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Role Of Battalion Commanders In Vietnam War

The Vietnam War is truly one of the most unique wars ever fought by the Unites States of by any country. It was never officially declared a war (Knowll, 3). It had no official beginning nor an official end. It was fought over 10,000 miles away in a virtually unknown country. The enemy and the allies looked exactly the alike, and may by day be a friend but by night become an enemy (Aaseng 113). It matched the tried and true tactics of World War Two against a hide, run, and shoot technique known as...

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America's Role in the Vietnam War

Assess America’s role in Vietnam in the 1960s: No conflict since the Civil War more divided Americans than U.S. involvement in the Civil War in Vietnam. American involvement in Vietnam resulted in deep divisions in U.S. society and remains a dark time in history and consciousness for many Americans. There were divisions within American society over the issue of America’s participation in the Vietnam War. Because of the unsure motives for U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War and strong opposition...

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Why Did the Us Lose the War in Vietnam?

did the US lose the war in Vietnam? Answer with reference to the concept of insurgency/guerrilla warfare. The longest war in the history of the United States of America has taken place in Vietnam during the Cold War. “The US fear of a communist Europe led them to intervene in a war that was not seen in a vital importance or that would not be in the country`s interest to gain any advantage” (Bernstein 1987/8, p. 86). One of the main reasons why the US lost the war in Vietnam was the lack of preparation...

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How Vietnam War Affected America

The United States’ war with Vietnam was undoubtedly “a different kind of war”. Guerilla tactics and a largely jungle environment throughout the theatre of Vietnam made this a supremely unique conflict in the annals of American military history. Faced with this type of unique enemy and terrain, the American Armed Forces undoubtedly had to evolve and adapt their tactics accordingly. One element that is particularly extraordinary and exclusive to the Vietnam War is the development of highly organized...

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Vietnam War

Vietnam War The war first began in 1959, five years after the division of the country by the Geneva Accords. Vietnam had been split into two. The communist government in the north was under Ho Chi Minh and democratic government in the south was under Ngo Dinh Diem. The Vietnam War stated because France tried to make another attempt to takeover Vietnam by having a foreign power to rule. In Vietnam the target of containment was Ho Chi Minh and the Vietnam front he had created in 1941. Ho and...

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Vietnam War Vocabulary

Vocabulary- The Vietnam War 1. Ho Chi Minh- a Japanese nationalist leader during the Vietnam War who supported communism. He later became the president of North Vietnam. 2. Vietminh- an organization whose goal was to win Vietnam’s independence from foreign rule, mostly formed by Ho Chi Minh 3. Domino Theory- The theory that if one nation is taken over by communism, many other countries would become communism too. 4. Vietcong- A communist opposition group in the South that...

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Vietnam War

The Vietnam War Of all of the wars fought by the United States, the Vietnam War was by far the most controversial. After the defeat of French forces, Vietnam was divided into two sections: North Vietnam, and South Vietnam. North Vietnam became a Communist government under Ho Chi Minh, and South Vietnam eventually became a Republic under Ngo Dinh Diem. Under Diem's oppressive rule, the Viet Cong (those against Diem) grew in power, and the U.S. reacted to the Communist threat by sending in troops...

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Vietnam War

Side of the Vietnam War The Positive Side of the Vietnam War War is a tough gritty world that describes the destruction of people and countries in the name of nationalism; it is difficult to justify war and give a positive outcome when shown the disaster it causes. The Vietnam War was an extremely difficult war and is widely seen as a catastrophe by the world, even with that being the case there is still some positives that have been extracted from the situation. The Vietnam War is a heavily...

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Vietnam War

answers.com/Q/How_did_the_Vietnam_War_affect_the_World The Vietnam War Ericka Davis History 135 - One of the most critical outcomes of armed conflict is the impact on societies. Armed conflict has far-reaching effects and substantially impacts societies. Below is a list of conflicts the United States fought after 1918. •Choose one (1) conflict from the list below:•World War II •Korean Conflict •Vietnam Conflict •Cold War •Analyze two to three (2–3) major consequences the conflict...

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Vietnam War

Vietnam War Research Paper and Project Your Mission: Choose a topic of interest on the Vietnam War. I have provided a list of various topics below these instructions. From that list choose one that appeals to you. I will consider other thoughtful topic choices not from the list, but any of these must be approved by me! Second: Once you have your topic narrow it down. Avoid having such a broad topic that you are swimming with information. Make sure you have a clear and concise thesis that either...

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