The Vietnam War ( Vietnamese: Chiến tranh Việt Nam ), also known as the Second Indochina War, was a conflict in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. It was the second of the Indochina Wars and was officially fought between North Vietnam and South Vietnam.
- 1 November 1955 – 30 April 1975, (19 years, 5 months, 4 weeks and 1 day)
- North Vietnamese and Viet Cong/PRG victory, Withdrawal of U.S. coalition's forces from Vietnam in 1973 after the Paris Peace Accords, Communist forces take power in South Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, Reunification of Vietnam, Start of the boat people and refugee crises, Start of the Cambodian genocide and the Third Indochina War
- began November 1, 1955 Result: North Vietnamese victory
- ended April 30, 1975
- began November 1, 1955
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Oct 29, 2009 · The Vietnam War was a long, costly and divisive conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States.
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Vietnam War (1954–75), conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam and its allies in South Vietnam, the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. It was part of a larger regional conflict as well as a manifestation of the Cold War.
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Jan 03, 2022 · The Vietnam War pitted communist North Vietnam and the Viet Cong against South Vietnam and the United States. The war ended when U.S. forces withdrew in 1973 and Vietnam unified under Communist ...