Vietnam War

By Scott and Wil B

Impact of the Vietnam War

During the Vietnam War, 2.5 million people were killed and more bombs were dropped during the Vietnam War than WWI. More than a quarter of Vietnam's forests were destroyed by Agent Orange. No war has divided the American people more than the Vietnam War.


Who?

The Vietnam War was fought between South Vietnam who was aided by the U.S. and North Vietnam who was aided by their communist allies.


What?

What happened to cause the Vietnam War? The war started when people began to believe that communism was spreading all over South-east Europe.


When?

The Vietnam War started in December of 1956 in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. It ended with the fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975.


Where?

The Vietnam War was fought in Vietnam between the North and the South over communism.


Why?

The Vietnam War was significant because it had stopped the spread of communism. North Vietnam wanted to spread communism while South Vietnam was fighting back with the U.S. to stop it from spreading.