War Are Necessary Evils In The Vietnam War

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VIETNAM WAR “I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality and its stupidity”. This quote by Dwight D. Eisenhower shows the true picture of the war. War is an enemy of all the humanity and human civilization. Wars are necessary evils and their horrors are of such magnitude that they can’t be described in words. Thousands of people lost their homes and many people were made orphan and widows. War brings hatred and spreads falsehood. The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam also known as “Viet Cong” against South Vietnam and its ally The United States. During this period more than 3 million people including 58,000 Americans and more than 1.5 million Vietnamese civilians were killed in the Vietnam war. After some time, the anti-war protest began to increase which ultimately ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973. Vietnam War is a depiction that wars are full of sadness and destructive to human through a political cartoon “Name a Clean One”, newspaper article “3.7 million served during 15 year-war experiences haunt many Vietnam veterans” and movie…show more content…
As the Vietnam War went on, many Americans began arguing about it, particularly at many colleges, students marched and protest against the war. But not all the people, mainly rich adults didn’t greet these young protesters favorable. The political cartoon titled “Name a Clean One” published by Highsmith Inc. in 1995, uses the expression of characters and text to show the reality of the war. In the cartoon, all the common people were shown as the young middle class who were protesting against the rich man, probably a politician who thinks war is justified. All the common people were different from each other and have a different occupation. They were holding a banner to convey their message that war is worthless and

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