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    Vietnam War Memory

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    In 1945, the Vietnam War began with the U.S joining the forces of the Republic of South Vietnam against North Vietnam between 1965-1968. The U.S failed to gain a military victory and ultimately lost the war due to the fact that South Vietnam was taken over by the communists (North Vietnam) who ended seizing the U.S Embassy in Saigon in April 1975. In 1966, around a year after the U.S involvement in Vietnam, anti-war groups began to protest the war as immoral and debauched and by 1968, American…

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    Introduction The Vietnam War was an undeclared war without front lines or clear objectives that lasted almost 20 years from 1955 to 1975. Over two and a half million Americans fought and over 50,000 died during the conflicts. During January 1968, the Vietcong and North Vietnamese conducted several simultaneous attacks against the South Vietnamese, Americans and their allies known as the Tet Offensive. There were several indicators were ignored by the Intelligence Community (IC) and…

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    Vietnam War Containment

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    United States was involved in was the Vietnam War. The war lasted almost twenty years and arose due to the fear of Communism spreading to other parts of the world. The United States adopted the policy of containment during the Cold War and as a result of the adoption of this policy, the United States felt it was necessary to intervene in Vietnam when it was separated into North and South Vietnam and when it was known that Ho Chi Minh, president of North Vietnam, and his anti-communist allies,…

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    Vietnam War Role

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    The Vietnam War is the most significant confrontation that created a long-lasting controversy and split up in the American society. The War started when North Vietnam attempted to impose a single communist regime in the region to match China and the Soviet Union. On the other hand, the South Vietnamese government struggled to maintain a democratic country that is closely aligned to the U.S. Therefore, the South Vietnamese government received back up from America, The North Vietnamese regime,…

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    of Alabama during the 1950s, and eventually includes the locations of Savannah, Georgia, Washington, D.C., Vietnam, and China. The movie places a heavy emphasis on the representation of the racial discourse that was apparent into the 1960s, with several references throughout scenes in the movie. The hippie and Free Love movement is also included, along with the involvement of the war in Vietnam, the escalation, and the anti-war protests that soon followed. Several scenes…

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    Conclusion Of Vietnam War

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    Without a doubt, the Vietnam War (1959-1975) is one of the violent conflict of the Cold War history. This conflict drained the emotional health of our soldiers, hooking them to a profound addiction. The foundation of this war is complex. To understand a little more of how Vietnam became a unified country, the story goes back to World War II. Laos , Vietnam and Cambodia is part of a region known as Indochina. They were under French administration and wanted independence, initiating the Indochina…

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    Vietnam Dbq Analysis

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    There was a multitude of occurrences that helped to begin the Vietnam war, most notably: the spread of communism through areas of Southeast Asia, including China and Korea, the establishment of the Viet Cong in South Vietnam, the election of President Ngo Dinh Diem, and Congress’s decision to give President Johnson utmost authority over the military. The importance of Southeast Asia’s susceptibility to communism is demonstrated when, in Document B, McGeorge Bundy says, “It is recommended that…

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    1. Introduction Although Vietnam is very famous for many things, such as Vietnamese cuisines, language, culture, destinations, a lot of people only remember Vietnam for one of the worst memories in every Vietnamese mind: the Vietnam War. In spite of the fact that this war was ended in 1975 which was about 40 years ago; the consequences of this war have been still affecting people until now. Together with the long–term impacts on the environment and changes in human genetics of veterans as a…

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    Landmines in Vietnam From 1955 to 1975, the country of Vietnam was at war with itself and American forces. Starting in 1969, American troops aided South Vietnam in its war to prevent a communist takeover by North Vietnam, who wanted to unify the country under the communist rule. The use of landmines, an explosive mine laid on or just under the surface of the ground, arose during the Second World War and quickly became popular due to their success (land mine, 1979). After World War Two, they…

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    Vietnam War Courage

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    The Vietnam war had turned into a conundrum which neither the soldiers nor the American Government was able to solve. American soldiers currently stationed at the Vietnam war expressed felling's of regret towards their involvement in the war. The soldiers in Vietnam felt that war was gratuitous and tried to find reasons which made them feel that they were fighting for a good cause, Every soldier involved in the war went with either the perspective of a fighter for the country or with the…

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