The US Involvement In The Vietnam War

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The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that matched the communist regime of North Vietnam and its allies from the South who are known as the Viet Cong who are against South Vietnam and its primary allies the United States. The war began in 1954 after Ho Chi Minh and his communist Viet Minh came into power in North Vietnam. The U.S. government viewed American involvement in war as a war to prevent communist takeover of South Vietnam as it is declared in the Truman doctrine. North Vietnam and the Viet Cong were fighting to reunify Vietnam under communist rule. This war were one of the conflicts that affected the intense cold war of the Soviet Union against the United States which are also known as the two superpowers. It is stated that three million people have died throughout the entire Vietnam War.…show more content…
The U.S. and South Vietnamese forcesrelied on air superiority. At the peak of U.S. involvement in the war, it is said that more than 500,000 American troops were involved in the Vietnam War conflict. Growing opposition to the war in the United States led to bitter decisions which led to their downfall. In 1975 the communist regime took and seized control over Saigon which ended the Vietnam War and the country was unified as the Socialist Republic of Vietnam the following year. One of the causes that led to the downfall of the U.S. was the opposition of the war in American soil. “To what extent did the Creation and Improvements of the Navy SEALs Influenced the Outcome of the Tet Offensive in the Vietnam

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