Civilian Irregular Defense Group (Vietnam) 1961-1967
Civilian Irregular Defense Group: The First Years (1961-1967)
The fortified village defense programs developed by SF in Vietnam.
"By and by there was a little stir on the staircase and in the passageway, and in lounged a tall, loose-jointed figure, of an exaggerated Yankee port and demeanor, whom (as being about the homeliest man I ever saw, yet by no means repulsive or disagreeable) it was impossible not to recognize Uncle Abe."
- A Peaceable Man (Nathaniel Hawthorne), Atlantic Monthly, July 1862.