The Vietnam War took place within the region of Southeast Asia east of Thailand and south of China formerly known as Indochina, which is now comprised of the countries of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. Most of the fighting ... More »

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The Vietnam War was fought because South Vietnam intended to reclaim North Vietnam. At the end of World War II, the originally French-colonized Vietnam was split into two, and the southern part was given back to France. More »

Find a list of the names of soldiers who fought in the Vietnam War by visiting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., or by viewing the names online at TheWall-USA.com. Both the physical location of The Wall ... More »

The Vietnam War began as a colonial conflict between the Viet Minh of Ho Chi Minh and the French administration that was seeking to regain control of Indochina after World War II. This conflict culminated in the French l... More »

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Approximately 58,000 U.S. casualties, along with over 3 million deaths among the people of Indochina, occurred during the American phase of the Vietnam War, which lasted from roughly 1955 to 1975. Many deaths were a dire... More »

www.reference.com History Modern History Vietnam War

The Vietnam War was fought because South Vietnam intended to reclaim North Vietnam. At the end of World War II, the originally French-colonized Vietnam was split into two, and the southern part was given back to France. More »

The Vietnam War was fought in an attempt to stem the communist rule of Vietnam; it did not succeed in its objectives despite massive loss of life for both South and North Vietnamese and the United States, who stepped in ... More »