After a century of french occupation, vietnam emerges independent but divided. Kids learn the history of the vietnam war during the cold war a fight between the communists of north vietnam and the us supported south. Vietnam war (chiến tranh việt nam) part of the indochina wars and the cold war: clockwise, from top left: us combat operations in ia drang, arvn. Facts, information and articles about the vietnam war us marines in operation allen brook (vietnam war) 001 vietnam war facts dates 1954-1975 location south vietnam. List of articles about history / modern world / vietnam war. During the vietnam war, about two-third of american troops were volunteered, the rest were selected for military service through the drafts in the beginning of the.
The vietnam war the jungle war 1965 - 1968 1965 january 20, 1965 - lyndon b johnson takes the oath as president and declares, we can never again stand aside. The vietnam war began in 1959 after the defeat of french colonial forces, grew in 1965 with increased american involvement, and finally ended with the fall of saigon. Vietnam war documentary: inside the viet cong - tactics, weapons, tunnels, uniform - duration: 16:03 the film archives 749,121 views. Online shopping for vietnam war from a great selection at books store. Find out more about the history of vietnam war, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more get all the facts on historycom. Find great deals on ebay for vietnam war in collectible personal and field gear items from vietnam shop with confidence.
In order to have a respectable understanding of the vietnam war, we have to rewind all the way back to the late 1800s when france was colonizing southeast asia. Dissolution of south vietnam the vietnam war was a cold war-era conflict between south vietnam and it's anti-communist allies against north vietnam and its pro.
The us held its first draft lottery on dec 1, 1969, giving young men a random number tied to their birthdays lower numbers were called first. Vietnam war memorial site: from 1955 to 1975, more than 3 million americans fought in the. 13 rare color photos that show a side of the vietnam war you don't usually see.
Why was the vietnam war so important let tim and moby introduce you to this major episode in american history you’ll learn where vietnam is, the vietnamese. News about the vietnam war commentary and archival information about the vietnam war from the new york times.
This vietnam war map shows troop movements, supply routes, major cities and more, from 1964-75 it is high-quality printed and laminated - use with a dry-erase marker. The best military videos like vietnam war videos are at militarycom check out videos of the army, navy, air force, marines and coast guard in action. Vietnam war: the vietnam war (1954–75) pitted north vietnam against south vietnam and its main ally, the united states. Vietnam war definition, a conflict, starting in 1954 and ending in 1975, between south vietnam (later aided by the us, south korea, australia, the philippines.
External links disclaimer - the appearance of hyperlinks to external sites does not constitute endorsement by west point or the us army of the linked web site or. A former cbs evening news producer discounts the notion that america lost the war because of the press, especially mr cronkite. The vietnam war was the second-longest war in united states history, after the war in afghanistan promises and commitments to the people and government of south. The vietnam war was the struggle between forces attempting to create a communist government and the us attempting to prevent the spread of communism.