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Chieu Hoi Leaflet Chieu Hoi (Open Arms) Leaflet

Defection was urged by means of a propaganda campaign, usually leaflets delivered by artillery shell or dropped over enemy-controlled areas by aircraft, or messages broadcast over areas of South Vietnam.
A number of incentives were offered to those who chose to cooperate, along with psychological warfare to break enemy morale.
Overall, however, the Chieu Hoi program was considered to be successful.Those who surrendered were known as "Hoi Chanh", and were often integrated into allied units as Kit Carson Scouts, operating in the same area where they had defected.

(Source:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chieu_Hoi
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