The vietnam war was a long, costly and divisive conflict that pitted the communist government of north vietnam against south vietnam and its principal ally, the united states. Therefore, the war in south vietnam was not an isolated, local conflict, irrelevant to american national security, but rather one that was inseparable from the nation's highest priority — the. Warfare is always a brutal and have affected millions of lives both of their enemies and also millions of their own people/allies the vietnam war which is. Post-war vietnam faced many challenges two years after the withdrawal of the last us combat troops, nva tanks rolled into saigon brutal discipline and dire. Speeches of the vietnam war but now you are talking about millions and millions and millions of people we have learned at a terrible and a brutal cost that.
After millions of injuries and casualties the soviet union's vietnam war or the big russian suck which lasted for 10 years finally came to a close this decade long bloodbath was caused by the soviets supporting the afghan communist government to defeat the mujahideen an islamic group composed of tribal and urban insurgency groups. The vietnam war the vietnam war was a brutal war that affected millions of people in many different countries all wars start because their is a difference in people. Ordinary people living in south vietnam were often supporters of the nlf war, and slaughtered millions to suppress a nationalist revolution for independence. During the vietnam war years, rough 9 million people served in the military, compared with the 16 million who served during world war ii of the 9 million, roughly 3 million served in the southeast asia area, and half of those actually saw combat in vietnam.
'vietnam war' - what vietnamese people think of the conflict had a profound impact on millions of vietnamese for these people, this war is not the vietnam. Rape was rampant during the vietnam war why doesn't us history remember this suffering was the main characteristic of the war in southeast asia millions of vietnamese suffered: injuries. The vietnam war was worse than you could ever imagine suffering was the main characteristic of the war in southeast asia millions of vietnamese suffered: injuries and deaths, loss, privation. The song is an effective and artful protest of the war, since everyone sings in harmony, showing how many people can find a common ground in their protest of the vietnam war in essence, the song is perhaps the simplest anthem of the late 1960s, appealing to everyone affected by the war.
To thwart invading japanese troops during the second sino-japanese war (1937-1945), chinese authorities dynamited a dike on the yellow river, drowning thousands of japanese soldiers -- and thousands of chinese peasants, while also flooding millions of square miles of land. Today there are still many children in vietnam growing up with various diseases and disabilities affected by the harmful chemicals carried out in the war -what is more, after the fall of saigon, the communists promptly began to operate re-education programs which captured millions of people in south vietnam to the so-called re-education. The united states became divided in regards to support of the vietnam war, with people that wanted war were called hawks and those who did not want war were deemed doves the doves thought that the vietnam war was a civil war that the united states had no part in becoming involved, while the hawks were in full support of the us. The cold war affected many countries and people it lasted about 46 years and it had the most casualties ptsd in the vietnam war the vietnam war was considered. The vietnam conflict extract data file of the defense casualty analysis system (dcas) extract files contains records of 58,220 us military fatal casualties of the vietnam war these records were transferred into the custody of the national archives and records administration in 2008.
Cambodia was an unpopular war for vietnam, said carlyle thayer, an expert on vietnam and emeritus professor at the university of new south wales at the australian defence force academy in canberra. The legacy of the vietnam war: us bombs are still littering fields and homes of laos brutal legacy of the vietnam war: us bombs are still littering the fields and homes of laos four decades after. Vietnam war debate and brutal nature of war and catalogues the united states' legacy in engaging in bloody conflicts, both domestically and internationally. And we must rejoice as well, for in all our history there has never been such a monumental dissent during a war, by the american people polls reveal that almost fifteen million americans explicitly oppose the war in vietnam.
About 58,000 american soldiers were killed during the vietnam war, and another 304,000 were wounded without a doubt, the war took a terrible toll on the united states but since most of the fighting took place in vietnam, the vietnamese land and people paid a much heavier price for the war an. The aftermath of the war losses the most immediate effect of the vietnam war was the staggering death toll the war killed an estimated 2 million vietnamese civilians, 1 1 million north vietnamese troops, 200, 000 south vietnamese troops, and 58, 000 us troops. Yes, many young people don't know beans about the vietnam war, but what turse writes, and what you report here is a shameful pack of communist propaganda thomas campbell says: march 20, 2014 at. Both world war ii and the vietnam war have a significant hold on the american psyche, but, for most people, the korean war really is the forgotten war.