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  • Vietnam And The Vietnam War

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    whenever you ask an American about Vietnam there first thought ultimately goes to the Vietnam War. Little do they refer to modern day Vietnam or are aware of current events. I know this because I conducted a 25 person questionnaire. Yes, 25 people is a very small amount and doesn’t extend through every age group I am aware of this, but over the years from my personal prospective of Americans that is all I have really ever perceived. It is important to realize that Vietnam like any other country in the

  • Vietnam And The Vietnam War

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    The Vietnam War was one of the bloodiest wars in the history of Vietnam. Vietnam use to be a peaceful country until the idea of communism started spreading across Vietnam. Many wanted to stay democratic but saw what happened to the Germans and started to lean towards communism. Many also wanted to stay democratic and still had it hopes high that it will soon get their lives and economy back on track. It later exploded into a huge argument and then leads to a civil war spurring between North Vietnam

  • The Vietnam War Of Vietnam

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    Many Americans know about the war that was held in Vietnam, known as The Vietnam War. What Some Americans may not know is the side of Vietnam, and how they were affected with the aftermath. Originally "The Vietnamese were controlled by France from 1859 until the defeat of France in World War II" (The Vietnam War). Though conflicts had been occurring for many years with France, the Vietnam war didn 't actually happen until 1946 "the first Indochina War" fought between France and the Viet Minh "Vietnamese

  • The Vietnam War Of Vietnam

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    1940’s Vietnam was trying to break free of French reign over their country. During this time period Vietnam was split into two parts, north and south. The Japanese had decided to take over Vietnam in 1942. They couldn’t capture all of Vietnam, so they decided to retreat. North Vietnam proclaimed independence on September 2, 1945 as the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. The State of Vietnam declared independence on June 14, 1949, but remained under French rule until August 1, 1954. South Vietnam was the

  • Essay on Vietnam

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    Vietnam The war-torn country of Vietnam is once again in the midst of a revolution. Only this war is not being fought with soldiers and tanks; rather, it is being fought and won with businessmen and free-trade. This new on-slot of foreign business in the formerly closed country have completely rejuvenated the Vietnamese economy. For the first time since the re-unification of Vietnam in 1976, the doors of the market place are opened to the outside world and Vietnam is aggressively taking

  • The Vietnam War On Vietnam

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    The War on Vietnam Many believe that the way Americans entered the war against the North Vietnam communists was unjust. The United States got into a war that they had no clue on how to win. “The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973

  • The War Of Vietnam And The Vietnam War

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    The war in Vietnam is The United States and other capitalist bloc countries supported South Vietnam (Republic of Vietnam) against the support by the Soviet Union and other socialist bloc countries of North Vietnam (Democratic Republic of Vietnam) and the "Vietcong" of war. Which occurred during the Cold War of Vietnam (main battlefield), Laos, and Cambodia. This is the biggest and longtime war in American history during the 1960s (Best 2008). It is also the most significant war after World War II

  • The Vietnam War Of Vietnam

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    A. The Vietnam War occurred from 1955-1975, this included the North and South fighting over government structure of the newly independent state of Vietnam, having recently become independent from France. However, the USA was in Vietnam as a sort of protection for the South Vietnamese people, who had a weaker army force, but only a few thousand Americans were in Vietnam for that purpose at the time. On August 7, 1964, the USA entered the war for the purpose of fighting the North Vietnamese due to

  • Vietnam And The Vietnam War

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    everything. The Vietnam War changed a lot of people all around the world. The Vietnam War was between North Vietnam and South Vietnam. The Vietnam War was a very bloody and violent war. The war was a long and costly-armed conflict. This war changed Vietnam and its citizens forever. During the Vietnam War, North Vietnam and South Vietnam both had received help from other countries. South Vietnam worked with the United States, South Korea, Thailand, Australia, and New Zealand. North Vietnam worked with

  • The Vietnam War Of Vietnam

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    Ha Chan, my grandfather, was drafted into the Vietnam war in 1971 to fight against North Vietnamese communists and Viet Cong. A generation before Chan, The Chan family lived in China. However, when China became influenced by Russia and became Communist, the Chan family moved to Vietnam to avoid communism. Chan grew up in Ho Chi Minh City, a city in South Vietnam with his family. In Vietnam, his name was Trần Thế Hà. In 1955, a civil war in Vietnam emerged. This involved Viet Cong and North Vietnamese