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  • Detention Camps In Vietnam

    Prisoners-Of-War. (POW Camps, 2003) Eight of the thirteen were located outside the city of Hanoi, and the other five were in the city of Hanoi. The Vietnamese names for the camps to this day are still not known. The thirteen American names of the camps are as follows; Alcatraz, Briarpatch, Camp Faith, Camp Hope (Son Tay), Dirty Bird, Dogpatch, Farnsworth, Hanoi Hilton (Hoa Lo), Mountain Camp, Plantation, Rockpile, Skidrow, and Zoo. (POW Camps, 2003) Most of these camps were closed and reopened many times throughout the war. The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) identified four trends within the dates of use to account for the opening and closing of the camps, isolation, movement, consolidation, and repatriation. Isolation was the period from 1964-1969. It was determined by the existence of several small camps such as the Plantation and Briarpatch and also the isolation of the POWs in little groups in the camps. (POW Camps, 2003) Movement was the period from 1968-1972…

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  • Gulf Of Tonkin Resolution

    same time, they heard reports of military action in the works from the Northern Vietnamese. Captain Herrick ordered the ship to return back out to sea (Versache 13). It did not end there, however, the next morning, as the ship was on course near Hon Me, three torpedo boats showed up on the radar. While Captain Herrick stated he was 16 miles offshore, Hanoi reported he was as close as seven miles from the coast. At this point, the Maddox headed back out to sea while the three torpedo boats…

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  • Involvement In Vietnam

    above the seventeenth parallel. China also advised Ho to begin developing and preparing for opportunities. Through 1960-1961, China gets ahead of the Soviet Union; however the Soviet Union becomes more involved later in the war. Ho takes much more advantage of the Soviet Union than of China. Ho begins to have a more open contact with China and the Soviet Union. In 1964, Mao Zedong feared that the ‘Korean War’ would happen again in Vietnam; he did not want more of the United States’…

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  • Narrative Essay About School Culture

    Overtime, I fostered America’s culture, which I now claim my in-group to be Asian-American. My personal idea of being Asian-American is defined by the overall experiences I’ve had from being raised in these two conflicting cultures. Being Asian-American has caused me to break from my social norm (Asian crowd) and affiliate myself with other races. In addition, I am more acceptable to try new types of food and have a non-restrictive pallet. I was also able to experience the bond between teammates…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Life In Vietnam

    My name Lin Dao and I am writing to you from Hanoi which is located in Vietnam. You must be wondering why I took the liberty of finding out where you worked and decided to contact you specifically. The two part being is that I have recently watched a documentary called “Regret to Inform”. I am sure that, as a history teacher, you have seen this heart wrenching documentary about a woman whose husband died during the American War, or the Vietnam War as you call it, and how she contacted other…

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  • Analysis Of Vietnamese Morning By Curt Bennett

    The Vietnamese War has always been a sensitive subject to Americans and the Vietnamese from that day forward. A poem named “Vietnamese Morning” written by Curt Bennett, truly speaks of that day. Bennett also reminds us how it is still affecting many of those men, women, and loved ones today. Curt Bennett was an American flight pilot during the Vietnamese War. Curt Bennett explains, expresses, and tells his experience throughout this poem, Vietnamese Morning. I decided to write about this…

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  • Immigration To Usa Essay

    After spending three years at my high school, I had a chance to know an immigrant to the US. She was born in Vietnam, which is the same country I was born. She came to the US with her family when she was 18 years old. I asked her the reasons why her family decided to immigrate to the US, and she told me both the push and pull factors that bought her family and she to the US. The push and pull factors were environment and economics reasons. In Vietnam, air pollution was a big problem, that…

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  • Vietnamese Diet Chart

    The chart has shown us that a typical one-day-menu of Vietnamese are closely meeting that standard of USDA. Overall, Vietnamese consumed a little bit more grains and protein than needed. The total calories came to 2131, which is 131 calories above the average daily calories recommend. But in order to fully understand this chart, we need to keep in mind that this plan does not tell the overall picture of every Vietnamese person. The diet varies from gender, economic status, jobs, geographical…

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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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  • Abandoned Landmine In Vietnam

    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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