American involvement of the Vietnam War truly started in 1954 . Ho Chi Minh was the leader of North Vietnam while Emperor Bao lead the south. Ho ruled North Vietnam under communist ideas (“Vietnam War”). Therefore, this made him a communist leader. Later Ngo Dinh Diem made Emperor Bao abdicate because Diem wanted to rule the south with anti-communism views.
Contextualization and introduction The Vietnam War served as a major turning point of the Cold War, during which the American public split in its support of the conflict. As a proxy in the superpower conflict between the United States (US) and the Soviet Union (USSR), the US entered to support the South Vietnamese who were at war against the communist North. To support the South and its Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN), the United States sent military advisory, conducted airstrikes, and committed ground forces with the hope of curbing the growth of communist ideology in the Asian sphere of influence through a communist defeat. However, the American military ultimately did not apply full force against the Northern combatants under the People’s Army of Vietnam (PAVN/NVA) and Viet Cong (VC). Despite investing considerable quantities of human and material resources to support the South’s fight over control of Vietnam, the focus often diverted to concurrent threats such as West Germany.
China enters the battle because they are afraid they might get attacked. China helps North Korea push the The United States of America back to South Korea. This is the second way the The United States of America contained communism because the battle ended in July 27, 1953 and the border stayed at the 38 parallel. The strategy the The United States of America used was military because the The United States of America military helped South Korea in the battle to keep the border where it was in the
Perhaps caught by surprise, the NKPA had no choice but to retreat, with the US driving them back and recapturing South Korea. The defensive war soon became an offensive one: it was a war to weed out communism, to liberate the North from the communists. (But, as they will eventually realize, it is one thing to try to contain the spread of communism, and should they go a step further to try to expel communism out of the system, they ought to be prepared for the escalation that would
3. Establishment of the Viet Minh and the division at the 17th parallel The Vietnamese people did not like both ruling powers because they wanted to remain free and rule for themselves that is why the future leader of North Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh, established the “Viet Minh” to get rid of the both ruling powers. The Viet Minh was “a Vietnamese, Communist-led organization whose forces fought against the Japanese and especially against the French in
I strongly believe that technology will never be a decisive advantage for a victory in war. There are other factors that will give an added advantage in claiming a victory in war. Through the Vietnam war, there is evidence that the technologically advanced US Army lost the only War that they have participated in the history of United State of America. Such factors will be the Man, Strategy or tactics used in a familiar environment to its advantage will give the much-needed victory in war. Vietnam has more than 100 years of history of resistance to the foreign ruling.
He also believes that Viet Cong will go to the Chieu Hoi program. This view towards the American public is that the American people do not want to fight in the war because they do not know what they are fighting against and what they are fight for. Implying that Americans do not want to see a free world and only capitalism will allow the free world to take place. When Baldra say “most every guy here realizes that he was wounded doing an important job in south Vietnam”. When he says this, I believe that he is being completely truthful in the statement because the men fighting for the cause in Vietnam believe that they are doing the right thing or must convince themselves that are doing the right thing when he asked them in the hospital.
The Vietnamese bureaucracy and emperor often functioned as a vehicle for the French to politically assert their dominance over Vietnam; overthrowing this system would be the first step in creating a sense of national identity for Vietnam as it would remove political power from the hands of the
I agree that fog of war .People are make mistake. Every military commander or state administrator can make mistake during the times of war. For example; In this documentary, Mr. McNamara approves that the United States has made lots of mistakes in Vietnam war. The first one is that the U.S was not be able to empathize with its enemy because it didn't know very well Vietnam. The second one is that Vietnam has seen America as a Colonial government which would take the place of France.
Frank asserts that the War of 1812 is not an easy war to write about. The War of 1812 showed a weakness in the American Government. The author discussed how America failed to find leaders who could lead the war as well as finding people who could fight. Everybody knew the war was coming but didn’t prepare. No one step up to the plate to fight for their counties, so Americans didn’t have no choice but to start picking people.