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  1. Nov 28, 2022 · The Vietnam War lasted about 40 years and involved several countries. Learn about Vietnam War protests, the Tet Offensive, the My Lai Massacre, the Pentagon Papers and more.

  2. Vietnam War, (1954–75), a protracted conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam and its allies in South Vietnam, known as the Viet Cong, against the government of South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. Called the “American War” in Vietnam (or, in full, the “War Against the Americans to Save the Nation”), the war was also part of a larger regional ...

  3. Sep 01, 2021 · Over the next two decades—from 1975 to 1995—more than three million people fled Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. Countless thousands died at sea, victims of pirates or overcrowded, makeshift boats.

  4. Consequences Of The Vietnam War. In 1976, Vietnam became the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. But there was still violence for a few more years. There were conflicts with nearby countries like China and Cambodia. In 1986, a free market policy began to be put in place. The economy improved because of oil export and foreign capital.

  5. Aug 02, 2011 · The Vietnam War started in the 1950s, according to most historians, though the conflict in Southeast Asia had its roots in the French colonial period of the 1800s.

  6. Nov 09, 2009 · U.S. Involvement in Vietnam Deepens. After the Geneva Conference ended the French-Viet Minh war and split Vietnam along the latitude known as the 17th parallel, the United States spearheaded the ...

  7. Sep 14, 2018 · On November 15, 1969, several months after Woodstock, growing opposition to the Vietnam War culminated in the largest antiwar demonstration in U.S. history, with as many as half a million people ...

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