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Vietnam war: the vietnam war (1954–75) pitted north vietnam against south vietnam and its main ally, the united states. The vietnam war was the struggle between forces attempting to create a communist government and the us attempting to prevent the spread of communism. The vietnam war was the second-longest war in united states history, after the war in afghanistan promises and commitments to the people and government of south vietnam to keep communist. Many anti-vietnam war protesters bought into a narrative that vietnam's history consisted of chinese invasion economic history of vietnam history of east asia. Vietnam war summary: summary of the vietnam war: the vietnam war is the commonly used name for the second indochina war, 1954–1975 usually it refers to the period when the united states and. The vietnam war seeds of conflict 1945 - 1960 1941 communist activist ho chi minh secretly returns to vietnam after 30 years in exile and organizes a nationalist organization known as the.
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Learn about the origins of the vietnam war, which had roots in the defeat of french colonialism after world war ii. Fifty years ago, in march 1965, 3,500 us marines landed in south vietnam, the first american combat troops on the ground in a conflict that had been building for decades. A chronology of key events in the history of vietnam 1946 - french forces attack viet minh in haiphong in november, sparking the war of resistance against the colonial power.
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