Unless you actually served in Viet Nam you are not a Viet Nam Veteran. You are considered a Veteran. I served from 1964-1967 and never was sent to Viet Nam, but was sent to Germany. I am a Veteran but not a Viet Nam Veteran. Additional infoVietnam vets are vets that served from 1964 to 1975 and…
Vietnam is located in the southeastern extremity of the Indochinese peninsula and occupies about 331,688 square kilometers, of which about 25 % was under cultivation in 1987. It borders the Gulf of Thailand, Gulf of Tonkin, and South China Sea, alongside China, Laos, and Cambodia. The S-shaped c…
The effort to create a French Colony in Indochina began during the reign of Louis XVI. It had two important roots, the first was religion and the desire to bring this heathen people into the Catholic Church. The second was trade or the lust for monetary gain. After the conclusion of the Franco Chin…
The word Vietnam is derived from two Chinese words meaning "the Viet kin in the South". Traditionally, the people of Vietnam have been regarded by westerners as staunchly xenophobic, and, as such, have been viewed as having a long standing contempt for Chinese influence on the region. Border and isl…
The 17th parallel division between North and South Vietnam was the
result of a Chinese proposal at the Geneva Conference of 1954 which
ended the French war in Vietnam. China did not want a strong,
unified Vietnam on its southern border and easily convinced the
great powers to go along with their pro…
When WWII ended, the Allies occupied Vietnam and assigned Great Britain and China to disarm the Japanese. The country was divided at the 16th parallel with China in command of the North and Great Britain in command of the South. In the South, the British helped the French regain power, a power they …
The Battle of Dien Bien Phu in 1953, was the critical turning point in the First Indochina War. The defeat of French Forces to the Indochinese (primarily Vietnamese) directly resulted in talks in Geneva. These talks resulted in the treaties granting independence to the three Indochinese states of Vi…
There were 6 unique South Vietnamese Presidents, 2 North Vietnamese presidents, and 5 different American Presidents, making 13 presidents altogether. Although the war had been going on for years, US combat forces entered in 1965 and final withdrawal was in early 1975. That time period includes the t…
Casualties Total dead: 1,250,000+ (South Vietnam), 58,226 (US)
Wounded: 153,303 (US) Total dead: Official Vietnamese estimate:
1,100,000 Wounded: 600,000 Civilian Casualties: c. 2-4 million
Vietnam War Casualties Estimating the number killed in the conflict
is extremely difficult. Official records a…
The United States entered the Vietnam conflict to prevent Southeast
Asian countries from falling to the Communists.
The Hmong had a long previous history of serving as mercenaries for the French in Southeast Asia. They were in action with the French at Dien Bien Phu and when the US came in, it was a natural for them to seek employment with this new military force. Look it up and you will see that the US governm…
Yes his name was CPL Wolfe 3rd MAR DIV 3RD RECON Bn. Check the Marine Corps Gazette Oct 1967
The leader of the Vietnamese communists who were militarily victorious over the French and the American imperialists. Ho Chi Minh was the leader of the league "Viet Minh" (which is the league of independence.) He was the one that declared INDEPENDENCE for Vietnam.
After Ho's death in '69, North Vietnam was run by a committee.
A: Le Duan was the leader of North Vietnam after Ho Chi Minh, although they appeared to be collective in their decision making.
The number of ARVN (Army of the Republic of Vietnam) wounded in the Vietnam War was 1,169,763. The number of NVA/VC (North Vietnamese Army/Viet Cong) wounded in the Vietnam War was 600,000 according to information provided by North Vietnam in a press release to Agence France Presse (AFP) on April 3…
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Food SpendingThe USDA calculates average food costs at four different consumption levels: thrifty, low-cost, moderate-cost, and liberal. They assume that all meals and snacks are eaten at home, which lowers the cost. In June 2010, the thrifty plan for a family of 4 per week was $134.50. Low-cost = $…
Vietnam + Cambodia
Although the U.S. committed enormous resources to the war, there was a lack of will to do the things the have to be done to win a war: go on the offensive, advance into enemy territory, seized the military initiative, and so forth. In Korea, the U.S. advanced well north of the 38th parallel at one p…
He separated Vietnam from France and reunited Vietnam.
The American presidents were Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford.
US soldier? North Vietnamese soldier? South Vietnamese soldier? Be more specific. Are you talking about in combat, or over the course of a Norman lifetime?
That's an Eisenhower dollar, and it's only worth face value. It doesn't contain any silver.
