The Veitnam War
by: Heba Hussain
So much to talk about.....
The Veitnam War was the longest war in U.S history and the most unpopluar American war of the 20th century. It resulted in 60,000 American deaths and about 2 million Veitnamese deaths. People today ask if the American efforts in Veitnam was a sin, a blunder, a necessary war, or whether it was for a noble cause.
Facts to know.....
- 9,087,000 military personnel served on active duty during the official vietnam era from August 5,1964 to May 7,1975
- 75,000 were severely disabled
- 23,214 were 100% disabled
- 11,465 of those killed were younger then 20 years old (61%)
- Of those killed 17,539 were married
How did it effect texas.....?
- It did not effect Texas but it did effect the U.S
I choose this event because........
- The vietnam war was actually pretty interesting because, it was the longest war in U.S history also the most unpopular war in U.S history
- I also i choose the vietnam war because i felt like it because wars are interesting you know
when did the vietnam war start ?
- The vietnam war started on November 1, 1955
- It ended in April 30, 1975
- link for pictures --> http://www.history.com/topics/vietnam-war/vietnam-war-history/pictures/vietnam-war/spraying-agent-orange-over-vietnam
- link for facts --> http://www.uswings.com/about-us-wings/vietnam-war-facts/
- link for short summery --> http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/era.cfm?eraid=18
- link to video --> http://www.history.com/topics/vietnam-war/vietnam-war-history/videos/vietnam