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  • South Vietnam's New President
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    The Vietnam War Bullets cut through the air with blazing speed. Cutting skin as it sped through the air. Piercing cries of pain followed. It seemed like the terror and violence wouldn't end. What could men do against such reckless hate? So what was the Vietnam war all about, and why did the United States feel they had to get involved? President Harry Truman established a foreign policy doctrine commonly known as "Containment". This new doctrine was intended to prevent the spread of Communism. Th...
  • North And South Vietnam
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    MY VIETNAM HISTORY REPORT In the 1950's, the United States had begun to send troops to Vietnam and during the following 25-year period, the ensuing war would create some of the strongest tensions in US history. Almost 3 million US men and women were sent thousands of miles to fight for what was a questionable cause. In total, it is estimated that over 2 million people on both sides were killed. This site does not try to document the entire history of the Vietnam War but is intended as a picture ...
  • America Vietnam War
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    The American / Vietnamese War By Kelly Reynolds, Year 12 Despite the defeat of the French in 1954 by the Viet Minh, America was still confident that they could win the America / Vietnam war. During this time Americans believed that America was the protector of the "free" world and it was their duty to contain communism. To add to this was the Domino Theory, which was introduced by Eisenhower during his presidency. This was the unshakable belief that if one country fell to communism its surroundi...
  • Civil War Between North And South Vietnam
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    Causes and effects of the Vietnam War War is hell. Imagine how most every family in the United States was effected some way or another during the Vietnam War. Parents lost sons, wives lost husbands, sisters lost brothers, and children lost their daddies. A total of over two million lives were lost, and for what In this paper I am going to tell you why some people lost their loved ones for a few years and others lost them forever. Many people believed that the Vietnam conflicts started in the 196...
  • North And South Vietnam
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    Vietnam War Encarta Encyclopedia defines the Vietnam War as a military struggle fought in Vietnam from 1959 to 1975, involving the North Vietnamese and the National Liberation Front (NLF) in conflict with United States forces and the South Vietnamese army. The Vietnam War was the longest and most unpopular war in which Americans ever fought. From 1946 until 1954, the Vietnamese had struggled for their independence from France during the First Indochina War. At the end of this war, the country wa...
  • Perfect Justification For U.S. Involvement In Vietnam
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    Robert S. McNamara, appointed by John F. Kennedy to the position of U.S. Secretary of Defense in 1961, said about the Vietnam War, 'It is important to recognize it's a South Vietnamese war. It will be won or lost depending upon what they do. We can advise and help, but they are responsible for the final results, and it remains to be seen how they will continue to conduct that war,' ; (McNamara 72). Despite these guidelines for assisting in the war, the U.S. would end up doing much more than just...
  • Involved The Vietnam War
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    Vietnam: should the U.S. have been involved The Vietnam War created a great deal of controversy in America. Did America really have to sacrifice thousands of lives and millions of dollars Was it America's duty to be involved in Vietnam affairs Questions such as these are what derived such a constant debate during the time of the Vietnam War. Despite the consequences, USA entered the war in 1965. They fought for several years, loosing lives everyday. Soon the U.S. government came to realize that ...
  • Military Forces From South Vietnam
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    Vietnamization and it's Lasting Effects on South Vietnam and it's Fall -- Outline I. Background A. Introduction B. Vietnam - two separate countries 1. French Control 2. Viet Minh Revolt 3. Creation of North and South Vietnam C. America's objectives in South Vietnam D. Vietnam's armies II. Vietnamization A. Beginnings of Vietnamization B. Research of possible withdrawal C. Decision to withdraw 1. began in early 1969 . American Withdrawal and South Vietnamese Buildup A. Short history B. Advisor an...
  • Communist Party Of Vietnam
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    The Vietnam War was the longest military conflict in U.S. history. The hostilities in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia claimed the lives of more than 58,000 Americans. Another 304,000 were wounded. The Vietnam War was a military struggle fought in Vietnam from 1959 to 1975, involving the North Vietnamese and the National Liberation Front (NLF) in conflict with United States forces and the South Vietnamese army. From 1946 until 1954, the Vietnamese had struggled for their independence from France duri...
  • North And South Vietnam
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    The Vietnam War was the most controversial war in U.S. history. Also called the Indochina War, it was said to have been started in 1957 when communist rebels of North Vietnam launched an attack on The South. The country was divided because of the communistic views of the North. Because the North was trying to take over and make it a communist country the U.S. then got involved. In 1958 we sent our first troops in. This caused much controversy throughout America. It still affects all the people w...
  • Involved In The Vietnam War
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    . Did the United States Make A Mistake getting involved in the Vietnam War? The Vietnam War was a military struggle in Vietnam from 1959 to 1975, involving the North Vietnamese and the National Liberation Front (NLF) in conflict with United States forces and the South Vietnamese army. From 1946 until 1954, the Vietnamese had struggled for their independence from France during the First Indochina War. At the end of this war, the country was temporarily divided into North and South Vietnam. North ...

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