That battle would end with South Vietnam surrendering to North Vietnam.The Vietnam War was one that spanned nearly 20 years and cost a great deal financially and in loss of life. alone lost an estimated 58,200 lives with roughly 1,700 military personal still considered as either a POW or MIA.
The War that raged between North and South Vietnam was one with minimal participation from the United States. Kennedy regarding the conditions of the war urged the President to increase the U. Across college campuses, the anti-war movement began. The annual cost of the war had reached an astounding $25 billion.
As the war raged on protests continued and only increased in size. Despite the protests against the war, the war raged on.
This war included the communist North Vietnam and its allies of the Viet Cong, the Soviet Union, China and other communist allies going against South Vietnam and its allies, the Unites States, Philippines and other anti-communist allies.
It was a very long and conflicting war that actually started in 1954 and ended in 1975.
The general population is then able to draw personal conclusions on the current events based off the media, which the population believes is factual..
The Vietnam War was one of the first wars that the media was able to take photographs and videos of the battlefield and be able to show them to the general public.That’s why there are so many Peace Protest Movement when people disagreed with making war.Vietnam war is one of famous war which there are so many protesting organization in USA and all around the world that saw what was actually happening to innocent citizens who had done nothing wrong, as a result of unnecessary thing....[tags: Vietnam War, Vietnam, South Vietnam] - “In July 1965, Lyndon Johnson chose to Americanize the war in Vietnam.” Although Johnson chose to enter America into the war, there were events previous that caused America to enter and take over the war.The South Vietnamese were losing the war against Communism – giving Johnson all the more reason to enter the war, and allowing strong American forces to help stop communism.There were other contributing factors leading up to the entrance of the war; America helped assist the French in the war, Johnson’s politics, the Tonkin Gulf Incident, and the 1954 Geneva Conference....[tags: Vietnam War, Vietnam, South Vietnam] - On April 30, 1975, the Vietnam War came to an end and although everything seemed like it would get better from then on, Nguyen and his family, along with the rest of the community around him, were still living in fear of the Vietnamese communist government.Many soldiers that returned home from the war suffered from PTSD, had medical conditions from battle that led to one or more amputations, thousands were semi or permanently disabled.Exposure to Agent Orange also caused countless illnesses and deaths in some cases.The Vietnam War was one that many people continue to disagree with while many others will never understand the purpose of the war.- The Vietnam War took action after the First Indochina War, in fact the Vietnam War is also known as the Second Indochina War.