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Why The Cold War Began In 1954

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In 1954 the war between the communist forces of North Vietnam and the anti-communist forces of South Vietnam began. In the midst of the Cold War between the United States of America and the Soviet Union, the Cold War countries had a reason to fight with weapons. The United States always as been and probably always will be anti-communism. However, the Soviet Union was pro-communism during the Cold War. Henceforth, the war began. Tensions between North and South Vietnam date back to the mid-1940s. In 1954 however, the hands on battle began. In 1956, the United States army began training South Vietnamese civilians to fight. The Vietcong of North Vietnam began using a war tactic used by the Chinese military years before. The war tactic guerrilla
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