Vietnam War Effect

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The Vietnam War was the prolonged struggle between nationalist forces attempting to unify the country of Vietnam under a communist government and the United States (with the South Vietnamese)
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Vietnam War

More than 30 million including 58000 Americans were killed during the conflict. More than half were Vietnamese citizens.

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Vietnam War

The war began in 1954 which started from conflicts stretching back to 1940s.

After the rise to power of Ho Chi Minh and his communist Viet Minh party in North Vietnam

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Vietnam War

With the Cold War intensifying, the United States hardened its policies against any allies of the Soviet Union.1955 President Dweight D. Eisenhower had pledged his firm support to Diem and South Vietnam. With training and equipment from American military and police