[2015] Sydnee Martinez: Vietnam War

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[2015] Sydnee Martinez: Vietnam War

Vietnam WarThe Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States.


Background:The Vietnam War started in 1954 and ended in 1973. The Location of the war was South Vietnam,North Vietnam,CambodiaLaos. The Troops Strength for South Vietnam was 850,00United States: 540,000South Korea: 50,000. The casualties for South Vietnam was 200,000- 400,000.Over 1 million wounded civilians. United States had 58,200 dead 300,000 wounded North Vietnam:50,000 plus civilian dead400,000-1 million military dead.Over 500,000 wounded.

1967American protests against the US policy in Vietnam continue and Martin Luther King and others call for draft evasion

FactsApril 30, 1975 - South Vietnam surrenders to North Vietnam as North Vietnamese troops enter Saigon, ENDING the Vietnam conflict






CasualtiesGuenter Lewy in 1978 estimated 1,313,000 total deaths in North and South Vietnam during the period 1965–1974 in which the U.S. was most engaged in the war.

Fierce Combat

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a 3-acre national memorial in Washington, DC. It honor of the U.S. service members of the U.S. armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War, service members who died in service in Vietnam/South East Asia, and those service members who were unaccounted for during the War.


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