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Laotian Army, indigenous Hmong, Yao tribesmen: Operation White Star

Laotian Army, indigenous Hmong, Yao tribesmen: Operation White Star

Operation White Star “The purpose was to train the Royal Laotian Army as well as indigenous Hmong, and Yao tribesmen to fight the Pathet Lao communist insurgency.” Operation White Star Operation White Star (also known as Project White Star) was the code name for a United States military advisory mission to Laos during the first years of the Second Indochina War, which would eventually become known in […]