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.
|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
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