• pro: it brought people together to ralley against a war they thought was wrong (much like today, only more people rallied back then) • we gained massive amounts of technological and strategic knowledge during that war. It was only beaten by WW2's medical knowledge gained. • con: bunch of peo…
Not far at all. I've talked to MANY ex-military veterans -- the opinion I've come to form over the years is that failure in Vietnam primarily is due to flawed politics and unclear directions given to commanders at the highest levels. I'm not naive though. There are certainly more than their fair sh…
There was no resemblance between the two other than that between any two US military operations.During WWII the Phillippines was invaded to retake it from the enemy. This involved amphibious landings against armed Japanese resistance. The US did not invade Vietnam. The US brought its armed forces th…
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
The answer to this is impossible to answer because there are so many Enlisted Men NCO's (Non-Commissioned Officers) and O's (Officers) that went Prisoner Of War or MIA (Missing In Action) but the death toll currently says that 3 to 4 million Vietnamese from both sides, 1.5 to 2 million Laotians and …
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The first Vietnam wall was put up in 1906 the people of Vietnam found the wall not necessary for the people of Vietnam because an American helped designed the wall. Then their was a remake 18 years later.
In 1940-41, the Japanese advanced into and took control of Northern
and Southern French Indo-China, as France had been defeated by
Germany at that time. It was during this period that Ho Chi Minh, a
Vietnamese Communist, returned to Vietnam from China and headed a
Revolutionary League to regain inde…
It was an effort to reverse the spread of communism into Southeast Asia. that is wrong an f*CKED UP
The Vietnam Memorial Wall was started in 1979 and finished in 1982.
Southeastern Asia, bordering the Gulf of Thailand, Gulf of Tonkin, and South China sea, alongside China, Laos, and Cambodia
Just south of China along the coast
Per Wikipedia 8 of the 58,260 names belong to women. Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
That means approximately 0.01 percent of the names belong to women. However, many, many more women fought. Their names were just not recorded.
They were born later with birth defects caused by Agent Orange.
North and South Vietnam are now united under a central government, with its capital in Hanoi. There is no longer any dispute between the former nations.
$18,189 it is ranked number 38 for the per capita of the united states
The US had a stated goal of preventing the takeover of the "democratic" South by the "communist" North.But like many Cold War conflicts, it was a case of the US supporting and backing one side, while Russia or China backed the other. When it became clear that the corrupt and fascist South Vietnam co…
some people thought that it was good because they did nott want connunism to spread and others did not like the fighting in Vietnam because they had friends and family fighting in the war and were worryed about thbem so therefore they did not want the war to be going on
Yes, several years after the US pulled out. North Vietnam finally
conquered South Vietnam. But they did not defeat the US military!
The US in fact destroyed their military, and it took them those
several years to rebuild before they were able to defeat the South.
In those few years the US pulled out…
Yes, by not getting US troops directly engaged with the Vietcongs.
The Soviet Union, China, North Korea and North Vietnam.
There is no "North Vietnam" as a country. The term "North Vietnam" was an erronous term used by the US to justify there intervention into Vietnam after the Paris Peace Accord 1954 which temporarily divide the country into 2 parts, North and South. FoIn the history there was no north or south country…
The first US military personnel arrived in Saigon in 1950 to assist the French in their war against the communist-led Viet Minh nationalists in the north. After independence and partition in 1954, the first US combat troops arrived in 1965 to support the military regime in South Vietnam against a co…
Assuming it's circulated, has no mintmarks and depending on the actual grade, values are $31.00-$44.00. The 1879 MORGAN dollar is very common.
The French and the Viet Minh .
During the Vietnam War, the president at the time had asked Hmong people to help ambush a Viet Supply Line. He promised us that he would help rebuild our great civilization. General Vang Pao had took the offer and entered us in war. The Americans had supplied us weapons and we took the offensive. Af…
The French were defeated by the Viet Minh May 7th 1954. This marked the independence of French Indochina, which was subsequently split into North Vietnam and South Vietnam until 1975.
Every country's flag has its meaning. For Vietnamese's, the whole flag represents a nation, independent and united. During the Indochina war II, the upper half of the flag was red, and the bottom half blue. The moment PAVN tank crashed through the gates of the Saigon's Independence Palace, home and …
North Vietnam and the Viet Cong (Southern Communists living in South Vietnam), with external supply from Russia and China, fought the Sout Vietnam army with support from South Korea, Thailand, Phillippines, Australia, New Zealand and the United States.
7,484 women served in Vietnam War. Out of that 6,250 (or 83.5%)
were nurses. Eight of them were killed.
The capital of North Vietnam (1955-1975) was
Hanoi. It lies in the blue river Delta in
Vietnam's central north. It remained the capital when Vietnam was
Capital: Hanoi 21°2′N 105°51′E
There is a debate as to whether North Vietnam is an
appropriate term, see below:
There is n…
In 1955 the Eisenhower administration received reports that the communists were infiltrating into South Vietnam. He sent in US Military advisers.
They got unceremoniously thrown out. they ran for their lives. Yes they lost in no uncertain terms. However you cant cal it a loss as no one actually declared war on any one.
they entered Vietnam becasue that didnt want communism to spread throughout Asia. it was the domino effect.
Tưởng niệm, đài kỷ niệm or trí nhớ.
