Search For New Hope : Hieu Nguyen

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In Search for New Hope: Hieu Nguyen The Vietnam War was an expensive and fatal conflict, which happened within the North and South Vietnam regions. The Northern communist government and their southern allies, the Viet Cong, were heavily against South Vietnam and their benevolent allies, the United States. And their main purpose of the Vietnam War was to reassemble the country of Vietnam under the rule of communism. From the perspective of the Viet Cong, the conflict against the South and United States seemed to be a colonial strife. During this time of lonesomeness and dismal, Grandpa was involved in the war, but later moved on with his family to escape the unbearable tragedy in his home country. Since the forces of the North Vietnam…show more content…
In 1956, South Vietnam, along with the help of the Americans, rejected to host coalition elections. Until 1958, guerrillas led by the Communist, called Viet Cong, and were underway to clash with the South government of Vietnam.
In an act to help the South 's government, the United States of America deployed two thousand military advisors, which later increased to sixteen thousand three hundred advisors in 1963. Due to the run down military conditions, South Vietnam forfeited the high-yielding Mekong delta to the Viet Cong. Lyndon Johnson, the thirty sixth U.S. President, intensified the war by calling air strikes on North Vietnam in 1965 and sent ground forces in 1968. The Tet Offensive of 1968 by the Northern Vietnamese turned several Americans against the conflict of war.
Richard Nixon, the following President after Johnson, recommended Vietnamization, which removed American soldiers and gave the South Vietnam greater responsibility to fight their war. President Nixon sent American forces to annihilate supply bases of the Communist in Cambodia. In between 1968 to 1973, the struggles were made to end conflict under diplomacy. Later on in January of 1973, the agreements of Vietnamization were reached; the U.S. troops were detached from Vietnam, and prisoners from the U.S were liberated. South Vietnam fully surrendered to the North, which lead to Vietnam being reunited. When the
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