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  • The Vietnam War: The Causes Of The Vietnam War

    The Causes of the Vietnam War Callum Pastuszak The Vietnam War was one of the bloodiest conflicts post WWII, it is important to understand how it started and learn from our mistakes so nothing like this happens again. It was a war that revolutionised warfare for ever with the first widespread use of Grulla warfare and introduce many new tactics and weapons. It involved some 2.2 Million soldiers and $150 billion ($950 billion in todays USD). It is a war that should be used to learn off for the prevention of situations like this Vietnam has had a rough divide since the 1600’s, not with defined borders but with geography and opinions. The civil wars were almost always between the North and the South. It gained major western attention with intention of gaining influence over the region.…

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  • Antipatriotism In The Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War was a military conflict during the Cold War that started in November of 1955 and ended with the fall of Saigon on April 30th 1975. The war was fought between the United States along with Southern Vietnamese against the North Vietminh, in response to the French defeat in Indochina. At first the people in the United States supported the war and thought it would be patriotic to serve for their country, like the older generation that served in the World Wars’. However, as the Vietnam…

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  • Dishonest In The Vietnam War

    The United States going to Vietnam was a mistake because of the violence that went on in the United States, the violence in Vietnam, and the government was being dishonest about the war towards the people. These reasons proved evidence that the United States decision to enter the war was not justified. The war had divided the people into two groups. The ones that supported the war were called hawks and the people that did not support the war were called doves. Sometimes there were peaceful…

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  • Vietnam War Techniques

    The Vietnam War was a war that introduced a new level of warfare. The Vietnam War a war fought with heavy firepower caused the lives of many brave American soldiers. In the story “The Things They Carried” by Tim O’ Brien emphasizes on the heavy burden American soldiers carried during the Vietnam War. As the war rose with misery, American soldiers began to rebel against it. Lastly, the theme of the story is to pay a tribute for the brave 2.5 million American soldiers who gave their lives during…

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  • The Causes Of The Vietnam War

    Throughout the history of humanity, there were many wars that rewrote the history books. Wars were fought for many reasons: conflicts, revolution, and coups. Usually, people start a war because of only one reason: to create a better life for themselves. A government wants more lands for their country, more people to work for them, and independence for their themselves. However, not every war is a good war. There are always terrible costs after the war. The Vietnam war was an awful war because…

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  • Vietnam War Protests

    The Vietnam War’s protests are some of the most well-known in United States history. This is because of the near-omnipresence in public opinion against the war, with support coming from women’s peace groups, clergy, black civil rights groups, youth organizations, and many others. However, the interesting question is why was so much of the public vocally against this war? In other words, what made the war in Vietnam worse than other wars the United States engaged in? This research paper seeks to…

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  • Origins Of The Vietnam War

    Vietnam War On November 1, 1995 the North Vietnamese attacked South Vietnam to mark the beginning of the Vietnam War (Tet Offensive). Spanning nineteen years, the Vietnam War was a conflict fought between six different countries and allies over the differing opinions concerning communism. Ho Chi Minh was the leader for the North and believed in a communist government and received help from the Soviet Union and China (Biography of Ho Chi Minh). On the other hand, leader of Southern Vietnam,…

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  • The Vietnam War: Causes Of The Vietnam War

    Vietnam War is one of the wars that United States of America was a part of during the cold war to fight against the communism. Frdrick Dowes throghout his book says that this war was a surprise to him and he didnt expect so much brutality to happen. The war lasted for more than 20 years from 1954-1975 according to encyclopeadia britanicca and was one of the biggest indochina wars.The war itself had many casualties that even caused uprisings in the homefront. There are still veterans who have not…

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  • The Importance Of Being A Vietnam Soldiers In The Vietnam War

    For the first half of 2nd trimester, I experienced being a vietnam soldier in a simulation. We did this activity so we could experience what it 's like being a soldier during a time of war. During this simulation we went through different events that were similar to what the soldiers went through. We learned about the strategies that both offenses used and the brutality the american government used on the vietnamese. In this essay, I describe and compare the life of an actual soldier in combat…

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  • The Impact Of The Vietnam War In Vietnam

    d Vietnam become an American War by 1968, and what problems did the United States have in winning the “Hearts and Minds” of the Vietnamese people? By 1968 American politicians committed hundreds of billions worth of resources and nearly half a million personnel to the Vietnam War. Which was a war based on fabricated research and statistics, blatant lies to the American public, and cherry-picked threats. Americans provided most of the financial assistance, resources, over half a million…

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