The Tet Offensive was an attack on South Vietnamese forces during the Vietnamese New Year. North Vietnamese troops, i.e. Viet Cong and Viet Minh, came up with a plan that would attack the South Vietnamese forces and the American troops. These tactics included surprise attacks, mow-downs, and setting…
In an effort to cut off military supplies to China, Japan invaded
French Indochina in 1940. After days of combat, the French Vichy
government reached an agreement with Japan that allowed them to
occupy Tonkin Bay. The Japanese military had a continued presence
in Indochina throughout the war.
here is the answer: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ho_Chi_Minh_City "Saigon" is the former name of Ho Chi Minh City, and is the largest city in Vietnam. At one time the largest city in Asia, "Saigon" was the capital of South Vietnam from 1954 to 1976. In 1976, after the reunification of the North Vi…
If your referring to the Vietnam war, the first U.S military advisors arrived in Vietnam in 1950.
The former North Vietnamese control Vietnam (since '75).
Vietnam's climate is dictated by two monsoon seasons -- the southwest monsoon from March or April to September and the northeast monsoon from October to late March or early April.Leandra Kramer
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North Vietnam invaded Saigon on April 30, 1973
Where did Indo- China war take place. The first Indochinese war began in 1945 when Ho Chi Minh, leader of the communist front for Vietnam, Signed a Declaration of Independence stating that Vietname would be free of French and American influence and that any previous treatys signed on behalf of the V…
It is somewhat like Korea. After the harsh colonial French Master
had been soundly defeated by the Vietnamese, two groups of people
had two different ideologies. One group was the Vietcong,
Vietnamese Communists who were located in North Vietnam. The other
group supported the idea of Democracy, and …
Improvements: There's no word pronounced "as a question". It is only a tone, noted with the hook diacritic which looks like a tiny question mark (?) without the dot underneath."Cảm ơn" or "cám ơn" is the shortest expression, they have the same meaning: "Thanks". "Cảm ơn" is more common and a…
Only citizens of certain countries can visit Vietnam without an entry visa (within 30days). All other citizens are required to get an entry visa before departure or a pre-approved entry visa (visa is issued on arrival at Vietnam's International Airports) supplied before arrival in Vietnam.
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It passed the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, which granted President Lyndon B. Johnson the authority to assist any Southeast Asian country whose government was considered to be jeopardized by "communist aggression".
Republic of South Vietnam. A free democratic society.
người việt nam = vietnamese person, tiếng việt nam = vietnamese language. you could just say nguoi viet and tieng viet thoughSimply Việt Nam
Hanoi (21°2′N 105°51′E) is the capital of Vietnam. It lies in the blue river Delta in Vietnam's central north. As of the end of 2007, Hanoi had a population of 3.4 million. Hanoi has been the capital city of the country for almost 1000 years. Its name has been changed several times, variou…
The Hmong are originally from Southwestern China and the hmong or also known as the Miaos were pushed down to laos and thailand. The Chinese officials didn't like the way how fast the Hmong population was growing, so they set fire to the Hmong kingdom, burning down houses and old manuscripts, killin…
There are 86 million people in Vietnam as of 2011
There is only one political ruling party in present day Vietnam.
The Vietnamese Communist Party has been in control of the socialist
republic since 1954.
Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia
In country, men were often "pinned" while standing in formation, at the position of attention. But more often than not, with the constant rotation of 12 month tours, combined with the hustle and bustle of war, and troop movements constantly coming and going; having a medal pinned on you was the leas…
See related links below for a good free online Vietnamese English translator.
The Vietnam War was a complicated affair. It was essentially a civil war, but involved other issues.The South Vietnamese government asked the international community for assistance and Australia was one of the many countries that responded with military aid.
Australians in Viet Nam
Australian troops were fighting in Vietnam as allies of South Vietnam, along with those of the US, South Korea, and New Zealand. Militarily, each of the allies fulfilled different roles and employed different approaches and tactics. See the Web Link to the left for furthe…
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you in Vietnamese. need help in Vietnamese ask
It seems that Photoshop 7 cannot handle the Vietnamese language, because it cannot work with Unicode.
at a point the french took over Vietnam, but Vietnam struck back and won the war and they were independent and unitedIt was discovered by Captain James Cook in !778.The Islands were United under King Kamehameha in 1810 as the Kingdom of Hawaii.The Monarchy was overthrown in 1893 and the Republic of …
Both China and France desired to control Vietnam because of the
resources. Vietnam has large offshore oil deposits that several
nations are desirous of.
We lost because the war was never winnable in the first place. The South Vietnamese regime was corrupt, Ho Chi Minh was a national hero, having fought the Japanese and the French, and most of the population supported the Vietcong. The US invasion of Vietnam was a useless misadventure, born of Kenned…
Vietnamese is spoken as an official language only in Vietnam, but
there are significant Vietnamese communities in Cambodia, Laos, and
China that speak Vietnamese. There are also Vietnamese minorities
in various parts of the West that speak Vietnamese.
There are a few common greetings in Vietnamese. Hi is said as chao,
good morning as chao buoi sang, and good evening as chao buoi toi.
Johnson and Nixon
xin chao or chaoHi