As the original communist state, the Soviet Union aided North Vietnam, with increasing support in the late 1960s. While the U.S.S.R. Who fought in Vietnam before America? Opposition…

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On January 27, 1973, the Agreement on Ending the War and Restoring Peace in Viet-Nam was signed by representatives of the South Vietnamese communist forces, North Vietnam, South…

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The United States recognized the State of Viet Nam on February 7, 1950, when the U.S. Department of State made an announcement to that effect. Vietnam previously had…

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September 1950 — Truman sends the Military Assistance Advisory Group (MAAG) Indochina to Vietnam to assist the French. The President claimed they were not sent as combat troops,…

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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….

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Why did the United States support French efforts after WWII to re colonize Vietnam? But when France went to war to recolonize Vietnam in 1945, the U.S. government…

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The USA would ultimately drop three million tonnes of bombs in Vietnam – more than all the bombs dropped in Europe during World War Two. However, bombing was…

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South Korea was the main U.S. and South Vietnamese partner, contributing more than 300,000 troops to the war. Who supported the US in Vietnam? With the Cold War…

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China had become communist in 1949 and communists were in control of North Vietnam. The USA was afraid that communism would spread to South Vietnam and then the…

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William Westmoreland commanded U.S. forces in the Vietnam War from 1964 to 1968. He treated the conflict as a war of attrition, which diminished domestic support. In December…

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