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    Vietnam War, for some regarded even as one of the most important conflict after the Second World War must have had a great impact on American economy, culture, politics and more importantly society. More than 58,000 American soldiers were killed while more than 150,000 others wounded. A disastrous effect had not only the fight with Vietnamese soldiers but also herbicides – “Agent Orange”, which increased rates of i.e. cancers, nerve, digestive, skin, and respiratory disorders among the veterans.…

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    Life In Vietnam War

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    testimonies I can most definitely say that researching all about the war in Vietnam was very informative. I felt that being able to assess the war from both American and Vietnamese perspectives was a very big factor in understanding the full magnitude of it. Unlike any war before, each side had completely different strategies, strengths, and weakness that leveled out the playing field. In the end, both America and Vietnam paid hefty consequences for a war whose outcome was not particularly…

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    The Vietnam War was a proxy war that occurred in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. Vietnam was split into two in 1954 as part of the Geneva accords in order not to have another large-scale war after Korea. Communist North Vietnam was supported by the Soviet Union, China and other communist allies whilst democratic South Vietnam was supported by the United States and other anti-communist allies. The two were due to be reunified by national…

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    stating that war is cruel nothing else. William experiencing war must have experienced PTSD, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder . If war was cruel in the civil war, the past wars have been doing some work on our loyal soldiers. Take the example of the Vietnam war where 9,087,000 military personnel were sent to the war, and 13,630,50 returned with PTSD according to the US Department of Veteran Affairs percentage. According to the US Department of Veteran Affairs percentage about 14 million…

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    through Vietnamese nationalism born of European colonialism and the emergence of American hegemony. European born imperialism transformed and aggravated Vietnamese nationalism which spurred on and enflamed the on-going conflict between South and North Vietnam. Vietnamese nationalism was harnessed by the leaders of resistance against colonial powers such as Ho Chi Minh. Ho’s ideology was developed from sides of Marxism due to the fact that the USA did not want to support Vietnamese independence…

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    Human Rights In Vietnam

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    America was separated by race but ironically united in times of war such as the United States being in Vietnam. Yes it is true that it takes two or more parties to be involved for there to be a war. But what about those who want nothing to do with the war? I believe there human rights are being infringed upon. We bombed their territory causing the deaths of innocent people. Vietnam was a gruesome war that left many soldiers and civilians both physically and mentally scarred. Some are still…

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    Vietnam War Advantages

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    The Vietnam war was a 19-year long battle that took place in North and South Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos. To Harry G. Summer, the conflict had the 18th century stylistic fighting and war strategy so many causalities of Men, Women and Children. And to Michael Hennessy the vietnam war was a strategic war that started peaceful and ended as not so peaceful. I find myself wondering what the advantage of the Vietnam war was to america. Our two Historians , as well as others, will help us find the…

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    Vietnam War Analysis

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    One response was to "call [death] by other names (21)." "If it isn't human, it doesn't matter much if it's dead . . . a VC nurse, fired by napalm, was a crisp critter. A Vietnamese baby, which lay nearby, was a roasted peanut (238-239)." This detachment made death easier to handle. Furthering the illusion that the dead were not really people, the men would interact with the corpses on a very dehumanizing level. For example, there was a corpse of an old man in a small town. "Dave Jensen went over…

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    George Herring’s essay “The Legacy of Vietnam” is a fair portrait of one of the most notorious wars in the United States history – the Vietnam War. The essay starts with enormous figures of loss from both sides, and ends with the lessons we can learn from the war as well as from those losses. Herring keeps a neutral voice by providing different perspectives on the issues happened in both Vietnam and the United States. This neutral characteristic of Herring’s essay helps the author deliverers his…

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    history of war. After the Vietnam War, the country crippled under the leadership of the Communist party, the dominant and only political party in the country. The Communist party spreaded its control over every aspect of the country’s citizens and, at the same time, created a pseudo democratic system. The main cause of such corruption is the connection between the Communist Parties of Vietnam and China. While there exists a psychological border between China and Vietnam that has been around for…

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