Satellite State that China will force to get involved with the North Korean War. If you decide yes then you get a bonus on Navy surpluses that can result in better chances of colonial domination.



Minister Ideology Status Location
Ho Chi Minh Leninist Head Of State: General Secretary

Chief Of Army: Elastic Defence Doctrine

Nguyễn Tường Tam Stalinist Minister of Foreign affairs: Organizer Hanoi
Nguyen Van Tam Social Liberal Head of Government: President

Armament Minister: Resource Industrialist

Phan Huy Quat Leninist Minister Of Intelligence: Political Specialist Hanoi
Duong Van Minh Social Liberal Chief Of Air: Naval Aviation Doctrine

Chief Of Army: Decisive Battle Doctrine

You Hok Kry Stalinist Chief Of Navy: Base Control Doctrine Hanoi
Văn Tiến Dũng Stalinist Minister of Defence: Iron Fisted Brute

Chief of Army: Prince of Terror

Lê Duẩn Stalinist Boss of the Central Military Committee: Power hungry Warmonger Hanoi
Nguyễn Hữu An Stalinist Military Strongman: Iron Fisted Brute Hanoi
Huỳnh Tấn Phát Stalinist Puppet Ruler: Apologetic Clerk Ho Chi Minh City
Nguyễn Hữu Thọ Leninist Acting President: Happy Amachure Ho Chi Minh City
Hoàng Văn Thái Stalinist Deputy Minister of Defense: Military Interpreter Ho Chi Minh City
Nguyễn Chí Thanh Stalinist Governor and boss of the Central Office for South Vietnam: Military Strongman Ho Chi Minh City
Nguyễn Chấn Stalinist Vietcong Supreme Commander: Military Strongman Ho Chi Minh City
Nguyễn Văn Linh Stalinist Leader of the Central Military Party: Prince of Terror Ho Chi Minh City
Lê Trọng Tấn Stalinist Chief of the General Staff: Military Interpreter Ho Chi Minh City
Võ Chí Công Stalinist Chairman of the Council of State: Diplomatic Expert Ho Chi Minh City
Nguyễn Thị Bình Leninist Vice President of Vietnam: Hardcore Reformer Hanoi
Võ Văn Kiệt Stalinist Prime Minister of Vietnam: Political Activist Ho Chi Minh City

Laws Initially very inefficient for preparation for war.

Political Parties Intelligence Get domestic spies to help the Communist Party.

Economy Weak. Initially virtually all production goes into Consumer Goods. Cannot even manufacture Supplies in sufficient numbers to feed initial forces without help from China

Trading Surplus of Energy. Deficit in everything else.

Early trade with North Korea for metal and rare materials is advised.

Industrial Production Large base but poorly exploited. Deficit in Metal and Rares will further hinder preparations for war with Japan (which is virtually inevitable).


Army Several militia and infantry divisions at start. 2 weak cavalry divisions at start.


Only good at annexing weak island colonies with Destroyers

Air Force


War America is main enemy. Will likely declare war on you in mid-1968. Expect to die.

War with Persia

Persia is enemy if you want Malaysia

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