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  • Air Defense Weapons In Vietnam War

    The Geneva Conference sparked the start of the war after it divided Vietnam into the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam) and the Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam). Due to economic and military treaty, the United States and South Vietnam began raids on North Vietnam in 1965 (Infoplease, n.d.). The United States provided multiple Air Defense Weapon systems that played a significant role in helping the South Vietnamese and United States forces. A peace agreement reached in 1973 lead to the United States withdraw from the war (Infoplease,…

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  • The Happiest Refugee

    The Happiest refugee, by Ahn Do, is a memoir which tells the story of his family, his life before and after fleeing war-torn Vietnam, and his dramatic journey through pirate-infested waters. Did you know that refugees contribute an average of $10 billion to the Australian economy in their first 10 years of settlement? Illegal immigrants don't come to Australia to commit crime; they come here to escape war-torn countries such as Iraq,Syria and historically, Vietnam. Despite this, the majority of…

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  • Analysis Of Luis Valdez's 'The Buck Private'

    The Vietnam War demonstrates “ The insidious power of propaganda...The longest war this century was a war waged by America against Vietnam... It was an attack on the people of Vietnam, communist and non-communist, by American forces. It was an invasion of their homeland and their lives” ( John Pilger ). Luis Valdez's drama, “ The Buck Private “ explains how the government’s propaganda makes society romanticize war. Valdez supports his argument by illustrating to the audience how society sees…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Interview With Vietnam

    The purpose of the interview was to learn about Vietnam, the country where my informant was born and lived until 1975 when Saigon was invaded by the North Vietnamese. In addition, I had desired to see Vietnam from a perspective other than the Vietnam War where Americans fought. However, there is another reason I chose Vietnam, I work with students whose parents are from Vietnam even though the parents are a younger generation their culture is alive and lived out in their community. Some of…

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  • The Charlie Company: An Analysis

    Soldiers of the Charlie Company were ordered by Lieutenant Calley, on March 16, 1968, to leave the village of My Lai destroyed. During the Vietnam War, the United States supported South Vietnam and were in the process of fighting North Vietnam because of their communistic viewpoints. The fighting had been different than any other war, the Viet Cong's fighting style consisted of sneaky sniper attacks and booby traps. Their fighting style had aggravated the United States soldiers and they soon…

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  • The Things They Carried During The Vietnam War

    The Things They Carried took place during the Vietnam War. The Vietnam War was made up of two sides. One side was the communist ruled Government of North Vietnam, China, Soviet Union, and other communist countries. While the opposing side fighting against them were the United States, South Vietnam, Philippines, and many other anti-communist countries. When the war start it was February 28, 1961 and officially ended on May 7, 1975. The Vietnam War was the first televised war. The war was…

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  • Ship Me Home Book Report

    Written by Tim O 'Brien, “If I Die in a Combat Zone, Box Me Up and Ship Me Home,” is a nonfictional story of a soldier as he battles the physical, psychological, spiritual and emotional challenges that come with being on the frontline of war as an American soldier. With his personal account and presentation of events from a sensate perception, O 'Brien takes the readers through the pain and fear that many American soldiers went through as they fought during the Vietnam War. Its sheer rawness…

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  • Essay On Communism In Australia

    Australia followed the United States footsteps in this anti-war movement and on the 8th of May 1970 around 200,000 people throughout Australia, took part and marched in Moratoriums calling for an end to the war in Vietnam. Many have called it ‘the greatest single demonstration of strength that the peace movement in Australia has ever achieved’, Melbourne gathered the largest numbers which is estimated to be at least 70,000 and even as many as 100,000. The media and conservative politicians had…

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  • Vietnam War Propaganda Analysis

    The Americans found themselves in a war, unfamiliar to them. The status of the United States military was old, obsolete, and was geared for a strategic arsenal for traditional assaults as learned in the tactics deployed in World War Two (WWII). The early journey of the war was led through pacifism. The American people were enjoying the fat of the economy following WWII. There was no immediate threat to the states and a fight across the globe had no direct impact on the citizens of the United…

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  • Vietnam Letters Home Analysis

    WIFE Entry 1 12 July, 1965 I gather the fresh paper from the drawer and my ink pen and go to my favourite place in the sun room, where the light pours through and fills the room. I sit down and begin to write, not expecting a reply. I spend an hour writing the letter and seal it with my stamp. I tell him how we have been receiving news updates on radio and broadcasts through the television, as the first war broadcasted on Television it is very significant for our country. I post the letter at…

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