The Vietnam War: A Painful Subject For American Society

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The Vietnam war is considered to be one of the most important events in the modern history of the United States and is often referred to as the ‘unwinnable’ war. It still remains in minds of both American policymakers and ordinary citizens as a tragic event that took thousands of lives. Having started as a limited intervention of the United States in the conflict, it outgrew into full-scale war at the peak of which more than half a million American soldiers were fighting in Vietnam. These soldiers and their families later formulated a unique stratum of society that have lost their faith in American government and the rightfulness of its actions abroad. The topic of Vietnam war remains a painful subject for American society and the reasons for
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