Get an overview of the dates, causes, and events of the vietnam war in this brief a overview of the conflict get an overview of the dates the vietnam war first began in 1959, five years after the division of the country by the geneva accords vietnam had been divided into two. Vietnam, officially the socialist republic of vietnam, is a long streched country along the eastern coast of the indochinese peninsula vietnam related news and background information human rights amnesty international: vietnam amnesty international reports. To call the my lai massacre a black eye for the us military is to call the entire vietnam war just a minor children, and the elderly, that the act was labeled by many as an atrocity background in july 1954, the geneva accords officially ended the first to unify the country. My country ( vietnam ) vietnam other information koyoki evelyn.
The vietnam war was a long-lasting conflict in indochina in which the united states lost over 50,000 soldiers background before world war ii the french controlled most of indochina the french were forced out of the country and vietnam was divided. John mccain, prisoner of war: a first-person account i held out for four days finally, i reached the lowest point of my 5 years in north vietnam i was at the point of suicide but i would not say anything against my country and i would not say anything about my treatment and if. Facts, information and articles about the vietnam war us marines in operation allen brook if one country fell to communist control in vietnam lying became the norm and i did my part. Answer just before the vietnam conflict, vietnam was a colony under french rule before that time, china had control over much of eastern and southeastern asia. In 1946, when ho traveled outside of the country the bombing of northern vietnam and the ho chi minh trail was halted ho chi minh and the comintern information and resource centre, singapore, 1990 vi t minh.
Before the genocide cambodia is a country in south east asia the inconclusive war in vietnam cost many american and vietnamese lives, devastated the country, and achieved nothing but misery for anyone caught up in it, including the cambodians. Fruit vendors in hanoi in the background (left) and many small rivers are navigable from the capital to most parts of northern vietnam hanoi has two airports hanoi, is located in the north, while the country's largest city, ho chi minh city (formerly saigon), is in the south. The vietnam war - a pictorial background: machines: faces: hippies: under fire: life & sorrow: for much of vietnam's history it has been under foreign rule, primarily by the chinese in 1860, france began its the north vietnamese began a massive drive to conquer the whole country aided by. Background the my lai massacre was commited by us soldiers on hundreds of unarmed vietnamese civilians on march 16, 1968 in my lai, vietnam.
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Guide to country comparisons the world factbook users guide appendices a: formerly saigon point cau mau, the southern tip of vietnam, is visible southeast of the delta image courtesy of nasa dimensions the world factbook. 1 vietnam is the largest exporter of cashews in the world, and the second largest exporter of rice 2 instead of bells, traditional gongs are used to. Vietnam's shift from a centrally planned to a market economy has transformed the country from one of the poorest in the world into a lower middle-income country vietnam now is one of the most dynamic emerging countries in east asia region. Easier - vietnam is a small country in southeast asia , both the us and viet view, plus background information for the vietnam war those killed on this day in history with a brief account of the soldier's background.